News from the Aurora University community

Krieger to present “Reflections of the Holocaust: A Personal Pursuit of a More Tolerant Society”

There are important lessons outside of the classroom that Oscar Krieger wants to share with the Aurora University community — 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.

Student learns life skills through Disney College Program

Senior Kristen Scheinost participated in the Disney College Program in Spring 2016.

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.

AU’s STEM Partnership School isn’t just for kids

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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.

Sign up NOW to audition for theatre department’s fall, spring student productions

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Auditions for the theatre department’s productions of Edgar Allen Poe’s gothic classic “The Fall of the House of Usher” and Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” are September 6 and 7.

Spartan Spotlight: Shelby Robinson

Shelby Robinson, AU ’15, was recognized as the recipient of the Kenneth Olenik Social Science Award at the spring 2016 honors convocation.