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 …

Walk to raise awareness about epilepsy

In a few weeks on Aug. 28, the Iowa Walk for Epilepsy will kick off at 8 a.m. at Merle …

DMU chosen as a “2010 Great College to Work For”

Des Moines University (DMU) was one of 97 schools chosen by The Chronicle of Higher Education’s new report “Great Colleges …

Apply to podiatric medical school

The 2011 application for the doctor of podiatric medicine program at DMU opens this week! For students who are entering …

A day to remember: graduation 2010

Des Moines University’s 110th commencement was a mixture of joy, excitement and sadness over the loss of a DMU friend.

Grooming the next generation

You might say R. Tim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, is looking for his replacement. Long-term, that is.

Glanton Dinner to honor former Gov. Robert Ray

For these and other worthy acts, Ray will be honored at DMU’s Glanton Scholarship Dinner Oct. 14 at the Meadows at Prairie Meadows, Altoona, IA.

Osteopathic champion earns top AAO honor

Alum Boyd Buser earns the 2010 Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor, the highest award conferred by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO).

New award honors “Papa Joe” McNerney, excellence in internal medicine

Joseph “Papa Joe” McNerney, D.O.’37, was a pioneer in internal medicine and a practitioner, lecturer and teacher for more than 50 years. His deep commitment to patient care, osteopathic medicine and medical education inspired and enhanced decades’ worth of students, interns, residents and fellow physicians.