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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 Series luncheon, featuring astronaut Scott Kelly, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, in the Marriott Kansas City, Muehlebach Tower, 1213 Wyandotte St. in Kansas City, Missouri. James, a 1980 graduate of Rockhurst University, has served as mayor of Kansas...

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Service Photo
February 16, 2017
For college students, the classroom experience is a big part of preparing for success after graduation. But there’s a lot more to a fulfilling life...
St. Ignatius Science Center
February 25, 2017 - 8:30am
St. Ignatius Science Center
High school students (grades 9-12) are invited to attend Mathapalooza 17. Students will participate in a mathematics-jumping session (a sort of speed dating for mathematics...
Come for an in-depth look at Rockhurst graduate programs.
February 25, 2017 - 10:30am
Come for an in-depth look at Rockhurst graduate programs and meet program faculty and graduate admission staff from the following: Doctor of Physical Therapy Program...

Upcoming Events

February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
various campus locations
March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
Arrupe Hall Auditorium