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February 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –The NSU Beulah Williams Library will be unveiling the William H. Daly Exhibit, an NSU Undergraduate Research Grant project created by Northern student Darcy Usher. The opening reception for “William H. Daly: The Country Boy, The Soldier, The National Promoter”  will be held Thursday
February 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s spring 2019 “A Writer Reads” series will feature readings by two visiting writers, two NSU English faculty members, as well as readings by students from NSU’s creative writing and poetry course in the Williams Library Round Room. Events will take place
February 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In February, the Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony (AUCS) Orchestra will be holding their concert, titled “Romantic Bouquet.” The concert will take place in the Jewett Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be orchestrated
Dacotah Bank Stadium_50 yard line
January 31, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s proposed on-campus regional sports complex is one step closer to reality thanks to approval from the South Dakota Senate. On Thursday, the Senate approved House Bill 1037, which authorizes the South Dakota Board of Regents to contract for the
Dr. Rolf Olson
January 29, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will present “Bands: a la carte,” for their symphonic winter tour, “La Folie.” The tour will start Feb. 5-6, and visit high schools in Huron, Mitchell, Tea Area, and Sioux Falls. The symphonic band will also present two special performances at 3:30 p.m.
January 28, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Professor of Theater and Theater Director, Daniel Yurgaitis received the Kennedy Center Gold Medallion award at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre’s (KCACTF) Festival 51 on Jan. 20, 2019. Each year the eight KCACTF regions honor individuals or
January 28, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Drs. Hannah Walters and Kristi Bockorny of the Northern State University School of Business have co-written a scholarly article that was recently published in the December 2018 issue of the e-Journal Business Education & Scholarship of Teaching (EJBEST). The article, titled “
NSU Girls Who Code Club 2019
January 28, 2019
Girls Who Code Club receives grant to buy Chromebooks ABERDEEN, S.D. – A group of middle school and high school students meets once a week at the Northern State University library to learn coding – and confidence. It’s the NSU Girls Who Code Club, where members are encouraged to explore new coding
NSU spring 2017 graduates walking
January 22, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two-thirds of Northern State University graduates stay in South Dakota to work or further their education. That’s according to the South Dakota Board of Regents’ Graduate Placement Dashboard, which provides a comprehensive look at in-state graduate employment throughout the public
January 18, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Alicia Dietz’s “Collective Cadence” exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery from Feb. 4 through March 29. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held in the JFAC Gallery from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 4. Dietz
Johnson Fine Arts Center
January 16, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Theater will hold community auditions for three children’s roles in the upcoming production of “Fun Home.” Auditions will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theater on the NSU campus. In “Fun Home,” when her
NSU campus
January 14, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories: Full-time students with a GPA of 4.0. Full
January 11, 2019
UPDATE: Due to campus being closed for extreme temperatures, this event has been postponed until a later date.   ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Business’ Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Chapter/Business Club will be taking donations of professional clothing from the Aberdeen
January 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students who completed a biennial survey on student engagement reported higher quality interactions with advisors and faculty than their peers at other South Dakota institutions who also participated in the survey. That’s according to 2018 results of the
January 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –At Northern State University’s Friends of the Arts/NSU Young Artist Competition, 22 talented high school juniors and seniors from South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota performed for NSU faculty judging panels throughout the event on Saturday, Jan. 5. The event was held in Johnson
Main Theater
January 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Opera will present the dinner and show event, Michael Ching’s “Speed Dating Tonight!” This comic, one-act opera was conceived after a conversation with character tenor and stage director, Dean Anthony and premiered in 2013. The opera doesn’t include any
Nariaki Sugiura
January 3, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a piano duo recital from two pianists on the faculty at the University of North Dakota. “Teepen-Sugiura Piano Duo: Piano Romantics Plus” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett
A pianist performs
December 28, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will hold two scholarship events this winter for high school students – including a brand new arts competition. The new NSU Young Artist Competition will take place Saturday, Jan. 5, and the annual School of Fine Arts Scholarship
Nachito Herrera, 2019 S.D. Jazz Festival artist
December 28, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 49th annual South Dakota Jazz Festival Concert will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, at Northern State University, featuring Latin Jazz phenom Nachito Herrera. Herrera will perform with Northern’s 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble at the concert, set for 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts
NSU web graphic of Chase Sievers
December 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – An article by recent Northern State University graduate Chase Sievers has been published in two partnered online journals. Sievers, of Aberdeen, is a spring 2018 NSU graduate majoring in criminal justice. His article, “The American Torture Problem,” is featured in both “Compass”
APD conducts ALICE training at NSU
December 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University employees are getting the option to complete campus safety training thanks to a program offered by the Aberdeen Police Department. APD is offering ALICE active shooter training to faculty and staff across campus, including in all of the academic colleges
Technology Center
December 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students Madison Rutter and Shayla Steinley have recently been chosen as recipients of an NSU Undergraduate Competitive Research Grant. Rutter and Steinley’s project is titled “The Effects of CRISPER Cas-9 System on Progeny of Hereditary Parkinson's
December 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Jay Hopkins’ “Reflection” exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery through Jan. 25. A closing reception for the exhibition will be held in the JFAC Gallery from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17. Hopkins grew up on a
3M grant for NSU Regional Science Education Center
December 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 3M Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Northern State University Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center. Aberdeen 3M Plant Manager Allen Chasteen said the company is happy to continue to strengthen its relationship with Northern – and to support a
December 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern has numerous faculty-led opportunities for students looking to study abroad during the 2019 summer semester. Culture and Language in San José Costa Rica, May 8-22, 2019 What You’ll Experience Through This Program: Stay with a Costa Rican family throughout the duration of

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