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Katie Johns
July 13, 2020

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, an emergency room nurse working 17-hour days, Johns was struck by the imprints on her sister’s face left by the protective...

Dean's List
July 10, 2020

Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,500 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the spring 2020 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0. Students...

Aerial Campus View
June 5, 2020

Today and again on Monday evening, the university has scheduled listening sessions, an opportunity for faculty, staff, and administrators to hear the voices of our black students. We plan similar sessions for our Latinx students in a few weeks. We know that many are nervous about the...

#weareoneAU
June 4, 2020

Today I am pleased to announce the establishment of a new emergency fund, intended to help members of the AU community. I know that so many are deeply grieved right now. The murder of George Floyd was a stark reminder that America is battling two plagues — racism and the virus. In a time...

Sarah O'Donnell
June 1, 2020

Sarah O'Donnell ’05 could not have imagined that her bachelor's degree in recreation administration from Aurora University would lead to her becoming a hero in her community. But it did. When the coronavirus pandemic forced Illinois schools to shut down in mid-March by order of Gov. J. B....