News from the Aurora University community

Cabot Microelectronics contributes to STEM Partnership School for materials science laboratory

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation has supported the STEM Partnership School at Aurora University with a contribution to help fund construction of a materials science laboratory.


More than 1,000 Aurora University students graduating May 6 during commencement ceremonies

More than 1,000 Aurora University students will participate in the 119th annual commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 6, on the campus quadrangle at 347 S. Gladstone Ave.


George Williams College students deploying buoy to monitor Geneva Lake water temperatures

George Williams College graduate students will research Geneva Lake water temperatures during a lake monitoring buoy project from April 20 to May 4.


Aurora University students raising awareness about poverty through ‘A Day Without Shoes’

On April 10, members of the Aurora University community will kick off their shoes to raise awareness for global poverty and children in need. More than 365 people have signed up so far for “A Day Without Shoes” at AU, an event that will include a series of service activities and discussions.


Aurora University hosting seven open houses in April for prospective students

Aurora University will host seven open houses in April for prospective students.


Aurora University celebrates 100 years in Aurora with centennial events

Aurora University plans to commemorate the centennial anniversary of its move to Aurora by looking back on the history of the institution and celebrating a century of progress with several events on April 4.


Caterpillar Foundation donates $150,000 to STEM Partnership School for manufacturing curriculum development

Caterpillar Foundation donates $153,000 to AU STEM initiative

Citing the need for skilled workers, the Caterpillar Foundation on Friday made a $153,240 investment in the STEM Partnership School at Aurora University to support the development of its manufacturing curriculum.


Aurora University April events include centennial celebration, music and theatre

Aurora University will celebrate the centennial anniversary of its move to Aurora in April, along with hosting several music and theatre events and a presentation by an exonerated Illinois Death Row inmate.


Aurora University hosting free health screenings through KidneyMobile program

During National Kidney Month in March, the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and Aurora University are offering free screenings for diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease through the KidneyMobile program.


Acclaimed pianist Pandolfi closing out Arts and Ideas season at Aurora University

Back on the Aurora University campus by popular demand, acclaimed pianist Thomas Pandolfi will close out the Celebrating Arts and Ideas series on March 31.


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