A panel of film critics and journalists gathered recently at Elmhurst to talk about the life and legacy of legendary film critic Roger Ebert. Watch the video here.
On October 8, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Peg Tyre discussed why boys have become the new academic underdogs.
Scholar and author Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez presented her highly original analysis of the Nickelodeon cartoon Dora the Explorer in the Buik Recital Hall in Irion Hall on October 3.
On September 24, Elmhurst brought together experts in law enforcement, education and addiction treatment for a panel discussion of heroin use in the suburbs and how to fight it.
Native American law expert Robert Williams Jr. discussed his book, Savage Anxieties: The Invention of Western Civilization, on September 23.
On September 22, veteran civil rights leader and TV host Al Sharpton spoke at the College's Fourth Annual Niebuhr Forum on Religion in Public Life.
On September 19, best-selling author Richard Florida discussed the emergence of a “creative class” and the growing impact of creative thinkers on our economy and way of life.