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VU Today Oct. 19

 Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 Share

Thursday, Oct. 19 6 a.m.–5 p.m. Mathy Center Open. Group fitness condensed schedule today. 9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Thursday Morning M.U.G. (Mingle, Unwind, Gather) – Murphy Center 340 

VU Today Oct. 18

 Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Share

Wednesday, Oct. 18 8:30–10 a.m. Advising on the Go – Student Union. Stop by for answers to your questions about academic planning, majors, minors, student support services or anything related to their academic experience. 10:30–11:15 a.m. Viterbo Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter First Meeting – Brophy Center 202. All are welcome. 12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel 

[Women's Soccer] Mathiowetz Named NSAA Offensive Player of the Week

 Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 Share

MADISON, S.D. –The North Star Athletic Association Women's Soccer Player-of-the-Week No. 8 edition was announced Tuesday by the conference office.  Kristin Mathiowetz (SR/Eleva, Wis.) of Viterbo (Wis.) was selected as Offensive Player-of-the-Week.  Lauren Sayler of Jamestown (N.D.) was chosen as Defensive Player-of-the-Week.

Viterbo Leadership at Noon Series to Open with Barbara Nick and Brian Rude of Dairyland Power Oct. 31

 Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 Share

Dairyland Power President and CEO Barbara Nick and Vice President of External and Member Relations Brian Rude will open the 2017–18 Viterbo University Leadership at Noon series Tuesday, Oct. 31 in Reinhart Center room 107.

VU Today Oct. 17

 Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 Share

Tuesday, Oct. 17 8:30–10 a.m. Advising on the Go – Student Union 11 a.m.–4 p.m. BloodCenter of Wisconsin Blood Drive – Reinhart Center Board Room. Walk-ins welcome. The drive is sponsored by Viterbo health services and the Viterbo Student Nurses Association. 11 a.m.–Noon Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker Alex Escobar Prado of Guatemala – Murphy Center 570. Teacher and environmentalist. Everyone welcome. 

Viterbo's Platinum Edition Show Choir and Guests to Present Platinum Edition: 20th Anniversary Celebration Oct. 28

 Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 Share

Viterbo University’s renowned Platinum Edition show choir, former members of the group, and other special guests will present an evening of great singing and dancing with Platinum Edition: 20th Anniversary Celebration at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today Oct. 16

 Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 Share

Monday, Oct. 16 9:05–10 a.m. Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker Alex Escobar Prado of Guatemala – Murphy Center 404. Teacher and environmentalist. Everyone welcome. 12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel 3 p.m. Nursing Math Test – Murphy Center 316 Employees are invited to a university forum with President Glena Temple Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 3:30–4:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Nola Starling Recital Hall. 

Library hours for Mid-semester Break

 Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 Share

Enjoy your break!


 Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Share

Dietetics students start the sauce for their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser Oct. 13. The students sold 340 dinners.

Viterbo Adds New Varsity Sports Men’s Volleyball and Competitive Dance and Cheer for 2018–19

 Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Share

Viterbo has added competitive dance and cheer and men’s volleyball as varsity sports, with competition set to begin in 2018–19.“We believe both these sports are great fits for Viterbo University and we are very excited for the future of both programs,” said Barry Fried, Viterbo director of athletics.Men’s volleyball continues to increase in popularity at the high school level across the Midwest, especially in larger metropolitan areas such as Milwaukee, Chicago, and Minneapolis. It is anticipated to be the next sport to receive “Championship Level” status from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). College men’s volleyball programs have been added at schools in Iowa, Minnesota, and Illinois as the sport continues to grow.

Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker Today and Tomorrow

 Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Share

Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker: Alex Escobar Prado of Guatemala, a primary school teacher for children in a rural village near Mataquescuintla, Jalapa will speak Monday, Oct. 16 from 9:05–10 a.m. in Murphy Center 404 and Tuesday, Oct.

President’s Column

 Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Share

*/ We are almost mid-way through the fall semester, and it is evident from the shorter days and cooler weather that fall is here. I offer my congratulations to the women’s volleyball team for their #1 ranking in the country. 

Library Instruction

 Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Share

By Kim Olson-Kopp and Annie Baumann, libraryAt Viterbo, research plays a big role in classrooms. Whether you’re teaching freshmen, seniors, or graduate students, there’s a chance you’ll be asking for research skills that your students are still developing. A great way to guide your students to a deeper understanding of the research process is to schedule a library instruction session with a librarian.Librarians are available to visit your classroom, whether in person or virtually through Moodle or Skype for Business. Class instruction can be formal or informal. Even one-on-one appointments can be arranged.

VU Today Oct. 13

 Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Share

Friday, Oct. 13 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Career Services Drop-in Resume Reviews – Murphy Center 374. Bring a digital or hard copy of your resume. 9:30 a.m. Timecards are due in the Payroll Office – Murphy Center 201 9:30–11 a.m. Flu Shots Available from Health Services – Student Development Center (new location). Cost for students is $7. Cost for employees $17 by cash or check. 

Health Column: The Burden of Opioids in La Crosse

 Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 Share

By Sue Danielson, health services