About the Repository

The Alfred University Research and Archive (AURA) repository collects, distributes and preserves research and scholarship created by faculty, staff and students as well as documents of historical or archival significance. By offering a central location for depositing these materials through a stable, well-managed and permanent platform, AURA provides the Alfred University campus with the opportunity to share research with colleagues throughout the world while also providing access to documents with enduring value. AURA is managed by the Alfred University Libraries; additionally users should be aware of the Terms of Use and Rights Statement.


Recently Added

  • Alfred University. Herrick Memorial Library. (2016-08-12)
  • Alfred University. Herrick Memorial Library. (2016-08-22)
  • Ethridge, Erin Elizabeth (2016)
    At its core, my work grapples with the nature of things as constantly in a state of flux. I focus a study of home in pursuit of the eye of the storm, but the endeavor reveals all but tranquility. In the process, stories, ...
  • Gazsi, Ben Roland (2016)
    As an artist I aspire to explore the true substance of my life. I want a ‘realness’ or authenticity in my work and I want the viewer to feel it. But how do I define art? Why do I make it? Memories like this have helped me ...
  • Penumbra 
    Hershman, Joshua A. (2016)
    The original meaning of penumbra is a space of partial illumination between full shadow and full light. Astronomer Johannes Kepler introduced the term in 1604 to describe the shadows that occur during eclipses. The contrasting ...

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