News from the Aurora University community

Institute for Collaboration works to strengthen STEM education

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The Institute for Collaboration of Aurora University is serving as the convener to bring the Aurora East, Aurora West, Indian Prairie and Oswego school districts together with government, non-profit and corporate partners to strengthen STEM education, particularly for young children.

Career Services department plans events for Career Development Month

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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 […]