The acclaimed African-American dance company Lula Washington Dance Theatre will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
The Viterbo University theatre and music theatre department will present the inaugural New Works Festivalon Friday, Jan. 25–Saturday, Jan. 26 and Friday, Feb. 1–Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. All performances will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Civil rights activist and author David Dennis Sr., will present the keynote address “What Does it Mean to be an American?” at the La Crosse Community Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

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Wednesday, Jan. 23


9:30–10:30 a.m. Environmental Responsibilities Committee/Student Sustainability Club Meeting – Reinhart Center 141


1–2 p.m. APA Drop-in Writing Help – Murphy Center 332


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


There will be no 12:15 p.m. daily Mass at San Damiano Chapel Wednesday, Jan. 23 and Thursday, Jan. 24. Alternative options include St. Rose Convent, Monday–Friday at 11:15 a.m. and the hospital chapel (second floor) Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12:15 p.m.


Attend the men's and women's #NorthStarStrong basketball games Friday, Jan. 25 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Varsity Athletics Center. The games are being held to promote awareness of mental-health issues among college students and athletes. Attendees are encouraged to wear green to support the cause. 


Viterbo students and employees are welcome to join the nursing and social work departments as they participate in a mass casualty experience Friday, Jan. 25 from 1:30–2:30 p.m. Participants should meet in the School of Nursing Building room 101. Students do not need to be in the nursing or social work program to come and watch or to participate. RSVP to Kerri Busteed if you plan to attend or for further information on the activity.


Friday, Jan. 25 at 9 p.m. is VU After Dark Trivia Night in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Come win some great gift cards.


Saturday, Jan. 26 at 9 p.m. Weekends at VU, Shenanigans. Meet in the Student Union at 8:40 p.m. for free transportation. Sign up at


5–8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 is the final intramural registration help station at the Mathy Center.


8 p.m. is the intramural registration deadline on Thursday, Jan. 24. All forfeit deposits must be paid.


Dietetics and biology students are seeking adult females ages 18–50 with a BMI of 25-40 who are diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) or have irregular menstrual cycles with any of the following symptoms: excess facial hair, painful menstruation, or acne. Eligible participants will take part in an eight-week study and learn if a MyPlate diet will help treat the symptoms of PCOS. Participants will receive two free sessions of nutrition counseling. If you or someone you know is interested or have questions, contact Bailey Benson at


Submissions to Touchstone, Viterbo's art and literature magazine, will be accepted until Feb. 14. Submissions can be taken to the Fine Arts Center third floor and placed on the submission table in front of the gallery. All students and faculty are welcome to submit any art, music, or literary piece.


Do you know someone battling cancer who is under the age of 18? If so, contact the Viterbo Love Your Melon Crew's co-captains Chloe Boster and/or Allison Utz via Viterbo email.


Faculty and staff: attend the Celebration of Teaching and Learning on Friday, Jan. 25 from 3:30–5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. Enjoy beverages and snacks while interacting with colleagues and friends sharing teaching and learning experiences, instructional strategies, methods, and outcomes via 15-minute mini sessions. Register at (though showing up last minute is OK too).

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