Academics & Research

Getting In to Professional School

Members of the Class of 2015 have found support and success as they pursue professional school in health-related fields.

Biology Major Wins Research Grant

Jessica Keys will spend the summer in Tennessee, investigating a microbe that thrives in inhospitable conditions.

An Apprenticeship in the Film Industry

With support from a research fellowship, Eric Hays spent last summer working on sound and music for an independent film. 

Studying the Genetics of a Bivalve

Chelsea Karson has presented the results of her biology research at national conferences in Kentucky, Colorado and Washington.

The Transformational Power of a Mentor

Mentor Paul Halverson has helped Elmhurst senior Emily Heimerdinger navigate college and prepare for life beyond graduation.

Adventures in the South Pacific

Elmhurst students travel all over the world to learn and serve, but Deanna Jones is the first to go to Fiji.

Insights from a Storm’s Fury

Senior biology major Nicholas Dylla weathered a Maryland hurricane last summer as part of an NSF-funded environmental research project.

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