News from the Aurora University community

Local foundation establishes scholarships for Aurora University STEM program

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.

John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School students named finalists in national Bright Schools Competition

Eight middle school students who attend the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University and their coach, Natalie Soelke, who teaches English and social studies at the school, have been named national finalists in the 2nd annual Bright Schools Competition.

Spartans studying with help from AU community


Several campus departments are helping students prepare for Finals Week, May 1–4.

A family artifact sparks a journey of discovery for AU history major


00210For senior Will Bradshaw, history came to life this year in the shape of a tiny Greek soldier, a lapel pin that his late grandmother had purchased more than 70 years ago to help support a relief effort for that country during World War II. The pin — and the story of why it ended […]

AU chapter of the American Marketing Association wins international acclaim at annual conference

21000The Aurora University chapter of the American Marketing Association (AU/AMA) was named International Collegiate Chapter of the Year at the AMA’s 2017 International Collegiate Conference earlier this month in New Orleans. Some 1,500 students and faculty from more than 200 universities converged on the Big Easy for three days of professional development, competition, and networking […]