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AU Today - COVID-19

COVID-19 stories
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...

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....

AU student holding a laptop.
April 2, 2020

As the world copes with the COVID-19 pandemic, everything about daily life has been radically changed for the time being. And that includes education. Traditional college classes have moved online, and the hustle and bustle of campus life is on hiatus. Learning remotely and completing your...