NSU NEWS UPDATE – Week of Jan. 22, 2018

NSU NEWS UPDATE – Jan. 22, 2018



Welcome to the NSU News Update - providing information on events happening on campus or involving NSU students, staff and faculty.



To submit a news item, send it via email to NSUNews@northern.edu by 5 p.m. Thursday of the week before the announcement should run. 

Accounting Club Meeting

There will be an accounting club meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. in Lincoln 224.

Dial a Donut

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 5-7 p.m., students can text any spiritual question and their on-campus location to 605-610-9392. A student in Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) will bring them a donut and answer their question.

Life After Northern’ Event is Jan. 25

The College of Arts and Sciences is sponsoring a series of events for all NSU students under the broad title of “Life After Northern.” The first of these events for the spring 2018 semester is “How to Find a Job and Build a Career.” This session will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. in TC 368. At this session, Britt Lorenz from NSU Career Services will discuss the job application process, including preparing resumes, when to begin the job search, and other related topics. Interested students may contact Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg with questions about the event at c.waidlindberg@northern.edu.

Environmental Club Meeting

The NSU Environmental Club will meet on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. in MJ 201. All are welcome. (You don’t have to be a science major!)

AAUW Meeting is Jan. 30

The American Association of University Women group on the NSU campus is hosting an event and looking for approximately 10 volunteers willing to read a vagina monologue. If interested, please contact Sarah Ward at Sarah.Ward@wolves.northern.edu by Jan. 30, and also plan to attend the Jan. 30 AAUW meeting at 5 p.m. in Johnson Fine Arts Center room 108 to pick up a script. All are welcome to attend and participate.

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Workshop

The Office of International Programs is hosting a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 1:30-3 p.m. in the Lincoln Hall Gallery. All faculty interested in leading a study abroad program are welcome and encouraged to attend. Participants will learn more about the faculty-led process and hear from experienced leaders and a study abroad affiliate representative with significant experience in faculty-led program coordination. Refreshments will be served.

Primrose Arts and Lecture Series: ‘Music for Piano Four-Hands’

The next NSU Primrose Arts and Lecture Series, “Music for Piano Four-Hands” with Dr. Kenneth Boulton and Ms. JoAnne Barry, will take place 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Aberdeen’s Primrose Retirement Community, 1701 Third Ave. S.E. For more information about the arts and lecture series, contact the NSU School of Fine Arts (northern.edu/artsnsu) at 605-626-2497.

Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony concert: ‘American Visions’

The first Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony concert of the year, “American Visions,” will be Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. Get tickets here: “American Visions.”

Women’s Business Conference

The Northeastern South Dakota Women's Business Conference will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, March 9. The event, hosted by the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity, will take place in Aberdeen’s Ramkota Hotel, 1400 Eighth Ave. N.W.

JFAC Gallery Exhibit

Artist Molly Wicks will showcase her ‘New Works’ exhibition in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery through March 9. Wicks’ artwork explores subtractive form and the ghosts of color, working from sedimentary layers, fungus and mold forms, then applying paint to the cuts in wooden panels, which provides an organic grid whose holes refract into shadow harmonies.

Cru Bible Study held every Tuesday

Cru will be having Bible study every Tuesday at 8 p.m. in MJ101. Cru, formerly known as Campus Crusade for Christ, is a student group passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. All are welcome to join – people who aren't sure what they believe, people who are curious about their faith, people who are new believers, and people who are strong in their faith. The group will be answering questions such as, "Is there more to life than this?"; "Why did Jesus die?"; "How and why should I read the Bible?"; and many others.

YOGA Classes

Yoga classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 18 in the upper studio room in Dacotah gym. The classes, sponsored by wellness, are open to all NSU students, faculty and staff.

ZUMBA with Lara and Marilin

Zumba will be taught from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday in the studio room in Dacotah Gym. Classes will run through Feb. 28.

Upcoming Wolves Home Events:

Thursday, Jan. 25

Wrestling vs. St. Cloud State (I Hate Winter), 7 p.m., Wachs Arena

Friday, Jan. 26

Women’s basketball vs. Sioux Falls (I Hate Winter/Pink Night), 6 p.m., Wachs Arena

Men’s basketball vs. Sioux Falls (I Hate Winter/Pink Night), 8 p.m., Wachs Arena

Saturday, Jan. 27

Women’s basketball vs. Southwest Minnesota (I Hate Winter), 4 p.m., Wachs Arena

Men’s basketball vs. Southwest Minnesota (I Hate Winter), 6 p.m., Wachs Arena

Friday, Feb. 2

Wrestling vs. Upper Iowa, 7 p.m., Wachs Arena

Saturday, Feb. 3

Wrestling vs. MSU Moorhead, 7 p.m., Wachs Arena