News from the Aurora University community

Phillips Library and student groups will host Bone Marrow Drive on October 18

Angela donates for her sister

On Thursday, October 18 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Dunham Atrium the Aurora University community and local public will have the opportunity to join the national bone marrow registry through the Be The Match Foundation and LifeSource, Chicagoland’s Blood Center.

Photo Gallery: Homecoming 2012

The AU community hosted a special Homecoming weekend with festivities commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the institution’s move from Mendota to Aurora. The weekend culminated with the Homecoming football game where the Spartans defeated Benedictine University 41-30.

Students invited to viewing of upcoming debates

To further engage members of the campus community in the political process, students are invited to join faculty and staff in viewing the next three presidential and vice presidential debates.

Aurora University chosen to join select northern Illinois schools in national seismometer project

Rick Polad explains seismograph to Aurora University student

Aurora University recently added a seismometer to campus, joining more than 100 U.S. universities and colleges as part of the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) project to further education and gather seismological data, including information collected from earthquakes or other tremors of the Earth.

Residence hall student provides glimpse of life on campus

Kaylee Howard, a junior Criminal Justice major from Southern California, enjoys residence life at AU.

Living on campus is a little different than life in Southern California; however, junior criminal justice major Kaylee Howard is happy to be making Jenks Hall her home away from home.