We Love Our Community!

We miss you! DSU’s STEM Outreach team of students and faculty miss seeing our young scientists and makers on campus and in schools, so we will be bringing our outreach home with videos, activities and contests. Let’s stay close while we stay safe.

STEM at Home

Join us for our Facebook Live Event

Gather your family and join our very own DSU faculty as they bring STEM projects home.

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Meet our Students

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Jessikah Johnson

BS Biology - Biomedical Sciences

From Salt Lake City, but have lived in St George/Hurricane area for half my life.
Premed – future Emergency Medical Physician

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Kody Hafen

BS Exercise Science

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Spencer Thatcher

BS Biology-Biomedical Sciences

Wash Those Hands

Thank you to our Dixie Pre-Medical Alliance students for demonstrating the importance of using soap to wash your hands.

Show us your clean hands @dsustemoutreach #washyourhands

Want more? Here’s another great video

Explore DNA

Our Dixie Pre-Medical Alliance students teach you how to extract DNA from strawberries and build a double helix model.

Show us your models @dsustemoutreach

Want more? Try DNA Origami

Play with Polymers

Our Dixie Pre-Medical Alliance students show you how to make polymers with things you have at home!

Show us what you made @dsustemoutreach

Annual Community Events


Sciencepalooza is a one-day event held every spring at the St. George Recreation Center. Families are invited to participate in fun, hands-on STEM activities.

The event is Saturday, March 7, 2020. There is a $5 fee for children, which includes a t-shirt, drawstring bag, and projects.

For more information please contact:

Dixie State University STEM Outreach


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Southern Utah Code Camp

Code Camp is a programming, design and entrepreneurship contest all rolled up into a ridiculously compressed 24-hour event each November. It’s crazy fun! Teams ranging in size from one to four participants compete against other teams to build the best web or mobile app.

For more information please visit:


DSU Science Olympiad Invitational

Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events in each division (Division B is middle school; Division C is high school).  On Saturday, January 18, 2020, Dixie State University will host its first Science Olympiad Invitational.

Register Today!
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Cari Heizer

STEM Coordinator

Email: heizer@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4503

Office: SMITH 135