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February 26, 2017
The holy season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on Wednesday, March 1, and Rockhurst University’s Campus Ministry office is recognizing the season by highlighting the traditions of social teaching at the heart of the Catholic faith. Between the week of Feb. 26 and coming to a close the week of April 23, Campus Ministry is encouraging the campus community to join them in spotlighting...

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Portrait of Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James
February 22, 2017
Rockhurst University will award Kansas City Mayor Sly James with its Rashford-Lyon Award for Leadership and Ethics as part of the annual Rockhurst University Leadership...
Jericho Brown
March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
Arrupe Hall Auditorium
Jericho Brown has won a Whiting Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and others. His book Please won the...
Pergola and tower on Rockhurst Campus
March 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
Massman Hall - Rockhurst Campus
It’s time to take the next step towards your consideration of Rockhurst University for your college education. Rock Talk is your opportunity for you and/or...

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