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March 2, 2017
 ABERDEEN, S.D. – When students begin classes in fall 2019, they will be the first of many to study in the new Northern State University Regional Science Education Center, which will advance educational and research opportunities for the university and the entire region. With the governor’s
March 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University campus community is looking forward to a visit this month from representatives of the Higher Learning Commission. NSU will host the HLC peer review team on March 20 and 21 as part of comprehensive review for reaffirmation of accreditation. “We’re
Student Center
March 2, 2017
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
Fruitless by Wegleitner
March 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Art Department presents the 2017 Juried Student Exhibition from March 1-March 31 in the NSU Student Center gallery. The opening reception is 6-7:30 p.m. March 2 in the Student Center Gallery. The event is free and open to public. Refreshments will be
February 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In honor of Black History Month, a screening and discussion of Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th” will be held on the Northern State University campus. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Red Room (JC117). DuVernay’s film explores the
Jazz Festival
February 17, 2017
 ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University music department will present their annual Jazz Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater, featuring NSU students and faculty. The student-led jazz-fusion band, “Jet Lagged,” will kick off the evening’s
Peter Ramey
February 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Peter Ramey, assistant professor of English at Northern State University, has recently published an article in the journal, Modern Philology, examining early English vocabulary. The article, titled “The Riddle of Beauty: The Aesthetics of Wrætlic in Old English Verse,” was
Tao Wang
February 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a grand opening of the Confucius Institute’s Chinese Cultural Center on Thursday, Feb. 23, featuring a demonstration by a renowned Chinese paper-cutting artist. The grand opening begins at 6 p.m. in NSU’s Williams Library. Speakers will include
February 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A husband and wife musical duo will perform at an upcoming concert at Northern State University. Dr. Kenneth Boulton and JoAnne Barry will present “Music for Piano Four-Hands” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium. For more than 27 years, Boulton and Barry have
Christine Stewart-Nunez
February 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Department of Languages, Literature and Communication Studies will host a series of poetry readings in collaboration with the SD Humanities Council’s Speaker’s Bureau. The first poetry reading will occur at 4:30 p.m. in the NSU Beulah-Williams Library
February 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Students in the Aberdeen area will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the 17th annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Tuesday, Feb. 28. NEA's Read Across America Day, which celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday and the joys of
February 9, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The third annual Lamont-Rhodes Lecture will bring an expert in agricultural economics to the campus of Northern State University. Dr. Michael Boehlje’s speech, presented by the NSU School of Business and Dacotah Bank, will take place on Thursday, April 6. The event begins with a
February 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater department will present their winter production, “The Metromaniacs,” in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. Performances of “The Metromaniacs” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-18. The Black Box Theater is located in the newly
February 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Lawrence Diggs will be speaking on the topic of “Erasing Imaginary Lines” in observance of Black History Month at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Northern State University Centennial Room. According to the South Dakota Humanities Speaker’s Bureau site, “Erasing Imaginary Lines
February 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Confucius Institute has announced their upcoming Summer in Jinan study abroad program. International Programs and the Confucius Institute are now accepting applications for the Summer in Jinan. 2017 Program. The program offers students a unique
Jean Hellner
February 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony will present its winter concert, “Romantic Genius,” in the main theater of the Johnson Fine Arts Center on Feb. 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature the Symphony in D Minor by Robert Schumann and the winners of the 2016 NSU Concerto
Gratia Brown
February 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University art department faculty member, Gratia Brown’s art exhibition entitled “Recontextualize” will be displayed in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. Brown’s exhibition will be showcased through March 31. An opening reception for the
NSU 2017 Economic Impact graphic
February 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students injected about $13.3 million into the South Dakota economy through their day-to-day living expenses in the 2016 fiscal year. That figure is found in NSU’s Economic Impact Report, part of a research study measuring the impact of South Dakota’s six
January 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Rolf Olson, will present their Winter Tour Concert, entitled “Dancing,” on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. The concert covers a unique variety of dancing pieces
January 25, 2017
Norfolk, VA - College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced Wednesday the 2017 Scholar All-America Teams. The awards are in recognition of teams’ that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2016 Fall Semester. The Northern State University swim
Brenda Mammenga
January 25, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Brenda J. Mammenga is the new director of Institutional Research and Assessment at Northern State University. Mammenga began Jan. 17 at NSU. Her office is responsible for providing consistently accurate information to the university’s policy- and decision-makers. This also
January 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University President Dr. Timothy Downs has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for two regional nonprofit organizations: the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Northeastern South Dakota. Downs began Jan. 1 on the Aberdeen Area Chamber
graduation caps
January 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University's 2017 spring commencement will take place Saturday, May 6. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Barnett Center on the NSU campus. Tickets are not required; the public is welcome. Doors open at least an hour before the ceremony. The spring ceremony
January 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University and Avera Health will continue a longtime partnership that provides on-campus health care for NSU students at no cost. NSU and Avera have signed a 10-year agreement for Avera to operate NSU Health Services through July 31, 2027. “This is an exceptional
January 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Kelly Duncan, dean of the Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education, has co-authored another article for the Journal of Counseling and Development. The article, titled “Meta-Analysis of Counseling Outcomes for Youth with Conduct Disorders,” was published

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