Public reading and reception for Dust and Fire set for Feb. 29

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Poet Sharon Chmielarz will headline a Friday, Feb. 29 reading and reception for women whose works were published in the 2007 and 2008 editions of “Dust and Fire,” Bemidji State University’s anthology of women’s writing and art. Chmielarz also will hold a reading at noon in the Crying Wolf Room of the […]

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band present Feb. 24 concert

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Joel Pugh, will present a concert of contemporary literature and classic band repertoire with a guest appearance by the BSU Symphonic Band Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. Admission to the concert, which will be held in the Main Theatre of […]

Bemidji State conducts test of Connect-ED alert system

BEMIDJI, Minn. – On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Bemidji State University conducted a test of the Connect-ED emergency notification system. Connect-ED allows administration at Bemidji State to deliver messages to students, faculty and staff via telephone and e-mail in a matter of minutes. Bemidji State’s adoption of a campus-wide notification system was part of an initiative […]

Pianist Stephen Carlson performs Feb. 29 concert

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Dr. Stephen Carlson will present a program of piano literature by Haydn, Beethoven, Granados and Liszt in a faculty recital Friday, Feb. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of Bemidji State University’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will demonstrate a […]

NW Minnesota Women's Hall of Fame inductions on March 1

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University will kick off the recognition of Women’s History Month with an opening celebration from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Beaux Arts Ballroom on Saturday, March 1. The event will take place in conjunction with the 2008 induction ceremonies for the Northwest Minnesota Women’s Hall of Fame, which […]

SBDC to host So You Want to Start Your Own Business?

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Presentations covering the basic steps to starting one’s own business, coordinated by the Northwest Regional Small Business Center (SBDC), will be held later this month in Bagley, Minn. and Thief River Falls, Minn. The three-hour presentation will be given by Director of the SBDC Jorge Prince from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. […]

Talley Gallery presents paintings of Cat Crotchett

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Talley Gallery at Bemidji State University will present “Rules of Engagement,” the works of painter Cat Crotchett, in a month-long exhibit beginning Monday, Feb. 25. Crotchett, who has been a professional artist for 18 years and is an associate professor of art at Western Michigan University, currently focuses her gallery work […]

Feb. 26 presentation explains meaning of Orthodox icons

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Long before the Christian church had a printed text, it offered icons as teaching tools for believers. These paintings of the Virgin Mary, Jesus or saints engaged the viewer on a meditative or mystical level, said Father John Husband. Husband will seek to explain the meaning and mystery of icons in a […]

Jeanine Gangeness to present Feb. 26 Honors Council Lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Dr. Jeanine Gangeness, assistant professor of nursing at Bemidji State University, will present an Honors Council Lecture entitled “Rural Women and Obesity: How Built Environments Influence Physical Activity” on Tuesday, February 26. The lecture, which is free to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer 112 on the BSU […]

Presentation on climate change impact on seed sources, Feb. 25

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A natural resources presentation entitled “How Will Climate Change Impact the Seed Sources Used to Artificially Regenerate Forests in Minnesota?” is scheduled for 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, an off-campus facility located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. This Bemidji Area […]