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Showing posts from Month: February 2018

Dixie Forum to discuss the history of emotion in the American way of life

For its next installment, Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will examine the history of homesickness to offer a new way of understanding past societies and their priorities and values. Dr. Susan J. Matt, the Presidential Distinguished Professor of History at Weber State University, will present “Homesickness, History, […]

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Dixie State Symphony Orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with international musician

The Dixie State University M.K. Cox Performing Arts Center will be filled with the beautiful melodies of one of the best-known violin concertos when world-renowned violinist Frédéric Moreau performs with the Dixie State Symphony Orchestra later this month. Moreau, one of the most prolific French artists of this generation, will perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto […]

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Deadline approaching for submissions to Regional Symposium for Innovation, Creativity and Research

Offering members of the community the opportunity to present their work on a regional platform and form professional partnerships, the Dixie State University Undergraduate Research Office’s Second Annual Regional Symposium for Innovation, Creativity and Research is now accepting submissions through March 5. This event offers regional community members a forum to present cutting-edge research, innovation […]

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International artist Alex Boyé to perform concert at Dixie State University

Singer, actor and YouTube sensation Alex Boyé is coming to St. George to perform a concert on the campus of Dixie State University. “I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to come and perform at Dixie and I’m glad it’s finally here,” Boyé said. “We are going to have so much fun. You won’t want to […]

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Institute of Politics and Public Affairs to host lecture on understanding terrorism

In a special evening forum, the Dixie State University Institute of Politics and Public Affairs presents a lecture about understanding terrorism in the U.S. Presented by Shadman Bashir, Dixie State visiting professor of history and political science, the lecture is set to take place at 6 p.m. on Feb. 20 in the Dunford Auditorium, located […]

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Mechanical Engineering program to host open house

The Dixie State University Mechanical Engineering program is hosting an open house to introduce the community to the program’s faculty members and demonstrate equipment that will be used as part of the new academic offering. The open house will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Smith’s Computer Center on […]

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Sears Art Museum Gallery brings rare Pietá casting to Utah

As the afternoon light casts a shadow from over the red rocks into the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum Gallery, one piece of art stands out among the rest: an exact casting of Michelangelo’s Pietà. Thanks to a generous contribution from an anonymous donor, a rare casting of Michelangelo’s original masterpiece has taken residence […]

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Dixie Forum to hold lecture on social enterprise

Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will host a presentation on social enterprise and the strategies behind successful organizations. In this installment of the Dixie Forum, Norman Hill will present “Going Beyond Doing Good: How Social Enterprise Works” at noon on Feb. 13 in the Dunford Auditorium, located […]

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‘The Southern Quill’ accepting submissions through March 5

Dixie State University’s literary and arts journal “The Southern Quill” is helping aspiring writers bring their creativity to life on its glossy pages. “The Southern Quill,” which publishes annually during Dixie State’s spring semester, is accepting submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual arts in both adult and youth categories through March 5. The journal accepts […]

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Sears Dixie Invitational to feature hundreds of pieces of art for show, sale

Featuring 240 works of art from 120 professional artists, Dixie State University’s 31st Annual Robert N. & Peggy Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show & Sale kicks off with a series of events later this month. “This show is widely considered to be among the greatest shows of Southwestern art in the region,” Dr. Jeffery Jarvis, […]

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