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. …
DMU Day at the Fair 2015

DMU Day: a family af-Fair

The University’s annual DMU Day at the Fair is the rare opportunity for the public to experience osteopathic manual medicine (OMM) within a …
DMU students give kids a healthy start to the school year by offering free physicals.

Giving kids a healthy start to the school year

DMU helped organize an event that gave central Iowa kids, many from uninsured and under-insured families, a healthy start to …
Gov. Terry Branstad and Ed Skinner

DMU to honor Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Ed Skinner at Glanton Dinner

Heroes present, past and future will be honored at Des Moines University’s 12th annual Glanton Minority Scholarship Fund Dinner on …

State Fair bites on Ingersoll

From chomping foot-long corn dogs and sipping lemon shake-ups to ogling the Big Boar and cheering on the beard-growing contestants, …
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

“Illegal, immoral, deplorable” – and so critical to medical advancement

On Feb. 6, 1951, a poor African American tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks entered the ward for colored women at …
Professor Muhhamad Spocter gets pied at St. Baldrick's Day.

Campus, hair clippers and Cool Whip come together to support cancer research

On Feb. 10, first-year DMU students Jonathan Pickos and Iaswarya “Ice” Ganapathiraju experienced something rare and wonderful amid the stress …
Reunion 2015: Welcome Reception

Reunion reflections

Members of the DMU classes of 1990, 1965 and earlier years were celebrated as “medallion alumni” during this year’s reunion, May 21-23. …
Commencement 2015: Ceremony

Let’s celebrate the Class of 2015

The DMU campus was alive and well during this year’s DMU Commencement week festivities. Click the image below each event to view more …

463 graduates to cross the stage at DMU’s 115th Commencement

Des Moines University will grant degrees to 463 graduates at the University’s 115th Commencement Ceremony, on Saturday, May 23, at …

Glanton Scholarship donors set new record

As an all-American defensive tackle on the University of Northern Iowa football team, Ben Boothby caught the eye of more than …