An old tradition becomes interlaced with a new take on art in the Schingoethe Center exhibit â€śWOVEN: The Art of Contemporary Native Weavingâ€ť opening Tuesday, October 4 from 5â€“6:30 p.m. The exhibit features the work of 18 renowned indigenous artists who expand concepts of Native American art through their use of nontraditional materials and motifs, putting interesting twists on baskets, rugs, photographs and sculpture.
There are important lessons outside of the classroom that Oscar Krieger wants to share with the Aurora University community â€” and they have little to do with his physical education background. This Wednesday evening during the first Faculty Speaker Series event of the year, Krieger will discuss the issue of tolerance.
For senior media studies major Kristen Scheinost working for Disney had always been one of her dreams. Participating in the Disney College Program gave her early exposure to her dream career, as well as the opportunity to learn skills she will be able to apply in all areas of life.
Thereâ€™s a great deal of learning going on at the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University â€” and itâ€™s not confined to the third- through eighth-graders who attend classes there.
Auditions for the theatre departmentâ€™s productions of Edgar Allen Poeâ€™s gothic classic â€śThe Fall of the House of Usherâ€ť and Thornton Wilderâ€™s â€śOur Townâ€ť are September 6 and 7.