News from the Aurora University community

Aurora University announces spring 2016 Dean’s List

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.

Musical offers a glimpse inside the quirky heads of “Spelling Bee” champs

The Aurora University Theatre Department’s production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” now playing at AU’s Perry Theatre is exactly the right platform for the university’s first-ever musical, according to Stacy Panitch, associate professor of theatre and the play’s director.