News from the Aurora University community

AU students provide clothes and toys for area children

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For more than a decade students from Aurora University have teamed up with the local Salvation Army to help provide a more merry Christmas for some of Aurora’s most needy children.

AU accounting students win Illinois CPA Society award

Three Aurora University accounting majors are among 25 college students statewide to receive the Mary T. Washington Wylie Award from the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS).

Aurora University students de-stress before final exams

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Aurora University offered a smorgasbord of opportunities last week for students to de-stress as they prepared for finals, which begin today.

New Schingoethe exhibit explores modern approaches to art

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An old tradition becomes interlaced with a new take on art in the Schingoethe Center exhibit “WOVEN: The Art of Contemporary Native Weaving” opening Tuesday, October 4 from 5–6:30 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.

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.