Community Gardens

Wouldn’t it be great to grow your own food in your apartment? Seems like I got stung by the gardening …

Medical school grading system?

I found this interesting article (requires free registration) about one medical school that changed their grading system to pass/fail and …

Patients love ’em!

The Des Moines University Foot and Ankle Institute had a record number of patient visits (7,329) and new patients (1,226) …

State fair countdown…

37 days ’til the Iowa State Fair begins! WOOOHOO!! I love our fair.   State Fair screenings, 2008 Mark your …

Holiday weekend fun!

In case celebrating America’s birthday AND having a 3-day weekend is not exciting enough for you, there’s TONS to do …

DMU is Living United

Des Moines University is serious about community service. We do SO many projects every year it’s hard to keep track …

Moving day!

As you may know, a great number of DMU students live near campus.  I watch them from my window every …

Sign up for a 5k walk/ run through beautiful DMU neighborhood

(Des Moines, IA) – You are invited to join Des Moines University (DMU) students, faculty, alumni and staff for a …

Friday Recipes: Salsa and Guacamole

Friday Recipes: Salsa and Guacamole As the newest member of DMU’s marketing and communications team, I wanted to introduce myself, …

Public invited to contribute to DMU’s literary journal

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University (DMU) is the largest medical school in Iowa — not necessarily a school …

It’ll be an artsy weekend!

This weekend is one of my FAVORITE Des Moines events – the Arts Festival downtown. It’s so much fun to …

Summer is calling…

How to stay focused at work instead of staring out the window…