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Allison Rushing, D.P.T., Class of 2012

I’ve been involved in sports my whole life. I’m really looking forward to becoming a physical therapist so I can help people.More ››


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Body Donation Program Opens on Glendale Campus AZ

March 07, 2016

In January, Midwestern University opened its Body Donation Program on the Glendale, Arizona campus to continue to enhance the quality of education for tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.  More ››

CCOM Welcomes AOA President to Campus IL

February 15, 2016

The Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) and the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) welcomed John W. Becher, D.O., President of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), for a visit to Midwestern University's Downers Grove Campus in February.  More ››

MWU Researcher Highlights Similarities between Zika Virus and CMV AZ

February 12, 2016

In February, President Barack Obama asked the U.S. Congress for $1.8 billion to address growing concerns about the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus that can cause birth defects such as microcephaly. A Midwestern University faculty member is working to raise awareness of a very similar virus that is far wider-reaching than Zika and is responsible for many more permanent disabilities and deaths.  More ››

Midwestern University Awards Arizona Regional Brain Bee Winner after Record 29-Round Final AZ

February 09, 2016

On Wednesday, February 3, Midwestern University welcomed some of Arizona’s top high school students for the annual Arizona Regional Brain Bee, an educational competition similar to a spelling bee that focuses on neuroscience. The 2016 Arizona Regional Brain Bee at Midwestern University was presented in partnership with the BHHS Legacy Foundation.  More ››


Community Health Lecture Series 2016 AZ

May 03, 2016

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

27th Annual Groovin' in the Grove 5K Run/Walk IL

May 07, 2016

Kick off Mother's Day weekend by participating in the annual "Groovin' in the Grove" 5K Run and Fun Walk, sponsored by the Sports Medicine Club of Midwestern University on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Midwestern University, 555 31st Street, Downers Grove, IL.  More ››

Community Health Lecture Series 2016 AZ

May 17, 2016

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

Chicago College of Pharmacy Spring Commencement IL

May 20, 2016

The Chicago College of Pharmacy (CCP) will hold its spring commencement ceremony Friday, May 20th at 9:30 AM.  More ››