Academics & Research

Philosophy Professor Gives Comedy Its Due

Can comedy offer more than a few laughs? Professor Russell Ford says it also offers important lessons about how to live.

Embracing a Teacher’s Challenge

Motivated by a professor, Margaret Sumney earned the chance to work alongside her teachers in a research collaborative.

An Intellectual Workout Abroad

Senior Lee Borocz-Johnson tests his intellectual mettle in the “high-octane academic atmosphere” of Oxford.

A Semester Without Science

Pre-med student Rabia Hameed is spending Fall Term in Spain, thanks to a prestigious grant. But she misses the biology lab at Elmhurst.

Exploring the Physics of Flow

Junior Kacey Suvada learned about the value of experimentation, thanks to a prestigious summer research posting at the University of Chicago.

Acting Lessons Among the Stars

A summer at New York’s renowned Stella Adler Studio taught senior theatre major Gina Berceau lessons about acting and about herself.

Big Lessons in a Very Small Science

Physics and chemistry major Luis Rubio earned a prestigious summer research experience in a Harvard nanotechnology lab.

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