Cool upcoming events

On Saturday, buy handmade items directly from the artist/crafter/photographer at Craft Saturday on Dec. 6, noon-7, 216 4th St. in Des …

Set, spike, scored $$$ for kids

Two DMU student clubs (The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and Student National Podiatric Medical Association) recently hosted a …

Entertain holiday guests in Des Moines

Whether you’re hosting out-of-town relatives the first time in Des Moines for the holidays or are looking for fun on …

Do your feet hurt?

DMU students & faculty will partner with the Polk County Health Department on Nov. 18, 3-5 p.m., at 1907 Carpenter Ave., …

Raise money/awareness for homeless kids

There’s a great event in Des Moines to address the issue of homeless youth—Reggie’s Sleepout. For one night, teams camp …

Helping hands

If you’ve read my posts over the last year or so you know how proud we are of our students’ community …

The next Doogie Howser?

OK, well maybe these high school students won’t be performing brain surgery anytime soon…  But, earlier this month, 22 high …

Runnin’ the race

I truly admire people who can commit themselves to running more than a mile. I remember back in middle school …

Des Moines Marathon

The Des Moines Marathon was Sunday and DMU was everywhere!  There were more than 7,000 runners and walkers for this …

Pumpkins, apples, ghosts & goblins!

I’ll be the first to admit that autumn is not my favorite season. BUT one of my favorite things about …

Takin’ a break

The definition of a weekend will vary among medical students. For many of us, it’s the time that we use …

Free senior health fair

On Saturday, November 1, 8 a.m. – noon, Des Moines area residents 50 and older are invited to the DMU …