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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.


1871 Challenge Shatters Records and Raises Funds for Scholarships

Elmhurst College’s June fund-raising campaign raised more than $218,000 and broke the College’s single-day giving record three times.

New York Times TV Critic Alessandra Stanley to Speak at Elmhurst on October 16

A former foreign correspondent, Stanley will present Small Screen, Big Mirror: Television Reflections in the New Millennium.

Community Leaders from the Republic of Georgia Visit Elmhurst

The delegation met with campus leaders, faculty and students to learn more about religious tolerance in the United States.

Elmhurst Presents Panel Discussion on Human Trafficking

The October 7 panel features Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and other experts from law enforcement and social service groups.

Today's Military Lacks True Leaders, Says Prize-Winning Author

Thomas E. Ricks, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Fiasco: The Military Adventure in Iraq, spoke at Elmhurst on September 11.

Simulation Center Grand Opening to Be Held on September 30

Members of the public are invited to tour the new facility, located at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Discuss ‘Green Capitalism’

The activist, professor and environmental lawyer comes to Elmhurst College on October 2.

Scholar Eduardo Mendieta to Speak at Elmhurst on October 1

Mendieta, an author, philosopher and professor at Stony Brook University, will present The Rights of Immigrants and the Duties of Nations.

Big Lessons in a Very Small Science

Physics and chemistry major Luis Rubio earns a prestigious summer research experience in a Harvard nanotechnology lab.

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.

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

Author and psychiatrist Andrew Solomon will speak at Elmhurst College on September 25.

Elmhurst Presents ‘This Is Not a Fairy Tale’ Art Exhibit

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.

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