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Dixie State University shows highest enrollment increase percentage in Utah

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Dixie State University has the highest enrollment percentage increase among Utah’s public colleges and universities according to official enrollment numbers released by the Utah System of Higher Education today. Dixie State’s Fall 2019 student population, comprised of 11,193 individuals, increased by 12.49 percent from last year as indicated by USHE’s Fall […]

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President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University to host presentation on Utah’s state borders

ST. GEORGE, Utah — In the first installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series, Professor Steven D. Heath will discuss the history and impact of  establishing Utah’s state borders. Heath will present “Along the 37th Parallel: The Establishment of the Utah-Arizona Boundary” on Monday, October 7at noon in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s Russell C. […]

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Dixie Forum to host lecture on material science

Discussing material science, Purdue University Professor and experimentalist Dr. Cliff Johnston will present at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Johnston is set to present “Function Follows Form: Nanoscale Architecture of Nature’s First Nanomaterials” at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Dunford Auditorium, […]

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Dixie State University ranked on U.S. News’ lists of best colleges nationwide

Dixie State University has been ranked on U.S. News’ 2020 lists of the nation’s best colleges and universities based on its strong performance in 15 different areas of academic excellence. Dixie State was ranked 25th in the Regional Colleges West category, a division the university was placed in for focusing on undergraduate degrees and offering […]

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Dixie State University celebrates its 108th birthday with a bison tour

Dixie State University invites the community to join in celebrating its 108th birthday by touring eight of the hand-painted Trailblazer bison statues placed throughout St. George as part of the Trailblazer Art in the City project.   Dixie State’s birthday celebration is set to take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 19. No […]

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Dixie State University president to deliver State of the University Address

In recognition of Dixie State University’s continued growth, President Richard B. Williams will share about the accomplishments of the past year and the vision for the upcoming year at his annual State of the University Address. Taking place on Wednesday Sept. 18, the address will detail annual achievements, including updates on campus growth and a […]

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Dixie Forum to host lecture on the ecology of microbes

Nationally-known nature and food author Eugenia Bone will present “The Ecology of Microbes: Insights Into the Unseen World” at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Bone’s lecture is set to take place at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 27, in the Dunford Auditorium, located in […]

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Dixie State University to host free art talk featuring sculptor, painter Claudia Hecht

Sharing about her vibrant paintings and evocative sculpture, internationally acclaimed artist Claudia Hecht will present an art talk hosted by the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum and Arte Divine. Traveling from Guadalajara, Mexico, to be in attendance, Hecht will present her art talk from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 in the Sears […]

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Dixie State University welcomes two new members to Board of Trustees

Dixie State University’s Board of Trustees will begin the 2019-20 academic year with two new board members, as alumnus Tony Christensen and Student Association President Taylor Godfrey were recently sworn in as the newest members of the board.  Dixie State University’s Board of Trustees is the institution’s governing board, appointed by the governor of Utah […]

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Dixie State University to host free art talk featuring watercolorist Roland Lee

Expounding on his diverse career path, exploratory trips to the tip of mountains and a life full of beauty, award-winning watercolorist Roland Lee will delve into the meaning behind his artwork and his artistic philosophy at an art talk hosted by the Dixie State University Sears Art Museum. Lee is set to present his art […]

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