It’s September already?

You haven’t heard from me for a little while because I haven’t done anything new (still on rotations in Michigan) …

Job fair at DMU welcomes health professionals, students

Health care workers and students are invited to attend a job fair on September 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 …

Alumni spotlight: Kari R. Smith, D.P.T.’04

I became a certified athletic trainer in 1996 after graduating from South Dakota State University. I earned my masters of science degree from DMU in 1998 and completed the post professional doctorate of physical therapy program in 2004. I worked for six years in private practice clinics in east Des Moines and Altoona before joining DMU. Now I work in the physical therapy clinic [...]

Know a physical therapist?

In honor of World Physical Therapy Day, we want to recognize the P.T.s in our Physical Therapy Clinic and all …

Healthy snack food drive

We’re partnering with DMARC’s food pantry to collect healthy snack food for kids to have healthy after-school snacks. The food …

Friday recipe: bean dip

Whether you’re a DMU student and have been in class most of the summer or you’re done with school, after-school …

Mark the calendar…

Some cool stuff coming up, peeps. Get out your dayplanner… The Latino Heritage Festival is Sept. 4-5 at Southridge Mall. …

Go ride a bike!

Des Moines is making headlines again, this time with the launch of Bcycle. Right now the only other two cities …

Anatomy word of the month: eustachian tube

Most anatomical terms are descriptive in Latin or Greek. However, “Eustachian” doesn’t mean anything. It is a term called an …

Research spotlight: April Newton

Newton is the director of clinical education and an instructor at Des Moines University in the doctor of physical therapy program. …

Some deals & steals!

I love to get good deals & be as thrifty as possible and I’m sure you do too so I …

Street party!

Tomorrow (Saturday) is Ingersoll Live! A FREE annual event just a few blocks away from DMU, this block party runs …