DMU students, staff and faculty opened the dialogue about race.

Race: Changing the paradigm from debate to dialogue

By Rich Salas, Ph.D., and Luke Botting, D.O.’18 On Thursday, February 18, a group of approximately 50 DMU students, faculty …

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 leader named diversity fellow

Since 2012, when he became DMU’s director of multicultural affairs, Richard Salas, Ph.D., has worked to help students and employees …

DMU receives national diversity award

The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) has selected Des Moines University (DMU) as the recipient of …

What would you do for a complete stranger?

What would you do for a complete stranger? Dr. David Drake donated a kidney. David Drake, D.O.’83, made the life-saving …

Understanding Health and Wellness in Native Communities

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Des Moines University welcomes Bill Birdsong Miller, speaker, artist, educator and musician, for …

DMU honors Diversity Champions

Diversity doesn’t just happen; to make it real and relevant, it requires champions. This spring the DMU office of multicultural …

Speaker to tackle racial inequalities in health care Dec. 5

Des Moines University has invited Tim Wise, a prominent anti-racist writer and educator, to speak at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, …