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

Monday, Feb. 16


9 a.m.–noon Catholic Relief Services University Information Table – Murphy Center Lobby. Change the world, visit to learn more.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test Review Before Retake – Murphy Center 432


7 p.m. Viterbo Student Dietetics Association hosts Sue Zbornick, a 1983 Viterbo Dietetics graduate, who is currently a practicing accredited nutritionist working and living in Sydney, Australia – School of Nursing Buidling room 195. She will be speaking about her experiences treating eating disorders and obesity as well as her book, “Find Your Happetite.” Everyone is welcome to attend.


All students and employees are invited to attend and sample the 15 chili varieties entered in this year’s Honors Program Chili Cook-off Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building Lobby. Admission is $1 or a non-perishable food items. All proceeds benefit local food insecurity prevention efforts.


Employees are invited to attend a university forum with President Rick Artman Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 3:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The primary topic of the forum will be a review of the 2015–16 budget guidelines approved by the Board of Trustees Jan. 26. New employees are encouraged to attend and will be welcomed the Viterbo community.


Nominate a deserving person for Employee of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Advisor of the Year or the other major honors to be announced at the annual Rose Awards ceremony. Nominations are now open. A complete description of all the awards and the nomination forms are available at


Call for Papers: Viterbo’s World Languages and Cultures Fifth Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Collaborative Workshop: Faculty members from all disciplines are invited to submit individual papers, presentations, panel or roundtable (three papers and one commentator, 500 word summary of the presentation) for consideration for this April 11 event. The deadline for receipt is March 15. Questions regarding this workshop may be directed to Maribel Bird:


The deadline to register for the bus ride to the Workforce Career Fair is noon Tuesday, Feb. 17. Visit the Career Services office in Murphy 374 to register.


Spring break service trip applications for Ohio and South Dakota are available in Campus Ministry, Murphy Center 340. The deadline for applications is Friday, Feb. 20.  Spring Break trips will take place during the week of March 8–14. Find the trip forms at


Spring Break Service Trip Information Session: An information session for the Ohio and South Dakota spring break service trips will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. in Murphy Center 378. The South Dakota service trip is to the Cheyenne River Reservation, working with Lakota youth. The deadline to apply through Campus ministry is Wednesday, Feb. 18. Spring Break trips will take place during the week of March 8–14.


Feb. 17–23 is Intramural Championship Week. Championship brackets will be available on


“Tweet the Trainer” is taking place the third Tuesday of each month this semester from 3–5 p.m. Tweet your fitness questions to @ViterboRecSports #tweetthevutrainer. Second session is tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 17.


Rec Sports is offering a Ski/Snowboard trip to Mt. La Crosse on Sunday, Feb. 22 from 2–7 pm. Last registration station available Wednesday in the Mathy Center 5–8 p.m. $15 lift ticket, $25 lift and ski rental, $35 lift and snowboard rental. Register by Wednesday.


Non-traditional students are invited to attend a free lunch anytime from noon–1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the Student Development Conference Room. Enjoy lunch and meet other non-traditional students. RSVP to Denise Homstad at 796-3825 or


Visit Murphy Center 226 to pick up your ticket for the Free Viterbo Homecoming Luncheon. The lunch will be held on Friday, Feb. 20 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Caf. Tickets will also be available on Friday in the Student Union during the lunch. The lunch is sponsored by alumni relations and campus activities.


Interested in Psychology? Come to the Psychology Department Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 12–1 p.m. in Murphy Center 474. Learn more about the psychology and substance abuse counseling majors and minors, mingle with faculty and other students, eat snacks, and enter a raffle for a chance to win prizes.


Gluten-Free Interactive Cooking Classes: Viterbo nutrition/dietetic students and interns will be conducting interactive cooking classes to inform those with Celiac disease, wheat allergy, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity on healthy, delicious food alternatives and how to prepare them. There are four sessions for community members to participate in for a fee of $10 each session. Wednesday, March 18, 12:30–2:30 p.m. and 5–7 p.m.; Thursday, March 19 from 12:30–2:30 p.m. and 5–7 p.m. Email Virginia Horth at by Feb. 23.


Volunteer Opportunities: Bethany St. Joseph Corporation is looking to the Viterbo community to assist their residents in a variety of capacities including arts and crafts, baking, musical entertainment, community outings, teaching Spanish, leading fitness classes, sharing your special talents, doing a travel presentation, etc. Contact Nancy Pradovic at or 608-783-1516 ext 304 to help. Contact Denise Lorenz, Viterbo’s community engagement coordinator, at with any questions.

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