| Oct 1, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Scottie Williams knew the deal.
The former Downers Grove South running back's friends didn't understand why all those yards and touchdowns did not translate into a Division I scholarship, but at 5-foot-6, 160 pounds, Division III football was not a...
| Feb 2, 2012
Think the MBA is the most popular master's degree out there? Wait a second, smarty. You're only half right. The most popular graduate field nationally is actually education, followed by business.
However, it is true that here in Illinois, more students...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Elmhurst College officials say about 5 percent of applicants for the upcoming academic year identified themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. The college drew national attention as the first in the United States to ask applicants about their...
| Nov 9, 2011
Like many high school graduates, Jennifer Gans, of Glen Ellyn, wanted to go to college. But developmental delays put her in a population of students that few colleges serve: those with "intellectual disabilities."
Now Gans, 25, is a proud graduate of...
| Jan 22, 2013
It was a difficult journey to the National Mall.
The students from Elmhurst College traveled all night by bus, stopping just once for breakfast before pulling into Washington on Monday morning. With the streets blocked off around the Capitol, they...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:17 AM
If you're a so-called nontraditional student (that is, over the age of 24 with the responsibilities to match) and want to complete your degree or earn a more career-specific one, professional studies programs might be for you.
Many colleges and...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 12:29 PM
With Clemson’s Terry Don Phillips announcing his retirement Thursday, the ACC is left with only four athletic directors who took their current post before 2006.
Hired in 1992, Wake Forest’s Ron Wellman is the dean of the conference’s...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Republican Rep. Joe Walsh again called on Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth to leave his family out of their contentious campaign, even as he got his eldest son involved by featuring him at a Tuesday news conference.
At issue is a series of TV ads...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:36 AM
What was true 10 years ago is still true today: computer science and information technology are good fields to enter. What has changed is why people enter these fields and what they can do within the field has greatly expanded.
Matthew Bauer, senior...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:26 AM
A former Elmhurst College student was sentenced to probation Tuesday and fined for scrawling racial epithets into the window ledge outside a fellow student’s dormitory room.
Myles G. Burton, 21, of Libertyville, had been found guilty of...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Educators in both computer science and information technology agree that opportunity is boundless in the tech sector and there is a strong need to prepare the workforce in this country. Following are some of the "hot" degrees to pursue.