News from the Aurora University community

AU students recognized for academic achievements and campus contributions

Congratulations to the Aurora University students, faculty and staff that were recognized at the annual Honors Convocation on Friday, April 17 for their academic achievements and campus contributions during the 2014-2015 school year.

AU Art Walk to display students’ talents across campus

AU Art Walk

The first AU Art Walk will be held on Friday, April 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event will showcase a wide-range of students’ artistic talents and is open to the entire campus community.

Batavia School District to join John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University

STEM Partnership School

The Board of Education of Batavia School District 101 voted late Tuesday, February 24 to join the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University.

AU students perform ECG screenings

Aurora University Athletics

The Department of Health and Human Performance, Wellness Center and Athletics Department kicked off American Hart Month last week by offering “Young Hearts for Life” electrocardiogram (ECG) screenings to AU student-athletes. The screenings test for problems with the electrical activity of the heart.

History professor brings film into focus

Gerald Butters

When he’s not in the classroom, there’s a good chance that Gerald Butters, Professor of History, can be found in a movie theater—or at least writing about the silver screen. He’s weaved his interest in history and his love of film into three books.