“A privilege of service”

Our trip was in conjunction with Global Brigades, an organization with ongoing sites in multiple areas around the world. The …

Melding music with med school

On a recent Friday evening on the DMU campus, a group of students gathered in the Student Education Center’s osteopathic …

Real Talk

Adrian Simien was barely a year old when pioneering “gangsta rap” group N.W.A. debuted the 1988 album “Straight Outta Compton” …

Reaching out to the unsheltered

A recent early March morning in Des Moines was the kind that would make most medical students – most people, for that …

DMU students lose hair, collect cash during research fundraiser

When Melissa Rhoads, a student at Aveda Institute Des Moines, learned about an opportunity to join hair stylists of Salon …

DMU puts interprofessional spin on pigskin

Since 1998, DMU has produced pumped-up men’s and women’s football teams to take on Drake University law students in the …

DMU students aim bigger, balder at second annual head-shaving event

After a successful inaugural event that shaved dozens of heads and raised $20,000 for childhood cancer research, Des Moines University …

DMU kids health fair promotes physical activity to fight obesity

Des Moines University is hosting the fourth annual Mission: Active health fair, a free event for kids, on Saturday, February …

Treasured DMU Traditions

As vice president of the DMU Student Government  Association (SGA) during her second year in the University of Osteopathic Medicine and …

DMU helps kids stay healthy

They say it takes a village to raise a child. On July 27, it took a village to help kids …

DMU students take walks, sleep outside to help others

This fall, Maggi Schutte, D.P.T.’16, invited her classmates to join her in supporting an organization she loves, St. Jude Children’s …

Armed with a reminder of life’s beauty

Bryan Stocker wears his love of abstract art on his sleeve – that is, on his right arm’s full-sleeve tattoo. “It’s a …