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Top five reasons we love DMU

DMU students know how to work hard and play hard. Here’s why we love it: 1. Strong sense of community …
DMUSnapChallenge

Can you feed yourself on $4 a day?

Rhonda invites you to try. The Des Moines resident is very grateful that after three years of living in a …

Food Day spreads a message of sustainability

Lori Graff remembers eating food from the animals raised on her family’s farm and getting fresh milk from a neighbor. …
GlobalHealthTrip 2015

DMU students to provide health services in Kentucky, Dominican Republic

When his first patient exclaimed, “My heart is on fire!”, then-first-year DMU osteopathic medical student Marshall Sheide was sure the …
A record $344,552 was raised for the Glanton Minority Scholarship Fund this year.

2015 DMU dinner raises record donations

The scholarship fund continues to inspire future health care professionals and garner generous support, including the record $344,552 raised this …
DMU students don their white coats and take the oath at the annual rite of passage.

DMU issues the next wave of white coats

On October 10, 374 first-year students took the first step on their journey to clinical practice, receiving their first white …
The DMU women's team took home the Malpractice Bowl trophy.

Women prevail, men fail in annual Malpractice Bowl

It was a beautiful football Saturday at Drake Stadium on October 3 as Des Moines University and Drake University Law …

Ride, eat for free during DART Try Transit Week

Des Moines University students and employees enjoy the benefit of riding DART for free throughout the year by simply showing their …
Sheena-Agarwal

Rx for better physicians: Humor

Sheena Agarwal is a fourth-year DMU osteopathic medical student with aspirations for a career in primary care and preventive medicine. …
GH SDOH

Global Health Learning Collaborative to explore social determinants of health

The factors defining your health have a lot to do with where you are born, how and with whom you …
Abby Shannon, D.D.S. receives the USPHS Buell Award.

M.P.H. student melds dentistry and public health

Although she earned her dental degree just seven years ago, Abby Shannon, D.D.S., has taken her career far beyond filling …
Fork in brain

Back for seconds

After getting a taste of Des Moines University for three weeks one summer, these students returned to campus to complete …