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 …

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 …