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  • DSU Students Present Research Findings Tuesday’s Dixie Forum
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    Published - 03/26/14 - 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    DSU Student Research Day. (photo courtesy of DSU PR – Steve Johnson)
    DSU Student Research Day. (photo courtesy of DSU PR – Steve Johnson)
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    (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Dixie State University’s weekly “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” forum series continues this Tuesday, April 1, featuring a number of student research presentations on a variety of topics. The forum will begin at 12 noon, in the Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free for all community members, DSU students, faculty and staff.

    Tuesday’s forum is being held in conjuction with Dixie State’s Fourth-Annual Student Research Day event, which will be held on Monday, April 7, at the Gardner Student Center. DSU’s Student Research Day was established in 2011 to celebrate and showcase student research. Each year, all Dixie State students are encouraged to submit research topics and present their scholarly and creative work.

    The Dixie Forum is a lecture series designed to introduce DSU students, faculty, and the St. George community to diverse ideas and personalities and to widen their world views. Forum lectures are free and open to the general public for participation. Dixie students can earn one college credit by signing up for HUM 1000, attending lectures regularly, carefully considering the ideas expressed, and writing about the presentations.

    The weekly Dixie Forum series will continue its 2014 Spring Semester slate on Tuesday, April 8, featuring a presentation on the planet Mars by Dr. David Bish, Professor of Mineralogy at Indiana University-Bloomington.

    For further information on DSU's Dixie Forum series, please contact DSU Forum coordinator John Burns at 435-879-4712/burns@dixie.edu, or visit www.dixie.edu/humanities/dixie_forum.php.

    The remainder of the spring Dixie Forum schedule will be as follows. All forums will be Tuesdays (unless noted) at noon in the Dunford Auditorium:

    April 8 Dr. David Bish, Professor of Mineralogy at Indiana University-Bloomington “Mars Science Laboratory Experience”

    April 15 Marnie Powers-Torrey, Managing Director of Books Arts Program at the University of Utah and Red Butte Press “The Art of the Book: Object, Text, Image, Experience”

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