USDE appoints DMU’s Sue Huppert to Distance Learning and Educational Innovation Subcommittee

The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) appointed Sue Huppert, chief of external and government affairs for Des Moines University, to serve as a negotiator on the department’s newly established negotiated rulemaking subcommittee on distance learning and educational innovation. The Distance …

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DMU's OMM fellows provide a demonstration for Waukee APEX students.

Lighting the spark

There’s a new course offered at Des Moines University, but registration is closed to anyone older than 18. Twelve high schoolers meet daily in Ryan Hall 281 from noon to 2:30 p.m. for Exploration of Health Sciences and Medicine through …

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A man with a plan

The late anatomy Professor Frank Kneussl, Ph.D., didn’t limit his significant and positive impact on DMU with his 25 years of teaching and service, his role in helping develop its podiatric medicine and physician assistant programs, or the thousands of students he taught during his career.

Remembering a musical mother

David Lans, D.O.’81, always knew he would follow his father, Allan Lans, D.O.’58, into medicine, but his mother, Joan, inspired his love of music, art and the humanities. The two alumni have created a scholarship that memorializes Mrs. Lans, celebrates her influence and will soon benefit DMU students.

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