The performance by Lula Washington Dance Theatre, which was scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre, has been postponed due to the extremely cold weather.
Celebrate the bombastic 1980s with the rock music anthems of the decade as the 10th anniversary tour of Rock of Ages comes to the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.
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.

VU Today

Wednesday, Sept. 30


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1–4 p.m. Flu Shot Clinic – Student Development Center Conference Room. Cost is $5 for students and $15 for employees.


4 p.m. Philosophical Inquiry Club Meeting – Murphy Center 434. The topic for discussion will be “Emotions: How do they help us and how do they hurt us?” Plans for the academic year will also be discussed. All are welcome to attend. For questions or for more information, contact Robyn Gaier at or Jason Howard at


4–6 p.m. Psychology Party – Dahl School of Business Patio (Rain location: Nursing Center 195). Come mingle with psychology faculty and students. Games, prizes, and food.


5 p.m. Fine Arts Center Student Advisory Board Meeting – Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Free pizza and refreshments. On Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite, attend the first meeting of the 2015-2016 school year and provide input about future programming for the Fine Arts Center. Students from all majors are welcome to attend. Email to RSVP or if you have any questions.


5:30 p.m. JV Volleyball vs. Clarke University – Varsity Athletics Center


7 p.m. Volleyball vs. Clarke University – Varsity Athletics Center


7 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration – San Damiano Chapel


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


The Mobile Mammography event scheduled for Oct. 2 has been cancelled.


Operation River Watch is still in need of Viterbo volunteers for Thursday evening, Oct. 1. Shifts are for three hours both at the 3rd Street Aid station and for Riverside Park patrolling. Anyone who is available to help is welcome, both students and faculty. Contact Jacob Snyder for more information and to sign up for shifts at


School of Humanities Viterbo Days Alumni Picnic: The School of Humanities is holding an alumni picnic as part of Viterbo Days on Saturday, Oct. 10 starting at noon in Brophy Center 123. All students, current and retired faculty, and alumni of English, history, philosophy, religious studies, world languages and liberal studies are invited. Cost is $10. Faculty and alumni should register via the Viterbo Days web site at All current students can use their meal plans to pay for their lunches and should RSVP by Oct. 5 to Jackie Herbers at


Family Day is Saturday, Oct. 10 as a part of Viterbo Days. Discounted Oklahoma! tickets are available to family members and can be purchased online at A full schedule of Family Day and Downtown Historic Day events can be viewed online at Highlights include a free family luncheon, chapel tours, a discounted La Crosse Queen cruise, and showings of Big Hero 6, in addition to events happening in the downtown area.


Volunteers are needed for the Education Club’s annual Safe Trick or Treat event. Volunteers are needed to set up starting Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. and with the event Oct. 18 from 3–6 p.m. and cleanup afterward. To volunteer or for more information email Alison Oelfke at aoelfk22570@viterbo.ed


Make a Difference Day in La Crosse, a tri-campus volunteer event for college students, will be Saturday, Oct. 17. This a great opportunity to get involved in the community. Sign up for an activity (needs) as an individual or as a group at Contact Denise Lorenz, community engagement coordinator, at if you have any questions.


Interested in doing an internship in 2016 with the Disney College Program in sunny Florida? The application deadline is approaching. This program allows you to develop your strengths, learn from industry leaders and live in a diverse community with students from across the globe. More information is available at Contact Denise Lorenz, community engagement coordinator, at if you have any questions.


Students: the application to study abroad next semester to Alaska, Belize, Costa Rica, Italy, Nicaragua and/or South Africa is due Thursday, Oct. 1. Don’t miss out on these incredible opportunities, the time to go abroad is now. Questions regarding program details, credits associated with each program, using financial aid or completing the application can be answered by Taylor Lewis at, 608-796-3170, or in Murphy Center 377.


Residence Life is hiring. Do you have work study and still need a job? Stop by the office of residence life to get more information about being an office assistant.


All students and employees are invited to enjoy a complimentary lunch Friday, Oct. 2 in celebration of St. Francis Day. Tickets are available to Viterbo students without a meal plan and employees at the Student Development Center reception desk. The cost $5 for non-employee guests. The buffet lunch is sponsored by the Office of the President and the Student Government Association.


All employees are welcome to participate in winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 19. All those participating in commencement ceremonies must wear academic regalia, which is available for rental from the bookstore. The deadline for renting regalia is Friday, Oct. 9. Contact the bookstore directly. In addition, employees have the opportunity to present a spouse or child his or her diploma cover during the commencement ceremony, provided they wear academic regalia and notify the registrar’s office by Oct. 9. More information is available at


In the spirit of Viterbo’s Franciscan heritage, the Events Management Class and Campus Ministry are collecting non-perishable food items and toilet paper and paper towels in conjunction with Viterbo Days for the on campus student food pantry and local area pantries. Food Pantry collection boxes are located in Murphy Lobby, Nursing Center Lobby,  and Fine Arts Center Lobby.


Oktoberfest Tip: If you don’t want a drink, then say no. It’s always OK not to drink.


Campus Safety Fire Safety Tip: Immediately replace any smoke alarm that does not respond properly when tested.

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