News

NSU librarians
April 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Kristin Echtenkamp, Sarah Jones and Lynn Klundt, librarians at Northern State University, have been researching and presenting on media literacy topics including fake news and media bias. In addition, they have been improving the resources available on these subjects through
April 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Members of the Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony (AUCS) string section will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. on April 19 in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium. The program will feature students from the studio of Dr. Robert Vodnoy, as well as community members of the
April 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Emily Fesler’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Spafford Hall Gallery from April 23 to May 4. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 in the Spafford Hall Gallery. Fesler grew up in Sioux
April 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Groundbreaking ceremonies will be held Friday, April 13, on the Northern State University campus for the Regional Science Education Center and Athletic and Recreation Fields project. The ceremony for the Athletic and Recreation Fields will start at 10 a.m., and the ceremony for the
Ty Dillabough and Olaf Hanson_S.D. Governor's Giant Vision Competition
April 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University students have been named finalists in the South Dakota’s Governor’s Giant Vision competition.                                                                                               Ty Dillabough and Olaf Hanson both qualified to compete for a $5
April 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. — Owen Fink, a seventh grader from Bridgewater-Emery School, took top honors at the 2018 South Dakota National Geographic Bee held today at Northern State University in Aberdeen. This is Owen’s third year as state champion. The state champion will receive $200, the National
April 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony, conducted by Dr. Robert Vodnoy, will perform the closing concert of its 98th Season on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center at NSU. The theme of the program is “War and
April 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will perform their “Band Extravaganza II: A Musical Smorgasbord!” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. This free concert will feature a large variety
April 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Danny Quinn’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Student Center Gallery from April 23 to May 4. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 in the Student Center Gallery. Quinn grew up in Timber Lake,
2018 Distinguished Alumni
April 3, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Four Northern State University alumni will be honored at NSU’s first-ever spring Distinguished Alumni Banquet. The event will take place on May 4 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Aberdeen’s Ramkota Convention Center. One graduate from each of Northern’s four schools will receive a
April 3, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – An internationally known violin/piano duo will visit Northern State University on Thursday, April 12. The Kobayashi/Gray Duo will present a master class at 4-5 p.m. and perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. Both events will be held in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium and are free and open to the
April 2, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will continue to host lectures as a part of its spring 2018 series of Noon Forums throughout the month of April. Noon Forums planned throughout April include: April 4: “Ezra Pound and Classical Chinese Poetry,” presented by Haixia Zhang, NSU instructor for
March 29, 2018
Aberdeen, S.D. – Celebrate the 2017-18 Northern State men’s basketball team on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. from Wachs Arena and the Barnett Center. Join the NSU student-athletes, coaches and administration as they recap the historic season and look to the future. Hear from NSU President Dr. Tim
NSU campus
March 28, 2018
SPEARFISH, S.D. – Northern State University has received the go-ahead to offer new degree programs in criminal justice and art, building on related academic programs already offered at the Aberdeen campus. The new bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice at NSU replaces a specialization
March 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University men’s basketball team made history with an electrifying national championship appearance that united the campus, community and entire state of South Dakota – and it’s only the beginning. Though the Wolves fell one basket short in the final game, their
March 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Balie Albrecht will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Art Center’s Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Albrecht, the daughter of Brent and Julie Albrecht of Rapid City, graduated from Stevens High School in 2014.
Sondheim title graphic
March 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater production of “Sondheim on Sondheim” will be performed in the NSU Johnson Fine Art Center’s Black Box Theater nightly April 10-14 at 7:30 p.m. Hailed as a "revelatory revue full of wonderful moments" and a "funny, affectionate and revealing
March 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students will host a Health Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 28 in the NSU Dacotah Hall Gym.   Put on by NSU students of the HLTH-320 Community Health Class, the Health Fair will feature nearly 30 booths including Aberdeen Hypnosis, Avera Sleep
NSU fan Lucille Tollifson in the Barnett Center
March 20, 2018
When Lucille Tollifson heads down to Sioux Falls on the Northern State University fan bus today, it won’t be the first time she’s watched the men’s basketball team at nationals – she also took a Northern fan bus to Kentucky 20 years ago to cheer on the Wolves. Tollifson, who turns 90 in June, is
March 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Drs. Allen Barclay and Doug Ohmer of the Northern State University School of Business have co-written a scholarly article that will be published in the Journal of Management Policy and Practice (JMPP). The article, titled “Using Appreciative Inquiry to Manage Generation Y” will be
March 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, SD - Northern State University will host the 65th annual Mathematics Contest at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Barnett Center. Roughly 800 students from approximately 50 area schools are expected to participate, according to Dr. Stacy Trentham, NSU assistant professor of mathematics
March 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will present “A Celebration of Women Composers” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature the work of Julie Giroux, Anne McGinty, Jennifer Higdon, Kathryn Salfelder, Kimberly
Wolves Memorial Suites
March 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Housing applications are up 20 percent from last spring at Northern State University as more students are attracted to the university’s new residence halls. As of March 1, 157 new students have applied to live at Northern this fall, said NSU Director of Residence Life Marty Sabolo
March 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Chamber Singers will celebrate the 333rd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the eighth annual “Bach’s Lunch” on Wednesday, March 21. The concert will begin at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. S.E. Bach’s Lunch will feature the
Student presenting at science fair
March 1, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold the 35th annual Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on Thursday, March 22. 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

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