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Doing a world of good during Haiti's crisis

On Jan. 12, a 7.0 earthquake devastated the tiny island country of Haiti, the poorest in the Western Hemisphere. DMU alumni and students were among those who responded to the dire need for assistance. Here, we share some of their stories.

Alumni News, Spring 2010
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How to run a truly great university: with trust, plus

There are many talented people who work or study at Des Moines University. In this issue of DMU Magazine, you will not only read about these people and their unique talents, but you will gain some insight into how they do what they do. How do you run effective meetings, beat the blues, choose the…

Spring 2010, Viewpoint
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DMU delivers compassion, care and babies in Mali

The DMU students, alumni and faculty who recently traveled to Mali, West Africa, on a medical service trip with the nonprofit organization Medicine for Mali, faced challenging conditions and hot weather.

Spring 2010, The Pulse
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Students in DMU’s young M.B.S. program, including Tyler Nielsen and Katie Welliver, enrich DMU’s research environment.

M.B.S. students land research awards

Two students in DMU’s master of biomedical sciences (M.B.S.) degree program won research awards within two weeks of each other in January.

Spring 2010, The Pulse
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DMU’s Willie Stevenson Glanton (hatless) sits directly across the table from President Obama. Official photo by Pete Souza, WhiteHouse.gov.

DMU trustee ‘almost in awe’ at White House celebration

DMU Trustee Willie Stevenson Glanton, J.D., was honored with an invitation to the White House in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Spring 2010, The Pulse
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DMU gets defense funds to train military medics

The $77.2 million for defense projects across Iowa, approved by Congress and President Barack Obama as part of the 2010 Department of Defense appropriations bill, included $1.2 million for trauma response simulation training for Iowa National Guard medical personnel at DMU’s Iowa Simulation Center for Patient Safety and Clinical Skills.

Spring 2010, The Pulse
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Physical therapy rotation offers interdisciplinary insights

Podiatric medicine student Sara Revell is gaining insights on physical therapy that will benefit her career and her future patients.

Spring 2010, The Pulse
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