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.

VU Today

Tuesday, Oct 21


Noon Grades for the first eight-week session for fall 2014 are due in VitNet. There are many processes dependent on all grades being finalized in the system. Any late grades will delay those processes.

Noon "Planning Your Job Search: A Step-by-Step Guide" presention by Anne Ellefson, career services – Murphy Center 346

Noon Stress Free Finances Presentation for Employees – Reinhart Center 130. Bring your lunch and learn about planning to save, credit reports, etc. with a representative from Bremer Bank.

12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

3:30 p.m. Test Taking Strategies – Murphy Center 332

5:15 p.m. Noon "Planning Your Job Search: A Step-by-Step Guide" presention by Anne Ellefson, career services – Murphy Center 346

Your pay advice is available on Vitnet at


Rest in Peace: Barbara Freed, FSPA, died Monday, Oct. 20 at Villa St. Joseph. Freed, 98, served nine years at Viterbo. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. at Villa St. Joseph. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Rose Convent at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. Read her full obituary at


Two day sale at the VU Bookstore, Oct. 21–22: In-store and online at, 25 percent off on hooded sweatshirts and sweatpants,blankets, select tailgate merchandise, writing instruments, backpacks, totes, and fashion bags, earbuds, and an additional 25 percent off clearance items including clearance computers.


WHIL's Scariest Places on Campus Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. ​Have you ever wanted to check out the secret areas on campus such as Bonaventure 7th Floor, the underground tunnels leading from St. Rose Convent to Murphy Center, the underground catacombs beneath San Damiano Chapel, etc.? On Monday  Oct. 27, tours will be held at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. (maximum of 30 people on each tour). See Dodie Marriott in the Office of Residence Life this week to register. On the night of the tours, meet in the Hawk's Nest prior to the tour time for departure. Any questions, email Brandon Stiefel at


Lost: An anatomy and physiology binder with lecture notes, some pages from an anatomy lab binder, and additional A&P worksheets. Lost in or near the Reinhart Center. Contact Ashely at 608-792-8207 or


A Walmart representative will be in the Student Union Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 1–4 p.m. to recruit for part-time positions at the Onalaska and La Crosse stores. Flexible hours are available to accommodate student schedules.


Have you donated for your pink ribbon yet? $1 at the Mathy shows your support all month. Funds donated to "Steppin’ Out in Pink."


Planning to attend or present at this year’s Seven Rivers? All who attend must register for the event, and the deadline to register is next week Friday, Oct. 31. All Viterbo faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. All undergraduates who have engaged in significant research or creative work are invited to present their work. More information about the symposium can be found at Questions? Contact Kirsten Gabriel at


National Make a Difference Day Volunteers Needed: Interested individuals can sign up in Murphy Center Lobby between 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. today. National Make a Difference Day is Saturday, Oct. 25 in La Crosse beginning at 11 a.m. Viterbo is partnering with UW-La Crosse and Western Technical College to promote this national effort. Volunteers will be sent to do projects with a local organization. Free t shirt, food, prizes, and fun. Contact Denise Lorenz, community engagement coordinator, at with questions.


The Environmental Sustainability Club is having a tree planted on the Viterbo campus near the clock tower at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in recognition of National Campus Sustainability Day.


In honor of Sustainability Day The Environmental Sustainability Club will show the documentary Disruption from 6–7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in Reinhart Center 127. This is a documentary about climate change and the people's climate march that took place in New York City Sept. 21. There will be a discussion held after the film. Everyone welcome.


Purple is the color of domestic violence awareness. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Viterbo University ATOD and Violence Prevention Task Force asks that you Join the National Network to End Domestic Violence’s Week of Action by wearing purple on Thursday, Oct. 23, for #Purple Thursday. Help paint the United States purple to express your solidarity with survivors of domestic violence and their families and take a stand against violence. Also, call on Congress to increase funding for domestic violence services. Contact your Senators and Representatives today.

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