ST. GEORGE – Dixie State College of Utah’s weekly noontime Dixie Forum: A Window on the World series returns from Spring Break this Tuesday, March 20, featuring a presentation titled “PMS: The Facts Behind the Acronym” by Miriam Brown. The Forum will begin at 12 p.m., 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.
Brown is a senior at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, where she works as a peer educator at the College’s Wellness Center. Trained with the Boosting Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students (BACCHUS) network, Brown has worked to promote student health for three years, using peer counseling and harm reduction strategies. She has presented at conferences in Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Washington D.C., and was awarded Best Program at the Milwaukee BACCHUS conference for her presentation titled “Redefining ‘Safe Sex.’”
The Dixie Forum will continue each Tuesday through the rest of the spring semester, with the exception of a special Forum held in conjunction with DSC’s Second-Annual Research Day on Monday, April 9. Upcoming guest speakers include DSC associate professor of theatre Michael Harding, who will discuss his adaptation of DSC’s theatre program’s upcoming production of “The Odyssey,” based on Homer’s epic from Greek mythology, on March 27.
For further information on DSC’s Dixie Forum series, please contact DSC Forum advisor Professor Marius van der Merwe at 435-652-7924 or at [email protected].
The remainder of the spring Dixie Forum schedule will be as follows. All forums will be Tuesdays – unless noted – at 12 p.m., in the Dunford Auditorium:
- March 27 DSC Associate Professor of Theatre Michael Harding – “The Odyssey”
- April 3 Retired U.S. Navy Captain Ron Lewis – “Keeping the Promise (POW/MIA Soldiers)”
- Monday, April 9 DSC Research Day Presentation by Utah State University Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Science Lisa Berreau
- April 17 Gary and Millie Watts – “The Long and Winding Road”
- April 24 Insect Eating Expert Dave Gracer