History professor examines rise of American Methodism

Due in part to its willingness to entrust leadership positions to young men and women, between 1776 and 1820, the Methodists grew from a sect of around 11,000 members to become the largest Christian body in America. Dr. John Ellis, assistant professor of history at Bemidji State University, will examine why Methodism pursued a reform-minded […]

BSU spotlights women leaders in environmental stewardship

The women’s studies and gender studies programs at Bemidji State University are continuing their recognition of Women’s History Month with a Women and Environmental Stewardship Week, beginning March 17. The presentation series will feature a different woman each day discussing concepts related to the environment and environmental stewardship. The panels will be held from noon […]

Bemidji Choir spring tour starts April 2

Bemidji State University’s Bemidji Choir and Chamber Singers kick off their annual spring concert tour on April 2, culminating with a home concert in Bemidji on April 6. The tour, under the direction of Dr. P. Bradley Logan, professor of music, includes daytime concerts and workshops at high schools, followed by public concerts in the […]

President Hanson to address guests at Lakeside Luncheon

Bemidji State University President Richard Hanson will share details about Bemidji State’s “Imagine Tomorrow” campaign and what it means to the Bemidji Community at the BSU Lakeside Luncheon on March 20. Community members, business owners and all who are interested in Bemidji State’s future are invited to a complimentary luncheon and program from 11:30 a.m. […]

BSU hosting 3D printing demonstration, March 25

In the not-so-distant future, you may be able to send a message to your refrigerator and have it create a meal for you via three-dimensional printing. Emerging 3D printer technology, which has the potential to create a multitude of objects such as art, jewelry, personalized dolls and toys, mechanical parts, medical devices and yes, even […]

BSU ‘Music Marathon’ kicks off March 20

Beginning March 20, the Bemidji State University Department of Music will kick off a music marathon featuring five concerts and recitals in four days. March 20: Julie Johnson Julie Johnson is a flutist and composer active in the Twin Cities. She will be working with university students and presenting a concert of her own works and […]

BSU lands on CollegeAtlas.org Affordability A-List

Bemidji State University has been named one of the nation’s most-affordable universities for out-of-state students in a survey done by CollegeAtlas.org. Bemidji State ranked 28th on the school’s out-of-state tuition A-List. That list ranks schools based on what CollegeAtlas considered to be a “realistic look at what a typical student will pay for their education” […]

Carlson Companies CEO named BSU’s 2014 Distinguished Minnesotan

Trudy Rautio, Bemidji State University alumna and CEO of the Minneapolis-based Carlson Companies, will be the 32nd 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 state who have performed exemplary service to the people of […]

Automatic merit scholarships available until May 1

Bemidji State University’s Merit Scholarship Program allows high school students to automatically qualify for scholarships totaling as much as $16,000 over four years. “This is a strong, merit-based program,” said Mike Heitkamp, BSU’s associate vice president for admissions and enrollment. “The beauty of this for students is that it is a non-competitive program — these […]