Oct. 6 Brown Bag Lunch: introduction to waste management

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 30, 2010) — In 2009, fines levvied by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency against companies for failure to comply with state and federal regulations regarding hazardous waste management averaged more than $6,000 each. Michael Twite, founder of Headwaters Environmental, Inc., will help companies learn how to maintain compliance with these regulations during […]

Dicks and Papke-Larson to lecture on options for discussing end-of-life care

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 29, 2010) — Dr. Bill Dicks and Mark Papke-Larson will discuss Advance Medical Directives next week as part of Bemidji State University’s Adventures in Lifelong Learning lecture series. The lecture, one of eight sponsored by the University’s Optivation venture, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 10-11:30 a.m. at Optivation’s 3801 […]

Upcoming events at the Outdoor Program Center

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 29, 2010) — Fall activities at Bemidji State University’s acclaimed Outdoor Program Center get underway later this week. Upcoming activities include a canoe trip, a bike ride around Lake Bemidji and an introduction to lead climbing. Oct. 1 – BWCA canoe trip Canoe trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Superior […]

Department of Music’s fall season launches with Oct. 3 Carl O. Thompson Concert

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 29, 2010) — The Bemidji State University Department of Music kicks off its 2010-11 performance season Sunday, Oct. 3, with the annual Carl O. Thompson Memorial concert. The show is scheduled for 3 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for […]

Dr. Mary Hrenchir to present Sept. 28 Adventures in Lifelong Learning lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 24, 2010) — Dr. Mary Hrenchir, associate professor of history at Bemidji State University, will discuss wealth,  poverty and class structures in Latin American countries as part of the University’s Adventures in Lifelong Learning lecture series. The lecture, one of eight sponsored by the University’s Optivation venture, will be held on Tuesday, […]

Physical Activity and Health Conference to be held in October

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 21, 2010) — Sports medicine and exercise science professionals and students from a four-state region will converge at Bemidji State University in October to discuss physical inactivity and its impact on public health at the Physical Activity and Health Conference. The conference, held Oct. 7-8 in conjunction with the 35th annual meeting […]

360° Center of Excellence named finalist for 11th Annual Tekne Awards

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 13, 2010) — Bemidji State University’s 360° Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Center of Excellence has been named a finalist for the 2010 Tekne Awards, given annually by the Minnesota High Tech Association. The Tekne Awards, now in their 11th year, recognize individuals, companies and organizations that positively impact Minnesota’s technology-based economy. 360 […]

Bemidji State University to host social work licensure workshop

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 10, 2010) — Social workers looking to obtain licenses to practice in the State of Minnesota can attend a licensure workshop presented by the Bemidji State University social work program on Wednesday, Sept. 22. The workshop will be conducted by Sheryl McNair, assistant director of the Minnesota Board of Social Work, from […]

“In Flight” sculpture completed near Sattgast Hall

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 2, 2010) — The final stage of Bemidji State University’s renovation of the Sattgast Hall complex concluded in early August when installation was completed on a stainless steel fountain sculpture in the plaza between the hall and the lower Hobson Memorial Union. The sculpture, called “In Flight,” was created by St. Paul-based […]

Tickets now on sale for 2010-11 Bemidji Concert Series

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sept. 7, 2010) — A trio of concerts featuring violin, choir and jazz saxophone performances make up the 2010-11 schedule for the renowned Bemidji Concert Series. The series, now in its ninth season, is presented by Bemidji State University’s Department of Music and attracts world-class musicians for performances as a service to the […]