Friday recipe: Bal Arneson’s everyday stirfry

Bal Arneson is an example of success through cooking. Born in a small village in India’s Punjab, she learned to …

DMU license plates now available in Iowa

Be one of the firsts to get your DMU plates! You can now order Des Moines University license plates from …

A prescription for driving women crazy

Have you read author and women’s rights advocate Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story, “The Yellow Wall-Paper”? If not, I encourage …

Friday recipe: Michelle Obama’s summer chopped salad

I’m a fan of nutrition counselor and Washington Post writer Casey Seidenberg, who contributes to the newspaper’s weekly “Lean and …

A silent killer in your home

Does your state cause cancer? Iowa might. One hundred percent of Iowa’s 99 counties are ranked “Zone 1” or highest …

Did you know?

Fun facts about DMU’s Student Education Center (SEC): The tunnel connecting the SEC with Ryan Hall is designed to support …

How fat are you compared to people around the world?

Over a recent (healthy) lunch, my friend Caitlin, a graduate of DMU’s master of public health program, and I had …

Friday recipe: Thai beef rolls

We’re in those Iowa summer days that are the flip side of winter. In January, you might say, “The temperature …

Fuel your foot strength this summer

Summertime is the time to bring out the sandals and go barefoot. It’s also time to heed the wisdom of …

(Early) Friday recipe: red, white and blue potato salad

Years ago my spouse grew some beautiful purplish-blue potatoes for my spud-loving son. They were gorgeous and so much more …