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NSU Wolves alum wins second straight Grandma’s Marathon

Dakotah Lindwurm cheering as she wins her second Grandma's Marathon

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The day before Grandma’s Marathon, Dakotah (Bullen) Lindwurm was asked many times about her goals for the race.

“My answer to everyone was that I would be happy with a 2:26,” said Lindwurm, a Northern State University alumna. “But I thought, on the right day, I had a 2:25 in me.”

June 18 was the right day for Lindwurm.

She finished at two hours and 25 minutes—only 33 seconds from the course record—and won her second straight Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minn.

Honors students complete research with assistance from across campus

Two female college students in white coats working in a lab

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Since the inception of the Northern State University Honors Program, Honors students have conducted research for thesis projects covering a variety of topics, ranging from education to environmental science to entrepreneurship.

And the path to completing those thesis projects is a campus-wide effort—NSU Honors students receive assistance from a vast network of individuals from all across the Northern campus, in a variety of disciplines and departments.

Business entrepreneurship courses lead to winning idea for Northern grad

Professors, student and business entrepreneurship representatives standing at competition table

NSU announces 2022 Northern Edge Awards, undergraduate research grant winners

Portraits of four student research grant winners

Pictured, left to right: Matej Cip, Hannah Kiernan, Melissa Ulber and Camryn Wipf; not pictured: Kai Brisk, Gabrielle Grieme and Jessica Malchow.

 

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has announced the 2022 winners of the Northern Edge Awards and Undergraduate Competitive Research Grants.

Winners of the Northern Edge Award—which is designed to aid student projects in under-represented disciplines—are as follows:

NSU students accepted to law school through Honors Law Opportunity Program

NSU Honors Program logo

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The first five Northern State University Honors Program students have been accepted to law school through the new Honors Law Opportunity Program.

The program, a collaboration between Northern and the University of South Dakota, guarantees admission for five NSU Honors Program students into the USD Knudson School of Law. Those five students are:

NSU’s Harley part of panel with The Chronicle of Higher Education

NSU logo next to smiling staff photo

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Benjamin Harley, director of Northern State University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, was part of a panel discussion with the national publication The Chronicle of Higher Education on Thursday April 21, 2022.

The panel, which focused on reconnecting students to learning, included discussion of Harley’s recent scholarship on critical thinking as well as Northern’s upcoming HyFlex Pedagogy Graduate Certificate.

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