In the News

Financial Advice for Freshmen

Director of Student Financial Services Ruth Pusich was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report story about the realities of working first-year students.

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.


U.S. News Ranks Elmhurst a Top 10 ‘Best Value’ School

U.S. News & World Report rankings join Money and Forbes in touting Elmhurst as a great school at a great price.

Psychologist Kathleen Dowling Singh to Present 'The Grace in Dying'

An author, psychologist and hospice worker, Singh comes to Elmhurst on September 18 to discuss the spiritual dimensions of life's final transition.

‘This Is Not a Fairy Tale’ Exhibit Comes to Elmhurst September 15

The work of graphic artist CHema Skandal! and artist/illustrator Diana Solís will be featured in the College’s Hispanic Heritage Exhibition.

Chicago Tribune Critics to Preview Fall Arts Season

Several top arts critics will appear at Elmhurst College on September 16 for a conversation about the highlights of the fall arts season in Chicago.

Studies With the Stars

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

Alumna Wins Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education

Susan Brown ’76 received the 2014 T.E. Rine Secondary Mathematics Teaching Award from the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Forbes Magazine Ranks Elmhurst College Among Illinois’ Top 15

In addition, the Princeton Review names Elmhurst College one of the Best in the Midwest for an 11th year.

Nikil Saval to Present ‘Cubed: The Secret History of the Workplace’

Nikil Saval, author of Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace, will speak at Elmhurst College on September 14.

College Launches New Strategic Plan

The new plan, Leading with Values: A Vision for Elmhurst College in 2020, presents a clear direction for building on our core values and strengths.

Partnership Opens New Routes to Study Abroad

Elmhurst has partnered with the Institute of International Education to offer more students the benefits of studying abroad.

President Ray Opens the New Academic Year

On August 18, President S. Alan Ray shared his thoughts on the state of the College during the opening breakfast for the 2014-15 academic year.

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.

Elmhurst College Jazz Band to Perform at Chicago Jazz Festival

The internationally acclaimed band has been invited to perform at the 36th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 30.

A Novel Approach to the Wedding Dress

Visual artist Carrie Ann Schumacher ’08 turns romance novels into wedding dresses that are exquisite and thought-provoking works of art.

College’s Library Director Named Academic Librarian of the Year

The Illinois Library Association recognizes A.C. Buehler Library Director Susan Swords Steffen.

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