Optivation offering social media strategist certification training

Beginning in May, Optivation, the custom college and training program at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, will be offering an online preparatory course for the National Institute for Social Media’s Social Media Strategist certification examination. The preparatory course, taught by institute president Eric Mills, will be offered completely via asynchronous online delivery from […]

Dr. Marty Wolf to deliver April 25 Honors Council Lecture

Dr. Marty J. Wolf, a professor of computer science at Bemidji State University, will deliver an Honors Council Lecture on artificial general intelligence (AGI) and the scientific and ethical challenges faced by engineers when building machines with it. Wolf’s presentation, “Challenges for Artificial General Intelligence Compound its Ethical Challenges,” will be held on Apr. 25 […]

Collection of early 20th-century Native photographs unveiled at AIRC

On Thursday, April 18, Bemidji State University and the American Indian Resource Center will unveil a permanent installation of Native American portraits taken by local photographer Neil Hakkerup at the dawn of the 20th century. The installation will feature 22 large prints and several smaller prints of Native people from the Leech Lake and Red […]

Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser named Distinguished Minnesotan

Lt. General Thomas Waldhauser, currently senior military assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Defense and a 1976 graduate of Bemidji State University, has been named the 2013 recipient of Bemidji State’s Distinguished Minnesotan award. First presented by Bemidji State in 1981, the Distinguished Minnesotan Award acknowledges the contributions of current or former residents of the […]

Annual American Indian Awards Banquet set for April 18

Bemidji State University’s 33rd Annual American Indian Awards Banquet is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18. The event will be held in the Beaux Arts Ballroom in Bemidji State’s upper Hobson Memorial Union. The public is invited and asked to provide a free-will donation at the door. A variety of other events will be […]

Talley Gallery presents Tanner Thompson, “Ativan Altar”

Tanner Thompson, an art major at Bemidji State University from Longville, Minn., will be featured in the University’s Talley Gallery beginning April 15. Thompson’s exhibit, “Ativan Altar,” will feature a collection of paintings and ceramic work. The show, which is appropriate for all audiences, runs through April 30. “I’ve had an anxious personality since a […]

Bemidji State has 43 graduate assistants for 2012-13

Forty-three Bemidji State University students are holding graduate assistant positions for the 2012-2013 academic school year. All graduate students who wish to participate in a graduate assistantship are required to be admitted into a BSU master’s degree program and meet the requirements according to specified guidelines. Bemidji State University began offering graduate course work in […]

Eight student-athletes competing in varsity tennis

Eight students are on the Bemidji State University women’s tennis team for the 2013 spring season. This is head coach Mark Fodness’ first season with the women’s tennis team. For more information, contact Bemidji State University’s Office of Athletic Media Relations at (218) 755-2763, or visit bsubeavers.com. Members of Bemidji State University’s women’s tennis team […]

36 student-athletes compete on BSU baseball squad

While weather conditions in the upper Midwest have wreaked havoc on Bemidji State University’s baseball season, the Beavers have a record of 12-14 through 26 games. BSU was picked to finish seventh in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in a pre-season vote of the league’s coaches. This year’s team, under the guidance of eighth-year head […]

Varsity Singers perform April 14

The Bemidji State University Varsity Singers will perform a spring concert on Sunday, April 14. The choir is composed of 36 BSU students ranging from freshmen to seniors and represents 15 different majors. The Varsity Singers is a non-audition choir and all students are encouraged to join. The singers will perform a variety of compositions […]