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Alumnus speaking to room of students
November 6, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Business and the NSU Phi Beta Lambda/Business Club are sponsoring a series of seminars this fall on the Northern campus. Each session of “Investing in Yourself Student Seminars” takes place in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center Room 117. The
Happy Birthday AUCS! Poster
November 5, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In November, the Aberdeen University Civic Symphony (AUCS) orchestra celebrates 100 years of music making in Aberdeen with its opening concert: “Happy Birthday, AUCS!” The concert will take place Nov. 9 at 7:30 P.M. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The public is invited for a free
Tonemah at NSU
November 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Acclaimed singer, songwriter, psychologist, author and actor Dr. Darryl Tonemah returns to Northern State University for a special performance at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. Tonemah’s “Story and Song Concert,” sponsored by the NSU Native American Student Association, will commemorate
Female musician playing a horn
November 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Nov. 14, the Northern State University School of Fine Arts invites you to “Fall Into Jazz” at a concert on the NSU campus. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theatre. The event will feature performances by the 2 O’Clock Jazz
October 30, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University student Jennem Woolever will have her senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Krikac Auditorium on campus. Woolever will perform “Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Phillip Sousa, “Syrinx” by Claude Debussy, “Cantabile et Presto” by George Enescu
Group photo of Office of International Programs staff
October 30, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Four out of the five awards given out at the recent NAFSA Region IV Conference went to the Northern State University Office of International Programs—more awards than any one institution has ever received in one year. NAFSA is a premiere organization committed to advancing
Dr. Erin Hogan Fouberg
October 29, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Erin Hogan Fouberg has been named the new Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Northern State University. Fouberg, professor of geography and director of the NSU Honors Program, joined Northern’s faculty in 2007 and was awarded NSU Outstanding Faculty Member in 2011
Group shot of attendees of 2019 International Business Conference
October 23, 2019
Pictured, front row: Amber Henderson (third from left); Hannah Walters (fifth from left); Dominika Blum (fourth from right); and Kalyan Chakraborty (second from right). ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business faculty members and staff from the NSU Office of International
Joseph Keryakos
October 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Honors alum Joseph Keryakos has recently published his honors thesis in the American Journal of Undergraduate Research. Keryakos came to NSU as an international student from Lebanon and joined the NSU Honors Program his sophomore year. During his time at
Outdoor view of campus green
October 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This month marked both Mental Health Awareness Week and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, but the Northern State University Counseling Center works for the benefit of students all year round. The NSU Counseling Center works in coordination with NSU Disability Services
Rendering of NSU Regional Sports Complex
October 16, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – As Northern State University prepares to kick off phase one of its Regional Sports Complex project, fundraising for the Educational Impact Campaign has moved beyond $50 million. NSU President Dr. Tim Downs said he’s thrilled that the campaign has reached this milestone. “I see this
NSU logo alongside headshot of visiting speaker
October 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University College of Arts and Sciences is bringing the first in a potential series of academic speakers to campus this month. Dr. Alexander C. Diener, an associate professor of geography at the University of Kansas, will give three presentations on Oct. 24 and
Snow Northern State University
October 11, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is shelving or postponing additional Gypsy Day events due to the inclement weather. Postponed or Delayed The groundbreaking ceremony for the on-campus sports complex has been postponed. The NSU swim meet versus Augustana has been postponed. NSU Soccer’s
Snow wolf statue
October 10, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is altering Gypsy Day plans for Saturday due to anticipated inclement weather. The NSU Gypsy Day Parade will not take place as usual on Main Street. Instead, parade entrants are encouraged to line up their floats in the tailgate area of Swisher Field to be
Front view of Regional Science Education Center at night
October 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The open house for Northern State University’s new Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center is now scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. The science center is located at the corner of Twelfth Avenue Southeast and South State Street. Self-led tours will be
Female student standing on the campus green
October 4, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University student Tabitha Schmidt will have her senior recital at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Schmidt, a percussionist, will perform “Suite for Timpani” by David Mancini, “Chakalaka” by Francisco Perez
Group of theater students rehearsing together around a chair on stage
October 4, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theatre Department will present the musical "The Brain from Planet X" in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre. Performances will run at 7:30 p.m. nightly Oct. 17-19, 25 and 26; at 3 p.m. Oct. 27; and include a special 11 p.m. showing for
Portrait of a wife and husband
October 3, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This year, the Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade will be led by Aberdeen couple Joe and Cindy Senger. The Sengers will serve as parade marshals for the 104th annual Gypsy Day Parade, set for Saturday, Oct. 12. The parade, which has the theme of “Wolves Live Happily Ever
Rendering of Regional Sports Complex, including stadium and softball field
October 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Gypsy Day weekend will include a groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of the new Northern State University Regional Sports Complex. The ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, outside the south entrance of the Barnett Center. Numerous officials related to the
Regional Science Education Center
October 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The public will get a chance to tour Northern State University’s new Harvey C. Jewett IV Regional Science Education Center during Gypsy Days. An open house will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the science center, located at the corner of Twelfth Avenue Southeast and South
Man standing in front of the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
October 1, 2019
Timanus also has fond memories of time spent at Northern Wolves events                                                                                                             ABERDEEN, S.D. – He’s known nationally as a Jeopardy champion and USA Today staff member, but Eddie Timanus got his
View of the NSU campus green and pillars
September 27, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University once again has a larger freshman class this fall, continuing a four-year trend of growth in that category of student. Northern has 342 freshman this year, up from 339 in 2018, according to figures released today from the South Dakota Board of Regents. This
Woman playing piano while another woman sings
September 26, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Marla Fogderud will present a lecture recital on Oct. 3 with Dr. Dianna Anderson, assistant professor of piano at Minot State University. The event, “Norwegian Art Song in the Golden Age,” will provide an overview of the
UGG Boots founder Brian Smith speaking to a room full of NSU students
September 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Figure out what you can do better than anybody else, and then do it. That’s the secret to success a friend shared with UGG Boots Founder Brian Smith years ago, and it’s some of the entrepreneurial advice Smith gave students at Northern State University on Wednesday. Smith was the
Nutcracker dancers performing on stage in colorful costumes
September 24, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Tickets are on sale now for the fourth annual performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker at Northern State University. Moscow Ballet will bring the “Gift of Christmas Tour” to Aberdeen at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.

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