Tom Murphy to present film, lecture on war veterans in the United States

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 28, 2009) — At the end of every war the United States has waged, at its conclusion military veterans return home to uncertain futures. How will they readjust to civilian life? How will society receive them? And what scars will they bear, emotionally and physically? Bemidji State University history professor Tom Murphy […]

Five music groups to perform in annual Fall Festival choir concert

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 28, 2009) — Bemidji State University presents its annual Fall Festival Choir Concert, showcasing five choral ensembles, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, in the Main Theatre of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and free to all students. Performing will be the Varsity […]

Department of Music to host annual Remember When dances, Nov. 6-7

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 28, 2009) — The 31st Annual Remember When Dances on Friday, Nov. 6, and Saturday, Nov. 7, will take music lovers and dancers back to the Big Band Era in two music-filled evenings presented by Bemidji State University jazz groups. The dances will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight each night […]

Small Business Development Center to host events in November

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 23, 2009) — The Minnesota Small Business Development Center, housed in the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, will offer a course on expanding a business into the global marketplace on Nov. 4-5, and a series of courses on pursuing federal government grants through the Small Business Innovation Research program […]

Center for Research and Innovation events for Nov. 3-4, 2009

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 22, 2009) — Upcoming events at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation include an Academy of Lifelong Learning presentation on ethical decision making and a 36-hour course for boiler operators at steam plants. Academy of Lifelong Learning lecture, “Ethical Decision Making: A Philosophical View” Dr. Kit Christensen, professor of […]

BSU-NTC President Quistgaard Announces Retirement

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Oct. 21, 2009) — Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard, president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, announced today that he plans to retire in mid-summer 2010, after nearly nine years at the helm of the University and seven years at the College. Quistgaard, who holds a doctorate in political science from the […]

1959-60 Bemidji State University theater students returning for fall production

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 20, 2009) — Eleven Bemidji State University students and faculty members who participated in the University’s theater production of “The Crucible” forty years ago will be returning this weekend for the Saturday, Sept. 24 performance of the play. The group, which includes seven members of the 17-person cast, the director, the technical […]

Outdoor Program Center activities through Monday, Nov. 23

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 20, 2009) — The Outdoor Program Center at Bemidji State University has several activities scheduled for the end of October and the bulk of November, starting with the Third Annual Climbing Club “Bolderween” on Friday, Oct. 30. FRIDAY, OCT. 30 3rd Annual Climbing Club “Bolderween” – Wild Halloween creatures will be climbing […]

Bemidji Concert Series to feature Gothenburg Combo on Oct. 30

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 19, 2009) — The Gothenburg Combo, a world-reknowned guitar duo from Gothenburg, Sweden, will perform Friday, Oct. 30, as the second performance in the 2009 Bemidji Concert Series, presented by Bemidji State University. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts […]

State system reports six-percent fall enrollment increase for Bemidji State

BEMIDJI, Minn. (October 14, 2009) — Reflecting a trend of higher enrollment across its 32-school system, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities reported a six-percent enrollment increase for Bemidji State University on its report of the 30th-day enrollment numbers, released Monday, Oct. 5. The system reported Bemidji State’s 30th-day head count at 5,171, an increase […]