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

Friday, April 24

9 a.m.–7:30 p.m. Scholars’ Days Sessions: Viterbo Campus and Weber Center. Visit for an event schedule.

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Justice and Peace Fair – outside the Varsity Athletics Center.

noon – VU After Dark Programming Assistant applications are due by noon. Visit for a full position description and the application.

7:30 p.m. Viterbo University presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Weber Center for the Performing Arts

7:30 p.m. Student Voice Recital: Carly Ochoa – Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

Go to for the most recently published safety alert.

Today is Tribune Employee Jeans Day.

Relay for Life, UW-L Eagle Recreational Center. Transportation provided from Student Union every 30 minutes beginning  at 7 p.m. and ending at midnight.

Saturday, April 25

9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Viterbo’s first undergraduate conference on Philosophy and Pop Culture, Reinhart Center Board Room. The conference is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jason Howard at or Robyn Gaier at

7:30 p.m. Viterbo University presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Weber Center for the Performing Arts

7:30 p.m. One-of-a-Kind Chamber Music Series, Time Capsule IV – Fine Arts Center Recital Hall

9 p.m. Scavenger Hunt – Marian Courtyard. Sponsored by VU After Dark

Sunday, April 26

11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

2 p.m. Viterbo University presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Weber Center for the Performing Arts

3 p.m. Music department Honors Recital and Awards Ceremony, Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

4 p.m. National Society of Leadership and Success Induction Ceremony – Reinhart Center Board Room

6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

7 p.m. SGA Meeting – Reinhart Center Board Room

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

The students in Nursing 390 Body Mind Therapies will offer 15-minute massages Monday, April 27–Thursday, April 30 in the School of Nursing Building room 204. Everyone is invited to sign up for a massage. The choices are hand/arm, head/neck/shoulder, back, or feet. The times are Monday from 1–5 p.m.; Tuesday from noon–2 p.m. and 3–5 p.m.; Wednesday from 1–4 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Email Brandy Cleveland at to schedule an appointment. Multiple appointments may be available depending on the response.

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.

The Viterbo community and the public are invited to enjoy a Chicken Q from 3–6 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 in the Fine Arts Center. It is sponsored by the Administrative Assembly Service Committee and will be catered by Premier Catering. Proceeds will benefit Viterbo student service trips. Advance tickets are $8 and can be purchased in the admission office until Friday, April 24. Tickets will also be available the day of the event at the door for $9.

Employees: Volunteers are needed for the Volunteer Guardianship Program with La Crosse County Adult Protective Services. Volunteer guardians are appointed to help an individual (ward) who can no longer make decisions him or herself. These decisions could be about health care, living arrangements, or social and supportive services. As a volunteer guardian, an individual would be matched with someone whose needs fit his or her skills, abilities and interests. If you are interested in learning more or potentially becoming a volunteer guardian, contact Tara Allert at 608-785-6120 or

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