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Zachary Karlinski, Pharm.D. Candidate, Class of 2021

Although she was enjoying her work in hotel management, Diane Baldemor realized she wanted more – more opportunity to help others and more security in her career field.More ››

You know professional school can be just as much of a stretch for families as for students. At Midwestern University, we know it, too, and we're your source for help when you need it most. The journey ahead can be rigorous and challenging, but wonderful opportunities and outstanding rewards come from professional growth and development.

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Midwestern Faculty Conduct Free Public Lecture on Opioid Epidemic AZ

April 09, 2018

Three faculty members from Midwestern University in Glendale participated in a free public forum about the ongoing opioid crisis in America and non-opioid alternatives for pain management. The presentation took place at the Glendale Foothills Library on April 3rd as part of the University’s free monthly Community Health Lecture Series.  More ››

First Issue of THRIVE Magazine Showcases MWU Art AZ

April 05, 2018

A new student club on the Glendale Campus, the Caring HeARTS Association, is the driving force behind a new Midwestern University initiative to highlight the arts and humanities in their campus community.   More ››

CCOM Student Receives Prestigious Chicago Young Leader Award IL

April 03, 2018

Midwestern University medical student Nicole Paprocki has been selected for the prestigious 35 under 35 Young Leaders Making an Impact Award.   More ››

National Match Day Reveals Future of D.O. Students AZ IL

March 26, 2018

On the morning of Friday, March 16, students from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine gathered to open a letter. In Glendale, it's sunny and mild. In Wrigleyville, it's chilly. But in both locations, a collection of deceptively unremarkable envelopes contains long-anticipated news of these students' medical futures.  More ››


Give Kids a Smile AZ

April 21, 2018

Join the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine–Arizona for a day of FREE dental care and education for children ages six to 14.  More ››

Interested in a Career in Healthcare? IL

April 26, 2018

Visit Midwestern University on Thursday, April 26th to learn about professional degree programs in Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Biomedical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Speech Language Pathology, Optometry.  More ››

Spring Designer Eyewear Show IL

May 08, 2018

Don't miss this exclusive one-day event on May 8, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Midwestern University Eye Institute in Downers Grove.   More ››

Groovin' in the Grove IL

May 12, 2018

Kick off Mother's Day weekend by participating in the 29th annual "Groovin' in the Grove" 5K Run and Fun Walk on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Midwestern University, 555 31st Street, Downers Grove, IL. The rain or shine race is a great family event and open to all interested participants with proceeds benefiting Sharing Connections in Downers Grove and the Wounded Warrior Project.   More ››