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Dixie Forum to host lecture on Hedy Lamarr in advance of DOCUTAH screening

In collaboration with the DSU DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival, the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World will highlight the subject behind festival film “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story.” In this installment of Dixie Forum, DOCUTAH representatives will delve into the life of 1930s and […]

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All-Steinway Series continues with a recital by Robert Nakea

As part of its All-Steinway Series, the Dixie State University Department of Music will host pianist Robert Nakea in a special recital. The concert is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 28 in the Concert Hall of the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center on the Dixie State campus. Admission is free […]

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Merrill and Justin Osmond to offer ‘Sound Advice’ at Dixie Forum

With more than 60 years of unique experiences lived by two generations, lead singer Merrill Osmond and his son Justin Osmond will share their empowering journey of self-discovery at Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: Sound Advice. By incorporating their knowledge of music and sharing inspirational advice, the Osmonds will help audience members […]

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DSU welcomes freshmen, expands offerings for new academic year

Dixie State University welcomed its newest freshman class during a Freshman Friday assembly this week ahead of the official start of the 2018-19 academic year on Aug. 20. At the event, incoming Freshman learned from DSU students, faculty and staff about university traditions, the available campus and community services, and were treated to an entertaining […]

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DSU’s Statement on the Termination Appeal Process and Last Chance Agreement

Dr. Peterson’s appeal of his Notice of Intent to Terminate his tenure appointment began with a Faculty Review Board hearing. The recommendation for reinstatement with a verbal or written warning from the Faculty Review Board, a recommending body, then went to an independent reviewer for a final decision. President Williams, being a party mentioned in […]

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Innovation Plaza receives $1.75 million in funding

Dixie State University recently received more than $1.75 million in support of Innovation Plaza, thanks to a $875,048 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration and a matching donation from Lindsay and Laura Atwood. The contributions will support the purchase of equipment for an entrepreneurial makerspace and a biotech, medical and environmental […]

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Students represent Dixie State University on SkillsUSA’s national stage

After recently reinstating the chapter of SkillsUSA at Dixie State University in 2016, members are already making an impact on the organization’s national level. Chapter Vice President Madison Whitney currently serves as the SkillsUSA national college post-secondary treasurer. Both she and one of DSU’s chapter members, Kyler Kelsch, will attend the National Leadership and Skills […]

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Sears Art Museum to host free lecture with local author Carmen Stenholm

Showcasing the talent of a local author, Dixie State University Sears Art Museum will host a free lecture and book signing by Carmen Stenholm. Stenholm, who made her debut as an author with “Crack Between the Worlds” and won the silver medal for historical fiction from the Military Writers Society of America for it, released […]

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Dixie State names new assistant vice president for campus diversity

Charged with leading Dixie State University in its efforts to promote diversity and inclusion, Dr. Tasha Toy has been named the institution’s new assistant vice president for campus diversity and director of the Multicultural & Inclusion Center. She will assume responsibilities on June 18. “I am excited to welcome Dr. Toy to Dixie State University,” […]

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DSU receives award for Concurrent Enrollment math courses

With the help of the Concurrent Enrollment Quantitative Literacy Math Incentive from the Utah System of Higher Education, Dixie State University is set to help more high school students take college-level math courses. The $147,202 award will help Dixie State increase the number of Concurrent Enrollment math classes taught in Washington County high schools. The award […]

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