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 …
Stroke Camp partcipants laugh as they bat around a balloon in "volleyball."

Stroke Camp uses fun to foster function

Stroke survivors likely never describe their recovery process as fun and games. Therapy can be grueling and gains incremental. Yet the …
Female holding globe

Stretching beyond comfort zones

As a fourth-year medical student, Mali Schneiter delivered twins — by herself — in a hospital in Uganda. Classmate Nicole Cook counted potentially …
Mandy Ivanov

M.P.H. student receives “engaged research” scholarship

For her capstone project required for DMU’s master of public health degree, Mandy Ivanov chose to focus on a “personal …

Students step right up to dunk their deans at DMU Palooza

Taunts and teasing did not deter students from dropping their deans into the dunk tank at the second annual DMU Palooza. …