News from the Aurora University community

Fall play explores love and loss

Aurora University Theatre Production, "Almost, Maine"

Nearly 40 members of the AU community will debut their production of “Almost, Maine” this weekend in Perry Theatre. The play, a romantic comedy, addresses the mysteries of the human heart, touching audiences with laughter, heartbreak and hope.

Student creates recycled artwork, discovers passion for the environment

Recycled Artwork

When sophomore art major Raul Rodea began drawing on old wood and foam boards from the retail store he was employed at, he didn’t know how it would turn out or compare to his other art pieces.

Music program inspires professional vision

When business administration and marketing major Abe Messieha toured Aurora University for the first time, he sensed music in the air. That day he learned more about the arts on campus, leading to an impressive four years of involvement with several music ensembles.

New faculty members enhance transformative power of learning

Aurora University welcomed several new faculty members to campus this fall, adding to its diverse community of educators. A few of them offered their first impressions of AU and thoughts on helping students to discover what matters.

Celebrate Arts and Ideas with the AU community

With the arrival of fall semester, the excitement is building for another year of the Celebrating Arts and Ideas series at Aurora University. More than 25 free events will be presented on the Aurora campus during 2014–2015, featuring well-known actors, accomplished musicians and expert guests and faculty speaking on a variety of topics.