News from the Aurora University community

Go ‘Into the Woods’ on campus

Fairytales. A magical world. Wishes granted. This week Perry Theatre will be transformed “Into the Woods,” showcasing the largest cast and crew of any previous spring musical at Aurora University. The free production runs April 13–14 and 18–21.

Students serve communities during alternative spring break

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Aurora University and George Williams College students took a different approach to their traditional spring break vacation and spent time volunteering across the Midwest.

President Sherrick remembers Brent Wadsworth

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Aurora University lost a dear friend when Yorkville resident Brent Wadsworth died at his home this week.

Doctor of Education student named DuPage Region Principal of the Year

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While “Principal of the Year” awards are given as individual honors, Gloria Trejo views her recognition as a collaborative achievement. Trejo, an Aurora University Doctor of Education student, was recently named the Horace Mann/Illinois Principals Association DuPage Region 2017–2018 Elementary School Principal of the Year.

Schingoethe Center features life work of Native American artist Rick Bartow

Mythology, a striking color palette and a dark, dreamlike tone — all an expression of an artist’s personal history — come together when Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain opens at Aurora University’s Schingoethe Center on Tuesday, January 23, from 5-6:30 p.m.. The exhibition, which runs through April 13, features some 120 paintings, sculptures and drawings in a retrospective of the 40-year career of a culturally important Native American artist.