BSU hosting 58th Annual Northern Minnesota Regional Science Fair this weekend

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 17, 2011) — On Saturday, Feb. 19, more than 50 high school and middle school students from across northern Minnesota will descend on Bemidji State University to display science experiments and projects as part of the 58th Annual Northern Minnesota Regional Science Fair. The 58th Annual Fair will include students in grades […]

Talley Gallery to feature works by Jon Billing

BEMIDJI, Minn. (February 17, 2011) — Jon Billing, a senior in art at Bemidji State University, will have an exhibition of his sculpture and installation work entitled “It Never Stops” opening next week at Bemidji State University. Billing, from Park Rapids, Minn., will have his work on display at the University’s Talley Gallery beginning Monday, […]

BSU to host Bemidji Symphony Orchestra outreach lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 17, 2011) — Bemidji State University will host an outreach lecture presented by the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra relating the holocaust to Native American issues on Tuesday, Feb. 22. The lecture, presented by humanities scholar Clay S. Jenkinson, is offered as a preparation for the orchestra’s May performance of Murry Sidlin’s “Defiant Requiem.” […]

Social Work Club spaghetti feed fundraiser set for Feb. 27

BEMIDJI, Minn. (February 16, 2011) — The Social Work Club at Bemidji State University will hold its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 27, at Bemidji’s Methodist Church. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the church, which is located at 902 Beltrami Ave. NW. Tickets are available for $6; children […]

Second Annual Midwinter Interlude faculty/staff art show opens Feb. 21

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 15, 2011) — Bemidji State’s Second Annual Midwinter Interlude, an exhibit of arts and crafts created by faculty and staff at the University, will open Monday, Feb. 21. The show will be located in the Ramsey Gallery of Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex; gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 8 […]

Bemidji State University to host epidemiology conference in May

BEMIDJI, Minn. (February 15, 2011) — Bemidji State University, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will be offering a free professional development workshop in epidemiology for middle and high school teachers this May. Epidemiology is the science of public health. Epidemiologists, or “disease detectives,” look for patterns of disease distribution, formulate hypothesis that […]

Women’s studies program announces Women’s History Month activities

BEMIDJI, Minn. (February 14, 2011) — Bemidji State University, its women’s studies program and its Women’s Resource Center will host or be involved with a month-long series of activities to celebrate March as Women’s History Month. The recognition of Women’s History Month kicks off Saturday, Feb. 26, with the induction ceremonies for the Northwest Minnesota […]

Bemidji State languages professor lands Benjamin Franklin research grant

BEMIDJI, Minn. (February 11, 2011) — Dr. Anton Treuer, professor of languages and Ojibwe studies at Bemidji State University, has received a $6,000 Benjamin Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society to continue his work to develop the first written grammar guide to the Ojibwe language. The Franklin grant is the latest in a […]

Angela Fournier to deliver Feb. 23 Honors Council Lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 9, 2011) — Alcohol abuse and its negative outcomes are among the greatest challenges facing colleges and universities.  Angela Fournier, assistant professor of psychology at Bemidji State University, will explore social factors that can contribute to student alcohol abuse and how social networking sites impact the views of drinking norms and behavoir […]

2010-11 Residence Hall Council members

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 9, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Residence Hall Councils are elected groups of students from each residential hall that act as the student voice by aiding in the development of policies and procedures. The aim of the program is to improve the quality of life for Bemidji State’s resident students and to […]