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“The Fight for Law and Women’s Rights Within the Tribes”​

In celebration of International Women’s Day next month, the DSU Women’s Resource Center and DSU International Student Services will hold a collaborative event “The Fight for Law and Women’s Rights Within the Tribes” on Wednesday, March 6th from 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Holland 537 – Zion Rm. Our guest speaker is Professor Sobia Bashir, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Peshawar in Pakistan, and she will be […]

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DSU Dental Hygiene Students Excel at State Poster Presentation Competition

On Thursday February 21st ​Dixie State University Dental Hygiene Students Jasmine Wilcox and Jordyn Mitchell braved the winter storm to travel to Salt Lake City in order to represent DSU Dental Hygiene at a poster presentation competition for dental hygiene students from all over the State of Utah. Their efforts were not wasted as the students took first place in the State competition with their presentation Chasing Lasers.

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WRC Laptop Support Award Application

A recent survey conducted by WRC reveals that an overwhelming number of respondents (i.e. almost 90%) believe that technological support is needed for academic success, especially for female students at DSU. In this vein, the Women’s Resource Center’s Laptop Support Award Application for female students is now available at wrc.dixie.edu. Online applications are due March 29, 2019, at 11:59 pm. […]

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What do you think “Love is…”?

The DSU Health & Counseling Center is hosting their Annual ‘Love is…’ event on Tuesday, February 12th from 10am-1pm. Come get your picture taken at their Photo Booth with a conversation heart describing what a healthy relationship is to you! Free relationship quizzes, information on healthy vs. high risk relationships, condoms, and handouts from the Women’s Resource Center and LGBTQ+ Resource Center. A ‘Sex Ed in Higher Ed & Relationships 101’ Presentation will be given at 12 pm in the Gardner Living Room with FREE nachos for those in attendance.

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The Southern Quill is Open for Submissions

The Southern Quill, Dixie State University’s literary arts journal, is now open for submissions. We accept poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, visual art, and work from young writers and artists (12-17). All living in Utah and Clark County, Nevada are welcome to submit. Poetry and fiction submissions from DSU students are eligible for the Annie Atkin Tanner Memorial Scholarship and the Naythan M. Bell Award. Go to www.thesouthernquill.com for more details.

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WRC hosts AAUW Scholarships Information for DSU female students

Know more about what AAUW-St George Branch programs offer in our community and the AAUW Scholarship Program for female students.

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DSU Student Wins Annual Lecture Series and Essay Competition First-Place Award

The McCarthey Family Foundation recently honored Dixie State University student Braxton Thornley with a first-place award during its 10th annual lecture series and essay competition. Competing against students from over 35 institutions, Thornley won the university/college category for his essay on the topic, “Why a free press matters in a democracy.” “Journalism is very important […]

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DSU’s Center for Teaching & Learning Awards Mini-Grants

Dixie State University’s Center for Teaching & Learning has awarded Four-Learning Innovation Mini-Grants to various faculty members on campus.   This year, Wendy Schatzberg, Steve Armstrong and Cindy King, Buna Sambandham and Vinodh Chellamutu, along with Matt Harris and Helen Saar were granted this opportunity to develop new ways to improve student learning. With these […]

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“Public Speaking: A Guide to Success” at DSU’s WRC

“Is public speaking something that makes you want to find a dark corner and hide? Whether you are new to giving speeches or feel only slightly confident, with time and practice you can learn to tackle ANY public speaking opportunity with guts and gusto. Come learn some valuable tools to virtually eliminate the pre-speech jitters.”

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What blazing your own trail in the
Integrated Studies program looks like

“I’m not forced into any kind of box.” Jen Spong ’19 is majoring in Integrated Studies, a program housed in DSU’s Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences department. This innovative major has a focus on individuality and making connections between disciplines.

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