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Showing posts from Month: January 2017

Dixie Forum to examine link between birdsong, advances in neuroscience

Dr. Sylvia Torti, dean of the Honors College at the University of Utah, will present on how studying birds has benefited neuroscientific development as part of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum. Torti’s presentation, “Language and Love in a Birdsong Laboratory,” will take place at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Dunford […]

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Retired Black & Decker CEO Nolan Archibald to present at Dixie State University

Dixie State University alumnus and retired Black & Decker Corporation CEO Nolan Archibald is scheduled to present at his alma mater about the time he spent at Dixie College and offer insight into the world of business. The presentation will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, in the Concert Hall of the Dolores […]

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Dixie Hispanic Student Association to screen film about undocumented students

As a fundraiser for scholarships for undocumented students, the Dixie Hispanic Student Association will host a screening of the film “Papers,” the story of undocumented youth and the challenges they face as they turn 18 without legal status. According to the Dixie State’s Institutional Research, there are between 30 and 40 undocumented students currently attending […]

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President’s Colleagues to discuss the evolving nature of higher education

Discussing the importance of changing the way institutions of higher education approach the educational process, Dr. Hugh M. Cannon will present at the next President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting. Cannon, the emeritus Adcraft/Simons-Michelson Professor of Marketing at Wayne State University, will present “Developing the Capacity to Learn: A Business School Perspective” at noon […]

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Dixie Forum to present lecture on lizards of Washington County

Dixie State University’s Dixie Forum lecture series offers residents and students a chance to learn about the lizards of Washington County and their influence on research. Geoff Smith, a doctoral candidate at Utah State University, will share his research that investigates how animals decide whether to move energy into their reproductive or immune systems based […]

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Dixie State University, local dentists offer free dental treatment to uninsured children

In an effort to make local children smile a little brighter, the Dixie State University Dental Hygiene Program is teaming up with the Henry Schein Dental Supply Company, local dentists and dental hygienists to host the ninth annual Give Kids a Smile dental clinic. The event will provide uninsured children with free preventive and restorative […]

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Dixie State University to offer accounting minor, applied leadership emphasis

During the Summer 2017 semester, Dixie State University will begin to offer a new minor in accounting and an emphasis in applied leadership. Already approved by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the State Board of Regents granted consent for the new programs Friday afternoon. “The addition of the accounting minor and applied leadership […]

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Dixie State University to host Personal Finance Conference

To help individuals meet their financial goals, the Dixie State University Finance and Accounting clubs are presenting the 2nd Annual Personal Finance Conference. The conference is set to take place from 3 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 27 in the Boeing Auditorium (Room 121) of the Udvar-Hazy School of Business on the Dixie State campus. […]

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Dixie State University, Trailblazer Basketball pair up to celebrate teachers

Trailblazer Basketball will share the spotlight with local educators next weekend when Dixie State University celebrates area teachers. All kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers and their families will receive free admission to the Trailblazer vs. Azusa Pacific game by showing their teacher IDs. Additionally, the first 100 teachers to enter the men’s game will receive a […]

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Dixie State to host annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, community service project

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Dixie State University Office of the President and Multicultural & Inclusion Center welcome the community to DSU’s third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration. This year’s commemoration, themed ‘Infinite Hope & Enduring Light,” will be held on place at noon on Tuesday, January 17, in the […]

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