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Disability Visibility bookcover next to photo of Alice Wong
October 12, 2021
Alice Wong photo credit: Eddie Hernandez Photography ABERDEEN, S.D. – Alice Wong will deliver the 2021 Northern State University Larry and Julie Poeppel Family Common Read Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. Attendees are invited to gather in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Jewett Theater to
Two female college students in white coats working in a lab
October 6, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students may now apply for fall 2021 Northern Edge Award undergraduate research funding. The Northern Edge Award, started in spring 2020, is designed to augment existing funding sources for undergraduate scholarship at NSU. It is especially intended to aid
Artwork on display in JFAC Gallery
October 4, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – From Oct. 14 to Nov. 30, 2021, the work of artist Dwayne Wilcox will be on display in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. Wilcox currently resides in Rapid City, S.D., and is a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. He is best known and celebrated for his Ledger Art, a term for
Theater students rehearsing on stage
September 30, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theatre Program will present the musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theater. Performances will run at 7:30 p.m. nightly Oct. 21-23 and at 3 p.m. Oct. 24. In this hilarious musical version of the famous film, two
Two women and one man standing on a path
September 28, 2021
Pictured, left to right: Darci Bultema, Philip Everingham and Audrey Miller   ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a faculty concert that serves as the official introduction to The Virinca Trio. “We are the Virinca Trio” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, on the
NSU logo next to smiling student photo
September 28, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business student Alexander Peterson received a scholarship from Delta Mu Delta, a business honorary society. Peterson is one of 58 students nationwide who have been awarded a scholarship from Delta Mu Delta. Peterson was awarded a $500 national
Students walking on the NSU campus
September 24, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University once again saw an increase in graduate student numbers this fall. It also saw a dramatic rise in pre-professional program enrollment, an increase in students living on campus, and its number of new freshmen held steady, according to figures released today
Thunder the Wolf waving during a past parade
September 21, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The deadline to register for the 2021 Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade is 5 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 24. Parade entrants may register online at this link for the parade, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, on Aberdeen’s Main Street. This year’s theme is “Wolves of the Galaxy
Student wearing mask making NSU Wolf sign in front of campus building
September 20, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – International student Eduardo Mendoza Reyes-Ortiz received a $10,000 scholarship from the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation, making it the third time he’s received this scholarship. Mendoza Reyes-Ortiz, from Cochabamba, Bolivia, received the scholarship from the foundation. The
Three male head shots
September 17, 2021
Pictured, from left: Jamros, Hart, Scislo ABERDEEN, S.D. – Three finalists for the position of Northern State University Director of Athletics will visit campus this month. The schedule of candidate visits is as follows: Jon Hart: Sept. 19-20. Brian Scislo: Sept. 21-22. Brian Jamros: Sept. 26-27.
Female runner crossing finish line, arms raised
September 16, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University alumna Dakotah (Bullen) Lindwurm is living her dream as a professional runner—and this summer, she won first place in Grandma’s Marathon. Lindwurm took the women’s title in the prestigious Minnesota marathon with a time of 2 hours, 29 minutes and 4 seconds
view of campus with pillars
September 15, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has again been recognized among the top regional universities in the Midwest in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Among the smaller Top Public Schools-Regional Universities Midwest list, Northern ranked 18th (tie) and highest among
library exterior with trees in front of it
September 14, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will kick off its fall 2021 Noon Forums on Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Williams Library Round Room. Dr. Jon Schaff will be the featured speaker at the noon event, titled “America’s Unfinished Business.” Schaff is director of the new Center for Public
Art exhibit on display in JFAC Gallery
September 10, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The creative skill of the Northern State University Art Department faculty is on full display this fall in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. The Faculty Exhibition will be on display through Oct. 6, featuring work by Derek Decker, Alexis Doerr, Jay Hopkins, Peter Kilian, Jason
Constitution Day 2021 graphic - Sept. 17, 2021
September 9, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will celebrate Constitution Day on Friday, Sept. 17. Constitution Day is the federal observance of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Around Aberdeen all day, hundreds of U.S. flags will be displayed, courtesy of the Exchange Club.
Young man in suit talking to potential employer at job fair
September 8, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen Area and Northern State University Job Fair will be held Wednesday, Oct. 20, on the Northern campus. The event, which is open to the public, will take place 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the NSU Barnett Center. Though typically held in the spring, the job fair has now been moved
Group photo of men and women holding a large check
September 2, 2021
Pictured left to right: Dr. Michael Wanous; Heath Johnson; Dr. Erin Fouberg; Dr. Ben Harley; Pat Gallagher; Danette Long; and Veronica Paulson.   ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning was recently awarded a $61,660 grant from Knight Foundation’s
Dacotah Bank Stadium football field
September 2, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is preparing to begin a new era of NSU Athletics with the opening of the on-campus Regional Sports Complex. The first athletic competition will be the Wolves Football home opener on Sept. 11, with kickoff at 6 p.m. in Dacotah Bank Stadium vs. Southwest
Student using laptop
September 1, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is now offering an online Spanish-International Business dual-degree option.  Both the International Business and Spanish degrees are already offered online. Now, they have been re-worked into a dual-degree structure allowing students to obtain both
Exterior of Johnson Fine Arts Center
August 31, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will hold its annual Faculty Showcase Recital on Thursday, Sept. 16. The showcase will be held in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and featuring an array of solo and chamber
Exterior of NSU library
August 30, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This fall, a new Center for Public History and Civic Engagement has opened on the campus of Northern State University. Located within NSU Williams Library, the Center encourages public interaction with history and history education while promoting greater civic knowledge of an
Woman standing by sculpture of Olympic rings
August 24, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This summer, Hanneke Oosterwegel achieved something most people only dream about: She represented her country at the Olympics. Oosterwegel, a Northern State University Track and Field alumna, was a member of the 4x400 relay team for the Netherlands. Now, she said she still needs
Young woman in white lab coat working in a science lab
August 23, 2021
Photo credit: Sanford Health Marketing ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University student Connor Doran is working on research this summer that could make a difference in the lives of people living with progressive kidney disease. Doran, a biology major from Redding, Calif., is a summer intern at
Female students working in science lab; one looking into microscope
August 18, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Honors Program students have been working on their undergraduate research projects this summer in the Jewett Regional Science Education Center. Olivia Rud, a senior from Madison, is researching materials that have the potential to prevent biofilm growth,
Two female college students in lab coats smiling in front of microscopes
August 12, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Olivia Becker and Kristen Calderon know a lot more about mosquitoes than the average college student. That’s because for the past two summers, the Northern State University students have participated in Northern’s mosquito surveillance project, a grant-funded partnership with the

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