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Lincoln exhibit examines constitutional questions still relevant today

Lincoln exhibit

During the opening reception Tuesday afternoon for a national traveling exhibit on Abraham Lincoln being hosted by AU, President Rebecca L. Sherrick pondered what we can still learn from the president who led the country through a great constitutional crisis and Civil War. Sherrick, a Lincoln scholar herself, thinks there remains much to be said about the 16th president of the United States.

Video: Time-lapse construction of new residence hall

Watch a time-lapse video of the construction of the new AU residence hall, which opened this semester on the southwest side of campus. The building is the university’s sixth residence hall and brings the total number of residential students to around 750.

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.