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DSU named one of the nation’s top education programs for early reading instruction

The National Council on Teacher Quality recently named Dixie State University’s Elementary Education program as one of the top in the country for its strong commitment to evidence-based reading instruction. Dixie State was one of only 15 undergraduate elementary programs in the nation to earn the not-for-profit research and policy organization’s A+ rating for reading […]

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Dixie Forum to discuss DSU’s involvement with cancer research at Stanford University

Sharing about their contributions to cutting-edge cancer genomics research at Stanford University, Dr. Lincoln Nadauld, director of Cancer Genomics at Intermountain Healthcare, and three Dixie State University students will be featured at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Nadauld and DSU students Jordan Dockstader, […]

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Dixie State University to host presentation on St. George pioneer Erastus Snow

Presenting about Erastus Snow’s role in colonizing St. George, Steven E. Snow will be the featured speaker at the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series. Steven Snow will present at noon on March 2 in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located on […]

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Wilford Brimley to discuss ‘The Electric Horseman’ at Dixie State film screening

Dixie State University is hosting a screening of “The Electric Horseman” and a Q & A discussion with actor Wilford Brimley to mark the 40th anniversary of the film’s theatrical release. The event is set to take place on March 1 and will begin at 5 p.m. with a wine-and-appetizer reception in the Dolores Doré […]

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Dixie Forum to host presentation on fake news

Diving into what “fake news” really means, NewsGuard’s vice president of news literacy programs will present at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Sarah Brandt will present “The Secret Ingredients of Fake News: What We’ve Learned From Writing Nutrition Labels for News” via conference […]

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Dixie Forum to discuss mystery of Skeleton Lake in the Indian Himalayan Mountains

Dixie State University will host the lecture “Exploring the Mystery of Skeleton Lake Using Ancient DNA” in the next installment of its weekly lecture series, Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Éadaoin Harney, a doctoral candidate in organismic and evolutionary biology at Harvard University, will present the lecture at noon on Feb. 11 in […]

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Dixie State breaks ground on new student housing complex, Campus View Suites II

Dixie State University officially broke ground on the institution’s latest student housing project, Campus View Suites II, during a celebratory ceremony Jan. 31. Anticipated to house 534 students when it opens in fall 2021, the 140,000-square-foot complex will offer suite-style living. The university is working with contractor Layton Construction and architectural firm Method Studio to […]

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President’s Colleagues of DSU to host presentation on super volcanoes

Sharing his knowledge about super volcanoes, scientist Ron Smith will be the featured speaker at the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series. Smith, an experienced lecturer and teacher, will present at noon on Feb. 3 in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located […]

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Dixie Forum to host lecture on sage grouse with wildlife specialist

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Dixie State University will host a presentation about the management and conservation of Utah’s sage grouse in the next installment of the institution’s weekly lecture series, Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Dr. Terry Messmer, professor and extension wildlife specialist in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University, […]

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Repertory Dance Theatre to present forum as part of 3-day residency at Dixie State

Offering a historical presentation and narrated dance performance, Utah’s Repertory Dance Theatre will present at Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. In their Dixie Forum presentation, Repertory Dance Theatre’s eight professional dancers will offer a cultural overview of modern dance in the 20th century and its function in […]

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