News from the Aurora University community

Career Services department plans events for Career Development Month


In celebration of Career Development Month in November, the Career Services department has events planned to help students prepare for their job search.

Transfer student makes AU his new home away from home

Pete Jaros, a junior transfer student from Homewood, Ill.

Junior Pete Jaros shares his thoughts on transferring to Aurora University from a community college last year.

Downloadable eBooks now available to AU students

An Aurora University student uses the new eBook service at Phillips Library

More and more students are coming to campus with iPads, Kindles, Nooks or other tablet computers. Phillips Library recognizes this and now offers downloadable eBooks from EBSCO for these handheld reading devices.

Spartan Spotlight: Hans Beck, Associate Professor of Biology

00000Hans Beck teaches undergraduate courses in biology, biological statistics, experimental design and science writing. He also teaches STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) content courses on the graduate level, which focus on how to teach science in middle school and high school. Having taught at AU since 2006, Beck recently took a few moments to […]

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.