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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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Dixie State University’s 107th Commencement Ceremony to honor the class of 2018

Dixie State University’s 107th Commencement Ceremony will honor the 1,762 students who have applied to receive baccalaureate and associate degrees this year. Recognizing the academic accomplishments of the class of 2018, the institution’s 107th Commencement Ceremony will be held on May 4 in Trailblazer Stadium. The processional of graduates will begin at 8 a.m. and […]

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Dixie State University to unveil Alex Boyé’s newest music video

Dixie State University will showcase its “active learning. active life.” experience at a special event during which Alex Boyé will unveil his newest music video and the university’s Innovation Plaza will make an announcement that will forever change the economic landscape of Washington County. After performing a sold-out concert on the Dixie State campus on […]

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Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show Purchase Prize winner to present at Dixie Forum

Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will host a presentation on artistic technique from the Purchase Prize winner of the 31st Annual Robert N. & Peggy Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show and Sale. Rett Ashby, whose painting “Nature’s Cathedral” won this year’s Purchase Prize and is currently on exhibit […]

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DSU Dance Company to present annual Spring Dance Concert

The Dixie State University Dance Company will showcase DSU students as they perform an array of dance styles and techniques at the company’s 31st formal dance concert. The Spring Dance Concert will feature various genres of dance including modern, ballet, jazz, tap, ballroom, hip-hop and world dance at 7:30 p.m. each night April 5 to […]

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