News from the Aurora University community

Photo gallery: New residence hall

Aurora University opened a new AU residence hall, the sixth on campus, for the spring semester in January 2012. It brings the total number of students living on campus to around 750.

Spartan Spotlight: Jordan Kinstner, AU ’14

Jordan Kinstner

Jordan Kinstner, a sophomore in the Athletic Training program, came to AU as a student-athlete, playing on the women’s basketball team during her first year. Within a few semesters, she transformed into a scholar, a leader and an active member of a close-knit community.

Videos: Travel the world during May Term 2012

May Term

May Term offers Aurora University students the opportunity to travel the world during three-week courses offered immediately after the spring semester. Watch AU professors talk about their 2012 trips.

Phillips Library exhibit provides fresh perspective on Lincoln during Civil War


A traveling national exhibit opening today at Phillips Library offers a more complete understanding of Abraham Lincoln as president during the Civil War as he faced the nation’s gravest constitutional crisis.

AU installing campus emergency notification system

A new siren and speaker system being installed at AU in spring 2012 will be used to alert students and nearby residents of dangerous weather or other campus emergencies.