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Showing posts from Month: March 2018

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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‘The Southern Quill’ hosting benefit, silent auction

“The Southern Quill,” Dixie State University’s annually published, student-edited literary arts journal, is hosting its annual benefit and silent auction to support the journal’s publication and distribution.   The benefit is set to open at 6:30 p.m. on April 3 in the Zion Room on the fifth floor of the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons. […]

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President’s Colleagues to host presentation on dark space

In the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series, former astronomy professor and planetarium lecturer Ron Smith will guide attendees through the unseen world of dark matter and dark energy. Smith will present “Dark Matter and Dark Energy” at noon on April 2 in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s […]

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Water conservancy experts to discuss Lake Powell Pipeline at Dixie Forum

Representatives from the Washington County Water Conservancy District and Conserve Southwest Utah will discuss the pros and cons of the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Ronald Thompson, general manager of the water conservancy district, and Tom Butine, board […]

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