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Women in Higher Education conference focuses on defining space, creating change 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University welcomed more than 250 women from across the state as the host of the “Fourth Annual Utah Women in Higher Education Network” spring conference Thursday and Friday. The theme of this year’s conference, “Elemental Women: Defining Space, Creating Change,” addressed how women in higher education meet the challenges and opportunities they face […]


5 questions with the Plain White T’s; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – Five guys from Chicago, known to the music world as the Plain White T’s, will bring their Midwest punk-pop sound to the Dixie Sunbowl in St. George Thursday night. Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the gate. St. George News met up with the band, composed of lead singer […]

Unit 28 Panguitch mule deer waiting for relocation to new mountain range, Paragonah staging area, Paragonah, Utah, March 5, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George

Parowan deer relocation survival rate higher than expected; STGnews Videocast 

FEATURE – In an effort to control the population of Panguitch mule deer from the Division of Wildlife Resources’ Unit 28 (see map inset), which far exceeds the acceptable limit of 8,500 designated by the Department, collaborative researchers began to translocate the deer in 2013. What happened next was beyond all expectations. Surprising results Researchers anticipated high mortality rates […]

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Law, business professor presents at final Business and Ethics forum 

ST. GEORGE — A presentation by Dixie State University professor Dr. Travis Seegmiller will wrap up the final Business and Ethics Forum of the 2014-2015 academic year on Thursday at noon. The forum will take place in the DSU Udvar-Hazy Business Building in St. George. A native of St. George, Seegmiller graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of […]


Dixie State’s DECA, formerly ‘Distributive Education Club,’ students advance, compete internationally 

ST. GEORGE — Of the 35 top “academic athletes” from Dixie State University that participated in the two-day Utah state-level DECA Career Development Conference competition, all 35 qualified to compete at the International Career Development Conference, which will be held April 14-22 in Orlando, Florida. “Getting 35 students to Orlando is no small feat,” said Bryon Geddes, DSU […]

The action heated up during the live auction as participants upped their bids to keep the action going, Assistance League Southern Utah fundraising banquet, St. George, Utah, | Photo by Rhonda Tommer, St. George News

Assistance League fundraising banquet, doing ‘something for somebody;’ doubles attendance 

St. George – Two hundred people attended a fundraising banquet for Assistance League Southern Utah on Saturday evening at the SunRiver Ballroom, doubling the attendance of last year’s banquet. “Planting the Seeds of Success” was the theme of this year’s dinner and auction.  Attendees were able to participate in opportunity drawings, a silent auction and a live […]

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Learn about typography, design at next Dixie Forum 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University’s “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series will continue on Tuesday at noon with a presentation by David Wolske on typography and design. The lecture will be in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to […]

Community members and students participating in the whitewashing of Dixie's "D", St. George, Utah, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Dixie State University, St. George News

D-Week features Great Race, pancake breakfast, bouncy ball record setting 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University will celebrate “100 years of rock solid tradition” during its annual D-Week, taking place April 13-18 with various activities and events held on and off campus in St. George. This year’s celebration centers around the 100th anniversary of the “D,” which is displayed on the Black Hill overlooking St. George. Constructed in the lava […]


Study links Facebook use to depressive symptoms 

HOUSTON — The social media site, Facebook, can be an effective tool for connecting with new and old friends. However, some users may find themselves spending quite a bit of time viewing Facebook and may inevitably begin comparing what’s happening in their lives to the activities and accomplishments of their friends. According to University of Houston, researcher […]


Monthly lecture Series finds new home at senior center; public welcome 

HURRICANE — The Hurricane Lecture Series meets the second Monday of every month, focusing on mental and behavioral health issues. The meetings are free and open to the public and will be held at the Hurricane Senior Citizen Center, 95 N. 300 West in Hurricane, going forward, a move from the the Intermountain InstaCare Clinic in Hurricane where they’ve been […]

Flowers and plants colorfully decorating a yard, location and date unspecified | Photo by Chris Wood, St. George News

Water-wise workshop; lush yard with minimal water 

ST. GEORGE —  Casey Jones, the garden horticulturist, will talk about water-wise landscape design Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Tonaquint Nature Center in Tonaquint Park located at 1851 S Dixie Drive in St. George. This workshop is free and open to all. This workshop will teach the design basics to create a water-efficient landscape. With the […]


President’s Colleagues feature presentation on Theodore Roosevelt 

ST. GEORGE — A presentation featuring the life of former United States President Theodore Roosevelt by Dr. Ben D. Mahaffey will be at Dixie State University President’s Colleagues meeting Monday at noon, in Room 156 of the DSC Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center, located on the Dixie Regional Medical Center’s River Road campus, 1526 Medical […]

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Deseret Power CFO speaks at business, ethics forum 

ST. GEORGE — Bob Dalley, vice president and CFO of Deseret Power Electric Cooperative will speak at Dixie State University’s Business and Ethics Forum series on Thursday at noon in the Boeing Auditorium, Room 121 of the Udvar-Hazy Business Building on the DSU campus, 225 South 700 East, St. George. All are welcome and admission is free. […]


Psychologist lectures on fatherhood at next Dixie Forum 

ST. GEORGE — Ross D. Parke is presenting his lecture, “Fatherhood: Remembering the Past, Imagining the Future,” at Dixie State University’s weekly “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series Tuesday from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus, 225 South 700 East, St. George. Admission is free and all […]

Posters of Art Around the Corner's 2015 exhibit pieces were displayed at the artists' reception at the St. George Children's Museum Friday night. The pieces will be on display throughout the city from March 28, 2015, through March 2016. St. George, Utah, March 27, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Art Around the Corner Foundation presents 2015 outdoor sculpture exhibit 

ST. GEORGE — Nationally and internationally known artists, whose works are part of the 2015 outdoor exhibit of Art Around the Corner throughout St. George, were invited to a formal reception Friday at the St. George Children’s Museum, 86 S. Main Street. The reception gave the artists a chance to meet Mayor Jon Pike, the City Council, other artists […]

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