News from the Aurora University community

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.

AU community remembers Kristallnacht


On Friday, November 8, 2013, the Aurora University community gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the night on which Nazi hatred against the Jews was unleashed in a wave of violent pogroms. A panel of expert witnesses assembled for the special presentation, ‘Remembering Kristallnacht,’ to ponder the challenges which this night of evil, and the Holocaust to which it gave rise, still pose.

Professor’s continuing education helps connect AU students to Asia


Although an ocean separates the United States from Asia, an Aurora University professor is making sure students aren’t distancing themselves from learning about the world’s largest continent.

AU launching online courses and degree programs

Aurora University plans to start offering online courses in 2012, beginning with select classes for current students. Fully online programs will launch in the fall, making it possible to earn an AU degree without stepping foot on campus.