Seventh-grade students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University last week took a “field trip” to explore shipwrecks at the bottom of Wisconsin’s Geneva Lake – all without leaving their classroom or even getting wet.
The Schmidgall Family Foundation has awarded $39,600 to Aurora University to provide scholarships so that financially vulnerable high school students can attend the university’s new Michael J. Birck Innovation Engineering Program.
The Tellabs Foundation recently awarded $1 million to develop, house and provide scholarships for a new STEM education program at Aurora University that is targeted at high school students.
There’s a great deal of learning going on at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University — and it’s not confined to the third- through eighth-graders who attend classes there.
Mary Kay Kleist, anchor of the weekend weather desk at CBS Channel 2 in Chicago, visited students at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School on the campus of Aurora University May 23.