DMU Day of Unity

Coming together for a day of unity

More than 200 Des Moines University students, faculty and staff gathered on campus today to stand together in support of …

DMU turns IMT Des Moines Marathon recovery zone purple

Runners who completed the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half-Marathon rounded the finish line and — after receiving their medal and …

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 …
Wellmark Chair and CEO John Forsyth and DMU President and CEO Angela Walker Franklin.

Des Moines University gains a Glanton Presenting Sponsor in Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Des Moines University announced today that Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will be the Presenting Sponsor of DMU’s 2016 Glanton …

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 …
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Heating up on the course

Hot, hot, hot! It was a sweltering day but not a single person could complain about having to lace up …

80 percent by 2018: taking steps to conquer colorectal cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, much of the suffering and death from cancer could be prevented by increasing the …
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, …

DMU joins HuffPo “Sleep Revolution”

Sleep deprivation is something of a badge of courage for medical students, residents and providers who are expected to study …

DMU Employees show they are DMU PROUD

Des Moines University’s faculty and staff commit themselves every day, making the University the best it can be for students, …

Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …
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 …