Past Headlines

September 29, 2015
The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University has added a new degree to its portfolio of programs, helping Kansas City meet the national need for more data-savvy professionals: a Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics (BIA). “The new degree builds upon our already...Read More
September 24, 2015
Rockhurst University will honor four outstanding alumni for achievements in their careers and their communities in a ceremony scheduled for noon on Saturday, Sept. 26, in the Greenlease Gallery, part of the University’s Family and Alumni Weekend activities. David Harrison, ’81, will...Read More
September 21, 2015
It’s been hanging for almost a month in a prominent place in Rockhurst University’s new academic building, Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall. But while the seven blue-hued concrete panels hanging above the entrance to the building’s auditorium are one of the most immediately visible and...Read More
September 15, 2015
Helzberg School of Management exterior
The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University was once again recognized in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report rankings , released Sept. 9. Ranked No. 12 on the list of best undergraduate business programs in the nation is the Helzberg School’s management program...Read More
September 11, 2015
Interfaith Conference
Starting and maintaining meaningful interfaith dialogues on college campuses is about more than simply recognizing the different faith traditions present. According to Eboo Patel, it’s about “finding the resonances.” Patel was the featured speaker and leader for the “...Read More
September 4, 2015
Design Thinking
Last weekend, high school students from across the Kansas City metropolitan area came to the Rockhurst University campus with one goal — to come up with new ways to encourage social inclusion and create a more welcoming environment for their peers with mental health challenges. It’s a...Read More
August 28, 2015
Best Value
The Rockhurst University experience has always meant a well-rounded Jesuit, liberal arts-based education that encourages students to grow and engage with their community. But graduating from Rockhurst also may lead to a higher starting salary – another indicator of the outstanding overall...Read More
August 13, 2015
Disabilities Are Not Drawbacks for Chemistry Student
Ashley Neybert, a Rockhurst senior about to enter her last semester as an undergraduate chemistry student, said it can be easy to let obstacles get in the way of goals. Every day, Neybert said she wakes up with multiple different disabilities, ranging from visual impairment to migraines exacerbated...Read More
July 31, 2015
Oscar Romero
In November 2014, the seven images painted by Mary Pimmel Freeman, ’07, of the victims of the 1989 massacre at a Jesuit school in El Salvador were easily found and seen. Used as emblems by the Ignatian Solidarity Network during the 25th anniversary of the killings of six Jesuit priests at the...Read More
July 1, 2015
Pedro Maligo, Ph.D.
Starting July 1, Pedro Maligo, Ph.D., will bring a career of experience in the classroom and as an academic administrator to his new position at the dean of Rockhurst University’s College of Arts and Sciences. As dean, Maligo will be responsible for a range of academic departments that...Read More