Future veterinarians, biologists and engineers explore science and math at BSU

Around 250 high school students will explore the life of a country veterinarian, build structures of great height and strength and learn what it means to be an aquatic ecologist as part of Bemidji State University’s 23rd “Share the Future in Science and Mathematics” symposium, May 1. The symposium is designed to expose middle school […]

'Summer cut' for IT staffers becomes gift for children in need

For a group of four women from Bemidji State University’s technology services office, the traditional “summer cut,” where hair grown long to offer some protection from the Bemidji winter is downsized to emphasize comfort during warmer weather, has provided a loving gift for children in need and a challenge to others on campus. The women […]

Go and serve: new program rewards internships at non-profits

Bemidji State University students are being encouraged to pursue summer internships at regional non-profit organizations as part of the university’s new Non-Profit Scholarship Program. The program will award $1,000 scholarships to as many as 10 seniors who plan to complete human-services related internships in greater Minnesota during the summer of 2014. The internships must be […]

BSU students tied for lead in international business simulation

A group of three Bemidji State University students has spent the last three weeks in a tie for first place in an ongoing international business simulation competition involving more than 5,500 teams worldwide. The team of Judah Chezick from International Falls, Minn. (pictured, far right), John Gregorich from Britt, Minn. (center), and Ryan Kohorst from […]

Green and White event raises more than $104,000 for BSU Athletics

More than 400 attendees and 100 Bemidji State University student-athletes gathered at the Sanford Center Saturday night for the inaugural Green & White Dinner and Auction to Benefit BSU Athletics. Net proceeds from tickets, bids on 93 silent auction and seven live auction items, as well as other activities, totaled more than $104,000. Also included […]

BSU students elected to lead state-wide student association

The Minnesota State University Student Association will have a decidedly Bemidji State University flavor when its 2014-15 session begins this fall, as a pair of BSU students have been elected as the association’s chair-elect and vice-chair elect. In elections held during the organization’s April 11-13 spring delegates assembly in Brainerd, Minn., Kari Cooper, a senior […]

Sustainability Office hosting Earth Month activities

Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office is hosting a series of events throughout the month to recognize April as Earth Month, including an April 22 celebration for Earth Day. • April 15: Sustainable Tuesdays, Darby Nelson, “For the Love of Lakes” Darby Nelson will discuss his book, “For Love of Lakes,” which was a finalist in […]

BSU junior wins $1,500 grant to study in Spain

A Bemidji State University junior has won a $1,500 grant from the Council on International Educational Exchange to help finance a fall 2014 study-abroad trip to Spain. Shelby Andrist, a math education major from Coleraine, Minn., received an Alumni Ambassador Grant to help finance her semester at the Teaching Development program at the CIEE Study […]

BSU students to discuss mental health awareness

Bemidji State University’s Student Center for Health and Counseling is hosting a panel discussion to educate students and members of the Bemidji community about mental health and awareness of mental health issues, and to reduce the social stigma that surrounds people who seek help for mental health-related issues. The panel discussion, which will feature five […]

BSU hosting April 22 info session for new MBA program

Bemidji State University is hosting a free information session for students interested in its new online MBA program, which launches this fall. The April 22 information session will be held in Deputy Hall 111 on the BSU campus, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For those unable to attend in person, the session will also be available […]