DMU Legislative Breakfast a chance to practice advocacy skills

The Des Moines University legislative breakfast, held Jan. 24, 2017, brought together students and lawmakers at the Iowa State Capitol in …
Mini Medical School 2017

Boost your brain power in 2017 at Mini Medical School

Experience the DMU campus and expand your medical knowledge – without taking the MCAT. Attend Mini Med School, a program …
DMU Day of Unity

Coming together for a day of unity

More than 200 Des Moines University students, faculty and staff gathered on campus today to stand together in support of …

DMU turns IMT Des Moines Marathon recovery zone purple

Runners who completed the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half-Marathon rounded the finish line and — after receiving their medal and …
Wellmark Chair and CEO John Forsyth and DMU President and CEO Angela Walker Franklin.

Des Moines University gains a Glanton Presenting Sponsor in Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Des Moines University announced today that Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will be the Presenting Sponsor of DMU’s 2016 Glanton …

Alumni assist with DMU Back 2 School Physicals

For many student volunteers, Des Moines University’s free Back 2 School Physicals event is their first time applying skills learned in clinical …
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Heating up on the course

Hot, hot, hot! It was a sweltering day but not a single person could complain about having to lace up …
Meet the Honorees

DMU names longtime Des Moines family the 2016 Glanton honorees

This fall, when Des Moines University celebrates the impact that its Glanton Fund has on students and the health professions, …
The Greater Des Moines Partnership flew in 200 local leaders to DC to advocate for policies important to central Iowa.

Advocating for a healthier city and university

If you’re going to Washington to secure the support of elected officials, there’s strength in numbers with a single voice. …
DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin accepts the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame honor from Governor Terry Branstad.

DMU receives highest state honor for volunteerism

Des Moines University was inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame on April 13 as part of National Volunteer …
DMU faculty and students provided first aid at the Living History Farms Off-Road Races.

On the run

First-, second- and third-year physical therapy students made DMU proud by providing recovery services to more than 150 runners participating …

Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …