Past Headlines

July 16, 2018
Student in Arrupe Hall
There’s no getting around it — the world needs more coders. Technology is an industry in need of qualified employees, capable of powering the software and hardware that the world increasingly relies on. That’s as true in Kansas City as any number of other cities in the U.S. — according to the...Read More
July 11, 2018
Wenbin Sun in class
There’s good news and bad news for firms investing in corporate social responsibility initiatives in a recent article published in the Journal of Business Ethics co-authored by Wenbin Sun, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing in the Helzberg School of Management. The good news — companies are...Read More
July 2, 2018
The Rockhurst bell tower
Rockhurst University has announced the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. The following students earned a place on the list: Morgan Abegg Caroline Adams Zerina Adrovic Salvador Aguirre Justin Ahlheim Mara...Read More
June 19, 2018
Alumna Jenny Buehler and children in Tanzania
It took years for Jenny Buehler, ’11, to learn the routines that medical professionals in the United States use every day to care for patients. But on a recent trip halfway around the globe, Buehler said she learned quickly that medical care for so many others is anything but routine. Buehler will...Read More
June 13, 2018
Town House Village
Those who’ve lived in Rockhurst University’s Town House Village might be surprised by how different they look come August. This summer, the 42 units are getting a makeover from both a cosmetic and functional standpoint. Matt Heinrich, Rockhurst University associate vice president for facilities and...Read More
June 7, 2018
The Rockhurst bell tower
Over the past several weeks, our thoughts and prayer intentions have included the growing political tensions in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua. These concerns include the safety and well-being of our compañeros at our fellow Jesuit institution, the Universidad Centroamericana of Nicaragua (...Read More
June 1, 2018
The health and wellness center
On Thursday night, Rockhurst University officials invited a small crowd of members of the board of trustees and other stakeholders to a parking lot and asked them to imagine. The De Smet parking lot, at the southeastern corner of Tracy Avenue and 53 rd Streets, is about to be transformed. “Look...Read More
May 21, 2018
Conway Hall exterior
Since launching in 2015, the Helzberg School of Management’s Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics has earned a solid reputation among students interested in the growing fields of data analytics and insights. But for every student enrolled in the program, there’s potentially...Read More
May 15, 2018
Bell Tower
Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles...Read More
May 5, 2018
A graduate following the commencement ceremony
Among the graduates who will walk across the stage in Saturday’s commencement ceremony, there are countless stories, dreams and motivations. Here are just a few: Ben Franco A conversation with Ben Franco can be dizzying. One minute, the medical physics major with minors in English and applied...Read More

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