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March 31, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. — Owen Fink, a sixth-grader from Bridgewater-Emery School, took top honors at the 2017 South Dakota National Geographic Bee held today at Northern State University in Aberdeen. This is Owen’s second year as state champion. The state champion will receive $100, the National Geographic
March 31, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University choirs will come together for “A Celebration of American Music” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen. This event will feature the NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Timothy
Student presenting at science fair
March 30, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Local high school students from Aberdeen and the surrounding region competed in the Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on March 23 at Northern State University. A list of winners from the Science Fair and Quiz Bowl are included below. Science Fair Winners Jake
March 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has taken the first step toward designing a new practice field for the Wolves football team – a move that also advances plans for NSU’s Regional Science Education Center and overall campus master plan. On Wednesday, the South Dakota Board of Regents
March 29, 2017
ABERDEEN — Northern State University has signed an exclusive agreement with Learfield Licensing Partners, a trademark management company specializing in collegiate licensing and branding, that allows Learfield to represent the university and its licensing program. “We are excited to begin this
March 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 2017 South Dakota National Geographic Bee will take place in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium on March 31. The State Bees are the second level of the annual National Geographic Bee. The state champion will receive $100, the National Geographic Concise Atlas of
Bridget Solsaa graphic
March 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Bridget Solsaa’s senior art exhibition will be on display April 10-21 in the Northern State University President's Gallery. Her opening reception will take place 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the President's Gallery, located on the second floor of Spafford Hall. Solsaa, the
March 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Megan Vockrodt has wanted to be a teacher since childhood. “I’ve always loved learning new things,” said Vockrodt, a Northern State University honors student from Pierre. “I also enjoy helping others, so being a teacher combines the two. Teaching is just something I fell in love
March 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University students will be participating in the upcoming SHRM competition in Washington state and the Community Banking Research Competition. Northern students Joellen Miller of Houghton; Zachary Ulmer of Lisbon, N.D.; Nick Murphy of Elk Point; and Alexander
Mary Poppins graphic
March 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – “Winds in the east, there’s a mist comin’ in, like something is brewin’, and ‘bout to begin!” The Northern State University Theater Department’s production of “Mary Poppins” will “Step! Step! Step in time!” onto the Johnson Fine Arts Center main theater stage from Wednesday, April
Kristi Brownfield
March 23, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University professors, Dr. Kristi Brownfield and Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg have published an article in “The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research.” In the article, entitled “Frontier Justice: Examining Representations of Modern Rural Policing on
Deng Foundation Night of Champions Graphic
March 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Northern State University graduate is holding a Night of Champions to raise funds to fight malaria in his home country. Night of Champions will take place starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the NSU Student Center. The fundraiser event will be hosted by the Deng Foundation
Gestalt
March 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University graphic design majors will showcase their work in a collaborative art exhibition entitled “Gestalt,” opening on March 27 in the NSU President’s Gallery. Graphic design students involved include Rebecca Hunt of Pierre; Carrie Wegleitner of Lake City
Majorana Demonstrator researchers built their experiment inside a glove box to ensure it all materials remained pure. (Sanford Underground Research Facility photo)
March 21, 2017
Leaders from the Sanford Underground Research Facility will lead a discussion titled "Big Science at Sanford Lab," an exploration of the Lab's impact on education and the economy in South Dakota, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, at Northern State University. The event will be held in the NSU Student
Christine Stewart-Nunez
March 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – An upcoming arts event in downtown Aberdeen that benefits Safe Harbor will feature artwork by Northern State University students. “A Night of Art and Poetry” will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, at Red Rooster Coffee House, 202 S. Main St. The event is a collaborative effort
Students in math contest
March 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, SD -  Northern State University will host the 64th annual Mathematics Contest at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19 in the Barnett Center. The contest will feature four divisions: Elementary Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra and Senior Math. NSU mathematic faculty members Dr. A. S. Elkhader,
Becht, Rusch
March 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Lexi Becht and Kylie Rusch will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Becht, the daughter of Doug and Myrna Becht, grew up in Clear Lake, graduating from Deuel High School in 2014. Rusch, the daughter of Shellie and Darin
Alexis Doerr graphic
March 17, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A reception for Alexis Doerr’s senior art exhibition will be held Tuesday, March 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Northern State University Student Center. The exhibition, titled “An Artistic Utterance,” will be on display Monday, March 27, through Friday, April 7. Doerr will primarily
Campus pillars
March 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host three candidates for the position of vice president of enrollment management and student affairs on campus next week. Campus forums for each candidate will be held as follows: Dr. Jason Trainer: 3:15-4 p.m. March 23, Missouri River Room (Graham
March 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – As the winner of Northern State University’s 2015 Undergraduate Competitive Research Grant, Sienna Marcott aims to create an affordable, sustainable, agricultural-grade fungicide for the organic grower. Marcott, a sophomore this fall, received a $2,820 grant for her project, “
Rolf Olson
March 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University bands will present their spring concert, entitled “Local Colors” on Sunday, March 26, at 3 p.m., in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. The concert features a variety of spring colors and textures, combined with local talent, featuring NSU
Music concert
March 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Northern State University’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble (VJE) will offer an evening of sweet jazz, featuring coffee and desserts on Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the NSU Student Center Centennial Room. NSU music professor Fred Hemke will be a guest performer at the event. His skills
Student presenting at science fair
March 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold the 34th annual Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on Thursday, March 23. Approximately 60 judges from surrounding areas will be judging the projects of high school juniors and seniors from 20 surrounding schools in the area and
March 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will honor the 332nd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the seventh annual Bach’s Lunch on Wednesday, March 22. The concert will begin at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. S.E. Bach’s Lunch will feature the NSU Chamber Singers,
March 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has a brand new website that offers more than a fresh look—it’s also more user friendly, with a focus on providing potential students ample opportunities to learn more about NSU. The new northern.edu launched last week. The website is mobile friendly and

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