News from the Aurora University community

It’s all in the details: Students showcase digital photographs

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The Aurora University community is seeing what 12 students have spotted with their digital cameras in the exhibition, “The Art of Observation,” currently on display in Phillips Library. The images, taken in the Introduction to Digital Photography course, explore a range of subject matter and approaches to picture making.

Stage adaptation of Poe classic to premiere at Aurora University

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The Aurora University drama department will present the world premiere of Chicago-based playwright Sean Graney’s “Fuller (and Edgar) in the House of Usher,” an adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s 1839 short story “Fall of the House of Usher,” on Friday, Feb. 10 at the school’s new Theatre Studio Lab.

Schingoethe Center to feature ‘art of facts: Brian Dettmer’ exhibit

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The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University begins its 2017 season with an opening reception for art of facts: Brian Dettmer, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5-6:30 p.m.

Faculty Speaker Series presenter addresses beliefs in children’s abilities

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As part of Aurora University’s ongoing Faculty Speakers Series, David Rudek will present a lecture that challenges the conventional notion that “practice makes perfect” when it comes to children’s success.

Baritone Robert Sims performs a program of spirituals during Aurora University’s “Let Freedom Ring” week

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As part of its weeklong “Let Freedom Ring” celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and the fight for civil rights, Aurora University will present lyric baritone Robert Sims in a performance and discussion of African-American spirituals.