BSU hosting inaugural Northern AdvantEdge Career Expo

On Wednesday, Nov. 5, over 1,200 students from 15 different high schools will have the chance to explore future career options with 50 businesses when Bemidji State University hosts the inaugural Northern AdventEdge Career Expo. Businesses will be available to promote career opportunities through hands-on interactive exhibits. Made possible by BSU, Northwest Technical College and […]

No application fees at BSU or NTC until Halloween

As part of Minnesota’s celebration of College Knowledge Month, Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College will join other Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and waive their application fees until Halloween. College Knowledge Month is a statewide effort to provide every graduating high school senior, especially underrepresented students, with the opportunity to apply to college. […]

Trick or Treat in the Bemidji State University residence halls


On Friday, October 31, Bemidji State University’s residential halls will open to the public for BSU’s annual Trick-or-Treat event. Residents of Oak, Pine, Tamarack, Linden and Birch halls will offer candy and other games and activities from 5-7 p.m. Trick or Treaters can stop by the front desk of each hall to get a listing […]

Alum Works with Suspected Ebola Patients in Kansas City

Bemidji State University alumni Dr. Lee Norman, a 1974 graduate with degrees in psychology and social work, is the chief medical officer at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. In October of 2014, he oversaw the hospital’s efforts to contain and treat two patients who were determined to be at risk of […]

Exploring the Impact of Microaggressions on American Indian Healthcare

American Indians experience some of the largest health disparities on nearly every preventable disease. Dr. John Gonzalez, an associate professor of psychology at Bemidji State University, will explore how subtle forms of racial discrimination helps prevent these care gaps from improving as part of BSU’s Honors Council Lecture Series. Gonzalez’s presentation, “Is My Healthcare Making […]

Student recognized by National Wildlife Foundation EcoLeader program

Bemidji State University senior Alexandra Miller has been selected as a representative of the new National Wildlife Federation EcoLeader program. Miller, an environmental studies major from Bemidji, recently organized a project for BSU’s residence hall Move-In Day, providing water for students and their families. When BSU’s dining services wasn’t able to provide enough cups for […]

Bemidji State building scholars’ residence on former Laurel House site

Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College and a number of other partners are constructing a new home on the site of the university’s former Laurel Honors House residence. The home, which is being built primarily by students in NTC’s trades and construction programs with support from professional contractors, will serve as a shared living and […]

Exploring the Conflict Between Selfishness and Self-Interest

BSU economics professor Dr. Paul Kivi will explore the failure of what seems the safest of assumptions — that people act in their self-interest — as part of Bemidji State University’s Honors Council Lecture Series. Kivi’s presentation, “Selfishness and Self-Interest,” will be held Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer 112. Honors Council lectures are […]