News from the Aurora University community

New Schingoethe exhibit explores modern approaches to art


An old tradition becomes interlaced with a new take on art in the Schingoethe Center exhibit “WOVEN: The Art of Contemporary Native Weaving” opening Tuesday, October 4 from 5–6:30 p.m. The exhibit features the work of 18 renowned indigenous artists who expand concepts of Native American art through their use of nontraditional materials and motifs, putting interesting twists on baskets, rugs, photographs and sculpture.

Spartan Speech & Debate team has early success

Krieger to present “Reflections of the Holocaust: A Personal Pursuit of a More Tolerant Society”

There are important lessons outside of the classroom that Oscar Krieger wants to share with the Aurora University community — and they have little to do with his physical education background. This Wednesday evening during the first Faculty Speaker Series event of the year, Krieger will discuss the issue of tolerance.

Student learns life skills through Disney College Program

Senior Kristen Scheinost participated in the Disney College Program in Spring 2016.

For senior media studies major Kristen Scheinost working for Disney had always been one of her dreams. Participating in the Disney College Program gave her early exposure to her dream career, as well as the opportunity to learn skills she will be able to apply in all areas of life.

Sign up NOW to audition for theatre department’s fall, spring student productions


Auditions for the theatre department’s productions of Edgar Allen Poe’s gothic classic “The Fall of the House of Usher” and Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” are September 6 and 7.