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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.


Artworks by Suellen Rocca Featured in New York Exhibition

The exhibit, which includes several works by the College’s curator/director of exhibits, has earned critical raves from high-profile media outlets.

Elmhurst Cycling Classic Returns to Campus on July 24

The annual bicycling event will feature “twilight criterium racing” this year; access to the campus will be limited.

Heritage Garden Having Its Most Bountiful Year

Elmhurst College’s organic garden has grown dramatically this year, not only in size but also in how it’s serving students.

Biology Major Wins Prestigious Research Award

Biology major Jessica Keys has won a prestigious research award to investigate a microbe that thrives in inhospitable conditions.

College to Host Eco-Tour of Campus on July 14

The free tour will focus on the campus grounds, gardens and stormwater detention features that make the College a sustainability leader.

Board of Trustees Honors Longtime Volunteer and Ambassador for the College

Larry Fricke is named Volunteer Emeritus for his 30 years of volunteering and relationship-building for the College.

Elmhurst Names New Head of Finance and Administration

Karen Kissel, a former vice president at Governors State University, will start at the College in August.

Elmhurst Professor Featured in Article

Business Professor Gurram Gopal tells the personal finance website what makes Illinois attractive to new businesses.

CPE Executive Director Joins Board of Community Bank of Elmhurst

Lawrence Carroll is elected to the leadership role for his dedication to the Elmhurst community and his distinguished career at Elmhurst College.

New Partnership Creates Elmhurst College Scholarships for North Lawndale Students

Three students from North Lawndale College Preparatory High School in Chicago have received scholarships to attend Elmhurst College.

Nursing Students Present Awards at Annual Convocation

Elmhurst’s fire chief and the chief nursing officer of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital received the Marilyn Graber Friends of Nursing Award.

Elmhurst Alum Wins Golden Apple

Elmhurst alumnus George Vlasis inspires his kindergarten students and wins a Golden Apple Award as one of Chicago’s top teachers.

Getting Ready for Med School

Junior pre-med student Roda Mena gets a glimpse of the physician’s life in a prestigious University of Louisville summer program.

Alumna Writes a Story of Empowerment for Kids

Alumna Amy Logan’s storybook A Girl With a Cape reminds children that anyone can help make the world a better place.

Students Shine at Research and Performance Showcase

The College’s annual celebration of scholarly work helps students hone their presentation skills and spotlight their passions.

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