DMU Day of Unity

Attend a forum for civil discourse on Feb. 1

At a time when politics have been especially rancorous and divisions among people seem increasingly sharp, open discussions in respectful …
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 …
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 …

Glanton Dinner brings people together to celebrate diversity

Donors to DMU’s Glanton Fund benefit students and society by increasing diversity in health professions. Adrian Simien’s life is an …
Class of 2016

Celebrating the Class of 2016

Des Moines University awarded 472 degrees in nine programs at the 116th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 28. Family, friends, …
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 …
DMUSnapChallenge

Eating healthy on $4 a day

$4.18. That’s the average amount individuals receive from food stamps, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. …

October conference will focus on education for sustainable global health

Ignorance and misinformation can cause a world of hurt. That’s certainly the case when it comes to maintaining and enhancing …

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 …

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, …

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 …

They came, they ran, they got treated

More than 20 DMU physical therapy and podiatric medical students and clinicians staffed eight tables to treat participants in the …