News from the Aurora University community

Stage adaptation of Poe classic to premiere at Aurora University

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The Aurora University drama department will present the world premiere of Chicago-based playwright Sean Graney’s “Fuller (and Edgar) in the House of Usher,” an adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s 1839 short story “Fall of the House of Usher,” on Friday, Feb. 10 at the school’s new Theatre Studio Lab.

Sophomore Kristi Zimbelmann on track to become an Aurora police officer

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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.

Schingoethe Center to feature ‘art of facts: Brian Dettmer’ exhibit

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The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University begins its 2017 season with an opening reception for art of facts: Brian Dettmer, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5-6:30 p.m.

Aurora University announces fall 2016 Dean’s List

Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,000 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2016 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0.

Faculty Speaker Series presenter addresses beliefs in children’s abilities

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As part of Aurora University’s ongoing Faculty Speakers Series, David Rudek will present a lecture that challenges the conventional notion that “practice makes perfect” when it comes to children’s success.

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