Erna Peterson, a senior at Big Foot High School, has been named a Presidential Scholar at George Williams College of Aurora University in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Seventh-grade students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University last week took a “field trip” to explore shipwrecks at the bottom of Wisconsin’s Geneva Lake – all without leaving their classroom or even getting wet.
The Schmidgall Family Foundation has awarded $39,600 to Aurora University to provide scholarships so that financially vulnerable high school students can attend the university’s new Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program.
The Tellabs Foundation recently awarded $1 million to develop, house and provide scholarships for a new STEM education program at Aurora University that is targeted at high school students.
Until her second year in high school, sophomore psychology major Kristi Zimbelmann had every intention of becoming a teacher. But those days are long gone. Nowadays, whenever she’s not in class, she’s usually on duty with the Aurora Police Department.