“Another Season Comes and Goes,” Part 1

The Medical Humanities Society at Des Moines University presents its first annual online arts gallery, “Another Season Comes and Goes.” …

DMU Legislative Breakfast a chance to practice advocacy skills

The Des Moines University legislative breakfast, held Jan. 24, 2017, brought together students and lawmakers at the Iowa State Capitol in …
DMU Day of Unity

Coming together for a day of unity

More than 200 Des Moines University students, faculty and staff gathered on campus today to stand together in support of …

DMU turns IMT Des Moines Marathon recovery zone purple

Runners who completed the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half-Marathon rounded the finish line and — after receiving their medal and …

DMU’s Homeless Community Outreach lives up to its name

  One evening, they found themselves surrounded by jewels from Tiffany’s. On another, they were constructing shelters out of cardboard …

The importance of trauma informed care

Understanding the impact of psychological trauma is critical for future health care providers, as we inevitably will treat patients with …

Alumni assist with DMU Back 2 School Physicals

For many student volunteers, Des Moines University’s free Back 2 School Physicals event is their first time applying skills learned in clinical …
Mentored Student Research Program 2016

Summer research soars to new heights

Each year, graduate and undergraduate students from the local scientific community have the opportunity to apply to participate in an …
FitFeetSpecialOlympics

Podiatry students volunteer at Special Olympics “Fit Feet”

Each spring, Des Moines University students from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery volunteer with “Fit Feet,” a Special Olympics …
Class of 2016

Celebrating the Class of 2016

Des Moines University awarded 472 degrees in nine programs at the 116th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 28. Family, friends, …

DMU professor reveals unexpected wolf in continental U.S.

Last summer, Julie Meachen, Ph.D., found herself up close and personal with a pack of large, aggressive predators with bone-crushing …
A student takes the blood pressure of a legislator at DMU Day on the Hill.

DMU students head for the Hills

Des Moines University students took over the Iowa State Capitol on April 13 for “DMU Day on the Hill.” Throughout …