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Photo gallery: Sleep Out on the Quad

00000Almost 200 Aurora University students gathered for the first-ever Sleep Out on the Quad on Oct. 29, a full night of student-organized activities aimed at raising awareness for homelessness in the Aurora area.

AU students sleep out on Quad to raise awareness

Sleep Out on the Quad

Some brought tents, others set up cardboard boxes, and many just rolled out sleeping bags and blankets on the grass. One student created a rudimentary shelter by stringing a blue tarp to a tree and draping it to the ground. That was the scene just past midnight on Oct. 29 as nearly 200 Aurora University students gathered for the first-ever Sleep Out on the Quad.

STEM education model gets support from legislators and business leaders

Russ Strobel

00000The innovative STEM education model being created at Aurora University is already making a difference in the community when it comes to student achievement and teacher preparation in mathematics and science. Edwin Maisonet, a West Aurora School District teacher, has developed new instructional methods based on research he did in a STEM-focused master’s degree program […]

Video: Elected Officials Breakfast

More than 130 people, including local, state and national elected officials, attended the Elected Officials Breakfast in University Banquet Hall on Oct. 22, 2011.