Anatomy department pilots new lab technology to improve learning

Just after 10 a.m. on an unseasonably warm October morning, 52 physical therapy students enter the chill of the anatomy …

LGBT Health and Wellness Conference increases awareness

On April 12, Des Moines University, OneIowa Education Fund and the LGBT Health and Wellness Initiative hosted the 2014 LGBT …

Annual cancer conference honors the memory of Marjean Reed

The annual Marjean Reed Cancer Conference on March 26 drew more than 140 Des Moines University students, staff and faculty, …

Man about campus

The halls of DMU are a little quieter since the retirement of the most popular man on campus, Duane Murray, …

National Osteoporosis Awareness Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness Month kicks off today and as part of the annual observance, the National Osteoporosis Foundation is calling on …

DMU course attracts lingo learners, jargon junkies from around the world

If you Google “medical terminology,” the first non-advertising links that pop up will take you to DMU’s free online course. …

A decade of making a difference

In high school, Derek Sanchez had an academic adviser who predicted he’d never get into a physical therapy program. Although …

Friday recipe: spring brunch time

After this winter of hibernating from the cold, this week’s above-50-degree temperatures – gasp! – have me celebrating the emergence …

Friday recipe: coconut addiction bars

Do you love or loathe coconut? In my household, there’s a clear delineation between lovers and haters of this fuzzy, …

Friday recipe: chickpea and roasted red pepper salad

I’ve blogged before about DMU’s excellent and highly popular Nutrition 101 cooking elective and the ways it teaches students to …

Friday recipe: Sriracha pork and eggplant

I’m really, really sorry to sound (again) like the Sriracha sauce addict that I am. But I am what I …