Achieving Diversity

Glad We Asked

In The Chronicle of Higher Education, President Ray reflects on "walking the walk" after Elmhurst adds a question about sexual identity to its application.

Niebuhr's Influence

Continuing Relevance Today

On the Chicago Public Radio program Eight Forty Eight, President Ray discusses the lasting legacy of alumnus Reinhold Niebuhr.


Students to Present Scholarly Work at Research and Performance Showcase

At the annual event on May 1, a special prize will go to the project that best captures the College's core value of stewardship.

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to Speak at Elmhurst

On May 5, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart will talk about bringing change to the county's massive corrections system.

Author Colm Tóibín Discusses the Irish Literary Renaissance

The award-winning novelist and playwright spoke at Elmhurst College on April 10.

Elmhurst College to Host Canine Carewalk

Proceeds from the April 26 dog walk and fashion show will benefit area animal shelters.

Preseason Honors for Elmhurst Outfielder

Senior Dave Wolak was named to’s Preseason All-America Team. Now he's aiming even higher.

Aspen Institute Event to Explore America's Religious Diversity

The presidents of Elmhurst College, Wheaton College and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship will discuss 'Principled Pluralism' on April 29.

One-Woman Play “Etty” Shares a Voice From the Holocaust

Elmhurst College will host a performance of the play on April 27 as part of its 24th Annual Holocaust Education Project.

College to Offer Summer Music Camps for Kids and Adults

From a chamber music academy to a jazz theory boot camp, Elmhurst offers a wealth of summer learning opportunities for musicians of all ages.

Evening for Scholarships Raises Record Amount

Elmhurst's fifth annual benefit celebrates student achievement and raises $320,000 to fund scholarships.

Register Now for Summer Term!

Summer classes at Elmhurst can help you finish your degree or explore something new—whether you’re an Elmhurst student or not.

Scholar John Protevi Talks about Philosophy and Anthropology

The Louisiana State University professor gave the Niebuhr Lecture at Elmhurst College on April 4.

Governmental Forum Panelists Say Strong Leadership Can Help Fix Illinois’ Problems

Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson leads a lively discussion on topics ranging from jobs to corruption.

The Power of the Liberal Arts

Linda Marshall ’85 writes about how her liberal arts education at Elmhurst has provided a solid foundation for her career.

Elmhurst College Jazz Fest Proves the Staying Power of an Art Form

Some of the top names in jazz came together with the nation’s best college bands for three jam-packed days of music in February.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Julia Keller to Speak at Elmhurst

The novelist and former cultural critic for the Chicago Tribune will present Science and Art: All Together Now on April 23.

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