Alumni spotlight: Susan L. Schooler, PA-C’92

I’m an Iowa native. I practiced in ear, nose and throat medicine and facial plastic surgery for five years, in dermatology for four years and in plastic surgery for five years before starting my own practice approximately four years ago. I provide dermatology services and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures at Schooler Medical Professionals in West Des Moines, IA. I enjoy providing [...]

The DMU advantage in global health

Did you know 12,000+ students apply for 200 World Health Organization internships each year? And DMU students have had 6 …

It’s an extreme race!!!

If you’re looking for a fun afternoon out & about in Des Moines, check out the eXtreme race Aug. 27 …

Don’t miss free goodies, health screenings at Aug. 15 DMU Day at State Fair

(Des Moines, IA) – In between trying tiramisu-on-a-stick and visiting the Varied Industries building at the Iowa State Fair on …

Run-Day-Voo!!!

Don’t forget to RSVP soon for the great DMU Run-Day-Voo! The fun begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 14, …

Does technology connect or isolate us?

What social connections mean about the way we teach our students The Internet and mobile connectivity have increased the number …

A 376-Year-Old WORK of WISDOM

Des Moines University’s Kendall Reed Rare Book Room recently acquired a rare, first English edition copy of The Workes of …

A Bronze Star for a brave heart

For his effectiveness, leadership and “loyal devotion to duty,” Michael was awarded the Bronze Star Medal last year.

Friday recipe: blackberry-peach smoothie

I love fruit smoothies, especially after a workout. I’m hoping to get peaches at the farmer’s market this weekend to …

Taking a triathlon to a global level, literally

Charlie Wittmack, a Des Moines attorney, embarked on this epic journey July 1 when he jumped into the River Thames to swim to the North Sea and across the English Channel. He’ll follow that with a 9,000-mile bike ride across mountains and deserts in Europe, Asia and Nepal. Next he’ll hop off the bike to run a 950-mile trail from sea level at the Bay of Bengal through the Himalayas to the summit of Mount Everest.

Des Moines’ Urban Renaissance

Marvel at a metropolitan makeover: Des Moines is truly cool now. Even the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and a bunch of other smart people say so.

515 Alive

Saturday, 12-12, is the annual urban music & art party known as 515 Alive. 60+ performers, 7 stages & lots …