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Helzberg School Graduate Programs Continue Tradition of National Excellence in Latest U.S. News Rankings

March 12, 2019
Two top MBA specialty areas in the Helzberg School of Management continue to be ranked alongside the best business schools in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2020. The Helzberg School’s management MBA is ranked No. 18, tied with the New York University’s Stern School of Business and the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and ahead of other major business schools, including Emory University. It is the seventh straight year the program has been ranked among the top 25 in the country. Under the tech-focused information systems MBA specialty category,...
Chemistry faculty with a grant check
March 11, 2019
If you’re a chemist looking to analyze the amount of sodium in drinking water, magnesium in windshield glass, or iron in breakfast cereal, you’ll likely reach for an atomic absorption instrument. In fact, these are all examples of experiments performed by Rockhurst University chemistry students using the instrument, which breaks down the concentration of elements in common materials. However, atomic...
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February 27, 2019
Part of the reason that Nick Bader, ’18, was interested in medical school in the first place was his desire to help people most in need. Bader might not have known it when he applied to Georgetown University School of Medicine, but he would get that chance nearly from day one, taking part in shaping the future of a student-led...
A student speaking at a graduation ceremony
February 22, 2019
Over the summer, Rockhurst University announced a new partnership with St. Louis-based organization Launchcode, agreeing to provide the organization space on campus to provide its free computer coding courses for qualified applicants looking to break into the tech industry. The...
Joe Montana playing with the Kansas City Chiefs
February 8, 2019
The guest of the 2019 Rockhurst University Leadership Series luncheon on March 26, Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Joe Montana, has a reputation for more than winning. And throughout his career, the nickname “Joe Cool” has followed Montana, reflecting a...
A married couple kissing in front of a storefront
February 1, 2019
For as many eyes as will be on the football game Sunday night, nearly as many will be tuning in for the commercial breaks. Watch closely, and you might catch Matthew Schmidli, MFA, assistant professor of theater. Schmidli has been...
Students attend Mass prior to the March for Life
January 24, 2019
Last week, a group of Rockhurst University students braved the cold to take part in the 46 th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C...
Students serve as part of the Martin Luther King Day celebration
January 22, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. in 2019 is a nearly larger-than-life figure who represents different things for different people — he’s an inspiration to those fighting...
Cardinal Peter Turkson speaks at Rockhurst University
January 18, 2019
The guest of the Visiting Scholar Lecture Series on Thursday, Cardinal Peter Turkson, said the issues facing refugees are many. But perhaps one of the...
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January 14, 2019
An undergraduate and a graduate degree in five years. Real-life career connections, internships, and an international experience. The Helzberg School of Management’s newest program fits...