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Snow Northern State University
October 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is shelving or postponing additional Gypsy Day events due to the inclement weather. Postponed or Delayed The groundbreaking ceremony for the on-campus sports complex has been postponed. The NSU swim meet versus Augustana has been postponed. NSU Soccer’s
Snow wolf statue
October 10, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is altering Gypsy Day plans for Saturday due to anticipated inclement weather. The NSU Gypsy Day Parade will not take place as usual on Main Street. Instead, parade entrants are encouraged to line up their floats in the tailgate area of Swisher Field to be
Front view of Regional Science Education Center at night
October 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The open house for Northern State University’s new Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center is now scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. The science center is located at the corner of Twelfth Avenue Southeast and South State Street. Self-led tours will be
Female student standing on the campus green
October 4, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University student Tabitha Schmidt will have her senior recital at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Schmidt, a percussionist, will perform “Suite for Timpani” by David Mancini, “Chakalaka” by Francisco Perez
Group of theater students rehearsing together around a chair on stage
October 4, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theatre Department will present the musical "The Brain from Planet X" in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre. Performances will run at 7:30 p.m. nightly Oct. 17-19, 25 and 26; at 3 p.m. Oct. 27; and include a special 11 p.m. showing for
Portrait of a wife and husband
October 3, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This year, the Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade will be led by Aberdeen couple Joe and Cindy Senger. The Sengers will serve as parade marshals for the 104th annual Gypsy Day Parade, set for Saturday, Oct. 12. The parade, which has the theme of “Wolves Live Happily Ever
Rendering of Regional Sports Complex, including stadium and softball field
October 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Gypsy Day weekend will include a groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of the new Northern State University Regional Sports Complex. The ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, outside the south entrance of the Barnett Center. Numerous officials related to the
Regional Science Education Center
October 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The public will get a chance to tour Northern State University’s new Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center during Gypsy Days. An open house will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the science center, located at the corner of Twelfth Avenue Southeast and South
Man standing in front of the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
October 1, 2019
Timanus also has fond memories of time spent at Northern Wolves events                                                                                                             ABERDEEN, S.D. – He’s known nationally as a Jeopardy champion and USA Today staff member, but Eddie Timanus got his
View of the NSU campus green and pillars
September 27, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University once again has a larger freshman class this fall, continuing a four-year trend of growth in that category of student. Northern has 342 freshman this year, up from 339 in 2018, according to figures released today from the South Dakota Board of Regents. This
Woman playing piano while another woman sings
September 26, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Marla Fogderud will present a lecture recital on Oct. 3 with Dr. Dianna Anderson, assistant professor of piano at Minot State University. The event, “Norwegian Art Song in the Golden Age,” will provide an overview of the
UGG Boots founder Brian Smith speaking to a room full of NSU students
September 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Figure out what you can do better than anybody else, and then do it. That’s the secret to success a friend shared with UGG Boots Founder Brian Smith years ago, and it’s some of the entrepreneurial advice Smith gave students at Northern State University on Wednesday. Smith was the
Nutcracker dancers performing on stage in colorful costumes
September 24, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Tickets are on sale now for the fourth annual performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker at Northern State University. Moscow Ballet will bring the “Gift of Christmas Tour” to Aberdeen at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.
Logo for Primrose Retirement Communities
September 24, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will continue its partnership with Primrose Retirement Community in presenting an arts and lecture series featuring an array of interdisciplinary topics and music performances. "This dynamic collaboration will benefit a valued and culturally engaged
Headshots of male and female alums
September 20, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business graduates Kaylee Babcock and Taylor P. Beutler have already achieved success – both have full-time careers in their chosen fields, joining the 87 percent of NSU graduates who say their degree related to their first professional position
Marching band in Gypsy Day Parade
September 20, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The deadline to register for the 104th annual Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade is 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Individuals and groups interested in entering the parade may register via the online form. Registration cost is $25. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12, with a
Portrait of female and male piano performers
September 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A husband and wife musical duo will perform an upcoming concert at Northern State University. Dr. Kenneth Boulton and JoAnne Barry will present a recital of music for two pianos four-hands at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater
Graphic of NSU logo with speaker head shot
September 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This year’s Create ‘N’: A Festival Celebrating Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Innovation and Workforce will bring the founder of UGG Boots to the Northern State University campus. The 2019 Create ‘N’ Festival will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the NSU Johnson Fine
September 13, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen couple who made Northern State University’s new wolf sculpture possible were honored at the Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center ribbon-cutting ceremony. Ka and Sally Squire also got to meet South Dakota sculptor John Lopez, who created the sculpture
Several officials standing in front of the wolf sculpture at the Regional Science Education Center
September 12, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Hundreds of people—students, professors, dignitaries and members of the public—gathered at Northern State University on Thursday to celebrate the opening of the first standalone academic building to be constructed on campus in 40 years. The Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science
Darci Bultema faculty recital
September 12, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s renowned music instructors and guests will show off their talents at the annual NSU School of Fine Arts Faculty Showcase Recital on Thursday, Sept. 19. The showcase, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett
Beulah Williams Library
September 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s fall 2019 Noon Forums will kick off at noon Wednesday, Sept. 18, with “Lincoln and the Limits of Presidential Power.” The session, which will take place in the NSU Williams Library Round Room, will be led by NSU Professor of Political Science Dr. Jon
Student center
September 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will celebrate Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Constitution Day is the federal observance of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Across the Northern campus, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear patriotic clothing or
Wolf Talk with Petr Ludwig
September 10, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is presenting Wolf Talks in conjunction with the 2019 NSU Larry and Julie Poeppel Family Common Read Lecture. The next Wolf Talk, “Overcoming Barriers to Productivity” with Petr Ludwig, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the Johnson Fine
Portrait of a man and a woman
September 6, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A new endowment through the Northern State University Foundation honors a Northern alumna who worked for almost 40 years in education in South Dakota. The $105,000 Norma Brugman Endowment was started by Bruce Brugman of Rapid City to honor the legacy of his wife, Norma. Both are

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