Professor Muhhamad Spocter gets pied at St. Baldrick's Day.

Campus, hair clippers and Cool Whip come together to support cancer research

On Feb. 10, first-year DMU students Jonathan Pickos and Iaswarya “Ice” Ganapathiraju experienced something rare and wonderful amid the stress …
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 …

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 …

Dunkin’ deans and party fare at DMU Palooza

It isn’t every day that DMU students get to dunk their deans. Maybe that’s why they lined up for the opportunity …

Three DMU researchers awarded an Iowa Science Foundation grant

Funds from the foundation will support faculty research into the herpes simplex virus, the effects of boric acid on yeasts and the neuroanatomical features underlying behavior of large-brained social animals.

Three DMU researchers awarded an Iowa Science Foundation grant

Three Des Moines University researchers have received a $5,000 grant from the Iowa Science Foundation, the foundation arm of the …