The year 2020 has been a historic one for Elmhurst University, and our news stories have reflected it.
The campus pulled together to respond to the global pandemic; to take action to build a more diverse, equitable and inclusive campus; and to implement an institutional name change after nearly 150 years. In sharing those stories, we celebrated inspirational individuals, told you about national recognition for some of Elmhurst’s academic programs and critical new ways Elmhurst is supporting students, and more.
So here’s a countdown of the 10 most-viewed Elmhurst University news articles from the past year.
Elmhurst University launches the President’s Scholarship for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Dance students find innovative ways to prepare for and perform in their first virtual concert.
The University celebrates the renowned artist, faculty member and longtime director of exhibitions.
Alumna Heather McCarthy ’02 wins the National University System-Sanford Teacher Award, given to the most inspirational teacher in every state.
Elmhurst U. receives one of the largest donations in the institution’s history from the estate of longtime donor and friend George Howard Baechtold ’50.
U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious Best Graduate Schools list ranks three of Elmhurst’s graduate programs in health care among the best in Illinois and the nation.
Elmhurst College previews events and activities for Wednesday, July 1, 2020, when it officially becomes Elmhurst University.
Elmhurst U. ranks as the No. 3 Most Innovative in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report’s most recent rankings.
Infectious disease expert and Elmhurst alumnus Alexander Tomich ’95 was uniquely prepared for the battle against COVID-19.
And the No. 1 most-viewed story of 2020 was …
Elmhurst University ushers in a new era for the nearly 150-year-old institution formerly known as Elmhurst College.