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Six questions to ask yourself before attending graduate school
December 10, 2020

Choosing to earn your master’s degree is a big decision, and a very personal one. Your choice will depend on your goals, your field of study, and your finances. Here are six questions to ask yourself when considering if now is the right time for you to pursue an advanced degree. Can I get...

Student
October 28, 2020

How do you know if a double major is the right fit for your academic journey? Taking on an additional area of study requires extra planning and focus. But, it can yield rewards as well. If you are considering whether or not to pursue a double major, here are four questions to ask yourself. What...

Student in library
July 20, 2020

To me, the strongest argument for choosing an English major is the same argument that enticed me to the field when I was an undergraduate — the way in which it opens up the world. Studying English cultivates your curiosity and gives you the critical reading skills, research expertise, and...

Student
April 8, 2020

Aurora University is addressing the growing need for educational leaders — those who mentor their teacher colleagues to help improve teaching and learning — through its innovative Doctor of Education (EdD) Instructional Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring program strand. Students of...

Jan Strom
March 4, 2020

Jan Strom, dean of Aurora University’s School of Nursing, has been elected to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Board of Directors. Strom will serve a two-year term as a board member at large. She begins her term on March 23. The votes for board members were cast by more than...