Campus News


VU Today Oct. 16

 Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 Share

Tuesday, Oct. 16 9 a.m.–Noon College-2-Acuity Bacon Tour – Brophy Center Patio. Rain location is the Brophy Center first floor lounge. Chat with Acuity Insurance personnel. Any junior or senior who presents a resume is guaranteed a phone interview. Acuity will also be participating in today day’s Leadership at Noon series. Open to all students and majors. Featuring fresh-cooked bacon, chocolate, and fanny packs. 9:30 a.m. Timecards are due in the Payroll Office – Murphy Center 201

Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Production of Robin Hood at Viterbo Oct. 29

 Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 Share

Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Robin Hood will be held from 3:45–6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in the Fine Arts Center.

Good Advice

 Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 Share

Accomplished Viterbo alumni Kim Little ’79, Rickard Ruskell ’79, and Mamoua Vue ’98, spoke to Viterbo community members at an alumni panel event Oct. 12 as part of Viterbo Days.

Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre's Production of Robin Hood at Viterbo University Oct. 29

 Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 Share

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.

VU Today Oct. 15

 Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 Share

Monday, Oct. 15 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Transfer Student Appreciation Event – School of Nursing Building Lobby. National Transfer Student Week begins with this appreciation event for Viterbo’s transfer students. There will be a drawing for a gift card and a t-shirt. Stop by to meet for conversation with other transfer students and Viterbo staff. Today’s Transfer Trivia: 31 percent of new students starting fall 2018 are transfer students, and 31 percent of traditional students overall are transfer students.

Vaccinations

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Share

Over 200 Viterbo community members were vaccinated against the flu at three recent flu shot clinics held by Viterbo health services.

Getting Ready

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Share

Viterbo Student Dietetics Association members prep during the day for their big annual pasta dinner later that evening. The students had planned to serve approximately 300 people at the event.

Health Column: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Share

By Sue Danielson, Viterbo health services

Committing to Serve

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Share

U.S. Army ROTC Cadets participated in a Contracting Ceremony 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.

Take the Stress Less for Success Employee Wellness Challenge

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Share

Learn how to manage your stress in a fun competition – the Stress Less for Success Employee Wellness Challenge.This 4-week challenge runs from Monday, Oct. 22–Friday, Nov. 16. It will focus on finding balance between work responsibilities and free time. Participants will identify what stressors play the biggest role on your overall stress, and healthy ways to combat this stress.

Choosing and Using Library Databases

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Share

By Polly ScottStarting a research project can be daunting. While there is no magical starting point, search strategies are important to understand. You may use multiple modes of information seeking. Perhaps you have an exact idea of what you’re looking for or you might be in an exploratory phase. You might not yet be aware of what you know and don’t know about a topic. In any case, library databases can be your friend.The key to finding the right database is knowing what is in it. Here are some things to consider when choosing a database.

VU Today Oct. 12

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Share

Friday, Oct. 12 10:10 a.m.–10:50 a.m. Theatre Costuming and Stage Craft – Reinhart Center Boardroom. Distinguished Alumni Richard Ruskell ’79 and Kim Little ‘79  will present. All are welcome. 11:15 a.m. Study Abroad Information Session – Murphy Center 346 

Read "Lumen"

 Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 Share

The staff of Lumen, Viterbo’s student newspaper, and advisor Jackie Herbers, English, hosted a reception to celebrate the release of the first issue Oct. 9 in the Hawk’s Nest. Grab a copy at numerous places around campus.

Wear a Button for National Transfer Student Week

 Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 Share

National Transfer Student Week is Monday, Oct. 15–Friday, Oct. 19. To celebrate Viterbo’s transfer students, the Center for Student Success is providing “I [heart] Transfer Students” buttons for employees who would like one to wear to show support for the university’s transfer students.

“How to Respond to Hate Speech” Identities Project Event Oct. 17

 Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 Share

The Viterbo community is invited to attend the next Identities Project presentation “How to Respond to Hate Speech” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.