• ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Department of Music will present the 13th Annual Bach’s Lunch Concert at noon Wednesday, March 20.

    The concert, honoring the 339th birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach, will take place at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. N.E., Aberdeen, S.D. The concert is free and open to the public, and will be livestreamed over the Northern Music Department Facebook page.

    The event will feature performances by the Northern Chamber Choir and Early Musick Ensemble, under the direction of Timothy Woods. Also performing… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern student Summer Carlson presented her research on the parasites of South Dakota birds at the Legislative Poster Session on Feb. 29 in Pierre, S.D.

    Carlson, a junior biology and environmental science major who is also pursuing a minor in chemistry, attended the session along with Northern Assistant Professor of Biology Eric Pulis.

    “I had a fantastic time traveling to Pierre,” Carlson said. “I have never been, so it was super interesting to see the inside of the Capitol and talk with many of the house and senate representatives. I would… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – After 10 years of writing in between classes, Dr. Keun Lee has published his first book, “The Economics of Keynes and Uncertainty in Theory.”

    Lee, professor of economics, got the idea for the book from his class on macroeconomics.

    “Over the years I’ve been teaching this course, I realized that what we teach in class is not what John Maynard Keynes wrote in his book, ‘The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money,’” said Lee. “I was hoping someone would write a book about the difference between what we teach and what Keynes actually said… more

  • Aberdeen, S.D. –The South Dakota Jazz Festival Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb 29, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater at Northern State University.

    The concert will feature performances by the Two O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Northern Professor of Music Dr. Grant Manhart. Guest artists will include local jazz musician Ron Parker, piano; Northern Assistant Professor of Music Fritz Hemke, saxophones; and other local talent.  

    The concert will include several styles of big band jazz and Latin jazz,… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony (AUCS) invites you to a concert celebrating the musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Northern State University. Christopher Stanichar, assistant professor of music/director of the AUCS, will lead the orchestra.

    The concert, which will be held in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater, features music faculty soloists Darci Bultema, soprano; Marla Fogderud, soprano; and Michael Skyles, tenor/baritone.  A pre-concert conversation is scheduled from 6:45 p.m. to 7:… more

  • Caption: Far left, Northern Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Mike Wanous stands with the winners of the senior math division from the 2023 math contest. From left in order of placing, Sami Winker, Catie Neumann, Max Lightfield, Cassidy Terwilliger, and Kate Conner.

    ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host the 69th Annual Mathematics Contest on Thursday, April 18 at the Barnett Center, with an awards ceremony to follow at 1 p.m. High school students from around the area are invited to compete in one of four… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern alum Julie Melius Dvorak is taking the bench in South Dakota’s 5th Circuit Court, which consists of Brown, Campbell, Day, Edmunds, Faulk Marshall, McPherson, Roberts, Spink, and Walworth counties. She was appointed by Governor Kristi Noem at the beginning of January. Prior to the appointment, Dvorak was an attorney in Aberdeen at Siegel, Barnett & Schutz.

    Dvorak had been working in the legal field for 15 years before she started thinking of becoming a judge.

    “I was inspired to seek this position because I want to make a difference… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Over 200 high school students from across South Dakota will be at Northern State University for the sixth annual Educators Rising South Dakota State Conference on Feb. 28. The event is designed for students who are interested in becoming educators and are involved with their school’s Educators Rising chapter. At the conference, students will have the opportunity to engage in professional development while networking with peers from across the state, exchanging ideas, and sharing resources.

    “Our ability to recruit and retain high-quality teachers… more

  • Caption: From left to right, Suzi Fitterer (Corky), Meghan Sheets (Laura) and Ben Shortt (Norm) rehearse “Meteor Shower.”

    ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theatre Program will present the play "Meteor Shower" by Steve Martin in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. Performances will run at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 29, March 1 and 2, as well as at 3 p.m. on March 3.

    Steve Martin’s imaginative comedy, “Meteor Shower,” pits two married couples against each other in a battle of wits and wills. When Corky and Norm have… more

  • Caption: Dakotah Lindwurm celebrates her third-place win and qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympics after the Marathon Team Trials in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Johnny Zhang, CITIUS MAG, all rights reserved.

    ABERDEEN, S.D. – “I’m so excited that I punched my ticket to Paris. I’ve been dreaming and envisioning this moment for so long, and I can’t believe my dreams are coming true,” said Dakotah Lindwurm.

    Lindwurm, a Northern State University alum, qualified for the 2024 Summer Olympics at the Marathon Team Trials in Orlando, Florida… more