News from the Aurora University community

Academic year brings new students and exciting campus improvements

This week approximately 600 new freshmen from 29 different states are joining the AU family as well as nearly 400 transfer students. To meet the needs of new and returning students, the university is undergoing a series of enhancements that are sure to have a positive effect on academics and campus life this year. Watch the summer project work in action as the magic of time lapse condenses three months into less than three minutes.

Our new year by the numbers

The campus is full of energy with students attending the first week of classes! Check out our video.

A Christmas message from President Sherrick

10000This year’s Christmas concert on the Aurora University campus included our flute choir performing “Hallelujah” from George F. Handel’s oratorio, The Messiah. As the familiar strains began, I wondered if members of the audience would stand as is the longstanding custom associated with this chorus. Perhaps you know the story of this tradition. Handel’s oratorio […]

Video: Dunham Fund contributes to STEM education at AU

00000Stewart Beach, Chairman of the Dunham Fund Board of Advisors, announces a $2.35 million grant to the STEM Partnership School at Aurora University. The school will be named after John C. Dunham, founder of the Dunham Fund.

Video: Beyond the Classroom at Aurora University

Learning at Aurora University is more than just textbooks and seminars. Our students expand their portfolios and enrich the community through meaningful hands-on work.