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Thunder the Wolf waving during a past parade
September 21, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The deadline to register for the 2021 Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade is 5 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 24. Parade entrants may register online at this link for the parade, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, on Aberdeen’s Main Street. This year’s theme is “Wolves of the Galaxy
Student wearing mask making NSU Wolf sign in front of campus building
September 20, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – International student Eduardo Mendoza Reyes-Ortiz received a $10,000 scholarship from the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation, making it the third time he’s received this scholarship. Mendoza Reyes-Ortiz, from Cochabamba, Bolivia, received the scholarship from the foundation. The
Three male head shots
September 17, 2021
Pictured, from left: Jamros, Hart, Scislo ABERDEEN, S.D. – Three finalists for the position of Northern State University Director of Athletics will visit campus this month. The schedule of candidate visits is as follows: Jon Hart: Sept. 19-20. Brian Scislo: Sept. 21-22. Brian Jamros: Sept. 26-27.
Female runner crossing finish line, arms raised
September 16, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University alumna Dakotah (Bullen) Lindwurm is living her dream as a professional runner—and this summer, she won first place in Grandma’s Marathon. Lindwurm took the women’s title in the prestigious Minnesota marathon with a time of 2 hours, 29 minutes and 4 seconds
view of campus with pillars
September 15, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has again been recognized among the top regional universities in the Midwest in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Among the smaller Top Public Schools-Regional Universities Midwest list, Northern ranked 18th (tie) and highest among
library exterior with trees in front of it
September 14, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will kick off its fall 2021 Noon Forums on Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Williams Library Round Room. Dr. Jon Schaff will be the featured speaker at the noon event, titled “America’s Unfinished Business.” Schaff is director of the new Center for Public
Art exhibit on display in JFAC Gallery
September 10, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The creative skill of the Northern State University Art Department faculty is on full display this fall in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. The Faculty Exhibition will be on display through Oct. 6, featuring work by Derek Decker, Alexis Doerr, Jay Hopkins, Peter Kilian, Jason
Constitution Day 2021 graphic - Sept. 17, 2021
September 9, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will celebrate Constitution Day on Friday, Sept. 17. Constitution Day is the federal observance of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Around Aberdeen all day, hundreds of U.S. flags will be displayed, courtesy of the Exchange Club.
Young man in suit talking to potential employer at job fair
September 8, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen Area and Northern State University Job Fair will be held Wednesday, Oct. 20, on the Northern campus. The event, which is open to the public, will take place 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the NSU Barnett Center. Though typically held in the spring, the job fair has now been moved
Group photo of men and women holding a large check
September 2, 2021
Pictured left to right: Dr. Michael Wanous; Heath Johnson; Dr. Erin Fouberg; Dr. Ben Harley; Pat Gallagher; Danette Long; and Veronica Paulson.   ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning was recently awarded a $61,660 grant from Knight Foundation’s
Dacotah Bank Stadium football field
September 2, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is preparing to begin a new era of NSU Athletics with the opening of the on-campus Regional Sports Complex. The first athletic competition will be the Wolves Football home opener on Sept. 11, with kickoff at 6 p.m. in Dacotah Bank Stadium vs. Southwest
Student using laptop
September 1, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is now offering an online Spanish-International Business dual-degree option.  Both the International Business and Spanish degrees are already offered online. Now, they have been re-worked into a dual-degree structure allowing students to obtain both
Exterior of Johnson Fine Arts Center
August 31, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will hold its annual Faculty Showcase Recital on Thursday, Sept. 16. The showcase will be held in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and featuring an array of solo and chamber
Exterior of NSU library
August 30, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This fall, a new Center for Public History and Civic Engagement has opened on the campus of Northern State University. Located within NSU Williams Library, the Center encourages public interaction with history and history education while promoting greater civic knowledge of an
Woman standing by sculpture of Olympic rings
August 24, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This summer, Hanneke Oosterwegel achieved something most people only dream about: She represented her country at the Olympics. Oosterwegel, a Northern State University Track and Field alumna, was a member of the 4x400 relay team for the Netherlands. Now, she said she still needs
Young woman in white lab coat working in a science lab
August 23, 2021
Photo credit: Sanford Health Marketing ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University student Connor Doran is working on research this summer that could make a difference in the lives of people living with progressive kidney disease. Doran, a biology major from Redding, Calif., is a summer intern at
Female students working in science lab; one looking into microscope
August 18, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Honors Program students have been working on their undergraduate research projects this summer in the Jewett Regional Science Education Center. Olivia Rud, a senior from Madison, is researching materials that have the potential to prevent biofilm growth,
Two female college students in lab coats smiling in front of microscopes
August 12, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Olivia Becker and Kristen Calderon know a lot more about mosquitoes than the average college student. That’s because for the past two summers, the Northern State University students have participated in Northern’s mosquito surveillance project, a grant-funded partnership with the
Male student looking at paperwork at Huron Community Campus
August 11, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Huron Community Campus will hold student orientation on Monday, Aug. 23, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. New and returning students will be able to visit with NSU Admissions, Academic Advising, Disability Services and Tech Services. All HCC students are strongly recommended to attend this
Students spinning a wheel at an outdoor table on campus
August 9, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Involvement Fair will take place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, on the Campus Green. The event, open to the campus community, invites all NSU recognized student organizations, Aberdeen area employers, organizations and nonprofits to join to promote
outside of the Jewett Regional Science Education Center
August 6, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has received grant funding from 3M that will provide two $5,000 STEM scholarships to Native American students. The funding, which comes from the STEM or Skilled Trades Equity program, will help the university recruit more Native American students into its
NSU logo next to smiling speaker photo
July 27, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 14th Annual Back-to-School Workshop will take place 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 17 at the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center. The workshop will be led by Ms. Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa, who is known as "The Lab Coat Teacher" and, affectionately, “Miss Dorito” by her students
Male college student in white lab coat conducting scientific research
July 16, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Summertime in Northern State University’s Jewett Regional Science Education Center is anything but quiet – inside the labs of the cutting-edge facility, students are hard at work on undergraduate research projects. That includes Ryan Clay. Clay, a non-traditional student majoring
Building with all glass front on college green
July 13, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will continue to utilize HyFlex on campus, starting again in spring 2022.   HyFlex was used during the COVID-19 pandemic from fall 2020 to spring 2021. HyFlex, or “Hybrid Flexible,” includes not only face-to-face instruction but also synchronous and
Athletic director standing at podium
July 6, 2021
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University AD Josh Moon has accepted the athletic director role at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, an NCAA Division I institution. A native of Wisconsin, Moon begins his new role on Aug. 1. “I am truly honored and humbled to join the awesome team at Green

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