A student takes the blood pressure of a legislator at DMU Day on the Hill.

DMU students head for the Hills

Des Moines University students took over the Iowa State Capitol on April 13 for “DMU Day on the Hill.” Throughout …

First in the nation for the first time in my life

I’ve been in Iowa ever since I was five and I never really understood the significance of the Iowa Caucus …
Caucus 101

DMU students embrace Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status

Students who enroll at Des Moines University enjoy advantages such as a rigorous, real-world curriculum; a collaborative environment; diverse opportunities …
Tanya Hioe, D.O.'17

D.O. student earns AOF award

Tanya Hioe, D.O.’17, has served in student clubs since grade school, typically in roles that allowed her to make contributions behind …
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 …

DMU prof named SOMA Educator of the Year

Gary Hoff, D.O., associate professor of behavioral medicine at DMU, was selected as the 2014 George W. Northup Educator of …

DMU students to host AOA President Norman Vinn, D.O., Sept. 5

DMU’s Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) will host a campus visit on Sept. 5 by Norman Vinn, D.O., who became …

Getting to know you

Did Associate Professor Matthew Henry really once hang out with pro skateboarder Tony Hawk? Did Associate Professor Wayne Wilson truly once sport a Mohawk? Students pondered these and many other fascinating facts during DMU’s first-ever “Get to Know the Faculty Night.”