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Thursday, Sept. 29


7:30 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Mingle-Unwind-Gather – Campus Ministry Lounge in Murphy Center 340. Everyone welcome.


9–11 a.m. Advising on the Go – School of Nursing Building Lobby. No appointment necessary. Discuss academic planning, majors, minors, student support services, or anything academics.


9:30 a.m. Timecards are due in the Business Office


1–3 p.m. Flu Shot Clinic – Student Development Center Conference Room


2–5 p.m. Face Mask Bar – Outside the Hawk’s Nest. Create your own face mask to beautify and calm your skin.


4 p.m. JV Men’s Soccer vs. UW-La Crosse – Outdoor Athletics Complex


4:30–5:30 p.m. Philosophy Club Meeting – Murphy Center 434. Have an enterprising time looking at the philosophical questions raised by Star Trek. For questions contact Amber Drewek philosophy club president.


5–9 p.m. Register to Vote – Reinhart Center Lobby. To register to vote in Wisconsin, you need to have a Wisconsin ID and/or your school ID to register. When you vote in November, you must have a valid Wisconsin ID.


5:30–6:30 p.m. Starlight Meditation – Assisi Courtyard. Meditation will be led by Deb Murray.


7 p.m. Movie Screening Iron Jawed Angels – Reinhart Center room 127. Co-sponsored by VU College Democrats, the Social Work Club, and Women’s Studies.


7–8 p.m. Wanna Fidget? Stress management education session presented by Counseling Services – Brophy Center 123. Learn new tricks to lower stress.


9–10 p.m. Starlight Meditation – Assisi Courtyard. Meditation will be led by Deb Murray.


The Social Work Club will hold a Caramel Apple Social Monday, Oct. from 12:30–1:30 p.m. outside Brophy Center. Come meet new people while enjoying caramel apples.


The first Headbands of Hope Club meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Brophy Center 123. Come learn about how you can make a difference in the lives of kids battling cancer. All newcomers welcome.


Students, are you wanting to see the world, learn about a new culture, enhance your resume all while getting academic credit for doing so? Then don’t forget to turn in your study abroad application for the following programs by Monday, Oct. 3: Alaska, Belize, China, and Jamaica. For more information regarding the programs and the application process, contact Taylor Lewis, study abroad coordinator, at


The Student Dietetics Association is hosting their annual Pasta dinner Friday, Oct. 7 from 4:30–7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for Adults, $10 for Students, and $6 for children (10 and under). Contact Mattie Jankowski or online at


Education Club is looking for volunteers to help out during Safe Trick-or-Treat. Set-up for the event is Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. until finished (around 4 p.m). The event is Sunday, Oct. 16 from 3–6 p.m. Tear-down will take place right after the event from about 6 p.m. until finished. The event takes place in the Mathy Center. This is a great way to fill your required volunteer hours and to give back to the community. For more information or to volunteer, contact Olivia Roubik at


The School of Humanities with hold its second annual Humanities Alumni Reunion Lunch Saturday, Oct. 8 from noon–2 p.m. in Brophy Center 123. All humanities alumni, faculty, and current students who are majoring or minoring in the these programs are invited to attend: broad field social studies, English, history, liberal studies, philosophy, religious studies, Spanish, ethics, interpreting studies, Latin American studies, Latino/a studies, legal studies, political science, women’s studies and community interpreting. The cost is $13 per person, but current students eat free. RSVP by Oct. 5 to


Staff and Faculty Women’s Bible Study will meet Friday, Sept. 30 from 12:20–1:15 p.m. in Murphy Center 379. The group will continue discussing Mark chapter 1 and will start chapter 2. New members always welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.


Volunteer with Operation: River Watch this weekend Sept. 29–Oct. 1 from either 11 p.m.–1 a.m. or 1– 2:30 a.m. Operation: River Watch seeks to prevent alcohol-related tragedies that result in accidental drowning in the Mississippi River. With Oktoberfest this weekend, volunteers are in high demand. To volunteer or for more information, contact Viterbo's River Watch coordinator Riley Tuma via at

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Viterbo University to Host Free Traditional Ecological Knowledge Conference Oct. 14; Registration Now Open

The public is invited to learn about the Rights of Nature movement, environmental awareness and advocacy, ecology, conservation, and indigenous wisdom of the natural world at the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Conference Friday, Oct. 14 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center.

Viterbo University to Present William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Oct. 7-9

Viterbo University will present William Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy Romeo and Juliet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Viterbo University to Present the Operas Riders to the Sea and The Impresario Sept. 24–25

The outstanding singers of the Viterbo University music department will perform two one-act operas, Riders to the Sea and The Impresario, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.