Past Headlines

April 3, 2018
Students and faculty at the Great Plains Psychology Convention
Five different student projects from Rockhurst University took prizes for research into everything from the origins of language to student-athlete mindfulness to unconscious bias in perceptions of the police at the most recent Great Plains Student Psychology Convention in Topeka, Kansas, last month...Read More
March 27, 2018
Conway Hall exterior
As Tax Day inches closer, plenty of people in the Kansas City area can rest a little easier. Students from the Helzberg School of Management recently volunteered their time at Kansas City’s Operation Breakthrough, an early childhood education and resource center serving Kansas City’s families in...Read More
March 20, 2018
Helzberg classroom
Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University offerings earned recognition among the top programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report ’s 2019 Best Graduate Schools list, released Tuesday. The Helzberg School’s rankings improved in three categories, representing...Read More
March 1, 2018
Audrey Masoner, '00, speaks at Meet the Makers
A children’s book author, a “T-shirt guy,” a storeowner and marketing guru, and an internationally recognized chef. They come from different perspectives and backgrounds, and they focus on very different things, but it quickly became clear the lineup at Wednesday’s Meet the Makers event, sponsored...Read More
February 13, 2018
Student speaks at the RU First reception
This week marks the launch of a new effort at Rockhurst University hoping to put the spotlight on a group of students who rarely see it. First-generation students are a growing part of the University’s student population, but one would not likely notice by just looking around — first-generation...Read More
February 13, 2018
Natalie Berigan and Ethan Kuster celebrate their engagement on campus
Ethan Kuster, ’14, ’17 DPT, and Natalie Berigan, ’15, ’17 MBA, are sure that they met as students at Rockhurst. Other details are a little fuzzier. “I say we met in humanities class,” Kuster said. “She was shooting some googly eyes at a guy next to me. I thought she was sending them my way and made...Read More
February 10, 2018
Students working in a lab
The study of the role our unique microbiomes play in human health has become an emerging field in biology over the last several years. But humans aren’t the only ones with microbial “fingerprints” that play a part in their everyday functioning — plants and trees are also rich with a diverse array...Read More
February 6, 2018
Patricia Clery Miller
As part of its 2018 Leadership Series luncheon on Thursday, April 5, Rockhurst University will award its Rashford-Lyon Award for Leadership and Ethics to Patricia Cleary Miller, Ph.D., a professor emerita of English and a longtime figure in Kansas City’s arts and philanthropic communities. Miller,...Read More
January 19, 2018
Student modeling a Love Your Melon beanie
Each year, 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer, and Love Your Melon strives to connect with all of them through specially made beanies, hospital visits, and with college campus crews in communities all across America. Rockhurst University joined the program in fall 2017 with a crew led by...Read More
January 16, 2018
Campus bell tower
Rockhurst University has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above.Read More