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Showing posts from Month: October 2018

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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DSU, SUU receive joint EDA grant to spur
entrepreneurship in rural Utah

Dixie State and Southern Utah universities recently received a grant totaling $1.43 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to bridge the state’s urban-rural divide. The grant will provide the institutions with support over a five-year period, with $143,000 of the sum being awarded this year. Through the EDA’s University Center Economic […]

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Dixie State University reports enrollment growth for third year running

Dixie State University posted an increase in student enrollment for the third consecutive year, according to official enrollment numbers released by the Utah System of Higher Education today. Dixie State’s Fall 2018 student population, comprised of 9,950 individuals, increased by 2.86 percent from last year as indicated by USHE’s Fall 2018 3rd Week Headcount Enrollment […]

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Global Education to host viewing of China Town Hall webcast

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will talk to audiences in St. George and over a hundred other locations across the U.S. and Greater China during the 12th annual China Town Hall webcast. Dixie State University’s Global Education Program is collaborating with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations to host a screening of the interactive […]

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