Blog News and Updates

Of coronets and clown suits

Even though its name and location have changed since it was founded in 1898, Des Moines University has a long and distinguished history of preparing future health care providers and leaders with a focus on patient-focused care and whole-body wellness. But did you know that the University once sported men’s and women’s basketball teams, a […]

— Barb Boose

DMU day at the fair

It’s that time again – Iowa State Fair time! Today marks the start of the fair and it runs until Sunday, August 19. This Sunday is the official DMU Day at the Fair. Join us at our booth on the grand concourse for all sorts of activities, including OMM treatments, giveaways and tons of fun! Are […]

— Nicole Branstad

Welcome to Des Moines University!

This is a special greeting to the new and returning students arriving at Des Moines University this week. Welcome to a new academic year, a year full of opportunities to strive for excellence in all that we do! This is an exciting time at Des Moines University as we continue to focus on the future. […]

— Angela Franklin

Friday recipe: salmon/chickpea slam-up

Oppressive. Searing. Parched. The Midwest is put-a-fork-in-it cooked, fried and burned, thanks to weeks of daily-high three-digit temperatures and lack of rain. The smidgeon of a shower we received in central Iowa last night did little to counter the fact Iowa is three inches behind the normal July rainfall of 3.6 inches, according to the […]

— Barb Boose