Brian Donovan to deliver March 30 Honors Council Lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 30, 2011) — In today’s mass-media society, people are constantly bombarded with advertising from all directions — on television, on the radio, through apps on mobile devices, on the side of the bus in the next lane over — pushing everything from instant coffee to political candidates. This advertising intends to persuade […]

March 29 Adventures in Lifelong Learning lecture to examine “poor farms”

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 25, 2011) — Cecelia McKeig of the Beltrami County Historical Society will discuss the history of “poor farms” as part of Bemidji State University’s Adventures in Lifelong Learning lecture series. The lecture will be held Tuesday, March 29, from 10-11:30 a.m. at Optivation’s off-campus facility at 3801 Bemidji Ave. N. in Bemidji. […]

Student cast and crew for "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 25, 2011) — Thirty-six Bemidji State University students are on the cast and crew for the University’s theatre program production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a Shakespearean comedy with a steampunk twist. The show opens with five performances beginning Friday, April 8, and closes with a matinee performance on Sunday, April 17. […]

Bemidji State’s 42nd Festival of Nations set for April 2

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 24, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s 42nd Festival of Nations, an annual celebration of the cultural diversity found in the campus community, is set for Saturday, April 2. The festival will be held from 3-7 p.m. in the Beaux Arts Ballroom in the University’s upper Hobson Memorial Union. Tickets for the Festival […]

BSU students volunteer to help local residents with tax returns

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 24, 2011) — Bemidji State University students who have completed the Tax I course and passed Internal Revenue Service certification tests are donating their time to the community for the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The students have staffed free workshops on campus each Wednesday and Thursday since February, and will […]

Bemidji State University theatre program presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 23, 2011) — The Bemidji State University theatre program presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a Shakespearean comedy with a steampunk twist, for five performances beginning Friday, April 8, and closing with a matinee performance on Sunday, April 17. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens Friday, April 8 with a 7:30 p.m. opening curtain, […]

12th Annual Student Scholarship and Creative Achievement Conference set for April 6

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 23, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s 12th Annual Student Scholarship and Creative Achievement Conference will showcase the varied works of nearly 200 students during presentations, performances, exhibits and poster sessions on Wednesday, April 6. The conference begins with an 8:15 a.m. continental breakfast in room 100 of Memorial Hall, leading into an […]

BSU student wins EXHIBITOR student achievement award

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 23, 2011) — Bemidji State University student Stephanie Jacoby was named the recipient of the 2011 EXHIBITOR Media Group Student Achievement Award, as announced by the EXHIBITOR Media Group earlier this month. The award recipient is selected by the faculty in Bemidji State’s design technology program and is awarded by EXHIBITOR Media […]

Master flutist Linda Chatterton to perform, give masterclass, at Bemidji State

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 22, 2011) — Bemidji State University will host master flutist Linda Chatterton for a concert, presentation and masterclass during a two-day visit, Friday and Saturday, March 25-26. On Friday the 25th, Chatterton will be joined by pianist Matthew McCright for a 7:30 p.m. recital at Bemidji State’s Thompson Recital Hall. Her program […]

Bemidji State University receives two federal grants to improve K-12 teaching

BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 22, 2011) — Bemidji State University has recived two federal Improving Teacher Quality Program grants totalling nearly $89,000 to support improved K-12 instruction in mathematics, science, civics and government, economics, history and geography. The grants were two of 19 awarded by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education totalling more than $1 million […]