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Prospect is the flagship publication of Elmhurst University. Each issue captures the University’s dynamic spirit, highlighting how our students, faculty and alumni engage with the world.

Prospect is published twice a year. If you’d like to receive a printed copy in your mailbox, update your alumni profile.

Latest Issue

The cover of the Summer 2020 issue of Prospect magazine features a blue pennant that reads "Elmhurst University."

The Summer 2020 issue of Prospect magazine dives into our institution’s name change and other engaging stories featuring our students, faculty and alumni.

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Past Issues

Elmhurst University student Brandon Lee performs a dance leaps on stage in the Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel.

Fall 2019

The Fall 2019 issue highlights Fred ’71 and Dinah Gretsch’s iconic music company, faculty and student research on memory disorders, and the new digital media program at the University.

Summer 2019

“The Green Issue” of Prospect explores a new environmental studies major, highlights the University’s partnership with Brewpoint Coffee and travels overseas with the “City as Text” study-abroad students.

Fall 2018

In the inaugural issue of the reimagined Prospect, we tag along with students and faculty who’ve trekked Spain’s historic Camino de Santiago; look back on 50 years of theatre at the Mill; explore our arboretum campus, one lovely tree at a time; and much more.

FYI Archive

Prior to launching Prospect, FYI served as the University’s alumni magazine and was published twice a year.

cover of alumni magazine

Summer 2018

Our cover story brings the Elmhurst University 2021 Strategic Plan to life through compelling stories about our students. We’ll also tell you about the University’s remarkable new jazz collection, take you to Commencement, and catch up with one of Chicago’s most popular radio hosts,  Justin Roman ’00.

Cover image of the Fall 2017 issue of Prospect, the official magazine of Elmhurst University.

Fall 2017

Read about Elmhurst University’s historic enrollments, Homecoming highlights like the bonfire on the Mall, and much more campus news. Also in this issue, we profile Constance Mixon, who has brought new vibrancy to the urban studies program founded by beloved professor Andrew K. Prinz.

fyi summer cover

Summer 2017

Our cover story celebrates Elmhurst’s innovative education department, which gives students the skills they need to teach and lead in a changing world. We’ll also catch up with the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy and the University’s first Special Olympics basketball team.

fyi fall 2016 cover

Fall 2016

In this issue, we’ll take you to the inauguration of President Troy D. VanAken and join him as he launches Imagining Elmhurst and engages the University community in envisioning the future. We’ll also learn about The Power to Change Lives, the unprecedented campaign to raise $1 million for scholarships.


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