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February 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – More than 100 middle and high school students from northeastern South Dakota will be on the Northern State University campus on March 14 for the National History Day regional competition. More than 100 students from eight schools will present research projects as part of the
Barnett Center
February 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has a unique opportunity to host two statewide high school basketball tournaments this spring – a benefit to the city and the university. The South Dakota Girls State B Basketball Tournament will be held in NSU’s Barnett Center March 8-10, and the State B
Student Center
February 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts’ Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be on display in the NSU Student Center Gallery Feb. 26-March 16. This year’s exhibition features 23 pieces of art from 17 different NSU student artists. A closing reception for the exhibition
February 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  Northern State University senior Zack North of Huron will present research at the State Capitol in Pierre on Feb. 26. North was chosen to represent Northern State University and will present his own research project, titled “Public History in Action: Preserving the Story of NSU
February 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Students in the Aberdeen area will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the 18th annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 1. NEA's Read Across America Day, which celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday and the joys of
Governor signs NSU-SDSBVI bills
February 22, 2018
PIERRE, S.D. – With the governor’s signature in place, Northern State University and the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will move forward with their planned collaborative projects. Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed three bills on Thursday: House Bill 1061, authorizing the South
February 21, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Three Northern State University jazz ensembles will offer an evening of “Sweet Jazz” at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Ensembles performing on the concert include the 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart
February 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts Opera Workshop will present “A Hand of Bridge” by Samuel Barber and “Gallantry” by Douglas Moore, March 15-16 at 7:30 p.m. in the NSU Krikac Auditorium. In Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge,” we find two couples gathering for an ordinary
February 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Steven Usitalo of the Northern State University College of Arts and Sciences will attend national and international conferences on the topic of genocide in Omaha, Neb., and Paris, France, this semester. Usitalo, professor of history, will attend an educational forum titled “
Williams Library
February 13, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This spring at Northern State University, “A Writer Reads” will feature readings by three visiting writers, as well as a capstone reading by students taking fiction writing. Visiting writers will speak to English majors in the classroom and also give public readings of their work.
Boulton piano
February 12, 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, Feb. 22, in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium. Joining them for one of the selections
AAUW Vagina Monologues graphic
February 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s student chapter of the American Association of University Women is bringing the acclaimed production, “The Vagina Monologues,” to the NSU campus. AAUW will present the production – featuring NSU students, faculty, staff members and administrators – at 5:
Boulton piano
February 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Primrose Arts and Lecture Series continues this semester, kicking off Feb. 13 with Dr. Kenneth Boulton and Ms. JoAnne Barry. Boulton, dean of the NSU School of Fine Arts, and Barry will present “Music for Piano Four-Hands” at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at
Proposed look of new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
February 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The South Dakota Senate has passed three bills related to projects planned at Northern State University and the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. On Wednesday, the Senate approved: House Bill 1061, authorizing the South Dakota Board of Regents to contract for
February 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students have a unique opportunity to study in China this summer, thanks to a partnership between NSU and the University of Jinan. Northern’s Confucius Institute is now accepting applications for the 2018 NSU Summer in Jinan program—a five-week study
Lamont Rhodes 2018 speaker Eric Snodgrass graphic
February 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The fourth annual Lamont-Rhodes Lecture will be held in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center on Wednesday, March 21. The event begins with a breakfast buffet at 7:30 a.m., with the presentation at 8:30 a.m. This year’s speaker is Eric Snodgrass, director of
February 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Chapter/Business Club will be hosting a business attire clothing drive throughout the week of Feb. 5. PBL/Business Club is asking NSU faculty and staff, as well as the Aberdeen community to donate any gently used dress clothes
February 2, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will kick off its spring 2018 series of Noon Forums on Feb. 7 with “Careers, Computers and Creativity,” presented by Travis Kiefer in the NSU Beulah Williams Library Rotunda Room. Kiefer will explore the impact of computers, algorithms and robots on our
Lab being conducted
January 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  Northern State University has received the distinction of participating in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance’s Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA-PHAGES) program beginning in the fall. This amazing opportunity will allow
January 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band, 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble and Dominant 7 brass ensemble will embark on a winter recruitment tour Feb. 5 to 8, throughout North Dakota and Minnesota, which will come to an end with a home concert on Feb. 11 on the NSU campus. The ensembles
January 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony, conducted by Robert Vodnoy, will perform the second concert of its 98th season on Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center at NSU. The featured work on the program will be “Ellis Island:
January 29, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host several events throughout the month of February celebrating Black History Month. The month’s festivities will kick off on Feb. 13 with “soul food” being offered in the Wolves Den dining hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in addition to the cuisine
Welcome to Wolves Country
January 25, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Area high school students and their families are invited to attend a Northern State University Howling Hour event planned in their region. The Howling Hours will provide a chance for potential NSU students to enjoy a pizza buffet while visiting with NSU Senior Admissions Counselor
January 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – For almost 60 sixty years, Northern State University and its across-the-street neighbor, the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (SDSBVI), have enjoyed a collaborative relationship not found elsewhere in the nation. “The proximity of the SDSBVI to the NSU campus
January 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Tickets for the Northern State University theater production of “The Miraculous Tale of Edward Tulane” will go on sale on Monday, Jan. 29. The show will be performed in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Once, in a house on

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