Viterbo University will present the musical James and the Giant Peach at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21–Sunday, April 22 and Saturday, April 28–Sunday, April 29 at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts.
Area students and their parents are invited to an evening of fun demonstrations and hands-on science experiments at Viterbo University’s annual “Fired Up for Science” event from 6–8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. The event was rescheduled from April 18.
The Viterbo University All Student Show will open with a reception from 5–6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 in the Viterbo University Gallery.

VU Today

Tuesday, April 17


9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Philanthropy Week Table – Student Union. Receive a free Treat when you thank a benefactor or Viterbo community member by writing a note and taking a photo with the Instagram frame—props available. Philanthropy Week Fact: Many of the beautiful statues and artwork on campus has been donated by alumni and benefactors. #iheartVU Sponsored by Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA).


11 a.m.–2 p.m. Farmer’s Market – Reinhart Center Lobby


11:30 a.m. Spirit of St. Francis Sustainability Awards Presentation – Reinhart Center 127. Following the award ceremony, La Crosse County Sustainable La Crosse Commission Mike Geise will speak about what La Crosse has done and is doing to reduce its carbon footprint.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Daniano Chapel


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


3:30–5 p.m. Identities Project Civil Dialogue on the Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation – School of Nursing Building room 196. Treats will be served.


Viterbo’s Fired Up for Science event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 25 due to forecasted inclement weather.


An open student forum regarding recently announced changes to Viterbo’s academic programs will be held Wednesday, April 18 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building 196. 


The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®), which is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' accrediting agency, is concluding their site visit for re-accreditation of Viterbo's nutrition and dietetics programs today.


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month: A collection jar for donations for the La Crosse Family Collaborative is located in the School of Nursing Building first floor office. A statistic courtesy of the Viterbo Social Work Club: Approximately 30 percent of abused and neglected children will later abuse their own children, continuing the cycle.


Summer housing applications are now live. Summer housing is priced per week so there is no commitment to stay the entire summer. There are two bedroom apartments with four people in them for $120 per week or two bedroom apartments with your own private bedroom for $140. Applications are due by Friday, April 20. For more information and apply visit the Summer Housing website.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend “Having Said That…Two Decades of Viterbo Lectures” presentation by Bill Reese, religious studies, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 in San Damiano Chapel. Free root beer will follow the presentation.


An “Excel 102” professional development event for employees will be held Wednesday, April 18 from 11:10 a.m.–12:15 p.m. in Brophy Center 106. Participants will learn how to use functions, edit rows and columns, print set up, and page orientation. This course is designed for employees who feel comfortable moving around in Microsoft Excel, but would like a little more knowledge. It will be presented by Katrina Volkert, business. Space is limited, click to register.


The Viterbo Environmental Responsibilities Committee is encouraging the campus community to reduce paper consumption and to reduce the use of printers on campus.


Dietetics interns will host a grocery store tour Wednesday, April 25 from 6–7 p.m. The tour will cover the importance of label reading and common marketing tools used to advertise products. The group will also discuss common barriers that are faced when introducing new foods into the diet as well as providing participants with education on how to eat healthfully on a budget. This event will take place at Festival Foods in Onalaska, 1260 Crossing Meadows Dr. Onalaska. Meet at the customer service desk at this location at 6 p.m. Contact Erika at to register for this event.


Looking to volunteer? Students are conducting a survey to better understand user needs and get feedback on students’ use of the online volunteering platform, UGetConnected. The survey should take 2–5 minutes to complete. The data provided will be kept anonymous and confidential. Individuals who complete the survey will have the opportunity to put their names in a drawing for a gift cards of $20 to a business of their choice. Complete this survey improve the resources available to students in finding volunteer opportunities.


The Viterbo communinity is invited to attend the Student Alumni Ambassadors’ Soup and Stories Wednesday, April 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Reinhart Center Boardroom. Tom Thibodeau, Master of Arts in Servant Leadership, will present “Celebrating Goodness.” A complimentary meal of soup and dessert will be provided. Click for more information or to register.

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