Student electronic music group tours China

Shortly after Commencement in May, Dr. Del Lyren, professor of music at Bemidji State University, set out on a four-week tour with “Voltage,” the university’s five-person student electronic music ensemble. The tour was unlike any other experienced by the musicians, however, as it involved a trans-Pacific journey to China. As part of the university’s expanding […]

BSU among nation’s most affordable schools for out-of-state students

U.S. News and World Report has listed Bemidji State University as one of America’s most-affordable colleges for out-of-state students. The publication assembled a list of 10 “Bargain Schools for Out-of-State Students,” ranking public institutions with the lowest tuition and fees for out-of-state students, based on 2012-13 tuition and fees. Bemidji State placed third on the […]

Bemidji State University SCRUBS Camp canceled

Officials with Bemidji State University today announced that its SCRUBS camp, a two-day camp for students in grades 8-10 scheduled to be held July 31-Aug. 1, has been canceled due to low enrollment. Contact • Angie Gora; director of summer programs, Bemidji State University; (218) 755-2851;

“Why Treaties Matter” exhibit opens July 11 at AIRC

Beginning July 11, the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University will host “Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations,” a traveling exhibition exploring relationships between the Dakota and Ojibwe Indian nations and the United States government in Minnesota. The exhibit, which will be open through Aug. 22, illustrates how treaties […]

24 students receive 2013-14 admissions office scholarships

Bemidji State University understands the rising cost of higher education and is committed to offering a variety of scholarship opportunities to as many students as possible. More than 30 percent of all new entering students receive scholarships. Local students have accepted scholarships from Bemidji State University’s Admissions office for the 2013-2014 academic year. BSU will […]

American Indian Resource Center scholarship golf tourney set for Aug. 2

Bemidji State University’s American Indian Resource Center will host its fifth annual scholarship golf tournament at Bemidji’s Castle Highlands golf course, Aug. 2. The four-person Texas-style best-ball tournament begins with a 10 a.m. shotgun start; registration and pre-tournament games beginning at 8:30 a.m. The tournament carries a $400 entry fee per four-person team. The fee […]

Barta named interim dean of health sciences and human ecology

Dr. James Barta, currently serving as associate professor in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at Utah State University, will be Bemidji State University’s interim dean of the College of Health Sciences and Human Ecology, beginning Aug. 1. Barta has spent the last two years helping establish a teacher education program at Utah State […]

BSU hosting SCRUBS Camp for 8th-10th graders

High school students entering grades 8-10 this fall and interested in exploring careers in health care can attend a two-day camp at Bemidji State University, July 31-Aug. 1, sponsored by the Northwest Minnesota Area Health Education Center. The camp, “SCRUBS Camp: Focus on Health Care,” will offer students with a unique opportunity to explore health […]

Ron Batchelder donates $200,000 for scholarships at Bemidji State

The Bemidji State University Foundation recently accepted a $200,000 donation from life-long Bemidji resident Ron Batchelder to establish the Ron Batchelder Scholarship Endowment Fund. This gift will provide ongoing scholarships to junior or senior students majoring in economics, nursing or business who demonstrate financial need. Batchelder said he created this scholarship to assist young people […]