ST. GEORGE – Dixie State College of Utah’s weekly noontime “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series continues this Tuesday, Sept. 28, with a presentation entitled “Ten Principles of Practical Personal Finance” by DSC Professor of Finance Dr. Kyle Wells. The Forum will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at noon, in the Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center on the DSC campus. Admission is free for all community members, DSC students, and faculty and staff.
Wells, a sixth-generation St. George native and Dixie College alumnus, completed his Doctorate of Philosophy in Finance at the University of Utah in 2006. In addition, he graduated Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in MIS and Finance at the University of Arizona in 2002, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Utah in 1998. Wells has served as Professor of Finance in the DSC Udvar-Hazy School of Business since 2006.
The Dixie Forum will continue each Tuesday through the rest of the fall semester. Upcoming guest speakers include DSC faculty member emeritus Dr. Andrew Barnum, who will share his many experiences and perspectives on Dixie near 100-year history in his presentation entitled “Experiencing Dixie College through Seven Decades” on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Then on Oct. 12, renowned astrophysicist Dr. Jennifer Lotz of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory will discuss space and the galaxies in her presentation “Collisions in the Cosmos” Oct. 12.
For further information on DSC’s Dixie Forum series, please contact Terre Burton at 435-652-7812 or at [email protected], or Marius van der Merwe at 435-652-7924 or at [email protected].
The remainder of the fall Dixie Forum schedule will be as follows. All forums will be Tuesdays at noon in the Dunford Auditorium, unless otherwise specified:
Oct. 5 DSC Faculty Emeritus Dr. Andrew Barnum – “Experiencing Dixie College Through Seven Decades”
Oct. 12 Dr. Jennifer Lotz – “Collisions in the Cosmos”
Oct. 19 DSC Professor Dr. AmiJo Comeford – “Vampires, Slayers, Demons and ‘Angels’: Pop Culture’s Academic Bite, or ‘A Little Less Ritual and a Little More Fun’”
Oct. 26 Outdoorsman Bo Beck – “Outdoor Recreation in Southwest Utah”
Nov. 2 Dr. Joel Brown – “Predator-Prey Foraging Games: Traveling the World in Search of Fear”
Nov. 3 DSC CMI Director Phil Tuckett – “DSC Dance Film – Enter the Sacred Among the Red Rocks”
Nov. 9 DSC Athletic Director Jason Boothe – “The State of Dixie Athletics”
Nov. 16 No Forum
Nov. 23 DSC Professor Ace Pilkington and wife Olga Pilkington – “The Secret Languate of Fairy Tales and Children’s Rhymes: Addressing Taboos with Folklore”
Nov. 30 DSC Student Presentations
Dec. 7 BYU Film Curator Jim D’Arc