April 19 Traditional Skills Workshop on houseplants

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 12, 2012) — Bemidji State University will host its monthly Traditional Skills Workshop on Thursday, April 19, with a look at the many benefits of mainaining healthy houseplants. Led by Erika Bailey-Johnson, sustainability coordinator at Bemidji State, participants in the workshop will learn about several different varieties of houseplants, particularly those that […]

66th Funtastic Dance Follies begin April 12

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 11, 2012) — Students will be dancing among the stars when the Funtastic Dance Follies are staged April 12-14 at Bemidji State University. The 2012 Funtastic Dance Follies, the 66th production of the campus dance show, will be held in the BSU Gymnasium of the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center on the […]

Touché Gallery to host Montgomery’s "Adventures in Time and Space"

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 11, 2012) — Oren Montgomery, a senior in art from Bemidji, opens a senior show, “Adventures in Time and Space,” in Bemidji State University’s Touché Gallery on Monday, April 23. The show features Montgomery’s work in metals and paper. “The pieces in this show are meant to evoke a feeling of warmth […]

Dr. Carla Norris-Raynbird to deliver April 12 Honors Council Lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 10, 2012) — Severe and repetitive storms in America’s Gulf Coast region have brought into critical focus the need to build knowledge and to build local capacity to manage coastline challenges. Dr. Carla Norris-Raynbird, assistant professor of sociology at Bemidji State University, will discuss the effectiveness of Louisiana’s Local Coastal Program and […]

The Phoenix presents activities related to gender and sexual identity awareness

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 10, 2012) — The Phoenix gay-straight alliance and the women’s studies/gender studies program at Bemidji State University are sponsoring a series of events this week related to understanding and awareness of issues related to gender and sexual identity. • Robyn Ochs presentation On Wednesday, April 11, BSU will host Robyn Ochs for […]

MnSCU statewide workforce assessment tour to make three stops in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 10, 2012) — In March, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system announced a statewide workforce assessment initiative to address Minnesota’s growing skills gap. The system, in a joint effort with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, will tour the state and directly engage […]

Annual DeKrey Scholarship Concert set for Saturday

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 9, 2012) — The 26th Annual DeKrey Scholarship Concert will feature Bemidji State University student vocalists in a competition beginning at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 14, in an event celebrating the life of Bemidji State alumna Ione DeKrey. The concert, which is open to the public free of charge, will be held […]

Honors Council Lecture: 18th-Century Bayesian theorem applied to geography

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 2, 2012) — In the mid-1700s, an English Presbyterian minister named Thomas Bayes devised a theorem to address how beliefs should be modified in the face of additional information, while stating that the accuracy of that additional information could only be determined by the truth of the initial belief. Applications of Bayes’ […]

2012 Department of Visual Arts Scholarship Show opens today at Talley Gallery

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 2, 2012) — The 2012 Scholarship Show, featuring works by students in Bemidji State University’s Department of Visual Arts, opens today. The 2012 show features works based around the theme of consumption, and will run through Friday, April 27. Visual arts students submit their work to the annual scholarship show as part […]