Student filmmakers vying for top prize at Headwaters Film Festival

More than a dozen student filmmakers are vying for the top prize Bemidji State University’s second annual Headwaters Film Festival, April 11-12. Thirteen student filmmakers from schools across the United States — and one from Spain — have submitted 14 works for consideration at the festival’s Student FilmFest, which will award a $500 top prize. […]

Exploring cultural connections with mathematics

Have you ever danced with numbers, listened to what shapes say, or heard blocks sing? Jim Barta, interim dean of Bemidji State University’s College of Health Sciences and Human Ecology, offers a hands-on opportunity to examine the mathematics we teach from a cultural perspective as part of BSU’s Honors Council Lecture Series. Barta will share […]

Student research on display at BSU’s scholarship conference

Nearly 200 Bemidji State University students will be sharing the results of their undergraduate research on topics ranging from a survey of winter scavengers in the Hobson Forest to an archaeological perspective on the tale of Beowulf during the university’s 15th annual Student Scholarship and Creative Achievement Conference. The conference will be held on April […]

Lecture by writer Elizabeth Cook-Lynn caps Women’s History Month

Poet, novelist, political satirist, storyteller, professor, Crow Creek Lakota Sioux tribe member. Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, professor emerita of English and Native American studies at Eastern Washington University, shares her life experiences and her often controversial views of the world through humor and award-winning writing in “Challenging Orthodoxy: Themes of Resistance and Dissent,” part of Bemidji State […]

Alum Explores Community Solar Gardens

Promoting the Affordable Care Act to indigenous peoples

For the last six months, Ojibwe-language radio ads providing information on the Affordable Care Act have featured a voice that would be familiar to many in the Bemidji community. Dr. Anton Treuer, executive director of Bemidji State University’s American Indian Resource Center, has worked in conjunction with Kauffman and Associates, Inc., a Native American-owned and […]

Impaired driving presentation headlines Northern Minnesota Safety Conference

On October 31, 2009, 18-year-old Alex Balluff became the victim of a hit-and-run drunk driver while walking with college friends in Duluth. Alex and his mother, Debbie, will be sharing the story of his recovery from a traumatic brain injury and how his experiences have encouraged and promoted education about the dangers of impaired driving […]

Alliss Foundation grant supports BSU students with financial need

Approximately 50 Bemidji State University students with financial need will receive support to continue their college educations, thanks to a grant from the Alliss Educational Foundation and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. BSU received $50,503, which will be used to fund $1,000 scholarships for 50 upper-class students with financial need. There is no […]

Community invited to attend Green and White Auction

Bemidji State University isn’t just asking the Beaver fans to “Go Green” this spring. It’s asking them to go to The Green & White – a dinner and auction to benefit BSU athletics Saturday, April 12, in the Sanford Center arena. “The Green & White is a new and creative way to generate revenue that […]

Midwinter Interlude extended through April

Bemidji State University’s fifth annual Midwinter Interlude, an art show featuring works by faculty and staff, has been extended through April. The show is being held in BSU’s Ramsey Gallery, located in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. The barrier-free gallery is open to the public free of charge. This year’s Midwinter Interlude features work from […]