Campaign Celebration 2017

Another record breaking year for the Employee Campaign

When Des Moines University’s faculty and staff are asked to give back, they continuously dig deeper each year during the …
DMU Day of Unity

Coming together for a day of unity

More than 200 Des Moines University students, faculty and staff gathered on campus today to stand together in support of …
President Angela L. Walker Franklin

DMU President Franklin to speak at leadership conference

According to its website, Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) is the state’s premier leadership organization for women, offering comprehensive leadership …

Heating up on the course

Hot, hot, hot! It was a sweltering day but not a single person could complain about having to lace up …

DMU President Franklin honored with MLK Jr. Award

Through his life and leadership, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. demonstrated a deep commitment to helping others, an …

DMU collaborates on clinical education

A new effort by the University and a number of health care organizations in Iowa seeks to increase and standardize clinical training opportunities for students.

DMU president “goes red for women”

As the “Go Red for Women” Movement of the American Heart Association marks its 10th year of fighting heart disease and stroke, DMU President Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D., is leading the charge in central Iowa.

Without change, things just wouldn’t be the same

At any institution of higher education, it isn’t just the students who change every year. Catch up on some other recent transitions at DMU.

Kosovo president tours DMU

A visit by the first female and youngest president of Kosovo could lead to further relationships between the European nation and Iowa, including with DMU.

A new era of alumni leadership begins

The new DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors reflects health care’s ideal of interprofessional interactions and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Great Beginnings

The inauguration of DMU’s new president, Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D., was a “seminal moment” in the University’s history and future that featured formalities, festivities, a fun run and a 50-passenger bus that trekked more than 1,100 miles to be part of the occasion.

Building Better Leaders

What are the traits, talents and tools that tomorrow's health care leaders must possess? We asked some tried-and-true chiefs for their must-haves.