CJ Koozer cares for children in Tanzania.

Compassionate care, with a business edge

As a high school student, Catherine “CJ” Koozer worked at Camp Courageous, a facility near Monticello, IA, for children and …

Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …
Nikhut Siddique, D.O.'18

Celebrating differences: An osteopathic world view

LIKE YOU, I AM MANY THINGS. I’m a second-year osteopathic medical student from Florida, a daughter of doctors, a sister to …
As part of a campus celebration of DMU history, students, faculty, staff and members of the Still family lay a wreath at the tombstone of S.S. Still and his wife.

A tribute to our founders

During the month of March, the DMU community focused on a celebration of our history. Quite fittingly, the month concluded …
DMU students, staff and faculty opened the dialogue about race.

Race: Changing the paradigm from debate to dialogue

By Rich Salas, Ph.D., and Luke Botting, D.O.’18 On Thursday, February 18, a group of approximately 50 DMU students, faculty …
ACFAS 2016

Kicking off 2016 alumni events

On Friday, February 12, Des Moines University Development and Alumni Relations hosted the first of many 2016 events. Over 130 …
Back To School Physicals 2015

Mentor students through volunteer initiatives

Volunteer experiences – especially involving community medicine – help Des Moines University students make connections between coursework and their future …

A vision to volunteer

DMU students love to pursue volunteer opportunities that tap their clinical skills. Yet the need for appropriate oversight and documentation can …

First in the nation for the first time in my life

I’ve been in Iowa ever since I was five and I never really understood the significance of the Iowa Caucus …

Bohlson targets lupus with $453,000 NIH grant

For the next three years, Suzanne Bohlson, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology at DMU, will expand on her …
ASKalums

Students seek “Alumni Sharing Knowledge”

Students gain an exceptional education at DMU that prepares them for professional success. Yet how can they really understand what …
Caucus 101

DMU students embrace Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status

Students who enroll at Des Moines University enjoy advantages such as a rigorous, real-world curriculum; a collaborative environment; diverse opportunities …