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Barbara Adams, PMS-II

“I really like running, and here are all of these people with foot problems who have a similar interest in running.”More ››

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Midwestern University Hosts Annual Groovin’ in the Grove Race  IL

April 17, 2019

Kick off Mother’s Day weekend by participating in the 30th annual “Groovin’ in the Grove” 5K and 10K Race on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Midwestern University, 555 31st Street, Downers Grove, IL.   More ››

Midwestern University Community to Go Bald in Support of Cancer Research IL

March 08, 2019

Midwestern University students, faculty members, and community residents will join forces on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, to raise awareness and funds to battle childhood cancer.   More ››

In Memoriam: Donald E. Jarnagin, O.D. AZ

March 06, 2019

Midwestern University mourns the loss of Donald E. Jarnagin, O.D., retired Dean of the Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT), who passed away on March 3, 2019.  More ››

Midwestern University Appoints Marilyn Kent Tapajna to Board of Trustees AZ IL

March 01, 2019

Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., Midwestern University President and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce that Marilyn Kent Tapajna, M.A.T., CCC-SLP/L has been appointed to the Midwestern University Board of Trustees.  More ››


Spring Designer Eyewear Show IL

May 07, 2019

Don't miss this exclusive one-day event on May 7, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM at the Midwestern University Eye Institute in Downers Grove. Up to 30% off designer frames and sunglasses from select brands including: Ray-Ban, Tura, Buffalo, LuLu Guiness, Humphrey’s, Brendel, and more.  More ››

Community Health Lecture Series 2019 AZ

May 21, 2019

Join MWU Faculty for informative lectures on popular health topics.   More ››

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Commencement IL

May 22, 2019

The Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) will hold its spring commencement ceremony Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:30 AM.  More ››

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois Spring Commencement  IL

May 22, 2019

The College of Dental Medicine-Illinois (CDMI) will hold its spring commencement ceremony Wednesday, May 22nd at 1:30 PM.  More ››