Bemidji State University to sign Presidents Climate Commitment

BEMIDJI, Minn. — On Monday, Nov. 17, Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard will sign the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, adding Bemidji State to a growing roster of nearly 600 colleges and universities nationwide who have signed the commitment to become carbon neutral. The signing will take place during a […]

OPC to hold ski- and snowboard-waxing clinics, Nov. 20, 25

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Programming Center will hold a waxing clinics for cross country skis, alpine skis and snowboards in November. The cross-country ski-waxing clinic will be held Thursday, Nov. 20, while the alpine ski and snowboard-waxing clinic will be held Tuesday, Nov. 25. The cross country ski-waxing clinic will be held […]

Vocal and theater students to present 12 short opera scenes

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University voice and theater students will present 12 short scenes and sections of opera from 10 popular productions at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Main Theatre of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. The performance, which is open to the public free of charge, is presented as part of […]

Bemidji State to hold “Do It In the Dark” energy savings competition for residence halls

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Students for the Environment at Bemidji State University will be holding an energy consumption competition for both on-campus and off-campus students throughout the month of November. Residence halls will be involved in direct competition with one another to reduce per-capita energy consumption Each residence hall on campus is individually metered, and a […]

Safety Council to discuss emergency planning and management on Nov. 17

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Steven Dwine will discuss various facets of emergency preparedness when he presents “Making Sure You Have an Organizational Floatation Device” at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. The presentation is part of a Northern Minnesota Safety Council […]

OPC to hold pool kayaking, polar bear swim events on Nov. 17

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Outdoor Programming Center will hold a pair of events on Monday, Nov. 17: a polar bear swim in Lake Bemidji at noon; and an open kayaking session in the rec center pool beginning at 7 p.m. • Polar Bear Swim The OPC is conducting its annual fall/winter polar […]

Scheduling change announced for 40th Annual Madrigal Dinners

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Department of Music has announced a scheduling change for the 40th annual Madrigal Dinners. The previously-announced Thursday, Dec. 4 show has been cancelled, and replaced with a Friday, Dec. 12 performance. Performances of this Yuletide tradition of northern Minnesota will be held Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5-7, and […]

Bemidji State University to host Open World nursing delegation from Russia

BEMIDJI, Minn. — On Nov. 10 and Nov. 13, Bemidji State University will be hosting a group of nursing educators from Russia for an exchange program meant to showcase the University’s baccalaureate nursing education program. The visit is made possible by Open World, a program designed to enhance understanding and capabilities for cooperation between the […]

Virgil Bakken to present Honors Council lecture on Internet self-celebrity

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Virgil Bakken, assistant professor of mass communication at Bemidji State University, will present an Honors Council Lecture entitled “Documenting Ourselves: How Direct Cinema Made Celebrities of Us All” on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The lecture, which is free to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer 112 on the Bemidji […]

Department of Music announces 2009 entrance and scholarship auditions

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Department of Music will host auditions for entrance into its music program and music scholarships on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 and Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 in the Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on the BSU campus. The auditions are open to students who plan […]