Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …
Assistant Professor Muhammad Spocter teaches graduate-level neuroanatomy concepts to high school students who in turn help further his research.

High schoolers help advance canine brain research

It seems like a normal Friday morning in Muhammad Spocter’s neuroanatomy lab. Students are in their seats, intently listening to …

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 …

Des Moines Public Schools receive grant to expand partnership with DMU

Des Moines University and Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) have a long-standing relationship that allows DMPS students to visit campus …

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 …

M.P.H. program helps launch Community Recess Initiative in Des Moines

Students and staff at Hanawalt Elementary in Des Moines raced around their new track at a “ribbon-running” ceremony on September …