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Showing posts from Month: February 2017

Dixie Forum to host presentation on artificial intelligence, autonomous systems

February 28, 2017

Dr. Alexander Stimpson, a senior research scientist at Duke University, will present on human collaboration with autonomous systems in the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum. Stimpson’s presentation will take place at noon on Tuesday, March 7, in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the Dixie State […]

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Doctor to present on heart health at next President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting

February 27, 2017

Presenting “All You Want to Know About Your Heart,” Dr. Michael Preece will speak at the next President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting. The lecture is set to take place at noon on Monday, March 6, in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located on Dixie Regional Medical […]

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PrestidigiTaters head to FIRST Tech Challenge regional championship

February 27, 2017

After winning the robot category and receiving the second place Inspire Award at the Utah State FIRST Tech Challenge Championship this month, robotics team The PrestidigiTaters is preparing to compete in the organization’s Super-Regional Championship in Tacoma, Washington. The Washington County 4-H team will challenge 72 teams of seventh- through 12th-grade students from 13 western […]

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Dixie Forum to discuss S. Utah’s involvement with cancer research at Stanford

February 21, 2017

During the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum, Dr. Lincoln Nadauld, executive director of Intermountain Precision Genomics, and three DSU students will present about their contributions to cutting-edge cancer genomics research taking place at Stanford University. Nadauld and students Annie Bowles, Jesus Soto and Darren Stapleton will share about current […]

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Department of Music to present Steinway Jazz piano recital

February 16, 2017

As part of its Celebrate Steinway campaign to become an All-Steinway School, the Dixie State University Department of Music is hosting a jazz recital featuring classically trained pianist David Stevens on Feb. 23. The program will consist of jazz piano favorites from the finest 20th century composers and pianists including George Gershwin, Nat King Cole, […]

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Community researchers, innovators invited to participate in Regional Research Symposium

February 15, 2017

The Dixie State University Undergraduate Research Office is set to host its first Regional Research Symposium to showcase cutting-edge research, innovation and creative projects. The symposium will take place from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on April 7 in the Dolores Dore Eccles Fine Arts Center on the Dixie State campus. Symposium presentations will be delivered […]

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Dixie State University, Mohave Community College team up to help transfer students

February 15, 2017

In the spirit of academic cooperation, Dixie State University and Mohave Community College have entered into an academic articulation agreement to help MCC graduates easily transfer to Dixie State. The collaboration ensures that students can smoothly transfer their credits to Dixie State baccalaureate programs after earning associate degrees from MCC. Thanks to the agreement, students […]

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Fire & Ice gala to support need-based scholarships

February 13, 2017

In an effort to raise support for need-based scholarships for Dixie State University students, The Dixie Foundation will host the 13th annual Fire & Ice gala on Feb. 24. The black tie optional, Mardi Gras-themed evening will consist of dinner, a live auction and a silent auction. Members of the community have donated various items, […]

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‘The Southern Quill’ to host benefit, silent auction

February 9, 2017

To celebrate the community’s literary and artistic tradition, Dixie State University’s journal for creative writing and artwork, “The Southern Quill,” is hosting a benefit and silent auction featuring readings from two popular authors. David Wolverton, who publishes under the pseudonym David Farland and is an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of science fiction and […]

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Dixie State University to screen documentary on Costa Rica

February 8, 2017

In an interdisciplinary effort, Dixie State University academic departments, Dixie Forum and DOCUTAH and are teaming up to host Producer/Director Matthew Eddy during a special screening of his documentary “A Bold Peace: Costa Rica’s Path of Demilitarization.” The documentary will be shown on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Zion Room […]

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