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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...

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...

Richard Hamlin
April 20, 2020

Richard “Dick” Hamlin, PhD, 94, the president of George Williams College from 1961-1982, died Saturday, April 18, 2020, at his home in Naples, Florida. Dick was a prominent leader in the YMCA movement when the call came from his alma mater, George Williams College, to assume its...