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 …
Stroke Camp partcipants laugh as they bat around a balloon in "volleyball."

Stroke Camp uses fun to foster function

Stroke survivors likely never describe their recovery process as fun and games. Therapy can be grueling and gains incremental. Yet the …
Cindy Lin, D.P.M.'16

Student goes big in service

Growing up in a low-income household in Portland, OR, Cindy Lin didn’t see a doctor until she was 16 years …

Girls in Science Day promotes health care careers to kids

The typical Des Moines University student holds at least a bachelor’s degree, but on Saturday, March 28, the halls of …

Easter Seals Health & Wellness Fair provides experiences for attendees and students

For the second year, Des Moines University teamed up with Easter Seals Iowa to present a Health & Wellness Fair …

DMU partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters ‘Pathways to Success’ Program

This fall, Des Moines University embarked on a “Pathways to Success” partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa and …

DMU joins Iowa Campus Compact

Des Moines University has joined Iowa Campus Compact (IACC), a statewide association of college and university presidents committed to the …

PA-15 class sets service record

Intercollegiate rivalries typically revolve around the football field or basketball court. But when Des Moines University and University of Iowa …

Disabilities Awareness Month includes volunteer service

For DMU podiatric student Billy Rutter, D.P.M.’16, the path to becoming a compassionate health professional means volunteering his time toward …

DMU recognized for its community service

Des Moines University’s commitment to community service was highlighted in a story that ran in the Des Moines Register this …