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What is Blazer Bulletin?

Welcome to Blazer Bulletin, DSU’s newest source for information. Blazer Bulletin exists to educate, promote, entertain and inspire the Dixie State University community. This crowd-sourced digital bulletin allows the people most knowledgeable and passionate about a topic to directly reach those who love Dixie State and want to learn more about the institution. We know […]

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Digital Forensics Crime Lab: Ahead of the Curve

Since being established 8 years ago, the Digital Forensics Crime Lab (DFCL) at DSU has been recognized for its specialization in mobile device research and work on live investigative cases. As both a stand-alone unit and a part of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, the DFCL is available to students and law enforcement […]

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Dr. Jeremy Young: Taking to Twitter to Share Insights on the Angry Mob

Dr. Jeremy Young knows a thing or two about angry mobs—or at least about the use of the term as a political bludgeon. As an Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, Young has seen the term deployed throughout American politics. For this reason, when President Trump used the term during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings […]

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Emily Flores: Blazing Paths for Future Generations

Emily Flores was encouraged by a high school guidance counselor to make the move from her home in Los Angeles, California to St. George, Utah. Now in her junior year at Dixie State University, Flores has found a love for the beauty of the red rocks and flaming sunsets. She is earning a Bachelor’s Degree […]

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The Train Kiln: Raw, Ancient, and Authentic

The Art Department at Dixie State University blazes a new trail as it adds a “train kiln,” named to reflect its form, to its creative arsenal. The train-kiln resembles the front of a traditional steam locomotive. This innovative wood-fired kiln is modern in design but achieves the same aesthetic firing qualities as the ancient Japanese Anagama […]

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College of Science, Engineering, & Technology: Mechanical Engineering Program Kicks Off, New Building in the Works

In the fall of 2018, DSU started its Mechanical Engineering program. This exciting new program offers a Maker Certificate, an Associate of Science in Pre-Engineering (APE), and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME). “The best thing about these degrees is that they stack onto each other,” said David Christensen, Assistant Professor of Mechanical […]

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Accepted, Oriented, Now What?

You’ve been accepted as a new student at Dixie State University, you’ve visited Trailblazer Nation, you’ve attended orientation, and you probably feel pretty ready to start school, right? So, now what? I could list 100 different things you could to do to be ready to start college. Everything from taking last-minute adventures with friends to […]

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Soft Cell Research: Public-Private Partnership at DSU Leads to Groundbreaking Discoveries

The contents of Room 201 in DSU’s Science Building appears rather ordinary on the surface: a folding table and chairs positioned inside the main entrance to collect blood samples, a “swear tally” (accompanied by a folded sheet of paper dictating the size of the fine, to be collected at the end of the semester, for […]

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Atwood Innovation Plaza: The Gathering Place of Brilliance

As Dixie State University’s Director of Innovation Guidance and Solutions, Dr. Wayne Provost has seen over 460 people with ideas for new inventions. Significantly, over 200 of these individuals were DSU students. Not only does Provost hold 18 patents himself, including one for resealable food and cereal cartons, but he also has guided numerous students, […]

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Creating animated films to stand out

Do you remember the first time you watched the movie Toy Story? Were you mesmerized by the toys’ ability to move on their own? As a child, you probably didn’t understand how it was possible, but you were convinced your toys did the same thing when you left the room. As you grew older, you […]

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STEM Summer Camps on Campus!

The campus is a-buzz this summer with STEM summer camps. Students on campus are MAKING, CODING, DANCING, and EXPLORING. Check out stem.dixie.edu to find out more!

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