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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.


Literacy Advocate Robert Shindler to Speak at Elmhurst

A Chicago-based attorney and author, Shindler will visit the College on March 8 to talk about promoting literacy as a matter of social justice.

Sister Simone Campbell to Present ‘A Nun on the Bus’ at Elmhurst

The religious leader and social justice advocate will talk about social justice, activism and faith on March 5.

Hoops Team Taking a Run at the Postseason

A tireless work ethic has propelled the Elmhurst men’s basketball team into the thick of a conference title race.

Free Online Course ‘Skills for the Digital Earth’ Begins March 1

In this free four-week course, students can learn about location technologies and geospatial concepts, skills and uses.

Elmhurst to Host Exhibition by Frank Trankina

The still-life artist’s exhibition, ‘Paintings and Gouaches,’ runs through March 7.

Pulitzer Prize–Winning Biographer Megan Marshall to Speak at Elmhurst

The author of 'Margaret Fuller: An American Life' will present 'My Elizabeths: A Biographer and her Subjects' on March 2.

Hanna Schade, Longtime Member of Elmhurst College Family, Dies at 100

The widow of legendary professor Rudolf G. Schade, Mrs. Schade was an active member of the College community for more than 50 years.

Student Developers Team Up for Global Game Jam

The Game Developers Club teamed up with campus writers, artists and musicians to create five new games in just 48 hours.

She’s Got the Beat

Katie Kailus’s career as an award-winning music-industry magazine editor began with an Elmhurst College internship.

Elmhurst Graduate Turns Gaming into a Full-Time Job

Jon Kefaloukos ’13 has parlayed his business management major into a full-time job with the Gears of War gaming franchise at Microsoft.

Teaching Lessons that Save Lives

Alumna Briana Mingus has joined the fight against deadly diseases as a Peace Corps health educator in Burkina Faso.

Daniel McNeil to Give Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

The author and cultural historian will present 'The Strange Eventful History of Young Soul Rebels' on February 18.

48th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival Begins February 19

This year's headliners include Jimmy Heath, the Bill Holman Big Band, Sean Jones, Dennis Mackrel and the Elmhurst College Jazz Band.

Chronicle of Higher Education Features Article by Alan Ray

The Elmhurst president weighs in on Duke University’s recent decision not to allow Muslim students to use the bell tower for their call to prayer.

Black History Exhibition to Feature Artist Jesse Howard

Howard's exhibition of drawings runs through February 28 in the Founders Lounge of the Frick Center.

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