News from the Aurora University community

Arts and Ideas series ramps up for another exciting season

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A record 8,000 members of the greater AU community took advantage of the university’s free Arts and Ideas events during the 2015-2016 season.

Spartan Spotlight: Anwar Ali

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Anwar Ali, AU ’16, received the Stanley H. Perry Performing Arts Award at the spring 2016 honors convocation.

AU4U helps incoming freshmen acclimate to college life

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Held four times each summer, AU4U is intended to help incoming freshmen make the transition from high school to college a smooth one.

Last week to see “CAST OFF: Michael Dinges” at Schingoethe Center

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This is the last week to view Schingoethe Center’s exhibition “CAST OFF: Michael Dinges.” Using folk art forms — scrimshaw and trench art from World War I — Dinges explores some of today’s most pressing issues, including labor, the global economy and consumerism.

AU Speech achieves national recognition

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AU Speech recently earned several awards after competing in the 2016 Public Communication Speech and Debate League National Tournament — quite an accomplishment for a group that was formed within the last year.