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Townhouse Village Remodel Headlines Summer Campus Improvements

June 13, 2018
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 technology, said crews moved in almost immediately after the end of the spring semester to begin renovating the spaces, designed as a suite-style living community on campus that first opened in 1994. “Over the years, we had made a lot of upgrades to the units — new air conditioning units, water heaters, roofs — but...
The Rockhurst bell tower
June 7, 2018
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 (UCA) in Managua. Now, we are intensifying our prayer intentions for the Nicaraguan government to honor the...
The health and wellness center
June 1, 2018
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 around you and you will see the corner of...
Students in a Conway Hall classroom
May 21, 2018
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...
Bell Tower
May 15, 2018
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 northeast...
Municipal Auditorium
May 5, 2018
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...
Jennifer Friend, Ph.D., at the STEAM Studio luncheon
May 2, 2018
With its quiet atmosphere and stacks of source materials, the bottom floor of the Greenlease Library is a great place to study or do research...
DPT student Brooklyn Swantek after finishing the Boston Marathon
April 27, 2018
It’s not easy to run a marathon, everybody knows that. And the Boston Marathon, which draws thousands of contestants from every corner of the globe,...
Nursing students take care of a patient
April 26, 2018
A new book edited by a Rockhurst University faculty member might just be the first such text of its kind in the emerging field of...
Student views a poster on display at FOSA
April 18, 2018
Each year, Rockhurst University celebrates the amazing work of undergraduate and graduate students during the one-day Festival of Student Achievement, scheduled for Friday, April 20...