Mars Curiosity rover scientist gives Feb. 22 lecture

Dr. Heidi Manning, professor of physics at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., will lecture about her work on the Mars “Curiosity” rover project on Friday, Feb. 22. Manning’s lecture, “The Curiosity Rover on Mars,” will be held in Hagg-Sauer Hall 100 on the BSU campus; it will begin at 7 p.m. and is open free […]

Accounting students offer free tax return assistance

Bemidji State University students who have completed the Tax I course and passed Internal Revenue Service certification tests are donating their time to residents of Bemidji for the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The students are currently staffing free on-campus workshops Wednesday and Thursday afternoons until April 11 (with the exception of March 13 […]

School of Nursing inducts 2013 cohort on Feb. 16

The Bemidji School of Nursing will officially induct 50 students into the 2013 cohort of its four-year baccalaureate program at Bemidji State University during a Feb. 16, induction and scholarship ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the Beaux Arts Ballroom of the upper Hobson Memorial Union. The department will announce the winners […]

BSU Ducks Unlimited hosts Sportsman’s Night Out

Bemidji State University’s student-run Ducks Unlimited chapter is hosting a Sportsman’s Night Out fundraiser on Feb. 23. The banquet begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Beaux Arts Ballroom on the BSU campus; tickets are $25 and are available in advance only. Tickets are available by calling (763) 458-2980 or by visiting There is a […]

Carlson presents Feb. 21 faculty piano recital

Dr. Stephen Carlson, associate professor of music at Bemidji State University, will perform his annual piano recital in the Thompson Recital Hall on campus. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on the BSU campus; admission is free. Carlson began teaching in the music department in 2006 and has […]

Outdoor Program Center offers kayak skills training

Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will offer kayak skills training in the swimming pool, located in the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center on campus. The kayaking skills training sessions will take place on Feb. 21 and March 21 from 7-10 p.m. The training sessions are free. Participants will learn basic kayaking safety skills, such […]

Sustainable Tuesdays schedule set for February

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office, will include a seed exchange and tips for defeating the winter blues later this month. Sustainable Tuesdays are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, located at 303 Railroad St. SW in […]

Doug Berger to deliver Feb. 18 Honors Council Lecture

Doug Berger, associate professor of philosophy at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, will deliver an Honors Council Lecture on animals and their importance in philosophy and in understanding human behavior. Berger’s presentation, “Animals as Exemplars in Classical Chinese Thought,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Hagg Sauer 107 on the Bemidji State campus. Honors Council […]