Friday recipe: Salsa!

In honor of Cinco de Mayo next week I thought I’d post a quick and easy salsa recipe. Enjoy! Black Bean-Corn Salsa 2 15 ½-ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed 1 15 ½-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 pint of fresh grape tomatoes, cut up 1 15 ½-ounce can corn, drained ½ […]

— Andrea Cooley

Daley has been MIA!

Is anyone even checking my blog anymore? Probably not. Sorry I have not been writing lately… life has kind of been consuming. Believe it or not school actually hasn’t been the consuming part but just life. It’s nearing the end of things here at DMU and my inability to comprehend leaving my friends has made […]

— Daley Dodd

Annual DMU memorial service May 21 for body donors free, open to public

(Des Moines, IA) – On Friday, May 21, Des Moines University (DMU) will honor 65 Iowans who donated their bodies to further medical education. The family of each donor, the DMU community and the public is invited to remember and recognize each generous gift. The non-denominational service will begin at 1 p.m. in the Student […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Crockpot resurrected!

Here’s a super easy recipe for a melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork sandwich. Ingredients: 1.   One can of beef broth 2.   1-2 pounds of pork ribs 3.   A bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce 4.   Your favorite bread to eat it with Directions: Place beef broth and pork ribs in crockpot and cook on high for 4 […]

— Tea Nguyen

Nitefall on the river lineup!

What’s better than live tunes outdoors in a beautiful spot? Not much! That’s why I think Nitefall On The River is so cool! The schedule for this year was just announced. The fun begins May 27 (my birthday) with the Bodeans, then continues each Thursday through July 29. After the first show it’s Tonic, Ryan […]

— Courtney Tompkins

I scream for ice cream!

I love ice cream, I love getting a deal and I love helping others. Put all three together and I’m a BIG FAN. If you are too, check out Baskin-Robbins on Wednesday, April 28! Between 5 & 10 p.m., you can get a scoop of ANY flavor for 31 CENTS! Yep, for real!! Get 3 […]

— Courtney Tompkins

M.B.S. students win research awards

Two students in DMU’s master of biomedical sciences (M.B.S.) degree program won research awards within two weeks of each other in January. Read this article from the Spring 2010 DMU Magazine  

— Seth Stevenson

Friday recipe: hummus

Hummus is my favorite dip to go with fresh veggies or to spread on sandwiches in place of mayo. There are lots of flavors (roasted-red pepper, garlic, cracked pepper) at the grocery store, but it’s actually really easy to make! All you need is a food processor or blender to mix the ingredients. Check out […]

— Andrea Cooley

What is a D.O.?

Happy Osteopathic Medicine Week! Did you know there are two types of doctors in the United States? A doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) and a medical doctor (M.D.). Most people don’t know if their primary care physician is a D.O. or an M.D. Both doctors can prescribe medicine, perform surgery and treat patients, but there […]

— Andrea Cooley

DO something!!

I know our students & staff already work hard and give back to the community all the time. BUT I found this cool website called that can connect you to projects in your local area. It might come in handy when you’re in a new town for rotation or residency and want to volunteer.

— Courtney Tompkins