Benefit for transplant patient

Having an organ transplant is scary. Donating an organ is scary. Donating an organ for your own son’s transplant must …

Doing good in El Salvador over spring break

by Barb Boose, DMU Magazine editor Last summer, Jonathan Thompson, a podiatric medical student at DMU, spent a steamy week …

My mouth is watering…

Today begins spring break here at DMU. Not only does this mean the campus is quiet but it also means …

Travel is possible on a student’s budget

  I used Priceline for the first time recently to bid on a 3-star hotel in San Jose, CA with …

News & notes

I hope this blog finds all you readers enjoying your week and being productive. I know there’s a lot going …

Procrastination

When it comes to wasting time, I totally dominate. I can spend a good four hours straight on the computer …

Des Moines University, Drake partner to promote health law careers

(Des Moines) – Health care and legal issues are becoming more intertwined. In recognition of that, two respected universities have …

Good Eats: El Salvador

For our pre-departure meeting, our global health group met at El Salvador Del Mundo, 2901 6th Ave. in Des Moines. …

A trip to Tanzania

Dr. Yogi Shah is DMU’s associate dean of global health. Always going so many directions and working on so many …

Discover DMU – another successful event!

  Yesterday’s Discover DMU event marked our two year anniversary of hosting these campus open houses, and it’s amazing to …

Lunch with Governor Branstad!

I’m so glad I went to have lunch with Governor Branstad (DMU’s president) today. He absorbed all of our concerns …

Community service at DMU

 During my undergraduate work I was very involved in both the community and the university — it was what made …