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DSU’s annual Faculty Dance Concert to feature more than 30 students

Featuring a wide variety of dance genres performed by Dixie State University students, the university’s Dance Department will present its annual spring production, Faculty Dance Concert.  The concert will feature innovative works by DSU faculty and guest choreographers in styles ranging from aerial, ballet and ballroom to modern, contemporary, jazz and tap. Under the direction […]

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University of California, Irvine professor to present obesity research at Dixie Forum

 Challenging the principle that obesity is a simple function of positive energy balance, University of California, Irvine professor Dr. Bruce Blumberg will discuss his research on obesity at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Blumberg’s presentation, “Gene-Environment Interaction and the Obesogen Hypothesis,” is set […]

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DSU Police encourage students to Start by Believing survivors of sexual assault

Joining the Dixie State University Police Department’s effort to continually improve and enhance how sexual assault cases are investigated, Dixie State students, faculty and staff signed the Start by Believing pledge in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Start by Believing, an international public awareness campaign launched by End Violence Against Women International in 2011, […]

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Professor Phillip Garner to present on the U.S. budget deficit at Dixie Forum

Discussing the federal government’s budget deficit, Dixie State University Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Phillip Garner will present at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Garner is set to present “The Worsening U.S. Government Debt Problem” at noon on April 9 in the Dunford […]

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Dixie State University celebrates 105th D-Week with a variety of activities

Dixie State University’s campus will join with local community members to enjoy a number of activities in celebration of D-Week 2019 from April 6-13. Signified by the “D” on Black Hill glowing red, the 105-year-old tradition of D-Week is similar to Homecoming Week but brings its own set of activities to the University’s spring semester. […]

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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.  Auctioneer Jeff Randall, left, and celebrity emcee Thurl Bailey raise support for Dixie State University needs-based scholarships during the live […]

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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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