cancer ribbons

Joining forces to quell cancer

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

Can you feed yourself on $4 a day?

Rhonda invites you to try. The Des Moines resident is very grateful that after three years of living in a …

Food Day spreads a message of sustainability

Lori Graff remembers eating food from the animals raised on her family’s farm and getting fresh milk from a neighbor. …
Senior with DMU student at Senior Health Fair

DMU health fair offers free check-ups to seniors Nov. 7

Des Moines University is offering free health screenings to adults 50 and older at its annual Senior Health Fair on …
A record $344,552 was raised for the Glanton Minority Scholarship Fund this year.

2015 DMU dinner raises record donations

The scholarship fund continues to inspire future health care professionals and garner generous support, including the record $344,552 raised this …
DMU students don their white coats and take the oath at the annual rite of passage.

DMU issues the next wave of white coats

On October 10, 374 first-year students took the first step on their journey to clinical practice, receiving their first white …
The DMU women's team took home the Malpractice Bowl trophy.

Women prevail, men fail in annual Malpractice Bowl

It was a beautiful football Saturday at Drake Stadium on October 3 as Des Moines University and Drake University Law …

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 …
Run DMU 2015

Two hundred turn out to Run DMU

More than 200 DMU students, employees, alumni and friends took the challenge to Run DMU on September 11. Runners and …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …
Runners and walkers take off at the sound of the gun at Run DMU.

Dash down Grand and back to DMU in University’s annual 5K

Race toward downtown, take a lap around the Pappajohn Sculpture Park and run back uphill to the Des Moines University …

Students step right up to dunk their deans at DMU Palooza

Taunts and teasing did not deter students from dropping their deans into the dunk tank at the second annual DMU Palooza. …