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Northern State University will host "Cancer and Chronic Disease: How to Take Control," sponsored by Avera Health. This free, educational event is open to all and will take place 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Brian Leyland-Jones, who specializes in genomic medicine at the Avera Cancer Institute Center for Precision Oncology. Also speaking at the event will be Dr.

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will return to Aberdeen on Monday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at Northern State University School of Fine Arts. Tickets are now on sale. Tickets start at $28. Platinum Experience tickets feature artist Meet N Greet and branded gift items; Gold Circle Gift Packages include branded gift items. Groups of 10 or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 1-800-320-1733.

BYU's Living Legends is coming to the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center! Tickets are on sale now at https://goo.gl/G9338A and also at Kessler's and the Oil Room. Don't miss this opportunity to attend this great event! In a performance of extravagant dancing, culturally-inspired music and intricate costumes, Brigham Young University’s Living Legends celebrates the Latin American, Native American and Polynesian cultures in their show, Seasons.

Northern State University will hold a spring plant sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, and Thursday, April 27, in the NSU greenhouse. A variety of plants will be available, including geranium planters, King Tut Papyrus, maternity plants, Cuban oregano and many other living gems. Proceeds will fund the NSU Environmental Club. For more information, contact Julie Schroer at Julie.Schroer@northern.edu, or 605-626-3430.

Northern State University will say goodbye to Lindberg Hall by celebrating J.C. Lindberg Day on April 30. J.C. Lindberg Day, hosted by the Lindberg Hall Council, will be held 1-3 p.m. at the hall and will include yard games, brick painting and walking tacos. The event is free and open to the public. The building will be taken down in May in preparation for a new residence hall in that location, which will be completed by July 2018.

NSU Athletics and the United Way of Northeastern South Dakota will host the 15th annual Day of Champions this Saturday, April 22. The community service event places Wolves student-athletes with organizations in the Aberdeen community and surrounding areas, volunteering their time with various projects.

The “Vibrant Bounty: Chinese Folk Art from the Shaanxi Region” art exhibition is currently on display in the Northern State University Beulah Williams Library. A reception for the exhibition will take place 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, in the library. The Confucius Institute of NSU will sponsor the reception, which is free and open to the public. This exhibition, which will be on display at the library through May 25, was organized by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance.

 

Northern State University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its two new residence halls at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 20. The ceremony will take place at the location of one of the planned residence halls, south of the Mewaldt-Jensen Building on the NSU campus. The groundbreaking is open to the public. Following the ceremony, Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours will be held on campus. That event will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the NSU Student Center Centennial Rooms.

Aberdeen’s second annual COLLEGEpalooza is a back-to-school celebration for Northern State University and Presentation College students. Events will begin at 4 p.m. in downtown Aberdeen and will include a business walk, Guns ’n Hoses Tug of War and scholarship drawings.

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