A Safe Zone
Des Moines University is committed to providing an inclusive environment in which every student and employee is able to thrive on an academic, professional and personal level. It is our goal through the Safe Zone program to foster a community that is based on respect and dignity by acknowledging that all sexual orientations and gender presentations are a valued part of our culture. The Safe Zone program provides a visible network of support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, and other individuals seeking information and assistance regarding sexual orientation, gender identity, harassment, and/or discrimination concerns.
What DMU students have been up to
DMU students are active and diverse, here are just a few recent highlights
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
It’s that time of year and the St. Baldrick’s Day event is fast approaching. St. Baldrick’s Day is a fundraising event held on the DMU campus on Tuesday, February 10th to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation which is committed to the research for treatments of childhood cancer. Although any cancer diagnosis has obstacles to remission, […]— Jordan Bahnsen
The one thing I was most worried about before starting at DMU was how my spouse was going to transition to our new life, especially not knowing anyone. This was never even an issue. She soon made friends with other student spouses and even students in my class. She uses her “plus-one” pass all the […]— Christopher Hogue, D.P.M.’17