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November 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University senior Breanna Marzahn will hold her senior art exhibition reception 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the President’s Gallery in Spafford Hall. Marzahn, daughter of Wade and Renee Marzahn, is an art education major originally from Groton, S.D., and graduated
November 1, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D.–The NSU Foundation will be hosting an Alumni and Friends event in St. Joseph, Mo., on Saturday, Nov. 3.  This event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Ground Round Grill and Bar, located at 123 S. Sixth Street, St. Joseph, Mo. 64501.  The NSU men's basketball team will be playing
October 31, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will present their fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Ensembles performing on the concert include the 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart,
October 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., announces its WolfPACT Scholarship winners for 2018-19. The WolfPACT is the largest guaranteed, four-year scholarship in South Dakota. Students entering their freshman year at NSU are eligible for various funding amounts based on their
October 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will celebrate cultures from around the nation and the world on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Culturefest. The event, which will be held 5:30-8 p.m., is free and open to the public. This year by popular demand, it returns to the NSU Barnett Center. "We received a
Mason Winship in NSU's game-cleaning room
October 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Mason Winship has always loved to hunt, and continuing that pastime as a college student has been made easier thanks to the brand new game-cleaning room at Northern State University. “It’s really nice to have that for students that are not from around here,” said Winship, a
Lauren Bittner web graphic
October 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Lauren Bittner has joined the Northern State University Foundation as marketing and development coordinator. Bittner will handle alumni relations, prospect research, special events and marketing for the Foundation. Bittner received a Bachelor of Science in marketing and management
October 22, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The “Northern Lights: Celebrating Grieg, Vinje and Krerulf” festival of Norwegian music and poetry will be held in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium Nov. 8-9. Two concerts, a lecture and a brown paper bag discussion will be held throughout the two-day festival
October 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is being recognized nationally for its online degrees – including a No. 2 ranking for affordability among schools offering online master's degrees in finance. The rankings by SR Education Group are compiled using factors such as annual tuition,
October 18, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. –Northern State University Galleries presents the newest art exhibition of NSU Professor of Art and Department Chair, Sara Christensen Blair. Christensen Blair’s new gallery “LEFTOVERS – PIECING IT TOGETHER” is a moniker and demonstration of the artist’s love of craft and craft
NSU turf field
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Northern State University’s new Athletic and Recreation Fields. The ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the new fields, located east of the former Jerde Hall site. The Athletic and Recreation Fields is one of
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. –  Northern State University School of Business’ Dr. Kalyan Chakraborty was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Atlantic Economic Journal’s (AEJ) Best Article Award for his article, titled “Measuring the Impact of Socio-Economic Factors on School Efficiency in Australia.”
Lori Bruns and Tom Orr
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Tom Orr and Ms. Lori Bruns are receiving awards from the Society for Health and Physical Educators of South Dakota. Orr has been selected as the 2018 SHAPE SD College/University Teacher of the Year. He is being recognized for his professional
Steven Usitalo graphic
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Steven Usitalo will speak at Wednesday evening's opening of the Great Plains Sociological Association Annual Conference on the campus of Northern State University. Usitalo’s talk, "Roma and Racial Science (or the Fate of the Roma and Sinti Peoples during the Holocaust)," will
Sonja Bundy
October 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony opens the 2018-19 season on Nov. 3 with a fun-filled program of familiar works by Shostakovich, Vivaldi and Howard Hanson, called “Festive Opening.” The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Jewett Theater on the campus
Pack Gives Back 2018
October 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – More than 50 Northern State University students and employees gave back to the Aberdeen community on Sunday, Oct. 14, in support of NSU’s fifth annual Pack Gives Back event. Following a speech from NSU President Dr. Tim Downs on the importance of community leadership and
October 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The NSU Faculty Senate and the Office of Instructional Services will be hosting three election-related forums this October. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, some of the Democratic candidates from Legislative Districts 1, 2, and 3 will be the featured speakers. Their topic will be The
Williams Library
October 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several years of effort to gather the history of a substantial South Dakota ethnic group are coming to fruition with the grand opening of the South Dakota Germans from Russia Cultural Center.  The center can be found in Beulah Williams Library on the campus of Northern State
Man of La Mancha rehearsal
October 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater Department will present the musical "Man of La Mancha" in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Performances will run at 7:30 p.m. nightly Oct. 17-20. One of the most honored musicals of the American theater, “Man of
October 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A generous gift from Plains Commerce Bank will help with construction of the new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, one of three projects of the Educational Impact Campaign. The bank’s donation will create two spaces inside and outside of the new school:
October 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A groundbreaking ceremony is planned for the new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The public is welcome at the ceremony, which will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the parking lot north of the former site of Jerde Hall. Guests are encouraged to park
Brigette Weisenburger web graphic
October 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Brigette Weisenburger will have her senior recital at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Weisenburger, who is pursuing a B.A. in music, plays the piano. She will perform “Sonata in A Major, K331” by W.A. Mozart; “Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56” by Bela
Greg Blair web graphic
October 3, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Greg Blair has published a book that explores a form of wandering as an act of political resistance. “Errant Bodies, Mobility, and Political Resistance,” was published in September by Palgrave Macmillan. Blair is associate professor of art and
Dominika Blum web graphic
October 2, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dominika Blum’s love for travel developed as a child growing up in Poland, when she traveled with her mom to a new place every summer. “I just thought it was amazing seeing the beauty of each place and taking it all in,” said Blum. That love for travel has taken Blum to more than
Boulton piano
October 2, 2018
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 piano four-hands at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium. Featured on the program will be music

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