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DMU students seek to be part of the solution

Last year Daniel Cole, D.O.’16 became one of 16 current and past DMU students who’ve landed, since 2009, prestigious summer internships through the University’s Global Health Pathways of Distinction program. But he was the first to work in the area of climate change. Supervised by Carlos Dora, M.D., Ph.D., a coordinator in the department of […]

— Barb Boose

In Our Backyard

If you don’t believe climate change is having a negative impact on America’s Heartland, ask Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie. In 2008, he and local leaders across Iowa had to respond to a  so-called 500-year flood. Two years later, parts of the state were hit by three near-500-year floods. Those were followed by three years […]

— Barb Boose

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