Viterbo University’s outstanding Platinum Edition show choir and special guests will present an evening of great Halloween-themed singing and dancing as they present "Platinum Edition: Halloween Spooktacular" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Robin Hood will be held from 3:45–6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center.
Retired Wisconsin DNR wildlife experts Mike Foy and Tom Hauge will present “A Proposal to Halt Chronic Wasting Disease in Wisconsin” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the Viterbo University School of Nursing Building Collins Auditorium room 196.

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Wednesday, Oct. 10


8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Register to Vote – Murphy Center Lobby. Sponsored by Women’s Studies VUSM.


11 a.m.–1 p.m. Aptiv Information Table – Student Union


12:10 p.m. High Octane Humanities – Murphy Center 444


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


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


1–3 p.m. Health Services Flu Shot Clinic – Student Development Center


4–7 p.m. Register to Vote – Student Union. Sponsored by Women’s Studies VUSM.


7 p.m. “A Proposal to Halt Chronic Wasting Disease in Wisconsin” Presentation by Retired Wisconsin DNR wildlife experts Mike Foy and Tom Hauge – School of Nursing Building 196


7 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. Waldorf University – Varsity Athletics Center


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Viterbo has partnered with UW-La Crosse and Western Technical College to host a Take Back The Night rally against domestic violence and sexual assault. On Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m., meet at the clock tower (Hoeschler Tower) at UW-L. From there, participants will walk to Viterbo, participate in awareness activities, and then finish the march at Western Technical College with an open mic sharing opportunity. Tables will be set up to display school and community resources for survivors and victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. This event is open to the community and students are invited to take part in this event. 


The deadline for purchasing or renting faculty regalia is Monday, Oct. 15. Contact the bookstore for information on standard and fine quality regalia options at or 608-796-3848.


The Global Outreach Club will host A Night of Music Thursday, Oct. 11 from 6–7:30 p.m. in Assisi Courtyard. There will be music, giveaways, and snacks.


Dodgeball and pizza with the Boys and Girls Club Thursday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. in the Mathy Center gym. There will be music, dodgeball, and pizza following the event. All are welcome to come play.


An Informational Session on the Rite of Christian of Adults (RCIA) will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. in Brophy Center 123. If you are Interested in learning more about Catholicism, becoming Catholic, or becoming confirmed, attend to learn more about the RCIA process.


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All Viterbo community members are invited to attend the last Flood Relief Friday event on Oct 19. Click here to register to reserve your space. The group will depart campus at 8 a.m. to serve in Readstown. The group will return to campus by approximately 1 p.m. Visit the Flood Relief Fridays Website to read important information before serving. Questions? Email


The Viterbo Student Dietetics Association is hosting its annual pasta dinner from 4–7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 in the School of Nursing Building 195. Dine-in or take-out and enjoy spaghetti and meatballs or chicken alfredo. Hors d'oeuvres will be available starting at 4 p.m. when the social hour begins. Email for tickets.


Army ROTC will conduct a Contracting Ceremony at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 in Assisi Courtyard. Cadets who contract are formally committing to serve as Commissioned Officers in the Army after they complete their degree programs and ROTC commissioning requirements. Come out and congratulate those who contract. Inclement weather location is the Reinhart Boardroom.


Registration for Speed Mock Interviewing is now open. This is your opportunity to get feedback from many professional and practice getting comfortable doing interviews. The event is Monday, Nov. 12 from 5:30–8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. Go to ‘my events’ in Purple Briefcase to register today before spots fill up.


Sign-up for Saturday’s Hmong New Year Cultural Festival the biggest Hmong festival of the year. Viterbo will be covering the entry fee and transportation for students on a first come, first serve basis. Groups meet in the Student Union at 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Learn a little about Hmong culture and the Hmong New Year’s Celebration from VU Hmong Student Ambassadors, and board a bus to West Salem where the festival is taking place. After spending two hours at the festival, buses will bring students back to Viterbo at 2:30 and 3 p.m., respectively. Click here to sign-up. Questions? Contact Kirsten Gabriel at or Lynne Kuhl at


Everyone is invited to participate in the the next Service Saturdays event Oct. 13. Register by Friday, Oct. 12 to guarantee your spot. Visit the Service Saturdays website for the dates for the remainder of the academic year.

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