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 …

Girls in Science Day promotes health care careers to kids

The typical Des Moines University student holds at least a bachelor’s degree, but on Saturday, March 28, the halls of …

Discover DMU on April 10

College students and working professionals interested in a health care career are invited to Des Moines University on Friday, April …

DMU to host panel discussion on clean energy

Community leaders will discuss the health and economic benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency at Des Moines University on …

An “unfair feast” of poverty and hunger

At a dinner on the DMU campus on Nov. 19, 12 guests feasted on salad and prime rib, served formally …

Mini Med School blasts off

Mini Med ISS the 2015 “Mini Med School” session, a popular public lecture series hosted by Des Moines University, kicked off …