Art attack!

One of my all-time favorite Des Moines festivals (& I pretty much love ’em all) is the Des Moines Arts …

Current read: The Omnivore’s Dilemma

Have you ever read a book that has affected you in some way? My current read is the Omnivore’s Dilemma …

Happy summer!

Today is officially the first day of summer! June 21 is the summer solstice, the day when the earth is …

Friday recipe: light potato salad

Potato salad is a staple at summer picnics, but I’m not a fan of gloppy potato salad. So I went …

On the road

Whether you are a long-time runner or have a goal to run your first 5K this summer, Des Moines and …

Take a spin around the Des Moines

Now you don’t have to own a bike to enjoy the trails throughout the city. This summer for the first …

Life after graduation

Ever wonder what our fabulous students end up doing after they graduate? We caught up with 4 graduating seniors at …

Friday recipe: spinach-pasta toss

When it’s hot and humid out, I’m always on the lookout for quick and easy recipes that don’t involve turning …

Feeling creative?

Providing healthcare is scientific but it also involves a human element. Get in touch with your creative side by submitting …

Fave lazy meal?

I just moved to my new place out in Michigan after getting hitched in California, so it’s been a busy …

And so it begins….

I started my first official day of clinical rotations yesterday. I had been told all sorts of stories of how …

Alumni spotlight: Sarah M. Pavelka, M.H.A.’01

I have more than 11 years experience teaching and coaching in organizational performance and 13 years as an occupational therapist. My background includes speaking and facilitation engagements in business, industry, education and healthcare. My previous employment experiences include service as a quality management director for the Iowa Foundation for Medical Care [...]