New partnership with IA Dept. for Blind

Our third- and fourth-year osteopathic medical students do rotations through various medical specialties for hands-on learning. A new partnership between …

Friday recipe: pumpkin pancakes

I’m continuing with the theme of pumpkin recipes for fall (see the previous pumpkin cupcakes & pumpkin cake) I’ll be …

Reach out and read!

This Saturday some of our students & staff are helping out with a really cool initiative called Reach Out & …

Hands-on learning for physical therapists

The post-professional doctor of physical therapy (PPDPT) program at DMU can be completed entirely online, making it a great option …

Free health screenings at DMU for seniors Nov. 6

Adults 50 and older are invited to Des Moines University’s Senior Health Fair for free health screenings on November 6, …

Summer research

Our students work both in and out of the classroom to become the best doctors they can be. Kyra Hammonds, …

Free dinner conference on young adults with cancer includes national experts, panel of cancer patients

Hodgkin’s lymphoma, breast cancer, leukemia — these are not things most 20- and 30-somethings worry about. They are, however, very …

Pink ribbon, great reminder or distractor?

It’s October, breast cancer month, and everything is pink. Is that a good or bad thing? Do pink shoes and …

Friday recipe: rustic sausage and pasta

I’m running in the Des Moines half-marathon this weekend and looking for a hearty meal for Saturday night. Pasta is …

Get inspiration from a genius

The Mona Lisa is the first thing people think of when they hear the name Leonardo da Vinci, but he …

It’s marathon time!

This coming Sunday is the Des Moines Marathon. Obviously if you’re running it, you’re acutely aware of when it is. …

It’s pumpkin & apple time!

Where to get your pumpkins: Howells – has a barnyard, kid activities, corn maze & tractor rides. They also have …