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Elmhurst Hits Top 10 in U.S. News Rankings

The College climbs three notches as a Best Value School in U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges rankings.

What to Do With Difference?

Equal Rights vs. Religious Principles

In the Chronicle of Higher Education, President Ray examines how religiously based colleges handle challenges to their principles.

The Cost of a Diploma

A College of Values and Value

Elmhurst scores high in a new study by Money magazine of the real-world value of 1,500 colleges and universities.


Jazz Band to Perform the Music of Gil Evans

The award-winning Elmhurst College Jazz Band will pay tribute to the world-renowned jazz composer and arranger in an April 7 concert.

Alumna’s Research on Selfie Posting Gains National Media Attention

A study co-authored by Margaret Rooney ’07 found that men who frequently post selfies on social media are more likely to be narcissists.

Recycling Extravaganza Returns to Elmhurst on April 18

Household items ranging from electronics to eyeglasses will be accepted for reuse or recycling.

Providing Medical Care Across the Globe

Elmhurst alum Aaron Tabor has launched an effort to link health professionals with people in need of care.

ELSA-PALOOZA 7 Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Program

On April 14, the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy will showcase its programs with information sessions, tours and music.

Journalist Carl Bernstein to Speak at Elmhurst College on April 13

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author and journalist will present 'The Legacy of Ben Bradlee: Journalism Then and Now.'

Scholar James Cone Presents ‘The Cross and the Lynching Tree’

A professor at Union Theological Seminary, Cone was the keynote speaker at the Niebuhr Forum on Religion in Public Life on March 19.

Authors Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson to Discuss Illinois Corruption

On April 1, Gradel and Simpson will discuss their recently published book, Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism, and Corruption.

Eighth Annual Governmental Forum to Feature U.S. Senator Mark Kirk

Bruce Dold of the Chicago Tribune will moderate the April 9 event, which will focus on the challenges facing America.

Son of Nazi Officer to Give Holocaust Lecture

Author Bernd Wollschlaeger will talk about his struggle to reconcile the truth about Nazi Germany with his father’s past.

Elmhurst’s Geospatial MOOC Wins Innovation Award

The Illinois Council for Continuing Higher Education recently selected an online Elmhurst course to receive its 2015 Innovative Initiative Award.

Elmhurst Partners to Offer Professional Development Courses

The College’s corporate training division will offer several opportunities to learn more about Microsoft Excel®.

Governor Helps Celebrate College’s Partnership with the Community

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner makes a special appearance at the College's annual celebration of its partnership with the community.

Art Faculty Members Present ‘Living Large’ Exhibition

The exhibition of works by Geoffrey Sciacca and Dustan Creech runs from March 12 through April 16.

Elmhurst to Host Information Session for Adult Learners

The session on March 21 will highlight graduate and accelerated degree completion programs.

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