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.
The outstanding sibling piano quintet The 5 Browns will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today

Tuesday, April 28


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


The Viterbo community is invited to hear lunch time speaker Habibo Haji at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30 in the School of Nursing Building Collins Auditorium. Audience members are welcome to bring their lunch or purchase a boxed lunch. Haji is a registered nurse who will speak on the topic of resilience. She is the co-author of her autobiography, Conquering the Odds Journey of a Shepherd Girl. The book is her story of growing up in a village in Africa and overcoming life’s difficulties and hardships.


The Franciscan Healthcare Auxiliary’s annual geranium sale will be April 29–May 1, with all proceeds going toward nursing scholarships at Viterbo University and Western Technical College. Geraniums will be sold from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. each day at the Franciscan Healthcare garage building at 11th and Ferry streets in La Crosse; from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. April 29–30 and 9 a.m.–1 p.m. May 1 at the Onalaska clinic; and from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday at the Holmen clinic. The sale includes 4.5-inch potted geraniums for $4.25 each, patio pots, hanging baskets and combination planters.


Find out who will be honored with the Teacher of the Year, Employee of the Year, and other awards at the annual Rose Awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30 in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. A reception will follow the event. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Students: Attend an informational meeting to learn more about opportunities to go to South Africa for Viterbo credit in 2016, Wednesday, April 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building room 195. If you are unable to attend the meeting or have further questions contact Taylor Lewis at or 608-796-3170.


The library is looking for student workers for this summer. Contact Elizabeth Bass at or stop by the Library Main Desk to pick up an application. 


The Rec Sports Department is hiring staff for the summer. If interested, visit the Mathy Center front desk.


If you are interested in summer student employment at the Student Development Center (SDC), visit the SDC reception desk for an application. 


The free Courtyard Carni luncheon will be held on Friday, May 1 from 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. For students not on a meal plan and all Viterbo employees, lunch tickets are available at the residence life office, the copy center in Reinhart Center room 022, and institutional advancement in Murphy Center room 226. Carnival activities are from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Visit for event information.

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