Community Spotlight: BSU Dinner Feeds the Homeless

One Bemidji State student’s idea evolved into a large charity effort. Jessi Eickstadt thought of the idea for a dinner to feed the homeless less than two weeks before it happened on Nov. 16. She needed volunteers and donors in order to make it happen with no budget. An...

Minnesota State vs Bemidji State Highlights 10/24/15

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sanford Center) — Tied 2-2 deep into the third period Minnesota State University’s Jon Jutzi ripped a power-play goal past Bemidji State goaltender Michael Bitzer to earn a 3-2 win and complete the Western Collegiate Hockey Association sweep of the...
Posted On 24 Oct 2015

BSU says Thank You to Bemidji with Tenth Community Appreciation Day

Ten years ago the Bemidji Foundation started a tradition that says thank you to the Bemidji community for all of their support. It’s called Community Appreciation day, and this year there were ten food vendors giving out samples, BSU athletes and even a performance by the...
Posted On 03 Sep 2015

In Focus: Talley Gallery Opens with “Intersections”

Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery opened up for the year on Thursday, featuring visual artist Karen Gustafson’s exhibit, “Intersections.” It blends both science and art with a magnified look at what makes up processed and natural foods, and even...
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Memorial Hall Renovations

The historic Memorial Hall at Bemidji State is nearly done getting a makeover. Nearly $14 million went toward the renovations, which include new technology, classrooms and work space for students and faculty. BSU began work on the project in the summer of 2014. Learn more about...

Bemidji State Volleyball Preview

Bemidji State’s volleyball team sat at the bottom of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference last season. This year, they hope to change that, and with leadership from their upperclassmen a better record might be a possible. Learn more about the story here.  

4th Annual Sustainable Bemidji Tour Aims to Educate

Saturday was a day full of learning and observing for participants on the fourth annual Sustainable Bemidji Tour. It showcased homes that used more environmentally-friendly systems to heat, cool and run electricity.
Posted On 31 Jul 2015

BSU Adding New Wildlife Biology Major this Fall

This fall marks the start of the new Wildlife Biology major at Bemidji State University. Students will be guided through a rigorous curriculum that will lead to their certification as an Associate Wildlife Biologist by the Wildlife Society. Dr. Elizabeth Rave and Dr. Brian Hiller...
Posted On 30 Jul 2015

Bemidji State Housing Project Breaks Ground

University Heights will be a 56-bed apartment complex at Bemidji State. It will feature 16 apartments spread through four floors. To celebrate years of hard work, Bemidji government officials took part in a ground-breaking ceremony. The project has an estimated summer 2016...

BSU Professor Gets Book Published

Through local publishing company Riverfeet Press, a Bemidji State professor’s collection of poems, drawings and essays has been published. Learn more about these stories, and why nature is such an important factor in them, here.

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