The Keystone Program

Student Profiles

An Intro to Research

Elmhurst’s Keystone Program gave Brooke Matz the opportunity to get involved in research as a first-year student.

The Big Picture

In Love with Science

Venkatesh Gopal gives his physics students research challenges normally reserved for graduate students at big universities.

Opportunities for First-Year Students in Math and Science

Are you interested in science or math? Are you curious about the real-life science behind TV shows like CSI, Bones, Nova and Person of Interest? And do you enjoy hands-on research?

If so, we invite you to learn more about the Keystone Program at Elmhurst College. Specifically designed for first-year students, Keystone (KEYs to Success Through Year ONE) features special opportunities that will support your academic growth and guide you toward a rewarding career in math or science.

Program components include:

The Keystone Program is open to incoming first-year students at Elmhurst College who are considering a major in biology, computer science, chemistry, exercise science, mathematics, physics or psychology.

For more information or to get involved, contact us.

The Keystone Program is supported by the National Science Foundation through the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP), Award #1160956. 

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