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 …
Rich Green

Alumni spotlight: Richard S. Green, M.S.P.T.’92

Rich Green, M.S.P.T.’92, has served as the as Director of Medical Services for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, striving to ensure a …

DMU’s Homeless Community Outreach lives up to its name

  One evening, they found themselves surrounded by jewels from Tiffany’s. On another, they were constructing shelters out of cardboard …
President Angela L. Walker Franklin

DMU President Franklin to speak at leadership conference

According to its website, Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) is the state’s premier leadership organization for women, offering comprehensive leadership …

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 …
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 …
As part of a campus celebration of DMU history, students, faculty, staff and members of the Still family lay a wreath at the tombstone of S.S. Still and his wife.

A tribute to our founders

During the month of March, the DMU community focused on a celebration of our history. Quite fittingly, the month concluded …
Des Moines was featured in Sky magazine

DMU goes sky-high, literally

If you flew via Delta Air Lines this fall and happened to peruse its Sky magazine, you would have encountered …
Presidents Society

2015 President’s Society Holiday Reception

On Saturday, December 5 Des Moines University hosted its annual DMU President’s Society Holiday reception. Over 100 of DMU Founders Society …

DMU Senior Health Fair praised by AARP International

Des Moines University’s annual Senior Health Fair, which will occur this year on Saturday, Nov. 7, was named one of …