Celebrating Ancestry & Culture During Native American Heritage Month

Throughout the month of November, faculty, staff and students at Bemidji State University will join together to pay tribute to the robust ancestry and traditions of Native Americans during National Native American Heritage Month. Bemidji, named after the Ojibwe word meaning “lake that traverses another body of water,” is fortunate to experience a dynamic local […]

Día de los Muertos Celebrations Bring New Perspectives and Culture to Students

Bemidji State University’s Department of World Languages and Indigenous Studies organized several events throughout the past month in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Día de los Muertos. Each year BSU’s Spanish program organizes events for the BSU community to celebrate the cultures of Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The […]

Local Artist Paula Swenson Shares Inspiration for Paintings with BSU Students

Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery hosted an artist talk and reception for artist Paula Swenson’s exhibit, “Looking for America.” Light refreshments were served and Swenson spent time discussing her art with TAD students.

American Public Media CEO and BSU Alum Jon McTaggart Shares Experience with Students

Bemidji State University’s Leadership Studies Speaker Series welcomed Jon McTaggart, president and CEO of American Public Media, as a guest speaker on Oct. 30.

1979 Oil Spill Leads to Environmental Research for Bemidji State Students

Bemidji State University students and faculty have partnered with Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey to conduct research on microorganisms and oil degradation at an oil spill site near Pinewood, Minn.

Exploring Local Careers: Students Connect with Technology, Art and Design Experts

Students enrolled in Bemidji State University’s School of Technology, Art and Design (TAD) connected with potential employers during the 2019 Connect to Careers open house held in the Hobson Memorial Student Union on Oct. 24.

Artist Keren Kroul Brings Memories & Synapses to Life with Watercolor Paintings

Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery is presenting a collection of works by Minnesota educator and artist Keren Kroul. In “Memory of Our Memories” Kroul creates intriguing landscapes of the mind using watercolors.

Bemidji State Ducks Unlimited Raise Over $8,000 to Conserve Wetlands and Upland Habitats

Over 100 Bemidji State University students, alumni, faculty and staff came together to raise money for wetland conservation at Bemidji State Ducks Unlimited’s Waterfowl Hunter’s Party on Oct. 9 at the American Indian Resource Center.

Meeting Students Where They Are: Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan Hears from Students

Bemidji State University welcomed Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan to campus for a conversation with BSU and Northwest Technical College students, faculty and staff at the American Indian Resource Center (AIRC) on Oct. 17th.