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Student looking at art exhibit
November 4, 2020

Are you interested in lowering your stress levels? What about improving your mood? The answer could be as simple as doing a bit of meditative coloring. Studies show that participating in artistic endeavors can have a positive impact on your health. The benefits from a wide range of creative...

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...

Jacqueline Woodson
August 7, 2020

It is National Book Lovers Day on August 9, so what better day to ditch your smartphone and linger over a good book? We reached back into the spring issue of Aurora University Magazine to see what award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson shared with AU students about the art of...

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...

Katie Johns
July 13, 2020

An occasional series on Aurora University alumni, students, faculty, and staff serving the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was March when the COVID-19 pandemic first felt real to Katie Johns MSW ’09. She had seen news about the pandemic, but during a conversation with her sister,...