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December 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Jay Hopkins’ “Reflection” exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery through Jan. 25. A closing reception for the exhibition will be held in the JFAC Gallery from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17. Hopkins grew up on a
3M grant for NSU Regional Science Education Center
December 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 3M Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the Northern State University Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center. Aberdeen 3M Plant Manager Allen Chasteen said the company is happy to continue to strengthen its relationship with Northern – and to support a
December 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern has numerous faculty-led opportunities for students looking to study abroad during the 2019 summer semester. Culture and Language in San José Costa Rica, May 8-22, 2019 What You’ll Experience Through This Program: Stay with a Costa Rican family throughout the duration of
December 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s School of Business inducted seven graduating seniors into the international scholastic honor society, Delta Mu Delta. Business majors joining the ranks of those achieving this academic distinction are: Kaylee Babcock: Professional Accountancy, Aberdeen,
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December 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Plans for a regional sports complex at Northern State University are moving forward, thanks to approval by the South Dakota Board of Regents. The board voted unanimously to approve the NSU Regional Sports Complex Facility Program Plan at its meeting Wednesday on the Northern campus
December 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s new state-of-the-art science center will be named after a longtime regent who was instrumental in securing approval for the facility. The Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center, currently under construction on the Northern campus, will
December 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Wells Fargo has awarded a grant to Northern State University’s Regional Science Education Center that will fund an educational garden containing plants native to the Dakotas. The Wells Fargo Indigenous Plants Research Garden will be located south of the student entrance of the
December 3, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Dec. 8, 108 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2018 winter commencement. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center. Delivering the commencement address will be NSU Associate Professor of English Dr. Peter Ramey,
2018 Concerto-aria
November 29, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University students won this year’s Concerto-Aria Competition. Held on Nov. 17, the competition is a project of the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony in which vocal competitors must perform arias from operas. Instrumental competitors perform classical, romantic
November 29, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D.— A new book edited by Northern State University’s Dr. Joshua Hagen, titled “The City as Power: Urban Space, Place and National Identity” explores the role of cities as venues to build, uphold and challenge national identity, state power and a sense of belonging. The book brings
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November 29, 2018
**Due to weather, this Rapid City event has been postponed. It will be rescheduled at a later date.**   ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Jon Schaff will present a talk about the late George McGovern at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Journey Museum and Learning Center in Rapid City.
November 28, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Jarrod Holmgren’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Isaac Lincoln Gallery Dec. 3-14. A reception for the exhibition will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Isaac Lincoln Gallery. Holmgren grew up in Clara City, Minn., graduating
November 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Starting in January, Northern State University will offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Media. The degrees were approved by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, making Northern one of only two universities in the state
November 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Grace Gasperich and Annie Woodmansey will hold a senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium. Gasperich, the daughter of Matthew and Kristen Gasperich of Aberdeen, graduated from Central High School in 2015. Woodmansey, the
November 21, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University choirs will come together to celebrate the holiday season, offering their annual holiday choral concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29 at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen. The NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Early Musick Ensemble will
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November 21, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Theater’s upcoming production of "The Santaland Diaries" will be performed downtown at the One-Legged Pheasant Brewery. "The Santaland Diaries" by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, is a one-man show following the adventures of an out-of-work writer
November 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University students placed at the recent National Collegiate Honors Conference.  Andrea Korvela, a Human Performance and Fitness major from Menahga, Minn., placed Second in the Health Sciences category for her poster "Effects of Beetroot Juice Supplementation on
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November 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Longtime Northern State University faculty member Dr. Teresa Stallings will speak at the NSU Noon Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Northern’s Williams Library. Stallings, who is retiring after this semester, will present “The Last Lecture I’ll Ever Give.” The event will begin at
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November 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Educational Impact Campaign has received so much support from around the region that it has nearly reached its original goal of $45 million. The campaign currently sits at $44 million, officials announced Saturday at Northern Night, the NSU Foundation’s annual fundraising gala
November 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D.– The Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center will be adorned in holiday cheer as the NSU School of Fine Arts hosts its highly anticipated “Holiday Extravaganza” on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the JFAC Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.
November 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University senior Breanna Marzahn will hold her senior art exhibition reception 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the President’s Gallery in Spafford Hall. Marzahn, daughter of Wade and Renee Marzahn, is an art education major originally from Groton, S.D., and graduated
November 1, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D.–The NSU Foundation will be hosting an Alumni and Friends event in St. Joseph, Mo., on Saturday, Nov. 3.  This event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Ground Round Grill and Bar, located at 123 S. Sixth Street, St. Joseph, Mo. 64501.  The NSU men's basketball team will be playing
October 31, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will present their fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Ensembles performing on the concert include the 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart,
October 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., announces its WolfPACT Scholarship winners for 2018-19. 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
October 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will celebrate cultures from around the nation and the world on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Culturefest. The event, which will be held 5:30-8 p.m., is free and open to the public. This year by popular demand, it returns to the NSU Barnett Center. "We received a

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