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STEM Class
June 2, 2023

The National Science Foundation has awarded Aurora University $1.4 million in funds to help address the nationwide shortage of high-quality teachers in science, technology, engineering, and math, particularly among groups underrepresented in STEM fields. “This is our first National Science...

Courtney Rickard
June 1, 2023

Rickard spent summer 2022 interning for Orange County Coastkeeper, a nonprofit, clean-water organization in Southern California. What did you do? I worked as a marine restoration intern and helped facilitate our “living shorelines” project. We created an eelgrass and oyster bed...

Chorale in Ireland
May 25, 2023

The Aurora University Chorale raised their voices in song across Ireland for a week in May in the first-ever choir tour abroad in the history of the university. The students performed in churches and cathedrals throughout the Emerald Isle, including at St. Mary's Church of the Sloes in Killarney;...

McKyley Cherry
May 4, 2023

Cherry completed a remote software engineering internship with Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, serving as a back-end developer. How did your internship help prepare you for your future? Interning allowed me to test drive a potential career path, connect with industry...

students using virtual reality headset
May 1, 2023

Aurora University received $955,000 in federal funding to create an Emerging Technologies Learning Lab that will bring to life new learning experiences for students across all disciplines. The funds, which were secured with the assistance of U.S. Congressman Bill Foster, will be used to purchase...