Arts & Sciences

Brownfield and Waid-Lindberg publish article in ‘The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research’

Kristi Brownfield

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University professors, Dr. Kristi Brownfield and Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg have published an article in “The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research.”

In the article, entitled “Frontier Justice: Examining Representations of Modern Rural Policing on Television,” Brownfield and Waid-Lindberg examined the actuality of the portrayal of rural policing in modern television, via popular shows such as “True Detective” and “Longmire.” A conclusion of their research, taken from the abstract of their article is included below.

'Gestalt' collaborative graphic art exhibition to open on March 27


ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University graphic design majors will showcase their work in a collaborative art exhibition entitled “Gestalt,” opening on March 27 in the NSU President’s Gallery.

Graphic design students involved include Rebecca Hunt of Pierre; Carrie Wegleitner of Lake City; Jen Rappe of Ipswich; Levi Seefeldt of Clark; Emily Tillma of Milbank and Alexis Doerr of Aberdeen.

NSU Hosts 64th Annual Math Contest

Students in math contest

ABERDEEN, SD -  Northern State University will host the 64th annual Mathematics Contest at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19 in the Barnett Center.

The contest will feature four divisions: Elementary Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra and Senior Math. NSU mathematic faculty members Dr. A. S. Elkhader, Dr. Ricardo Rojas, Dr. Margaret Adams and Dr. Stacy Trentham will be responsible for constructing tests for each of the four contest divisions.

NSU Hosts Annual Science and Math Fair

Student presenting at science fair

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold the 34th annual Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on Thursday, March 23.

Approximately 60 judges from surrounding areas will be judging the projects of high school juniors and seniors from 20 surrounding schools in the area and interviewing these students.

The students involved come from Brown, Campbell, Day, Edmunds, Faulk, Hyde, Marshall, McPherson, Roberts, Spink and Walworth counties.

National History Day set for March 15

Student Center

ABERDEEN, S.D. – More than 150 middle and high school students from northeastern South Dakota will be on the Northern State University campus on March 15 for the National History Day regional competition.

A total of 159 students from seven schools will present 105 research projects as part of the competition, which will run from 8 a.m. to noon in the NSU Student Center and Missouri River Room.

This year’s theme is “Taking a Stand in History.” Nationwide, more than a half million kids participate in National History Day every year.


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