Exercise science isnâ€™t something undergraduates can learn just sitting in a classroom. It requires hours of applied, hands-on experience, not to mention familiarity with todayâ€™s state-of-the-art anthropometric and metabolic equipment. And it doesnâ€™t hurt for students who are going on to graduate school to have had some real research experience under their belts, either.
Joy Stickleyâ€™s proudest day will arrive May 7 when she walks across the stage at Aurora University to collect a diploma. But it wonâ€™t be hers.
The Schmidgall Family Foundation has awarded $39,600 to Aurora University to provide scholarships so that financially vulnerable high school students can attend the universityâ€™s new Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program.
Several campus departments are helping students prepare for Finals Week, May 1â€“4.