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Showing posts from Month: March 2019

Piano duo Fortin-Poirier to perform in the Music Department’s All-Steinway Series

As part of the All-Steinway Series, piano duo Fortin-Poirier will return to Dixie State University to perform their four-hand musical ensemble of a mix of music styles on one piano. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on April 5 in the Concert Hall of the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center on the […]

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Alumnus to share about health effects of radiation exposure at Dixie Forum

Dixie Junior College alumnus Dr. Atone Brooks will share details of his life as a scientist and explain the health risks and impact associated with radiation exposure during Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Brooks’ presentation, “Dixie Alumni Relates Lifetime of Research on Radiation Health Effects,” will be […]

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Dixie State University opens largest public makerspace in Southern Utah

 Dixie State University has increased its investment in entrepreneurship programing and resources by opening a state-of-the art makerspace and prototyping lab at its new entrepreneurship center, Atwood Innovation Plaza. Following Monday’s ribbon cutting ceremony where Trustee Lindsay and wife Laura Atwood officially opened the space, hundreds of community members were able to tour the new […]

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Fire & Ice gala raises $342,000 for DSU needs-based scholarships

The Dixie Foundation’s 15th annual Fire & Ice gala garnered significant support for needs-based scholarships, raising $342,214 for Dixie State University students who may not be able to pursue a college education without financial assistance.  All proceeds from the annual black-tie optional gala directly benefit Dixie State student scholarships. Put on by the all-volunteer Dixie […]

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Utah State Legislature funds DSU’s Science, Engineering & Technology building

Acknowledging Dixie State University’s need for more academic buildings to accommodate its growing student body, the Utah State Legislature appropriated $50 million toward a new Science, Engineering & Technology building and $4.4 million to complete the Human Performance Center. “All of us here at Dixie State University are beyond appreciative of the legislators’ support,” Dixie […]

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Dixie Forum to host Jennifer Jordan, the filmmaker behind ‘3,000 Cups of Tea’

Sharing selections and discussing her film about the meteoric rise and fall of “Three Cups of Tea” author Greg Mortenson, Jennifer Jordan will be the featured speaker at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Jordan, an award-winning author, filmmaker and screenwriter, will present “3,000 […]

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DSU’s 36th annual Juanita Brooks Lecture Series to host address on Dale Morgan

Dixie State University Library’s 36th annual Juanita Brooks Lecture Series will host Richard Saunders as he shares the unfamiliar story of the rapport between Juanita Brooks and her  friend and editor Dale Morgan, who was a Utah native and historian of western America. Saunders’ address on this friendship and its influence on historical research is […]

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Dixie State University to host Early Music Festival with support of national grant

In recognition of Early Music Month, Dixie State University will host its second Early Music Festival in partnership with Early Music America, which selected the university from a multitude of performers and institutions across the country as one of only eight recipients of the organization’s mini-grants. Highlighting music from the 15th to 18th centuries, Dixie […]

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Figurative artist to present on creative processes, inspiration at Dixie Forum

Providing an account of her life as an artist, classically trained figurative artist Jennifer Gennari will be the featured speaker at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Gennari’s presentation “Spark of Life: A Career as a Professional Fine Artist” is set to take place […]

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