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March 16, 2022

Aurora University is one of four institutions to receive the Illinois State Board of Education 2022 IWAS Teacher Residency Grant. As a grant recipient, AU will partner with West Aurora School District 129 to develop a year-long residency program that will allow diverse teaching candidates to...

March 3, 2022

You may feel some pressure to choose a major when starting college. You’re not alone. Almost two-thirds of college students feel overwhelmed by the process of selecting a major and about half are unsure of their career path when they start college, according to one higher education...

January 13, 2022

Aurora University students seeking to attend law school have a new, direct path to DePaul University College of Law. AU has partnered with the Chicago-based law school to guarantee a direct path to admission and an annual law school scholarship of at least $12,000. Under the terms of the...

Gavin Withaeger
January 11, 2022

Aurora University nursing student Gavin Withaeger ’22 of Plainfield, Illinois, has been recognized with the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award, representing Aurora University as Student Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. In the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, Student Laureates are...

January 6, 2022

Aurora University has entered into an agreement with Marquette University Law School to offer AU undergraduate students a fast track to a law degree. The academic program, called 3+3, allows highly motivated AU undergraduate students to earn their combined bachelor’s and law degrees in as...