News from the Aurora University community

Students serve communities during alternative spring break

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Aurora University and George Williams College students took a different approach to their traditional spring break vacation and spent time volunteering across the Midwest.

Labyrinth helps students on the path to discover what matters

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Alumni, current students, faculty, staff and AU friends gathered during Homecoming Weekend to witness the dedication of the university’s new labyrinth, a gift from the Class of 1967, which celebrated its 50th reunion this year.

Aurora University recognizes faith’s role in new social work master’s program

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Aurora University’s new master’s degree specialization in faith-based social work remains a rarity in higher education today.

Aurora University senior to join Peace Corps in Botswana

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The ink will barely be dry on Alexandrea “Alex” Wilson’s diploma this May before she embarks on what most people would consider the challenge of a lifetime – a two-year stint with the Peace Corp in Botswana, where she will work in an HIV/AIDS education and prevention program for school kids.

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.