Friday recipe: Thai melon salad

NPR’s health blog, “Shots,” recently reported that a study published in Nature magazine indicates that diets rich in “fiber, fruits, …

RAGBRAI rolls next week

Turning 50 is hard for some, but it was even more thought-provoking for Brian Hart because of the gift his …

Cahalan Endowed Scholarship

Strong work ethic, determination and perseverance: Jodi (Ostendorf) Cahalan, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S., PA-C, a DMU alumna and dean of its …

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What do worms, Honduras, and skunk-cabbage have in common? They can all be found in this quarter’s issue of DMU …

Research is vital

Research is vital, and at DMU students are vital to research. The Mentored Student Research Program is an excellent opportunity for students to highlight their …

Friday recipe: fresh corn and avocado Pico de Gallo

I recently learned about FarmPlate, a self-described “revolutionary online community that connects farmers, fishermen, foragers, food artisans, restaurants, markets, distributors …

Need a thrill?

I don’t know if it’s because the July 4th holiday is behind us or because my son will depart for …

Abandoning crazy-busy

I grew up on a farm where, when my family wasn’t walking beans, gardening, mowing our large lawn or tending …

Free physicals at DMU for area students

Middle school and high school students from Des Moines and surrounding communities can receive a free school or sports physical …

Welcome Health P.A.S.S.ers

The Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars, or Health P.A.S.S. program, was developed in 2009 to increase awareness of DMU programs …