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

Monday, April 16


10 a.m.–3 p.m. Philanthropy Week Information Table – Murphy Center. 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 campus buildings have been donated including Reinhart Center, Mathy Center, and the School of Nursing Building. Donations have also gone towards renovations for Brophy Center including the finance lab and the Library in Murphy. Keep watching for tagged items around campus. #iheartVU Sponsored by Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA).


11 a.m.–1 p.m. Representatives from Chileda will talk with students seeking summer employment – Student Union


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


Celebrate Earth Day at Viterbo Tuesday, April 17 with several events.


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 be hosting 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 about improving the resources available to students in finding volunteer opportunities.


Monday, April 23 from 6–8 p.m. is Cocoa and Canvas. Stop by the Hawk’s Nest and de-stress with a cup of hot cocoa, canvas painting, and some snacks.


Fired Up for Science is Wednesday, April 18 from 6–8 p.m. in Reinhart Center and the Fine Arts Center. Area students and their parents are invited to an evening of fun demonstrations and hands-on science and math experiments.


The Viterbo communinity is invited to attend the Student Alumni Ambassadors’ Soup and Stories Wednesday, April 18 from 6-7:30 pm 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.


Minutes in Motion Challenge. Employees, sign up for Gundersen Health System’s free 6-week challenge with the Viterbo Team, “VITERBO V-HAWKS”


Attend Slow Flow and Scones at the Mathy Center from noon–1 p.m. Thursday, April 19. Yoga and meditation. Tea and scones to follow. Free to all employees and students.

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