Past Headlines

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
May 2, 2018
Jennifer Friend, Ph.D., at the STEAM Studio luncheon
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. But it doesn’t necessarily strike one as a state-of-the-art design thinking and learning lab — yet. Starting this summer, that section of the University’s...Read More
April 27, 2018
DPT student Brooklyn Swantek after finishing the Boston Marathon
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, is one of the most high-profile annual running events in the world. Add to that cold, rainy conditions (don’t forget the hail). It’s not necessarily a...Read More
April 26, 2018
Nursing students take care of a patient
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 interprofessional health care education. So naturally, it was a team effort. Pediatric Therapy: An Interprofessional Framework for Practice was edited by Catherine...Read More
April 18, 2018
Student views a poster on display at FOSA
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. Through performances, awards, presentations and posters, student work from every corner of the University is...Read More
April 9, 2018
Elizabeth Barnett
It’s been 35 years since Robert Stewart launched what has become a nationally renowned showcase for poetry in Kansas City. In 1983, the idea that Stewart said he pitched was simple — provide a showcase at Rockhurst University for the best poets from around the Midwest region. “I quickly ran out of...Read More
April 6, 2018
Caroline Kennedy
It might seem static, but history is never far away, said former U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy. Kennedy, the featured guest of the sixth Rockhurst University Leadership Series luncheon, presented with CommunityAmerica Credit Union, on Thursday, April 5, said in her keynote address to a sold-out...Read More
April 6, 2018
Patricia Cleary Miller Receiving the Rashford-Lyon Award
Whether it’s helping with a million-dollar fundraising campaign or bringing to life works of classical drama in the classroom, Patricia Cleary Miller, Ph.D., professor emerita of English at Rockhurst University, has long been a visible leader in the arts and humanities. Miller was honored for her...Read More