Friday recipe: spicy lentils and tomatoes

I can’t say that I love to cook (although I’ll bake brownies any day of the week), but I do …

Art that’s good for you

Art can be fun, beautiful, shocking, educational and enlightening. According to the Society for the Arts in Health Care, art …

Bring on the popcorn & peanuts!

Tomorrow is opening day for the Iowa Cubs! YAY! Bring on the ballpark eats and sunshine, I’m ready for some …

Des Moines University to award 499 degrees at 111th commencement ceremony

Des Moines University (DMU) will award 499 degrees at its 2011 Commencement service May 28 at 10 a.m. at Hy-Vee …

It’s been great…

I love DMU and have enjoyed my 5+ years here but tomorrow* is my last day here! I’m off to …

Spring cleaning and buying

Got some stuff to get rid of this season? I found this amazing blog that lists where your goods can …

Friday recipe: no-oil cornbread

Today you’re getting a cornbread recipe for no reason other than cornbread sounds really good to me today! Random, I …

Foot & Ankle symposium

In one month – one day, DMU will begin hosting the Foot & Ankle Symposium again. This is SUCH a …

Alumni spotlight: Laurence J. Baker, D.O.’77, FACEP

I grew up in small-town Iowa. My father was a family practice physician. I was educated at Iowa (go Hawks!) and DMU; my residency was in family practice, but I drifted to emergency medicine early in my career. I just successfully recertified my ABEM boards for the third time, making me close to dinosaur status. I own a professional staffing company that provides physician [...]

Day on the hill

Tomorrow some of our students will be providing blood pressure and BMI screenings at the state capitol, 1-4:30 p.m. They’ll …