Our Most-Viewed News Stories of 2023

December 21, 2023 | by the Office of Marketing and Communications

top web stories of 2023

A variety of Elmhurst U. storylines captured your attention this past year.

A student’s environmental film won a global award. The University opened doors, broke ground and set a fundraising record. A Queer Eye star and other thought-provoking speakers came to campus. Elmhurst’s cybersecurity program earned recognition on two fronts. And many more.

Check it all out for yourself in our countdown of the 10 most-viewed Elmhurst University news stories from 2023.

Dawn Turner, author of "Three Girls from Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Memoir of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood"

10. One Book for Campus & Community

Author Dawn Turner talks about Three Girls from Bronzeville, this year’s One Book One Elmhurst selection.

Michael Ziri and Ann Kansfield

9. Raising Awareness

Elmhurst offers two lectures in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day.

8. Film Contest Winner

Senior Sarah Glees wins an Environmental Action Award from the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest.

Frick Center, Elmhurst University

7. Ending on a High Note

Elmhurst University completes its most successful fundraising campaign in institutional history.

Students sitting by computers

6. Cybersecurity Boast

The U.S. Air Force Association names Elmhurst U. a CyberPatriot Center of Excellence.

dean jensen david brown dual headshot

5. Cybersecurity Boost

The National Science Foundation awards a $500,000 cybersecurity education grant to two faculty members.

4. Karamo on Campus

The Queer Eye co-host comes to campus to discuss the mental health journey, especially for young people.

La Promesa Azul opening, 2023

3. Grand Opening

Elmhurst opens the Center of the Blue Promise to better serve Hispanic, first-generation and underserved students.

2. Groundbreaking

The University breaks ground on a state-of-the-art health sciences building.

Student sitting on bench, Elmhurst University

1. Top Ranking

Elmhurst U. ranks No. 6 among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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