NSU announces fall 2018 Noon Forums schedule

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Noon Forums will commence every Wednesday at noon in the Williams Library Rotunda. Presenters and topics are as follows:

Sept. 19: "My Constitution Can Beat Up Your Constitution"; presented by Jon Schaff, Brian Bengs and Ken Blanchard. This topic, a continuation of the Sept. 17 Constitution Day festivities, should shed light on the issues raised in the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanagh, including especially questions on the nature of the Constitution and how it should be applied. 

Sept. 26: "Candidates and Crime"; presented by Mike Wiese and Mike Nehls.

Oct. 3: "Open Access Materials and other Library Sources"; presented by Lynn Klundt and Williams Library Staff.

Oct. 10: "Kung Fu Panda and the Chinese Martial Arts Novel"; presented by Professor Liwen Li and the Confucius Center.

Oct. 17: "The Democrats and Education"; presented by District 1, 2 and 3 candidates.

Oct. 24: "The Republicans and Education"; presented by District 1, 2 and 3 candidates.

Oct. 31: "Tricks and Treats: What I Predict for Next Tuesday, and Why I’m Probably Wrong"; presented by Steve Usitalo, Jon Schaff and Ken Blanchard.

Nov. 7: "Don’t Get Fooled Again: Humanities and the Real Art of the Deal"; presented by Liz Sills.

Nov. 14: "NATO and Recent Conflicts"; presented by Brian Bengs.

Nov. 21: No Forum—Thanksgiving

Nov. 28: "The Last Lecture I’d Ever Give"; presented by Theresa Stallings.

Noon Forums are open to all who are interested – students, staff and the public. Parking is available on Washington Street. For more information, contact Dr. Art Marmorstein at 605-626-2608 or marmorsa@northern.edu.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.