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Community Education to host free seminar on disaster preparedness

To teach residents how to prepare for the top twelve risks Washington County faces, Dixie State University Community Education is sponsoring Fully Prepared for Any Disaster, a free seminar on disaster preparedness. The seminar will address various threats and emergencies and their likelihood and severity. Participants will learn about natural disasters, such as earthquakes, floods […]

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Influential Trailblazers honored with Dixie State University Presidential Awards

Dixie State University’s inaugural Presidential Awards Ceremony recognized influential members of the Dixie State and Washington County communities who are blazing trails to make a difference in Southern Utah. In collaboration with Utah Campus Contact, Dixie State awarded Presidential Awards to individuals committed to service-learning, community engagement and campus-community partnerships. Dixie State and Utah Campus […]

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President Williams to present at final Colleagues meeting of semester

As the academic year draws to a close, DSU President Richard “Biff” Williams will present his annual Dixie State University Report and Update for the final President’s Colleagues of DSU meeting of the Spring 2018 semester. Williams will present at noon on May 7 in Lecture Hall 156 of the Taylor Health Science Center, located […]

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Summer programs offer youth a head start in STEM training

This summer, Dixie State University is hosting a variety of hands-on educational camps and programs to help Washington County youth excel in science, technology, engineering and math. The U.S. Department of Education projects a dramatic increase in STEM jobs and an impending shortage of workers to fill them. In anticipation of such a shortage, DSU […]

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Dixie Forum to close semester with presentation on the pottery, artists of Mata Ortiz

Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will host a renowned master potter in a special presentation on how his dying desert village in Mexico transformed into a destination for world-class art. Closing Dixie Forum for the 2017-18 academic year, Diego Valles will present about his pottery and artistic […]

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President Williams kicks off Week of the Young Child reading challenge

Dixie State University President Richard B. Williams and First Lady Kristin Williams returned to preschool for a little while Tuesday afternoon, when they read to young students at the DSU Preschool to promote the Week of the Young Child. President Williams initiated the statewide Read with a Child Challenge in line with the Utah Association […]

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Dixie Forum to discuss Fitzgerald’s classic ‘The Great Gatsby’

Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will critically examine the implications of class distinctions in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 20th century American classic “The Great Gatsby.” Satyam Moorty, a published author and Fulbright Scholar, will discuss the variegated aspects of taste in literature at noon on April 17 in […]

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Dixie State University brings ‘The Magic of Dixie’ to D-Week

“The Magic of Dixie” will be cast over Dixie State University’s campus April 9-14, when the campus and community come together to celebrate D-Week 2018. Signified by the “D” on Black Hill glowing red, the 104-year-old tradition of D-Week is similar to Homecoming Week but brings its own set of activities to the university’s spring […]

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Annual Juanita Brooks Lecture Series to host lecture on the Utah War

Dixie State University’s annual Juanita Brooks Lecture Series will host noted military historian William P. MacKinnon as he shares the unfamiliar stories of the Utah War. MacKinnon’s address on the Utah War, which took place from1857 to 1858 and was a turning point in Utah history, is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. on […]

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DSU professor chosen as Utah Art Fellow

Dixie State University Assistant Professor of Studio Art D. McGarren Flack was recently named a 2018 Visual Art Fellow for the state of Utah. Each year, the Utah Division of Art & Museums honors two visual artists who exhibit excellence to encourage their careers. Flack was selected for the honor due to his skillful painting […]

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