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.


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.

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.

Elmhurst Ranks High on Money Magazine’s ‘Best Colleges’ List

The new rankings evaluate colleges and universities based on their educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings.

Searching for Answers about an Ancient Organism

Elmhurst professor Tamara Marsh visits Yellowstone to learn more about the microbes that might have been the first living things on earth.

Free Courses Available for ELSA Alumni

The new program enables ELSA graduates to return to Elmhurst and take any of the new courses that faculty have introduced in the last few years.

College Hosts Summer Academy in Mathematics and Science

Twenty-four high school students from a dozen high schools will live on the Elmhurst campus for two weeks, boosting their math and science skills.

Doc Severinsen Attracts Enthusiastic Crowds for ‘June Jazz: A Summer Extravaganza’

Jazz greats Byron Stripling and Vanessa Thomas joined the Elmhurst College Jazz Band and the former Tonight Show bandleader on June 14.

New Majors Expand Options for Elmhurst Students

Programs in sport management and music performance extend the College’s list of undergraduate majors to 59.

Elmhurst Cycling Classic Comes to Campus

The daylong cycling event will take over the streets surrounding Elmhurst College on July 25.

Elmhurst’s ‘Sim’ Patients Go to the Hospital—Their New Home

Nursing students from the College teamed up with paramedics and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital staff in emergency simulation exercises.

Elmhurst to Host Free Graduate Program Information Session

The July 17 event will offer information about more than 15 degree and certificate programs.

Faculty and Staff Members Win Excellence Awards

The awards went to faculty members Judy Fiene and Colleen Munro-Leighton, and staff members Paul Krohn and Linda Pohlman.

College Hosts Camp for Young Adults with Down Syndrome

Camp PALS brought 21 campers and 30 volunteers to campus in June for a week of recreational activities and fun.

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