Cheap night out for the family!

A couple specials caught my eye today and they’re both for this Thursday. Combine ’em for a nice family night …

Healthcare, a buzz word

The hottest topic of recent debate is President Obama’s focus on some version of a universal health care system. There’s …

New national global health consortium of universities includes DMU

The number of students enrolled in global health programs in universities across the United States and Canada has doubled in …

International delights!

YAY!!!!  If you know me you know how much I love to eat & I love outdoor community festivals. Combine …

A post for a rainy day

What to do in this dreary weather? Bundle up with a good book, that’s what! My new book just came …

Friday recipe: turkey & black bean chili

The only thing better than a big pot of soup on a fall day is a big crock pot of …

DMU first university to ever earn platinum wellness award

Des Moines University (DMU) was recognized October 1 as the first and only educational institution in America to receive a …

Current reads: Anne Frank’s Diary – The Secret Annex

Something on TV, not exactly sure what it was, prompted me to get my hands on this book. Knowing my …

Global health conference at DMU

Des Moines University’s annual global health conference “Global Health and Global Food” will be presented this year by the Heartland …

Hear a U.S. Olympic Committee sports psychologist

DMU student organizations frequently bring experts and opinion leaders to campus, sometimes “virtually.” On October 2, 12 – 1 p.m., …

Free health screenings for seniors Nov. 7

(Des Moines, IA) – Adults 50 and older are invited to Des Moines University’s Senior Health Fair for free health …

Des Moines Sculpture Garden

Des Moines continues to impress me and make me proud to call it home. The latest addition that I’m bragging …