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January 18, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Alicia Dietz’s “Collective Cadence” exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery from Feb. 4 through March 29. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held in the JFAC Gallery from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 4. Dietz
Johnson Fine Arts Center
January 16, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Theater will hold community auditions for three children’s roles in the upcoming production of “Fun Home.” Auditions will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theater on the NSU campus. In “Fun Home,” when her
NSU campus
January 14, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories: Full-time students with a GPA of 4.0. Full
January 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Business’ Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Chapter/Business Club will be taking donations of professional clothing from the Aberdeen community through Jan. 25 to prepare for their second annual Clothing Drive/Workshop on Jan. 29 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in
January 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students who completed a biennial survey on student engagement reported higher quality interactions with advisors and faculty than their peers at other South Dakota institutions who also participated in the survey. That’s according to 2018 results of the
January 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –At Northern State University’s Friends of the Arts/NSU Young Artist Competition, 22 talented high school juniors and seniors from South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota performed for NSU faculty judging panels throughout the event on Saturday, Jan. 5. The event was held in Johnson
January 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Opera will present the dinner and show event, Michael Ching’s “Speed Dating Tonight!” This comic, one-act opera was conceived after a conversation with character tenor and stage director, Dean Anthony and premiered in 2013. The opera doesn’t include any
Nariaki Sugiura
January 3, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a piano duo recital from two pianists on the faculty at the University of North Dakota. “Teepen-Sugiura Piano Duo: Piano Romantics Plus” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett
A pianist performs
December 28, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will hold two scholarship events this winter for high school students – including a brand new arts competition. The new NSU Young Artist Competition will take place Saturday, Jan. 5, and the annual School of Fine Arts Scholarship
Nachito Herrera, 2019 S.D. Jazz Festival artist
December 28, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 49th annual South Dakota Jazz Festival Concert will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, at Northern State University, featuring Latin Jazz phenom Nachito Herrera. Herrera will perform with Northern’s 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble at the concert, set for 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts
NSU web graphic of Chase Sievers
December 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – An article by recent Northern State University graduate Chase Sievers has been published in two partnered online journals. Sievers, of Aberdeen, is a spring 2018 NSU graduate majoring in criminal justice. His article, “The American Torture Problem,” is featured in both “Compass”
APD conducts ALICE training at NSU
December 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University employees are getting the option to complete campus safety training thanks to a program offered by the Aberdeen Police Department. APD is offering ALICE active shooter training to faculty and staff across campus, including in all of the academic colleges
Technology Center
December 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students Madison Rutter and Shayla Steinley have recently been chosen as recipients of an NSU Undergraduate Competitive Research Grant. Rutter and Steinley’s project is titled “The Effects of CRISPER Cas-9 System on Progeny of Hereditary Parkinson's
December 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Jay Hopkins’ “Reflection” exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery through Jan. 25. A closing reception for the exhibition will be held in the JFAC Gallery from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17. Hopkins grew up on a
3M grant for NSU Regional Science Education Center
December 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 3M Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Northern State University Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center. Aberdeen 3M Plant Manager Allen Chasteen said the company is happy to continue to strengthen its relationship with Northern – and to support a
December 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern has numerous faculty-led opportunities for students looking to study abroad during the 2019 summer semester. Culture and Language in San José Costa Rica, May 8-22, 2019 What You’ll Experience Through This Program: Stay with a Costa Rican family throughout the duration of
December 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s School of Business inducted seven graduating seniors into the international scholastic honor society, Delta Mu Delta. Business majors joining the ranks of those achieving this academic distinction are: Kaylee Babcock: Professional Accountancy, Aberdeen,
Dacotah Bank Stadium_50 yard line
December 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Plans for a regional sports complex at Northern State University are moving forward, thanks to approval by the South Dakota Board of Regents. The board voted unanimously to approve the NSU Regional Sports Complex Facility Program Plan at its meeting Wednesday on the Northern campus
December 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s new state-of-the-art science center will be named after a longtime regent who was instrumental in securing approval for the facility. The Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center, currently under construction on the Northern campus, will
December 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Wells Fargo has awarded a grant to Northern State University’s Regional Science Education Center that will fund an educational garden containing plants native to the Dakotas. The Wells Fargo Indigenous Plants Research Garden will be located south of the student entrance of the
December 3, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Dec. 8, 108 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2018 winter commencement. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center. Delivering the commencement address will be NSU Associate Professor of English Dr. Peter Ramey,
2018 Concerto-aria
November 29, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University students won this year’s Concerto-Aria Competition. Held on Nov. 17, the competition is a project of the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony in which vocal competitors must perform arias from operas. Instrumental competitors perform classical, romantic
November 29, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D.— A new book edited by Northern State University’s Dr. Joshua Hagen, titled “The City as Power: Urban Space, Place and National Identity” explores the role of cities as venues to build, uphold and challenge national identity, state power and a sense of belonging. The book brings
Jon Schaff_cropped
November 29, 2018
**Due to weather, this Rapid City event has been postponed. It will be rescheduled at a later date.**   ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Jon Schaff will present a talk about the late George McGovern at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Journey Museum and Learning Center in Rapid City.
November 28, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Jarrod Holmgren’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Isaac Lincoln Gallery Dec. 3-14. A reception for the exhibition will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Isaac Lincoln Gallery. Holmgren grew up in Clara City, Minn., graduating

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