Long Way Home
Elmhurst College brought four Japanese American students out of exile during World War II.
Elmhurst tour guides master the art of walking backward as they show off the arboretum campus to future students.
Computer software brings new sophistication to the care and maintenance of the arboretum and its many species of trees.
Students turn the city into a bustling extension of their suburban campus.
West Hall, Elmhurst's state-of-the-art 'green' residence, was dedicated at Homecoming this year.
At Elmhurst, the ideal of the student- athlete is alive and well and winning.
Professor Russell Ford’s J-term class witnessed Obama’s historic inauguration.
From Oxford to Austailia to Thailand, at Elmhurst you can go just about everywhere.
The City of Elmhurst ranks Number 1 in a Chicago Magazine survey of local suburbs. Here’s why.
Graduate programs prepare professionals for a high level of service and achievement.
Prospect magazine explores Elmhurst's magnificent collection of Chicago Imagist and Abstractionist work dating from about 1950 to the present.
Ragnar Moen, the foster father of our campus arboretum, has proudly watched his prized trees grow.
A new Illinois law, backed by the College, will help undocumented students.
First-generation college students face challenges, but at Elmhurst, they find the support they need.
At the LeaderShape Institute, the emphasis is on connecting and brainstorming.
The Honors Program means plenty of study, intense dialog, and a true sense of community.
During January Term, the intellectual fare is varied and abundant, and the spirit of adventure rules.
For a half century, Hammerschmidt has been a place of comfort and challenge.
Elmhurst recreates native Illinois prairies amid new sustainable design projects.
The Holocaust Education Project speaks to the soul of the College, posing questions that defy answering.
The new orientation program asks, 'What will you stand for?' And dares students to answer.
Elmhurst is a college of the United Church of Christ. What does that mean in practice?
The signatures of students, faculty and staff on the walls of the Old Main clock tower will echo for years to come.
In the College's affluent home county, one in six residents struggles to cover the most basic human needs.
A pilot program represents an ambitious rethinking of the first-year experience.
Staging a musical in a converted saw mill isn’t easy, but when the curtain goes up it’s all worth it.
American journalism is in dire straits, except on college campuses, where life is tweet.
An Elmhurst professor for 39 years, George Thoma reflects on what he's learned.
Students say they’re looking for ultimate meaning in their lives. How Elmhurst helps them find it.
Andrew Prinz was the kind of professor everyone wants to have in college.
Read a profile of Dr. Ray from Prospect, our college magazine.
Each February, our chapel is the home to one of the best college jazz festivals in the United States.