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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.

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Latest Issue

The Summer 2021 issue highlights our spirit of innovation — a key reason that U.S. News & World Report named Elmhurst the No. 3 most innovative university in the Midwest in its latest rankings. Students, faculty and alumni share how they drive innovation on campus and in their lives.


Past Issues of Prospect

The cover of the Fall 2020 issue of Elmhurst University's Prospect magazine features an illustration of a woman in medical dress looking through a pair of binoculars.

Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 issue of Prospect magazine explores how Elmhurst’s programs in public health and supply chain management are preparing students to meet critical global needs.

The cover of the Summer 2020 issue of Prospect magazine features a blue pennant that reads Summer 2020

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

A white Gretsch guitar graces the cover of the Fall 2019 issue of Elmhurst University's Prospect Magazine.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.

The cover of the Summer 2019 issue of Prospect Magazine features Environmental Studies student Nicolle Omiotek standing beneath a tree on the Elmhurst University campus.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.

The 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.


Prior to the launch of Prospect, FYI served as the University’s alumni magazine and was published twice a year. Find digital issues of FYI on our Issuu page.

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