November 17, 2008
2009 Issue 5 
Above: Visiting artist Bob Nugent gave demonstrations for the painting classes in conjunction with the opening of "Beneath The Matter." The exhibit, inspired by Nugent's frequent trips to the Amazon, is open in the Talley Gallery through Dec. 5.

Budget restructuring helps shape University's future
Because of the progress made in reaching the University's 2007 budget restructuring goals, Bemidji State University is better positioned to address the emerging budget challenges than we would have been without the restructuring directives.
President Quistgaard's Message to the Campus
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On Monday, Nov. 17, President Quistgaard will sign the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, adding Bemidji State to a growing roster of nearly 600 colleges and universities nationwide who have signed the commitment to become carbon neutral.
BSU to sign Presidents Climate Commitment
On Nov. 10 and Nov. 13, Bemidji State hosted a group of nursing educators from Russia for an exchange program meant to showcase the University’s baccalaureate nursing education program.
Russian nursing delegation visits campus
Students for the Environment will be holding an energy consumption competition for both on-campus and off-campus students throughout the month of November. Residence halls will be involved in direct competition with one another to reduce per-capita energy consumption.
Dorms to hold energy conservation contest
A list of of home varsity intercollegiate athletics events at BSU in the next two weeks.
Athletics Events
A complete list of upcoming performances for the Department of Music and
Department of Theatre
Performance Calendar
Campus Notes
A brief look at the actions and activities of your BSU colleagues.
Campus Notes
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