Don’t walk much? Maybe it’s your neighborhood

“How do we make it so everybody could just naturally go out and walk or bike and get to know …

The Mobile Clinic gets a makeover

DMU faculty, staff and students got a peek at the newly wrapped Mobile Health Clinic at an open house reception …

This fest is the best

Need something to do this weekend? Look no further than the blocked off streets of downtown Des Moines. The Des …

Learn about mental illnesses this Thursday

What do 26 percent of homeless adults, 20 percent of state prisoners, 70 percent of youth in juvenile justice systems and …

DMU student kicks off campaign for a good cause

As posted previously on the Dose of DMU blog, osteopathic medical student Melissa Deer is working hard to raise funds …

Enjoy a smorgasbord of food for thought

The World Food Prize (WFP) is the foremost international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development …

Slavery: it’s probably in your town, too

The following facts should cause us all to be shocked into action: Sex trafficking is estimated to be more than …

Is Des Moines “age-friendly”? Find out Dec. 10

In 2011, Des Moines became the third U.S. city (following Portland, OR, and New York City) to join the World …

Get your promenade on

It is my favorite time of year combined with one of my favorite neighborhoods in Des Moines – the East …

Winter market

Obsessed with the Downtown Farmers’ Market during the summer months? Having withdrawals already? Then you’re in luck because I have …

Hit the ice

With a chill in the air and the first flakes falling earlier this week, it seems fitting that today would …