Reorganizing academic priorities

It’s so easy to blow off an entire day after an exam… only to regret that I wished I had …

Fond memories of fall break

VACATIONS ARE FABULOUS! Free time is not something I know much about since we started school.  However, the first week …

Friday Recipe: Whole-wheat banana bread

Who doesn’t love a warm slice of banana bread? This is a great recipe to try if you want a …

Physician Assistant Week

October 6-12 is National Physician Assistant Week. Physician Assistants are a vital part of our health care system. Remember to …

International art exhibit coming to Des Moines

Des Moines University is excited to bring Art 4 Health (A4H) to Iowa. A4H is a traveling art exhibit launched …

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 …