Wellmark Chair and CEO John Forsyth and DMU President and CEO Angela Walker Franklin.

Des Moines University gains a Glanton Presenting Sponsor in Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Des Moines University announced today that Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will be the Presenting Sponsor of DMU’s 2016 Glanton …
The Greater Des Moines Partnership flew in 200 local leaders to DC to advocate for policies important to central Iowa.

Advocating for a healthier city and university

If you’re going to Washington to secure the support of elected officials, there’s strength in numbers with a single voice. …

DMU joins HuffPo “Sleep Revolution”

Sleep deprivation is something of a badge of courage for medical students, residents and providers who are expected to study …
Learn the science behind why we all need a good night's sleep at The Sleep Revolution College Tour

The Sleep Revolution College Tour

Des Moines University is one of more than 50 campuses across America partnering with The Huffington Post on the Sleep Revolution College Tour to raise awareness and spark a national conversation about the importance of sleep and the dangers of sleep deprivation.
DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin accepts the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame honor from Governor Terry Branstad.

DMU receives highest state honor for volunteerism

Des Moines University was inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame on April 13 as part of National Volunteer …
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad congratulates Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award recipients Keyah Levy and DMU President Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D.

DMU, President Franklin recognized for civil rights efforts

Since its founding in 1898, DMU has emphasized respect for all persons, meeting the health needs of underserved populations and …
DMU students, staff and faculty opened the dialogue about race.

Race: Changing the paradigm from debate to dialogue

By Rich Salas, Ph.D., and Luke Botting, D.O.’18 On Thursday, February 18, a group of approximately 50 DMU students, faculty …
Caucus 101

DMU students embrace Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status

Students who enroll at Des Moines University enjoy advantages such as a rigorous, real-world curriculum; a collaborative environment; diverse opportunities …
President Franklin thanks the Klisares family for their donation.

A gift of gratitude for Stroke Camp

LAST YEAR Kevin Klisares was on a turkey-hunting trip near Lake Rathbun in south central Iowa when he began to feel …
The Alumni Board visits the ultrasound lab.

Alumni Board seeks to engage grads

Members of the DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors want their 12,179 fellow alumni to also “get on board,” so …
Des Moines was featured in Sky magazine

DMU goes sky-high, literally

If you flew via Delta Air Lines this fall and happened to peruse its Sky magazine, you would have encountered …
President Franklin accepts the University’s Friends of Iowa Civil Rights Award from Friends Co-Presidents Kimberly Baxter and Diane Ramsey.

DMU named “Friend of Iowa Civil Rights”

Since its founding in 1898, Des Moines University has emphasized respect for all persons, meeting the health needs of underserved …