News from the Aurora University community

AU team takes first in national market research competition

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A team of four Aurora University business and marketing students won GfK’s fifth annual Next Generation Market Research Competition. The team was recognized for its accomplishment earlier this month at the firm’s downtown Chicago office.

Arts and Ideas series ramps up for another exciting season

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A record 8,000 members of the greater AU community took advantage of the university’s free Arts and Ideas events during the 2015-2016 season.

Eighth-graders celebrate their final year at STEM school

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Students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School who completed the eighth grade this week celebrated that milestone in a ceremony Tuesday night in Aurora University’s Perry Theatre.

Channel 2 meteorologist spends sunny morning with STEM school students

Mary Kay Kleist, anchor of the weekend weather desk at CBS Channel 2 in Chicago, visited students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School on the campus of Aurora University May 23.

AU4U helps incoming freshmen acclimate to college life

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Held four times each summer, AU4U is intended to help incoming freshmen make the transition from high school to college a smooth one.