Past Headlines

November 3, 2017
Bruce Ianni
If one is looking for an example of the impact data can have on organizational decision making, one need look no further back than this week. On Wednesday, the Houston Astros bested the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 World Series, marking the culmination of a yearslong rebuilding process powered...Read More
October 30, 2017
Team USA women's roller derby team in action
At Rockhurst University, Casey Honeywell, ’09, studied history. So it’s only fitting that she has now made some history of her own. In September, Team USA captured gold in the first-ever roller derby championship at the World Roller Games in Nanjing, China, the culmination of years of training and...Read More
October 27, 2017
What Were You Wearing Exhibit
“What Were You Wearing?” an exhibit opening in the Massman Gallery on Monday, Oct. 30, aims to combat a persistent myth that sexual violence is caused by what someone is wearing at the time of the assault. Throughout the week, “What Were You Wearing?” will be on display from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in...Read More
October 19, 2017
Caroline Kennedy
The Rockhurst University Leaders Council and CommunityAmerica Credit Union will present Caroline Kennedy, former United States Ambassador to Japan and New York Times best-selling author, as the featured guest of the 2018 Rockhurst University Leadership Series luncheon. The sixth luncheon in the...Read More
October 10, 2017
Students in a physical therapy lab
Rockhurst University’s leaders are committed to “Building a Home for All.” But they can’t do it alone. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 10, students, faculty, staff and contract employees at Rockhurst and students at Research College of Nursing are being asked to take a 15-30-minute survey online at www...Read More
September 26, 2017
An alumni awards trophy
Four Rockhurst University alumni will be honored for their achievements in their professional lives and their contributions to their communities during the annual alumni awards luncheon, part of the University’s Family and Alumni Weekend activities, scheduled for noon on Saturday, Sept. 30, in the...Read More
September 25, 2017
RU student Maggie Cain and some of her students
After her summer internship, Rockhurst University senior Maggie Cain has a lot to add to her resume. An elementary education and Spanish major, the St. Louis native was already learning all about pedagogy and curriculum and a host of other important concepts with multisyllabic names. But being able...Read More
September 13, 2017
RU Sophomore Stephanie Lopez with the diapers she donated to Hurricane Harvey victims
When Hurricane Harvey hit, Rockhurst University sophomore Stephanie Lopez knew she wanted to help out however she could. While the rains and flooding did not directly affect Lopez’s immediate family in Dallas, she said has relatives in both Houston and Corpus Christi, where Harvey made landfall. “I...Read More
September 12, 2017
Students working on a group project
Rockhurst University moved up several spots, as did several undergraduate programs in the Helzberg School of Management, in the U.S. News and World Report ’s 2018 Best Colleges listings. The University was ranked No. 11 among Midwest regional universities, the highest ranked institution in the...Read More
September 5, 2017
Rockhurst Bell Tower
Rockhurst University President the Rev. Thomas B. Curran, S.J., released the following statement today about the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: “As a Catholic, Jesuit institution of higher learning we are invited to accompany the most vulnerable among us. Our...Read More

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