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Showing posts from Month: October 2018

DSU professor to offer tips for avoiding burnout at the next Dixie Forum

The next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will feature Dixie State Associate Professor of Communication Dr. Jared DuPree as he shares best practices for preventing burnout. DuPree will present “Avoiding Burn-Out: Practice-Based Evidence from the Trenches” at noon on Nov. 6 in the Dunford Auditorium […]

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President’s Colleagues to discuss Dixie State University’s history and growth

The next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series will feature Dr. Richard Whitehead, former executive director of institutional advancement, speaking on working alongside five institutional presidents and being part of the university’s growth. Whitehead will present “When You Come to a Crossroads, Take It!” at noon on Nov. 5 in […]

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Dixie State University’s Visiting Writers
Series to host author Natasha Sajé

As part of the Visiting Writers Series, hosted by Dixie State University’s English Department, award-winning poet and creative nonfiction writer Natasha Sajé will present a creative writing craft talk and poetry reading. Sharing about her experiences as a writer, Sajé will present her craft talk at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Room 476 of […]

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Dixie Forum to delve into history behind
Nobel Prize, discuss this year’s winners

Dixie State University will host a panel presentation to discuss the history of the Nobel Prize as well as this year’s winners in the next installment of the weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. During the panel discussion “The Nobel Prize 2018 and its History,” Intermountain Healthcare Immuno-Oncology Director Terence Rhodes […]

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Dixie State University invites the community to celebrate Homecoming week

In celebration of Dixie State University’s 2018 Homecoming week, the iconic “D” on Black Hill will glow red each evening Oct. 29 through Nov. 3, signifying that the community is invited to campus to take part in Homecoming week’s timeless traditions. “Homecoming week is the perfect opportunity for Dixie alumni and Trailblazer fans to visit […]

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Dixie Forum to explore the science behind learning and memory

ST. GEORGE, Utah —  After conducting a thorough study to understand how neuronal mechanisms activate the brain’s ability to recall memories, Dr. Steve Ramirez will reveal his recent advances in memory research during the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Ramirez, an assistant professor of […]

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Dixie State University Jazz Ensemble to present first concert of the season

The Dixie State University Jazz Ensemble will open the 2018-19 season with solo performances and tight ensemble arrangements that center around 20th century jazz. The performance is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 in the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center Main Stage Theater on the Dixie State campus. Tickets are […]

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Dixie State University helps students finish college through Degrees When Due initiative

Dixie State University has partnered with Degrees When Due, a national initiative led by the Institute for Higher Education Policy, to help students who have some college credits complete their degrees. As one of the colleges and universities from eight states comprising the inaugural Degrees When Due cohort, Dixie State will provide targeted support while […]

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Dixie State University receives national grant to offer new math class

A grant from the National Science Foundation is allowing Dixie State University to expand its Mathematics Department and better prepare students for industrial careers as part of a new program through the Mathematical Association of America. With the support of the grant, Dixie State will offer a new course during the Spring 2019 semester as […]

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Dixie Forum lecturer to highlight the
uniqueness of plants around the world

By telling the stories of plants that exist both close to home and across the globe, Dr. Katherine Kleier will explore the ways that plants cope with extreme environments during the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Kleier, a professor of biology at Regis University […]

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