Geographic Bee winner holding frame
April 1, 2019
Aberdeen, South Dakota (March 29, 2019)—Sean Hodges, a seventh grader from Edison Middle School in Sioux Falls, took top honors at the 2019 South Dakota National Geographic Bee held today at Northern State University in Aberdeen. The state champion received $1,000, the National Geographic Almanac,
March 29, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Noelle Rasmussen’s “Pursuing Palestine” exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery April 4 to June 7. Rasmussen lives within reach of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. She earned her B.S. in journalism from the
Concert poster
March 28, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A world-renowned saxophonist will provide a multimedia musical performance on Monday at Northern State University. Dr. John Sampen will present “In Two Worlds: Exploring the Duality of Music and Society” at 7:30 p.m. April 1 in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium. The recital, which is free
March 27, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D.– Northern State University senior Chukwualuka “Sammy” Oguejiofor will hold his senior art exhibition reception at 5:30 p.m on April 11 in the Student Center. Sammy, son of Mrs. Ndidi Eucharia Oguejiofor, is a graphic design major originally from Nigeria, and graduated from Augusta
Anna Richards speaking on stage at JFAC
March 26, 2019
*/ Cornell University expert delivers 2019 Lamont-Rhodes Lecture at NSU                                                                                                             ABERDEEN, S.D. – When it comes to creating their legacy, farmers face a difficult balance: ensuring their business
Choir members singing
March 26, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will come together to present their spring choral concert, titled “Farewells and Thanks,” at 3 p.m. March 31 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. The Chamber Singers will open the concert
Two student musical performers
March 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students Tanner Shultis and John Cassens will hold their senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in Northern’s Krikac Auditorium. Shultis, the son of Randy and Tessa Schabot of Aberdeen, graduated from Central High School in 2015. Cassens, the son
March 21, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – NSU Symphonic Band will be holding their concert entitled “Band Extravaganza III – Band a la Mode” April 14, at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theater. The concert will feature the NSU Symphonic Band, conducted by NSU Professor of Music Dr. Rolf Olson, and NSU
Professor with integrated marketing class students
March 21, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – From planning a bean bag tournament to finding fresh new ways to promote a local design company, Northern State University students are impacting marketing efforts for area businesses. Students in Dr. Hannah Walters’ integrated marketing class are working on group projects this
March 20, 2019
  ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater Department will present the musical "Fun Home" in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. Performances will run nightly April 9-13 and is recommended for ages 12 and up. “Fun Home,” one of the first musicals to feature a lesbian
Portrait of Anna Richards_LamontRhodes
March 18, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The fifth annual Lamont-Rhodes Lecture will be held in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, March 26. 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 Anna Richards of Cornell University,
Student talking with employer at job fair
March 18, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Thanks to community partnerships, this month’s job fair at Northern State University will be bigger and better than ever. NSU Career Services is partnering with the South Dakota Department of Labor and Dakota Media Group, parent company of the American News, to host the Aberdeen
March 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Chamber Singers will celebrate the 334thbirthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the eighth annual “Bach’s Lunch” on Wednesday, March 20. The concert will begin at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. S.E. Bach’s Lunch will feature the
Math contest students
March 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, SD- Northern State University will host the 66thannual Mathematics Contest at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, in the Barnett Center. Roughly 500 students from approximately 30 area schools are expected to participate, according to Dr. Stacy Trentham, NSU assistant professor of mathematics
Student presenting research at forum
March 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Sanford researcher whose work examines cell trafficking defects in kidney and brain diseases will speak at Northern State University next week. Dr. Indra Chandrasekar will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 NSU Research, Scholarship and Creativity Forum, set for Tuesday, March 19
March 13, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern will be celebrating Women’s History Month with the “Women in Sports” event.  The event is free and open to the public and will be held Thursday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Centennial Rooms.  Keynote speakers, NSU Women's Head Basketball Coach Paula Krueger and
Science Fair presentation
March 13, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold the 36thannual Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on Thursday, March 28. 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
March 13, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will cancel all on-campus classes that begin at 5 p.m. or later today (Wednesday, March 13). Williams Library will close at 7 p.m. The Huron Community Campus is also closed today due to weather. The NSU HIST 151 – United States History I class scheduled
Jon Schaff_cropped
March 13, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Jon Schaff will present a lecture on computing politics on Monday, March 18, at Dakota State University in Madison. Schaff, NSU professor of political science/department chair, will deliver the lecture in DSU’s East Hall 101. The event is free and
March 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –NSU is working with Safe Harbor, United Way and Red Rooster to present “A Night of Art and Poetry,” an upcoming arts event in downtown Aberdeen to raise money. The event will once again collaborate Northern student poets with student designers to create works of art that will be
Professors at podium at National History Day
March 7, 2019
Due to weather, National History Day at NSU has been postponed until March 20.   ABERDEEN, S.D. – About 225 middle and high school students from South Dakota and North Dakota will be on the Northern State University campus on March 20 for the National History Day regional competition. Students will
March 6, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –Northern State University jazz ensembles will offer an evening of “Sweet Jazz” at 7:30 p.m. March 14 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, NSU
Book cover_Rebecca Bender_Still
March 6, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Williams Library’s South Dakota Germans from Russia Center will host author Rebecca Bender as she offers a reading of her new book, titled “Still,” March 12 at 7 p.m. “Still” is a nonfiction memoir/biography celebrating the Dakotas and the Russian and
Tagboard social media dashboard image
March 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is unleashing a new social media platform to connect with the campus community and all of Wolves Country. Tagboard will allow anyone using the hashtag #northernstateu to contribute to Northern’s social media feeds. By using the hashtag on any Instagram,
February 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts’ 2019 Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be on display in the NSU Student Center Gallery Feb. 22-March 14. This year’s exhibition features 24 pieces of art from 14 different NSU student artists. A reception with awards for the