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Northern State University
NSU professor discusses sports violence on HuffPostLive
Northern's Dr. Thomas Orr, assistant professor of sport marketing and administration, recently was part of a national online chat.
Meet 2013 NSU WolfPACT Scholarship winners
A recent video introduces WolfPACT scholarship winners sharing the reasons they chose Northern.
Northern State University to offer voice camp this summer
Northern's first-ever voice camp for junior high and high school students is planned for July 10-13.
NSU library to host disaster preparedness, response planning workshops
Williams Library at Northern will offer free workshops on how to develop a disaster plan with the assistance of a trained conservator.
NSU to host 2013 Digital Media Camp
Children will learn how to produce audio and video projects during Northern's 2013 Digital Media Camp in May.
NSU to host 2013 Arts Education Institute
Northern State University will host the 2013 Arts Education Institute 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, July 15-18.
NSU student selected as biotechnology intern for Disney
Northern's Mark Sperry will work in Disney’s biotechnology laboratory at Epcot as a lab technician.
Kiesow receives NSU Outstanding Faculty Award
Assistant professor of biology Dr. Alyssa Kiesow has been called "one of the outstanding leaders of the NSU College of Arts and Sciences."
Watch Buster Olney press conference and NSU graduation live
Watch a press conference with ESPN's Buster Olney on May 3 and a live video stream of the 2013 NSU Commencement May 4.
NSU Symphonic Band to tour China, present preview concert
The NSU Symphonic Band leaves May 8 for a weeklong tour of China, and will present a preview concert at 7:30 p.m. May 7.
NSU to host All-State Jazz Band
Nearly 80 of the state’s finest high school jazz musicians will be immersed in rehearsals and clinics at Northern beginning May 2.
International opportunities abound at NSU
While Northern State University wants to continue to attract students from across the globe, the university also hopes to send more students out into the world.
May 9 Sanford Community Lecture canceled
The Sanford PROMISE Community Lecture set to be simulcast at Northern State University on May 9 has been canceled.
NSU Fossil watches available at Heiser’s Jewelry
Northern State University fans can now display the Northern logo on a Fossil watch.
Olney to make various Aberdeen appearances
ESPN’s Buster Olney will sign books, dine with athletic officials and throw out the first pitch at a Wolves baseball game while in Aberdeen this week.
Press conference scheduled during Olney visit to NSU
A press conference has been scheduled during ESPN journalist Buster Olney’s visit to Northern State University
Students can get a Northern shirt at T-shirt exchange
Bring a shirt from any other college, and you can swap it for an NSU shirt.
NSU students can win money for clubs online
All welcome to take part in Finals Funday on April 30
Take a break from studying, de-stress and celebrate the end of the semester on Finals Funday.
NSU history professor to speak at veterans service
Northern's Dr. Ric Dias will speak April 27 at a service commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.
May 2 vocal recital cancelled
The May 2 vocal recital by students of Darci Bultema and Michael Skyles will not take place.
NSU spring commencement set for May 4
More than 250 students will graduate during Northern's spring commencement, beginning at 10:30 a.m. May 4 at the NSU Barnett Center.
Senior Seminar Series ends with poster session on Thursday
Northern students will present posters on conservation and sustainability themes at 4 p.m. April 25 in Mewaldt-Jensen 204.
NSU students to have senior advertising and multimedia group exhibition
Erin Crawford, Julia Owens and Paul Stogsdill will have an opening reception April 26 for their senior advertising and multimedia group exhibition.
NSU to present jazz/swing dance on Friday
By popular demand, Northern's jazz ensembles will present a jazz/swing dance at 7 p.m. April 26 at the Dakota Event Center.
Final ‘A Writer Reads’ event Wednesday
Members of Northern's creative writing poetry class will read original poems at 4 p.m. April 24 in the NSU Williams Library Round Room.
Students can donate items, meals to Green Move Out
Northern’s Residence Life Department will collect donations for various Aberdeen-area charities throughout Finals Week.
Sweet Jazz at NSU to feature music, dessert
The NSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. April 23 in Student Center Centennial rooms A and B.
Manhart to perform at University of Wisconsin concert
Northern's Professor of High Brass and Jazz Studies will perform at the University of Wisconsin Varsity Band Concert April 18-20.
NSU Business Club to host ‘The Good, The Bad and the Ugly’
Former and current NSU business majors will discuss their college experiences, job searches and lives beyond Northern April 18 in Lincoln Hall 224.
Enjoy ‘Flavaz of NSU’ on Friday
Northern's Multi-Cultural Student Affairs will host the annual "Flavaz of NSU" community meal April 19 on the Gerber Green.
NSU Science Club's Plant Sale planned April 22-23
Pick up a little bit of spring at the NSU Science Club’s Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22-23 at the Student Center.
NSU to host workshop for piano teachers and classroom music teachers
Northern will host a workshop called “Make Your Own Music!” April 20 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center choir room.
NSU Spring Choral Concert set for April 21
Northern alumni are invited to sing along with the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers April 21 at First Presbyterian Church.
NSU Concert Band, Symphonic Band to perform tonight
The NSU Concert Band and NSU Symphonic Band will perform tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
NSU student to research story of ‘loss and hope, desperation and determination’
Mike Newman will follow his grandfather's trail across Europe during the Holocaust on a research trip partially funded by an NSU Undergraduate Research Grant.
NSU Honors Program student leader accepted into Northwestern University
Jennifer Kilber, a marketing major from Ipswich, plans to obtain a master's in marketing.
Former NSU student sharing Aberdeen’s story in South Korea
Seung Jun Lee and his wife, Claire, named their Seoul, South Korea bookstore/coffee shop "Aberdeen Story."
NSU vocal standout to study in Colorado
Northern senior Megan Rose Case has been offered a full-ride scholarship to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Colorado Boulder's College of Music.
NSU Upward Bound student chosen as Davis-Bahcall Scholar
Zachery Crandall, a senior at Britton-Hecla High School, is one of nine South Dakota students selected for the Davis-Bahcall Scholarship Program.
NSU student organizations earn recognition from Regents
Three student organizations at Northern were recognized by the South Dakota Board of Regents for outstanding academic, community, and organizational work .
Lecture series seminar postponed
The Sanford Community Lecture Series seminar scheduled for today has rescheduled for May 9.
NSU Poetry Festival cancelled
The poetry festival scheduled for Friday, April 12, at Northern has been cancelled.
Langston Hughes presentation rescheduled for April 11
Dr. Ron McCurdy's presentation on Langston Hughes will take place from 9-9:50 a.m. today in the Beulah Williams Library Rotunda.
Next NSU Business Connections is April 16
Representatives from Aberdeen businesses McQuillen Creative Group and Production Monkeys will speak at the next Business Connections event at Northern.
NSU to host 60th annual math contest
About 1,200 students from approximately 50 area schools will participate in Northern's annual math contest April 17 at the NSU Barnett Center.
NSU Foundation collects donations to help students displaced by fire
The Northern State University Foundation has set up a fund to assist several students displaced by a recent fire at their residence.
NSU football spring tailgate planned Friday
Cheer on Northern's football team at the annual spring game April 12 at Swisher Field. A sponsored tailgate area, from 4 p.m. until kick-off, will be in the north parking lot.
Poetry festival set for April 12 at NSU
In honor of National Poetry Month, Northern will hold a poetry festival in the Williams Library Round Room.
Ooh-la-la! Virtuoso cellist headlines ‘French Night at the Symphony’
The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony will conclude its 93rd season with a 7:30 p.m. April 20 performance in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
NSU Concert Band to perform April 15
Northern's Concert Band performance - free and open to the public - also will feature Northern's Percussion Ensemble, Woodwind Quartet, Flute Ensemble, Gold Saxophone Quartet and Maroon Saxophone Quartet.
NSU Symphonic Band to Present ‘Sounds of Summer’ Concert
Northern's Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Boyd Perkins, will present a concert at 3 p.m. April 14 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
Brookings student Mark Vanderzee wins 2013 South Dakota Geographic Bee
An eighth-grader from George S. Mickelson Middle School in Brookings took top honors at the 2013 South Dakota state-level Geographic Bee today at Northern.
NSU student to have senior art exhibition April 11
Julia Owens will have her senior art exhibition from 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 11 in the Student Center Gallery.
Students to go barefoot, buy and decorate shoes for charity April 16
April 16 at Northern, the Day without Shoes, also will feature a Style Your Sole party, aimed at securing shoes for children in need.
NSU to host Sanford Community Lecture Series seminar
Northern will host a seminar on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder with Dr. H. Eugene Hoyme, president and senior scientist at Sanford Research/USD, at 5:30 p.m. April 11.
Fulbright ambassador to conduct workshop at NSU
Dr. George Munro, a Fulbright scholar to Russia, will share his experience at 3:30 p.m. April 11 in Northern's Krikac Auditorium.
Northern to host Langston Hughes Project on April 10
See the Langston Hughes Project, a multimedia concert performance of kaleidoscopic jazz, at 7:30 p.m. April 10 at Northern.
NSU Speech and Debate Team members receive awards
Seven Northern Speech and Debate Team members received awards at the Pi Kappa Delta National Speech and Debate Tournament March 17.
Tony winner ‘Spring Awakening’ coming to NSU
Performances of the Tony Award-winning musical “Spring Awakening” will be at 7:30 p.m. April 10-13 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
NSU’s Perkins named South Dakota Outstanding Bandmaster
Northern's Dr. Boyd Perkins said he's "honored and humbled" to have been named South Dakota Outstanding Bandmaster by Phi Beta Mu.
NSU students take honors at singing competition
Northern musicians took a host of honors – including three first place awards – at last weekend’s South Dakota National Association of Teachers of Singing competition.
NSU to host South Dakota Geographic Bee
Northern will host the South Dakota National Geographic Bee on Friday, April 5. Students in grades 4-8 from across the state will compete.
NSU student voters approve smoking ban
Northern students voted 247 in favor of a campus smoking ban and 116 against.
NSU students earn social media certification
For the first time, Northern students have earned social media certification.
New director works to expand NSU Disability Services reach
More students with disabilities are applying and being accepted to colleges and universities, and NSU Disability Services stands ready to help.
Pre-registration for 2013-14 begins March 21 at NSU
Pre-registration for fall 2013 and spring 2014 classes at Northern begins March 21. Registration for summer 2013 courses is open.
NSU student's bat project lures legislators
Bats can be hard to locate in South Dakota, but Northern State University student Brittany Hiten was up to the challenge.
NSU to offer pitching camp
Northern will offer a pitching camp March 24 in the Barnett Center for youth in grades 4-12.
Student Association senator candidates' forum planned March 18
Meet the candidates for NSU Student Association Senate at noon March 18 in the Student Center.
‘Evel Knievel of Comedy’ coming to NSU
Comedian Chad Taylor, also known as “Mad Chad the Chainsaw Juggler,” will perform March 21 in Northern’s Krikac Auditorium.
NSU Chamber Singers to present third annual Bach’s Lunch Concert
Northern's Chamber Singers will present one of Bach's earliest catatas at noon March 20 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Aberdeen.
NSU employees receive awards, recognition
Northern's Employee Achievement and Recognition Awards event was March 12 in the Student Center Centennial rooms.
ESPN’s Buster Olney to speak at NSU commencement
ESPN sports journalist and best-selling author Buster Olney will speak at Northern's 2013 spring commencement May 4.
Students will present Biology Senior Seminar Series
Examining human influences on wildlife, Northern's biology seminars will begin March 14 at 4 p.m. in Mewaldt-Jensen 204.
NSU jazz ensembles to present free concerts
NSU instrumental jazz groups perform March 14 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center Theater; vocal jazz, April 23 in the Student Center Centennial rooms.
Radio program on women's issues features NSU speaker
Northern State University's Dr. Sharon Paranto, with Joyce Kimmell, recently talked about equity for women on "The Local Record" radio program.
NSU alum to host cultural competency workshop on campus
Northern graduate Dr. Darryl Tonemah will aim to help NSU better serve students and prepare for American Indian student enrollment growth.
NSU to host Sanford Community Lecture Series seminar
South Dakota native Sam Kean, a New York Times best-selling author, will speak via simulcast March 14 in Northern’s Mewaldt-Jensen Room 144.
Project manager to lead public tour, discussion of NSU’s Krikac Auditorium
A public tour of Northern's renovated Krikac Auditorium will be at 7 p.m. May 14, in conjunction with National Historic Preservation Month.
NSU group celebrating Women’s History Month
The NSU Women’s Club is hosting several events in celebration of Women’s History Month in March.
Author will discuss refugee experience during NSU event
Warren St. John will present “The Refugee Experience in Small Town, America” at 7:30 p.m. March 18 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Theater.
NSU students to volunteer at senior center
Two Northern students will help seniors at the Aberdeen Area Senior Center learn how to use the center’s fitness equipment.
NSU to offer jazz camp this summer
Northern's first-ever jazz camp, open to junior high and high school students, will be July 10-13 on campus.
Luckhurst, Mayo win Student Association election
Kelsey Luckhurst and Aaron Mayo will represent Northern State University’s student body after winning the Student Association election.
NSU student to have senior recital March 17
NSU to host 30th annual science and math fair
About 350 area junior and senior high school students will display science projects at the Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair, March 21 at Northern.
Insurance industry expert to discuss ‘Obamacare’ at NSU event
The founder and president of Associations Marketing Group Inc. will speak from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Student Center Centennial rooms.
Internationally recognized art duo Guerra de la Paz to visit NSU
Guerra de la Paz will be on campus March 31-April 10 working with Northern students (and anyone else interested) to make a collaborative installation based on a water theme.
NSU student presents work in Pierre
Northern student Brittany Hiten and other undergraduate students from South Dakota are presenting research work at the State Capitol today.
NSU groups to present Read Across America on March 12
Northern's education groups will present a Read Across America event from 5-7 p.m. March 12 at the Lakewood Mall.
Northern State University to host Women in Science 2013
The March 5 Women in Science conference at Northern will connect 275 middle and high school students with women who have careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
NSU School of Education members honored
Several faculty members and students from Northern's School of Education recently received honors.
NSU to host Sanford Community Lecture Series seminar
Feb. 25 - Sanford senior genetic counselor Quinn Stein will speak Feb. 28 on “A Day in the Life of a (Sanford) Genetic Counselor,” at Northern.
NSU admissions counselor plans visits to area schools
Northern admissions counselor Amanda Weischedel is planning upcoming visits to area schools.
NSU TRiO programs hosting Walk for a Cure Feb. 28
TriO's cancer awareness event will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 28 in support of a Northern student’s mother, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer.
NSU group visiting businesses, attending entrepreneurship conference
Northern faculty and students are visiting businesses in eastern South Dakota and attending a conference this week.
New NSU musical features songs by Cole Porter
Northern State University Theater will unveil a world-premiere Cole Porter musical as part of its annual student one-act festival Feb. 27-28.
'A Writer Reads' kicks off today at NSU
Northern's English Department presents its annual readings events beginning at 4 p.m. Feb. 20 with South Dakota poet Patrick Hicks.
Northern professors teach in Germany, glimpse divide
Two Northern professors teaching business in Germany found cultures united within the classroom, but divided without.
Events under way at NSU to celebrate Black History Month
Northern groups are observing Black History Month with several events, including a "March on Washington" Feb. 26.
NSU concerto/aria competition winners to perform
Northern students Megan Rose Case and Jordan Seidel will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
University/civic symphony to celebrate the music of Verdi and Wagner
A choral-orchestral concert will celebrate the 200th anniversaries of the births of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in Northern's Johnson Fine Arts Center.
Collection documenting South Dakota railroad donated to NSU library
The George Nikolas Collection showcases the history and progress of the South Dakota railroad from the early 1900s to the mid-2000s.
NSU coaches honored for helping to bring events to region
Northern's head wrestling coach and both track coaches received awards at the recent Aberdeen Community Champions Luncheon.
Public information sessions planned for accelerated nursing program
Learn about Northern's new accelerated nursing program as well as the medical lab science and pre-nursing programs at information sessions Feb. 23 and 28.
NSU’s next Northern Bound Day is Feb. 28
Visit and see what Northern has to offer on the next Northern Bound Day, 1-5 p.m. Feb. 28.
NSU to host forensics tournaments
The South Dakota Intercollegiate Forensics Association/North Dakota Intercollegiate Speech League forensics tournaments take place at Northern Feb. 15 and 16.
NSU music fraternity offering singing valentines
NSU’s Sigma Alpha Iota will deliver singing valentines Feb. 14-16 in Aberdeen.
NSU Theater presents … a thriller about stamps?
Northern State University Theater's next production will be a “sinister comedy” entitled “Mauritius.”
NSU’s Beulah Williams Library to present opera exhibit
The Feb. 11-March 1 exhibit, “Exploring Verdi & Wagner,” will show in the library rotunda and coordinates with the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony’s Feb. 24 concert, “Celebrating Verdi and Wagner.”
Get ready to hate winter
Northern will put away the snow shovels and gloves and get out shades and swimsuits for the annual I Hate Winter festivities Feb. 8 and 9.
Northern State University to host conversation with RDO Equipment Co. leaders
Christi Offutt and Ron Offut of RDO will share their story and business philosophy from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 19 in the NSU Student Center Centennial Rooms.
'Dakota Pianist' will premiere NSU faculty member’s composition
Eugene Gienger will perform Northern's Dr. William Wieland’s composition, “Eurydice and Orpheus,” Feb. 10 in Hot Springs.
NSU senior one of three students nationwide to receive Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Northern senior Jamie Golden is one of three undergraduate students nationwide to receive a Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship.
Memorial service will celebrate the life of NSU student Casey Luedke
A Feb. 8 memorial service at the Student Center will celebrate the life of a Northern student who loved the outdoors.
NSU releases fall 2012 dean’s list
Northern has released the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.
NSU President James Smith addresses S.D. legislature
Hear a podcast of Northern State University President James Smith's recent address to the South Dakota Legislature's Appropriations Committee.
Ribbon cutting planned for NSU’s Krikac Administration Building
A Feb. 5 ribbon-cutting ceremony for Northern's newly remodeled, historic Krikac Administration Building will feature a performance by the NSU Chamber Singers.
NSU student to discuss childhood in South Sudan
Northern graduate student William Deng will share his story of hardship and perseverance at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in the newly remodeled Krikac Auditorium.
NSU admissions counselor plans visits to area schools
NSU admissions counselor Brent Dodds will visit Minnesota schools.
NSU Retro Weekend coming to Aberdeen Civic Arena
Relive the glory days of college basketball in the Aberdeen Civic Arena with NSU Wolves basketball action Feb. 22 and 23.
Northern guest speaker to teach mental toughness Jan. 30
Motivational speaker Spencer Wood will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
Opening reception for NSU Faculty Exhibition set for Jan. 31
The public is welcome to attend an opening reception for an exhibition of work by Northern's art faculty.
NSU Symphonic Band Winter Concert set for Jan. 31
Northern's Symphonic Band Winter Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
NSU admissions counselor plans visits to area schools
Find out when Northern admissions counselor Matt Scott will visit area schools.
NSU Jazz Festival set for Jan. 24
The 43rd annual South Dakota Jazz Festival and concert take place Jan. 24 in Johnson Fine Arts Center and Northern's newly renovated historic Krikac Auditorium.
Northern Bound Day is this Friday, Jan. 18
Northern Bound Day - a day to get to know Northern and tour our beautiful campus - will be 1-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18.
Accelerated nursing program classes have begun on NSU campus
The first classes for the accelerated nursing program began Jan. 2 at Northern. A "white coat ceremony" is planned Jan. 10 at the NSU Student Center.
Jan. 17 public research forum has regional focus
The public is welcome to attend Northern's Undergraduate Research Forum Jan. 17 at Williams Library.
Eat pancakes and support the NSU Marching Wolves
Aberdeen’s IHOP will donate 10 percent of all profits from 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 14 to the NSU Marching Wolves’ trip to the Presidential Inaugural Parade.
NSU students to have senior percussion recital Jan. 13
Jordan Seidel and Joel Schlottman will present “A Senior Recital of Percussion” Jan. 13 on the Johnson Fine Arts Center main stage.
Les Misérables to play Johnson Fine Arts Center in 2014
NSU Theater has secured the rights for one of the most popular musicals in the world - Les Misérables.
Tickets to NSU marching band concert now half price
Tickets now cost $10, or $5 for children under 12. There is no charge for NSU students to attend the concert - 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center.
Support the Marching Wolves at tonight’s home basketball games
The NSU Marching Wolves will sell raffle and concert tickets tonight at the NSU Wolves home basketball games.
NSU to host Sanford Community Lecture Series seminar
Northern will host a free, public seminar on pediatric disease research at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.
Join the NSU Marching Wolves in D.C.
The public is welcome to join the NSU Marching Wolves at the 2013 inaugural festivities in Washington, D.C.
Fall 2012 speech and debate news from NSU
Members of Northern's Speech and Debate Team received honors at a recent tournament.
NSU marching band to hold Aberdeen concert before performing in Inaugural Parade
The Indoor Marching Band Fundraiser Gala will be 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center.
NSU remembers Casey Luedke and Tate Senftner
Northern students Casey Luedke and Tate Senftner both passed away unexpectedly on New Year’s Day.
NSU’s next Northern Bound Day is Jan. 18
Learn what Northern has to offer: Visit on the next Northern Bound Day, Jan. 18.
Northern mourns loss of two students
Northern mourns the loss of two students; the Counseling Center is available to help.
NSU early childhood group featured on national website
Northern's Association for the Education of Young Children is featured on a national website.
NSU Classic set for Dec. 27-29
The NSU Classic brings plenty of basketball to the Barnett Center Dec. 27-29.
NSU Foundation receives $425,000 estate gift from former Redfield hospital administrator
Northern's Foundation has received $425,000 from the estate of NSU graduate and former Redfield hospital administrator Laurel Winjum.
NSU Marching Wolves heading to Presidential Inaugural Parade
Northern's Marching Wolves have been invited to participate in the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C.
Snow hauled from campus: 150 truckloads and counting
Wintry weekend weather set the agenda for Northern's snow-moving crew.
NSU Honors Breakfast will be Saturday morning
Northern's 2012 Winter Commencement Academic Honors Breakfast will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the NSU Student Center.
Calvin Phillips named Northern's vice president of student affairs
Dr. Calvin D. Phillips is Northern State University’s new vice president of student affairs.
Northern State University Music Department to present Holiday Extravaganza Concert
Northern's annual Holiday Extravaganza concert will be at 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on campus.
Wednesday forum to explore business roles, goals
A noon forum with local businessman Keith Kelble is set for Dec. 5 in the Williams Library Round Room.
NSU Concerto/Aria Competition set for Dec. 6
The 2012 NSU Concerto/Aria Competition will be 7 p.m. Dec. 6 in Berggren Recital Hall of the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
Merry TubaChristmas celebrates its 27th year in Aberdeen
It's big, it's brassy, and it's back: Northern hosts its 27th annual "Merry TubaChristmas" on & off campus Dec. 8.
NSU Northern Bound Day set for Dec. 7
Get an inside look at Northern on Dec. 7, Northern Bound Day.
NSU admissions counselors plan visits to area schools
Northern's admissions counselors soon will visit several area schools.
BIG Idea final competition, awards ceremony set for Thursday
The BIG Idea final competition and awards ceremony will be Dec. 6 in Northern's Student Center.
NSU winter commencement set for Dec. 8
More than 105 students are set to graduate at Northern’s winter commencement Dec. 8.
In Nicaragua, campus group digs in
A Northern student service group has helped restore trees in Nicaragua.
NSU grad has international experience
For soon-to-be Northern graduate Jeff Langley, studying in South Korea this summer was truly an international experience.
Noon forum with newspaper editor set for Wednesday in NSU library
A noon forum with the editor of the Aberdeen American News is set for Nov. 28 in the Williams Library Round Room.
Students can win NSU scholarship at Wolves game
Cheer on the Wolves and register for a chance to win a scholarship to Northern this weekend.
Freshmen, grad students settle in at Northern
Northern has welcomed a diverse and talented group of students to campus.
Marriage, backwards and forward, in NSU Theater’s ‘The Last Five Years’
NSU Theater will present a unique two-character musical Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
NSU Holiday Choral Concert set for Nov. 29
The Northern State University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will perform Nov. 29 at Aberdeen’s First Presbyterian Church.
Northern State University receives $15 million donation
Northern has received the largest donation in its history - $15 million from the estate of Millicent M. Atkins.
NSU to invest $186,398 in biology research, information technology
Biology and information technology will get a $186,398 boost at Northern.
NSU Student Shuttle starts Thursday
Northern's new Student Shuttle will roll starting Thursday, Nov. 15.
Hundreds of students attending 66th annual NSU Band Clinic
More than 400 students and directors will participate in the 66th annual Northern State University Band Clinic on Nov. 14.
NSU Jazz Swing Dance set for Nov. 16
The annual NSU Jazz Swing Dance will be Nov. 16, at the Ward Plaza Hotel Grand Ballroom.
NSU student to have senior recital Nov. 18
Tenor Ben Villa will perform his senior recital at 3 p.m. Nov. 18 in Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Berggren Recital Hall.
NSU student’s senior art exhibition will be Nov. 12-23
Elizabeth Nehlich's senior art exhibition will hang Nov. 12-23 in the Student Center Gallery, and a Nov. 20 reception is planned.
Noon forum with Aberdeen mayor set for Wednesday in NSU library
What's the the role of young people in the future of Aberdeen? Discuss at a Nov. 7 noon forum with Aberdeen Mayor Mike Levsen in the Williams Library Round Room.
NSU brass faculty to give recital
A Nov. 8 recital features Northern's Jessica Perkins on euphonium and Dr. Grant Manhart on trumpet in Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Berggren Recital Hall.
NSU dean of fine arts recognized by High School Music Educators Association
Northern's Dr. Alan LaFave recently received a Distinguished Service Award.
NSU students plan senior recital Nov. 4
Northern students Megan Case and Amy Wietgrefe will have their senior recital at 3 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Berggren Recital Hall.
Daktronics to visit NSU campus to discuss internships
A Daktronics internship information session is set for 3-4 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Isaac Lincoln Gallery.
NSU student has senior art exhibition
A Northern State University student's senior art exhibition will run Oct. 28- Nov. 9 in the NSU Williams Library Round Room.
Small-school student excels with NSU E-learning
Sam Pond has a connection with Northern that could open doors for the high school senior.
Activities abound at NSU Culturefest, Wacipi
Learn about countries across the globe, listen to a speech by an Olympic gold medalist and taste international cuisine next weekend at Northern.
Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony season opener: ‘Gods & Monsters’
The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony presents an all-orchestral program, “Gods & Monsters,” Nov. 3 at Northern.
NSU Wolves raise money for breast cancer survivor
Northern football players raised awareness about breast cancer – and more than $1,000 for a survivor who works at the university.
NSU admissions to attend college fair
Northern admissions representatives will attend the West River College Fair Oct. 23-25.
Students invited for AAUW 'Cookies and Conversation'
Learn about the American Association of University Women at “Cookies and Conversation” Oct. 24 in the Missouri River Room.
S.D. Sen. Tim Johnson tours new NSU facilities
U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson on Monday toured Northern's campus and admired recent improvements.
NSU students learn about CPA profession
Northern students learned what it’s like to be a CPA at this fall’s 2012 South Dakota CPA Showcase.
NSU students invited to Academic Programs Exploration Fair
Northern students: Explore career paths at the Academic Programs Exploration Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Student Center.
Wacipi, Olympic gold medalist coming to NSU
Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills will join Aberdeen runners and speak at Northern's Wacipi on Nov. 3.
Want to audition to be the NSU mascot?
Do you have what it takes to be Thunder? Auditions for the NSU mascot are Nov. 19.
NSU Center for Statewide E-learning continues to serve more
More high school students in South Dakota are utilizing the NSU Center for Statewide E-learning.
Mayor's Hot Topic Luncheon Oct. 16 at Northern
Hot topics are on the menu and students are welcome at a luncheon planned for Oct. 16 at Northern.
NSU Theater to present ‘Legally Blonde - The Musical’
Sorority star Elle Woods doesn’t take “no” for an answer! Tickets for NSU Theater's production, “Legally Blonde - The Musical,” are for sale.
NSU to offer minor in sports management
Northern's offering a new minor in sports management.
NSU’s LaFave performs at Arizona State University
Northern's Dr. Alan LaFave performed at the 25th Anniversary Celebration Gala for Dr. Robert Spring at Arizona State University.
NSU Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame Banquet is Oct. 5
Northern's Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame Banquet will be 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Dakota Events Center.
Gypsy Days royalty named
Bailey Geist and Taylor Morsching will reign over the weekend's Gypsy Day festivities.
Olson to lead Gypsy Day Parade
Newly retired Northern State University Athletic Director Bob Olson will serve as parade marshal for Saturday’s Gypsy Day Parade.
Gypsy Day coronation set for Thursday
Voting has begun for Northern State University 2012 Gypsy Days queen and marshal.
Northern to host student leadership conference
Northern will host the South Dakota College Personnel Association Student Leadership Conference Oct. 10-11 in the newly renovated Student Center.
Berkowitz discusses social norms approach at NSU
Visiting speaker Dr. Alan Berkowitz presented a path to more accurate perceptions of risky drinking, sexual assault and more.
One Book South Dakota author to speak at NSU library
Williams Library will host the author of "Dammed Indians Revisited" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1.
NSU Gypsy Days begin Monday
Events for Gypsy Days, Northern’s annual homecoming celebration, start Oct. 1. The theme is "Gypsies on Safari."
NSU’s next Northern Bound Day falls during Gypsy Days
Northern invites prospective students to visit campus on the next Northern Bound Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.
NSU enrollment up for third straight year
Northern’s fall enrollment has exceeded 3,600 for the first time in more than 40 years.
Northern State University on Military Friendly Schools ® list
Northern has earned a spot on the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list.
Marching Wolves performance part of festivities at NSU football game
Swisher Field will be rocking with some great music on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, when the NSU Marching Wolves perform at half time.
Two NSU instructors showcased at Washington Pavilion
Two Northern faculty members were showcased at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls last weekend.
NSU music professor to present lecture-recital
Dr. Marcela Faflak will present a lecture-recital on Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Berggren Recital Hall.
Gypsy Day Parade registration ends Friday
If you’re planning to enter Northern's Gypsy Day Parade, now is the time – registration ends Friday, Sept. 21.
NSU Student Center ribbon cutting set for Sept. 20
Northern's Student Center shops will offer special deals Sept. 20 in conjunction with a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the center's expansion.
NSU School of Business plans career events for students
Northern students can take advantage of several career-oriented events on campus this month.
New sculpture added to NSU campus
"Alumigrunt," by artist Gene Sowles of Cincinnati, is a weighty recent addition to Northern's campus.
NSU named a top regional college in Midwest
For the fifth year in a row, Northern State University has been recognized as one of the top regional colleges in the Midwest.
Meeting set for NSU’s Literary Tour of Europe
Information on Northern's upcoming Literary Tour of Europe will be provided at a 4 p.m. Sept. 18 meeting on campus.
Northern’s largest capital campaign effort exceeds goal
The Northern Impact campaign ended this summer at just more than $29 million, almost $2 million over the original goal.
NSU Marching Wolves to perform in Minnesota
The Northern State University Marching Wolves travel to Minnesota this weekend to perform in two parades.
Informational meeting scheduled for NSU Italy trip
Northern can take you to Italy to study art. Find out more at a Sept. 12 meeting about the course, which is open to students and the public.
NSU faculty member to present recital
Northern's longest-serving professor will present a piano recital Sept. 7 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
NSU professor quoted in New York Times blog
A Northern State University professor recently shared her expertise with the New York Times blog FiveThirtyEight.
NSU Soccer Pink Out: Let’s Kick Cancer
Northern's women’s soccer team will help kick cancer with its Coaches vs. Cancer Pink Out game at 9 p.m. Sept. 8 at Swisher Field.
NSU professor’s article to appear in German book
A Northern professor’s article will appear in a German book.
NSU president delivers 2012-13 convocation
NSU President Jim Smith discussed campus improvements, student enrollment and retention, and more at Tuesday morning’s 2012-13 convocation.
Northern introduces biotechnology degree, certificate
Students at Northern have new options this fall with an associate of science degree in biotechnology and a certificate in biotechnology.
Payne workshop draws more than 1,200 to Northern
Record-setting numbers of people attended Northern's back-to-school workshop with Ruby Payne and interest is high in a related online course set for this fall.
Vice president for student affairs finalists headed to NSU campus
Meet the three finalists for Northern's vice president for student affairs position at public forums beginning Aug. 17.
Seven Dakota Corps scholarship recipients will attend NSU
Seven of 38 Dakota Corps scholarship winners will attend Northern State University.
NSU president receives top honor from professional society
James Smith has been named the 2012 Living Legend Award winner by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration.
New NSU coordinator focuses on student retention
Andria Moon will make sure Northern students receive the support they need to succeed.
One NSU instructor selected to present at conference, another completes training
A Northern professor will present at a national conference, and another has completed online reviewer training.
NSU, community plan bigger Culturefest
Northern is collaborating with area businesses and civic organizations to make the second Culturefest even bigger than the first.
Poverty to be discussed at Aug. 16 back-to-school workshop at NSU
Anyone who works with people in poverty can benefit from an Aug. 16 workshop at Northern.
NSU supporters invited to Disney Tip-Off Classic
Northern alumni, fans, students and families are invited to attend the NCAA Division II West Coast Disney Tip-Off Classic in November.
NSU to offer online Master of Music Education program
A new master’s degree in music education at Northern is designed to meet the needs of busy music education professionals.
NSU professor, students present at Society for Disability Studies conference
Northern State University professor Nina Slota and five NSU students presented results of their study of a chronic pain condition at a national conference.
Northern Fort Playhouse gearing up for seventh season
The cast members of the Northern Fort Playhouse are gearing up for the seventh season of theater at historic Fort Sisseton.
NSU E-learning educator receives Teacher of the Year award
An NSU e-learning educator received the Excellence in Online Teaching award from the National Math and Science Initiative.
NSU instructor wins award for dissertation
Northern State University instructor Anthony Wachs has received the Wilhelm S. Wurzer Scholarship Award.
NSU instructor performs at International Women's Brass Conference
Northern instructor Jessica Perkins was selected to appear as a guest artist at the International Women's Brass Conference.
Northern students receive scholarships to study abroad
This summer and fall, four Northern State University students will study abroad with the help of thousands in scholarship money.
High school students coming to Northern for Upward Bound summer program
Students from area high schools are headed to Northern for the Upward Bound summer program.
Northern interns find welcome, full-time work at S.D. Wheat Growers
NSU students have been interning at Wheat Growers since 2007, and the relationship has worked well, said Scott Peterson, Northern’s director of business internships.
NSU professors chosen for Princeton, N.J., conference
Northern State University professors Nina Slota and Lynn DiLivio will participate in a conference for the Psychology Multi-State Standard Setting Study.
Two more musical performances planned at NSU library
Two more musical performances are scheduled in conjunction with a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition on display at Northern State University’s Williams Library.
NSU hosts instructional skills facilitator development workshop
Northern faculty sharpened their instructional skills at a workshop last week.
Funding renewed for NSU Upward Bound program
A Northern State University program designed to motivate and support students through their educational years has received renewed funding.
Gypsy Days Parade registration begins Monday
Online registration for the 97th annual Northern State University Gypsy Days Parade will begin Monday, May 21. The theme is "Gypsies on Safari."
Musical performances planned in conjunction with NSU exhibit
Five musical performances planned in Aberdeen coincide with a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition on display at Northern.
NSU junior wins $1,000 scholarship
Northern State University junior Jordan Melius has been named the winner of the 2012 Herman Lerdal Scholarship.
Yurgaitis named NSU Outstanding Educator of the Year
Daniel Yurgaitis has been selected as Northern State University’s 2011-12 Outstanding Educator of the Year.
The Northern State University Men’s Rugby Club qualified for nationals at the West territorial playoffs.
NSU now offers online Master Degree in Banking and Financial Services
Northern State University's Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services was approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents during their March 2012 meeting.
NSU takes honors at singing competition
Northern State University took first-place in five divisions at the annual South Dakota National Association of Teachers of Singing (SD NATS) competition held March 24th and 25th
New Online Programs Coming to NSU
The South Dakota Board of Regents today approved Northern State to offer a master’s degree in banking and financial services, building on its successful undergraduate programs in that field.
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