201601-Magazine-Gjertson / Class Notes

Millie Gjertson, a 92-year-old alumna, visited campus in September after more than a decade away. Read about her return in Class Notes.

201601-Magazine-Chelsea Deville

Chelsea DeVille led Bemidji State’s women’s basketball team onto the courts in November as the program’s 10th head coach.

201601-Magazine-Scholarship Impact

Dusty was one of dozens of scholarship recipients invited with their families to Bemidji State’s annual Scholarship Appreciation Breakfast on Sept. 19, when students met the donors supporting their scholarships.

201601-Magazine-Family Tradition

When Amayah came to Bemidji State, she followed in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother. They are among dozens of alumni who truly have made BSU a family tradition.

201601-Magazine-Imagine Tomorrow update

Shelby and hundreds more Bemidji State students will benefit from donors’ generosity as the Imagine Tomorrow campaign surpasses its $35 million goal.


President Richard Hanson‘s upcoming retirement and celebration of Memorial Hall’s renovation made headlines in the Fall/Winter 2015 edition of Bemidji State University magazine.


Dr. Janice Haworth, associate professor of music, will share her research into yankadi, a traditional drum rhythm used in African dance, to close out the spring Honors Council Lecture Series on April 21.  


Dr. Richard A. Hanson will present his final Honors Council Lecture as president of Bemidji State University on April 12. Hanson will retire in June after six years as BSU president.


At his March 23 honors lecture, Dr. Paul Kivi, assistant professor of economics, will ask if Bemidji State University should join the growing divestment movement and move away from holding investments that may support morally questionable activities.


Laurie Desiderato, professor of psychology, and Erika Bailey-Johnson, BSU’s sustainability coordinator, examined BSU’s innovative “People and the Environment” course through the eyes of students in their Honors Council lecture on March 8.