DMU students give kids a healthy start to the school year by offering free physicals.

Giving kids a healthy start to the school year

DMU helped organize an event that gave central Iowa kids, many from uninsured and under-insured families, a healthy start to …

Food is Medicine returns for fall farmers’ markets

Food is Medicine is back to work spreading a healthy message. The group will again staff a booth at Des …

D.P.T. students exercise service learning

Strength, endurance, flexibility, power — DMU doctor of physical therapy students took over the Moulton Elementary School gymnasium on one …
Gov. Terry Branstad and Ed Skinner

DMU to honor Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Ed Skinner at Glanton Dinner

Heroes present, past and future will be honored at Des Moines University’s 12th annual Glanton Minority Scholarship Fund Dinner on …
DMU partnered with Tech Trek to make science cool for girls.

Tech Trek campers get a taste of medical school

This summer, the Simpson College branch of Tech Trek, an experiential summer camp backed by research and designed to make science, technology, …

Global Health Club hosts first aid at refugee soccer tournament

Students from the DMU Global Health Club partnered with refugee placement and support service organizations to provide first aid services at …
Matthew Knabel volunteered with Special Olympics athletes.

CPMS students help Special Olympics athletes keep their feet fit

Student volunteers from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery recently participated in the annual “Fit Feet” event at Special …

DMU makes an impact for JDRF

The 2015 JDRF One Walk included a parade of purple amidst the crowd of participants, as Des Moines University students, …

Giving Garden will grow produce for food insecure

Notice something new cropping up on the southwest strip of lawn behind the Academic Center? Two raised cedar beds just …
Riane Teagarden and Nicholas Staub helped provide a meal for hundreds of local children through their fundraiser.

Podiatry students take donations to de-feet childhood hunger

More than 16 million children in the United States are at risk of going hungry, according to the United States Department …

DMU students team up with YMCA for Healthy Kids Day

Des Moines University students are passionate about promoting healthy, active lifestyles to local youth. For several years, the Iowa Medical Society …

Girls in Science Day promotes health care careers to kids

The typical Des Moines University student holds at least a bachelor’s degree, but on Saturday, March 28, the halls of …