News from the Aurora University community

AU Film Series combines entertainment and learning

Each year, faculty members from academic disciplines across the university collaborate to choose the selections for the AU Film Series. Seeking films that integrate into the core values of the university, faculty choose a variety of films, across many genres, that spark conversations, raise questions of meaning and faith and provide unique perspectives.

Lincoln exhibit examines constitutional questions still relevant today

Lincoln exhibit

During the opening reception Tuesday afternoon for a national traveling exhibit on Abraham Lincoln being hosted by AU, President Rebecca L. Sherrick pondered what we can still learn from the president who led the country through a great constitutional crisis and Civil War. Sherrick, a Lincoln scholar herself, thinks there remains much to be said about the 16th president of the United States.

Phillips Library exhibit provides fresh perspective on Lincoln during Civil War


A traveling national exhibit opening today at Phillips Library offers a more complete understanding of Abraham Lincoln as president during the Civil War as he faced the nation’s gravest constitutional crisis.

Photo gallery: Christmas concerts

AU Choirs Christmas Concert

The Aurora University Choirs celebrated the season with two free Christmas concerts on Sunday, Dec. 4.

Emma Lazarus exhibit at AU poses challenge for America today


Jonathan Dean, PhD, Assistant Professor of Religion, responds to the Phillips Library exhibition of “Emma Lazarus: Voice of Liberty, Voice of Conscience” with his own thoughts on Lazarus’ conviction, experience and religion.