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Cotton Genomics subject of next Dixie Forum

An associate professor in the Department of Plant and Wildlife Science at Brigham Young University, Udall works on gene expression of cotton and cotton genomics. Currently, he is creating optical maps of the diploid and polyploid cotton genomes. He began his work in cotton at Iowa State University as a postdoctoral student with Jonathan Wendel. […]

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Typography & Design at the next Dixie Forum

Prior to joining the University of Utah’s Library faculty, Wolske taught typography, graphic design, and letterpress printing at Indiana University’s Herron School of Art and Design, the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago, and Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum. His work reveals an affinity for handset wood and metal type […]

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DSU DECA Students to Compete Internationally

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 Thirty-five of the top “academic athletes” from Dixie State University went head-to-head to test their knowledge and presentation skills in various business categories in the two-day Utah state-level DECA Career Development Conference competition held earlier this semester in Layton, Utah. In yet another record-breaking year for DSU, all 35 qualified to […]

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DSU Business Department to Host Final Business Ethics Forum

A native of St. George, Seegmiller graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Arts from Yale University, and completed his Juris Doctor with cum laude honors at Georgetown University. During his professional career as a lawyer in Washington D.C., and as a Wall Street advisor, he provided legal and advisory services to a diverse array […]

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DSU to Host Annual UWHEN Conference

The theme of this year’s conference, “Elemental Women: Defining Space, Creating Change,” will address how women in higher education meet the challenges and opportunities they face in navigating career paths, while providing tools and information to help them more effectively lead and build influence in their workplaces, communities and beyond. “Inspired by the dramatic southern […]

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DSU English Department Students Shine at National Conferences

At the conference, 12 DSU students and one alumnus were accepted to present their original research and creative work for review by professors and peers from across the country. Melissa Jessop, who is an English Literary Studies major, was awarded third place at the conference in the category of Popular Culture, Film and Media Studies, […]

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Utah Lt. Governor to Deliver DSU 2015 Commencement Address

Lt. Governor Cox earned an Associate Degree from Snow College, a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and Spanish from Utah State University, and a Juris Doctor Degree from Washington and Lee University. He enjoys camping and hiking with his wife, Abby, and their four children and playing the bass guitar with his brother in a […]

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DSU Honors 5 Individuals with Community Engagement Awards

Dixie State senior Megan Church is the recipient of the Community Engaged Student award. The student government vice president of service, Church has been instrumental in launching the DSU Service Center, is passionate about connecting Dixie State students with community partners and is dedicated to helping her peers have a greater service presence in the […]

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DSU Computer Camps Teach Youth Valuable Tech Skills

component of STEM, as there are approximately 20,000 open positions for programmers, developers, computer engineers, and other professionals with technology backgrounds within 300 miles of St. George. “Industry experts say the number one reason why the industry is not growing is because they can’t find enough talented labor,” Dr. Eric Pedersen, dean of DSU’s School […]

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Dixie Forum to End Semester with Earth Day Presentation

president, professors and students will present from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend. Sustainability Club President Trevor Anderson, professors Kelly Bringhurst and Rico Del Sesto, and Missy Jessop, Keiran Presland, Brett Stanfield and Alena […]

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