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President’s Colleagues to host presentation on dark space

In the next installment of the President’s Colleagues of Dixie State University meeting series, former astronomy professor and planetarium lecturer Ron Smith will guide attendees through the unseen world of dark matter and dark energy. Smith will present “Dark Matter and Dark Energy” at noon on April 2 in Lecture Hall 156 of Dixie State’s […]

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Water conservancy experts to discuss Lake Powell Pipeline at Dixie Forum

Tom Butine Representatives from the Washington County Water Conservancy District and Conserve Southwest Utah will discuss the pros and cons of the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Ronald Thompson, general manager of the water conservancy district, and Tom […]

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DSU receives legislative funding to support student growth, regional workforce needs

As the 2018 session came to a close, the Utah State Legislature appropriated more than $4.3 million in new ongoing funding to Dixie State University to accommodate the institution’s record-breaking growth, build new programs to fill southern Utah’s workforce shortages and meet other institutional needs. Receiving a total of $4,341,800 in new ongoing funding, Dixie […]

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

During the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World, Dr. Lincoln Nadauld, director of Cancer Genomics at Intermountain Healthcare, and two DSU students will present about their contributions to cutting-edge research taking place at Stanford University. Nadauld and DSU students Makelle Gardiner and Katherine Monday will […]

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Dixie State University approved to add 2 additional bachelor’s degrees

In alignment with Dixie State University’s strategic goal to broaden and enhance academic programs, the institution’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the addition of two new baccalaureate programs on Friday. Starting in the Fall 2018 semester, Dixie State will offer a Bachelor of Science in molecular biology-biochemistry and a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of […]

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Scientists to discuss NASA’s efforts to sustain life on Mars at next Dixie Forum

Two scientists working with NASA to develop a self-sustaining life support system on Mars will present about their work at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Dr. Lance Seefeldt Utah State University professors Dr. Lance Seefeldt and Dr. Bruce Bugbee will present “Life Support […]

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Deadline approaching for submissions to Regional Symposium for Innovation, Creativity and Research

Offering members of the community the opportunity to present their work on a regional platform and form professional partnerships, the Dixie State University Undergraduate Research Office’s Second Annual Regional Symposium for Innovation, Creativity and Research is now accepting submissions through March 5. This event offers regional community members a forum to present cutting-edge research, innovation […]

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Mechanical Engineering program to host open house

The Dixie State University Mechanical Engineering program is hosting an open house to introduce the community to the program’s faculty members and demonstrate equipment that will be used as part of the new academic offering. The open house will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Smith’s Computer Center on […]

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Dixie Forum to host presentation on human connection to wilderness

Sharing his insights into the lives of wild animals and the interconnectedness of nature, Brent Harris, a respected African wilderness guide and founder of Primal Pathways, will present at the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series, Dixie Forum: A Window on the World. Harris will give the lecture “Signs of Life on […]

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Dixie State University approved to offer first master’s degree, 2 new bachelor’s programs

Dixie State University reached a historic milestone on Friday, when its Board of Trustees unanimously approved the addition of the institution’s first-ever graduate degree program, a Master of Accountancy. Along with the master’s degree, the Trustees approved two new baccalaureate degrees, a Bachelor of Music in performance and Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. Increasing […]

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