News from the Aurora University community

Musical offers a glimpse inside the quirky heads of “Spelling Bee” champs

The Aurora University Theatre Department’s production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” now playing at AU’s Perry Theatre is exactly the right platform for the university’s first-ever musical, according to Stacy Panitch, associate professor of theatre and the play’s director.

Aurora University receives Tree Campus USA recognition

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The Arbor Day Foundation has selected Aurora University as a 2015 Tree Campus USA award winner.

AU’s vocal ensembles take it on the road

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The Aurora University Chorale and Chamber Choir recently returned from a spring-break tour through Illinois, Tennessee and Missouri. Forty-two student singers and faculty performed at nine different schools and churches during the five-day engagement.

Town Square Series to explore immigration reform

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On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, distinguished leaders in the fields of business, education, health care and public policy will explore “Immigration Reform in the Land of Opportunity” as part of AU’s ongoing Town Square Series.

Students gain valuable experience abroad

AU Study Abroad Program

U’s study abroad program gives students the opportunity to travel while also earning academic credit during break. This summer, AU will offer 3 to 10 week programs in a variety of locations, including Costa Rica, Quebec/Canada, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.