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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.


Author Richard Preston to Present ‘Inside the Hot Zone’

The best-selling author of The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus will speak at Elmhurst College on April 30.

Ruth Hudson Frick, Former First Lady of Elmhurst College, Dies at 86

The wife of Ivan Frick, Elmhurst’s 11th president, Mrs. Frick enhanced the life of the community at the College and beyond.

Elmhurst Alumna Wins State Teaching Award

Drama and speech teacher Jessica Vaillancourt is credited with reviving the performing arts program at Elgin High School.

Mill Theatre Presents The Last Cyclist

The play within a play about the Nazi regime and the triumph of the human spirit runs from April 23 to May 2.

Lessons from the Operating Room

An innovative course sends Elmhurst nursing students into operating rooms to care for surgical patients.

Crain’s Chicago Business Writer Greg Hinz to Speak on April 20

Hinz will present ‘Chicago Politics: The Good, The Bad, The Future’ for this year's Andrew K. Prinz Guestship for Political Awareness.

Elmhurst Percussion Ensemble to Perform on April 16

The Elmhurst College Percussion Ensemble will present its spring concert, with special guest percussionist and composer Glenn Kotche.

Elmhurst College Choirs Present Spring Concert on April 12

The Elmhurst College Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus will perform during a free concert.

An Evening for Scholarships Raises $390,000 to Support Students

Nearly all of the funds raised at the annual event will go toward funding scholarships for Elmhurst students.

Jazz Band to Perform the Music of Gil Evans

The award-winning Elmhurst College Jazz Band will pay tribute to the world-renowned jazz composer and arranger in an April 7 concert.

Alumna’s Research on Selfie Posting Gains National Media Attention

A study co-authored by Margaret Rooney ’07 found that men who frequently post selfies on social media are more likely to be narcissists.

Recycling Extravaganza Returns to Elmhurst on April 18

Household items ranging from electronics to eyeglasses will be accepted for reuse or recycling.

Providing Medical Care Across the Globe

Elmhurst alum Aaron Tabor has launched an effort to link health professionals with people in need of care.

ELSA-PALOOZA 7 Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Program

On April 14, the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy will showcase its programs with information sessions, tours and music.

Journalist Carl Bernstein to Speak at Elmhurst College on April 13

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author and journalist will present 'The Legacy of Ben Bradlee: Journalism Then and Now.'

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