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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
January 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Robert Preston, assistant professor of banking and financial services of the Northern State University School of Business, recently published a scholarly article in the Northwestern Financial Review. The article, titled “Will next generation move banks beyond challenges?” was
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January 18, 2018
Burnsville, Minn.  – The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released Thursday the 2018 Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award winners. A total of 15 Wolves were named to the list 11 teams. The honor, named for the late NCAA President Dr. Myles Brand, is bestowed to senior NSIC student
January 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Dr. Kelly Duncan, dean of the Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education, has co-authored an article that was published in Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. The article, titled “Selecting Suicide Ideation Assessment Instruments: A Meta-
Molly Wicks
January 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Molly Wicks will showcase her ‘New Works’ exhibition in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery from Jan. 15 to March 9. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Jan. 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the JFAC Gallery. Molly received a
January 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Northern State University and the NSU Alumni Association are seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Alumni Award. This annual program honors alumni who are noted in their field and distinguish themselves through personal successes and civic contributions. Recipients of
NSU Campus in Winter
January 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the fall 2017 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. •
January 9, 2018
Northern State University will put away the snow shovels and get out the swimsuits for the annual I Hate Winter celebration Jan. 25-27, 2018. The schedule is as follows: Thursday, Jan. 25 Wrestling vs. St. Cloud State, 7 p.m., Wachs Arena Friday, Jan. 26 Women’s basketball vs. Sioux Falls (I
January 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 48th annual South Dakota Jazz Festival Concert will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18, featuring guest performers “The Hornheads.” “The Hornheads” of Minneapolis, Minn., will serve as guest performers at the festival, which will culminate in an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. in
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January 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The location of a community forum set for Thursday, Jan. 11, has been changed to the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. WHAT: Community forum to discuss the NSU campus master plan WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 WHERE: South Dakota School for the
Johnson Fine Arts Center
January 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts has announced its scholarship recipients for 2017-18. Fine Arts Scholarship recipients are listed below by scholarship.  Hometowns are listed behind the students’ names. Please check all categories for students from your area. Art
December 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has again been recognized for its service to student veterans and students in the military. NSU has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, an honor the university has received many of the past several years. Now in its 16th year
December 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Marla Fogderud, soprano, and Dr. William Wieland, piano, will present a lecture recital on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. The program, entitled “I Hear America Singing: Songs from Throughout American History,” includes
December 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Thirteen Northern State University students deepened their understanding of Islam this semester thanks to a field trip to a Minnesota mosque. Students in the course “History and Geography of the Middle East,” co-taught by Drs. Erin Fouberg and Steven Usitalo, traveled to the Abu
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December 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Recent construction projects announced for Northern State University are only the beginning of possible improvements to campus. NSU’s campus master plan lays out numerous other potential projects for the next decade and beyond. University administration worked with CO-OP
December 12, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s first class of Delta Mu Delta scholastic honor society graduates was inducted into the organization for December 2017 graduation. Graduating seniors awarded this scholastic distinction, and their hometown, include: Dylan Amdahl, Summit, S.D. Jake
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December 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has capped off months of working to refresh the university’s brand by announcing a brand new tagline: “Unleash your potential | Join the pack.” This new tagline came after research, focus groups, surveys and a student vote – with more than 350 students
December 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Dec. 9, 113 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2017 winter commencement. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center. Delivering the commencement address will be Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg, associate professor of
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December 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A paper co-authored by Northern State University School of Business Dean Dr. Tim Mantz has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Business Strategy™ (IJBS). The paper is titled “Brand Recall Within Advergames and the Effect of the Hand Held Controller on Flow
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December 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – As part of a strategic expansion of staffing and roles within the Northern State University Foundation, Jon Olson has been promoted to senior vice president of development. Olson joined the Northern State team in July 2014 as the vice president of development in the NSU Foundation
December 4, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In the study of history’s most horrific events, some people’s stories have been left largely untold. These are the people Northern State University’s Dr. Steven Usitalo is interested in learning more about – and it’s the focus of a seminar he will attend on his third trip to the
December 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Fine Arts student Elsa Swanson of Chaska, Minn., was chosen as a district winner of the 54th annual North Dakota-Manitoba District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, held Oct. 28 at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
Whitney Berner
November 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Honors Student Whitney Berner won the Education and Pedagogy Division of the student poster competition at the National Collegiate Honors Conference this month. Berner’s project, “Effects of Classroom Environment on Math Anxiety among Elementary Education
November 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The opening reception for Michaela Schlecht’s senior art exhibition will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Northern State University’s Beulah Williams Library. Schlecht’s exhibition will be on display Dec. 1-16. It includes photographs, digital art, cyanotypes and video. Schlecht
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November 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., announces its WolfPACT Scholarship winners for 2017-18. 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

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