News from the Aurora University community

Students learn and serve during trip to U.S.-Mexico border

U.S.-Mexico Border Trip 2015

A summer immersion experience more than 2,000 miles away is continuing to have an impact for several AU students.

New culture, new school, new opportunities


12100A lot can happen in two years. Hernan Ramirez can attest to that. When he was in high school, his family moved from Mexico to the United States. He acclimated to a new culture, learned English and graduated from high school. Today, Ramirez is a freshman history and secondary education major at Aurora University — […]

Journey through history at the new Schingoethe Center of Aurora University


Aurora native Wendell Minor returns to his hometown this week for a remarkable exhibition of his original works in the new home of the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University.

STEM Partnership School student wins national robotics competition, advances to world championships in Qatar

World Robot Olympiad national competition

Kaiya Hollister, a fifth grader at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School, won the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) national competition this past weekend. Team RoboGals was comprised of Hollister and Jensie Coonradt, 9, of Oswego.

Quality programming at the heart of Arts and Ideas series

Arts and Ideas audience

The stage is being set for another wonderful season of music, art, theatre, film and professional presentations at Aurora University.