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

Wednesday, March 20


7:30–9:30 a.m. Wisconsin Conversation on Servant Leadership – Reinhart Center Board Room


11 a.m.–1 p.m. Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) Table – Murphy Center Lobby. Complimentary chili for those who stop by to find out about senior class gift Information and make an Easter card for a senior citizen. Information is will be available for the Countdown to Commencement Event on March 28. Seniors can make their donation at the Countdown to Commencement Event will receive a complimentary “I Heart Viterbo” t-shirt.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


12:30 p.m. Time Management Strategies – Murphy Center 332


1 p.m. Flexible Spending Informational Session for Employees – School of Nursing Building 101. Learn the benefits of participating in a flexible spending plan and ask any enrollment questions you might have.


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


5–7 p.m. Mismatched Flapjacks Senior Show Opening Reception – Viterbo University Gallery. Featuring the art of Emily Wilke. Everyone welcome.


7:30 p.m. NexStar Season One-Man Star Wars Trilogy – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students will present their project defenses today, March 20 in the School of Nursing Building room 104. The Viterbo community is invited to attend. For a complete schedule go to


Magda Brown, a survivor of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, will share her story at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Read about her in today’s La Crosse Tribune.


Dance team auditions are March 30 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center room 122. For more information, email Coach Anna Weidner at


The Recreation and Leadership department is excited to announce the replacement of all cardio equipment over the summer months. As a part of the new equipment selection process, pieces of equipment from different manufacturers will be available to try in the fitness center. Currently there is a treadmill, elliptical, and adaptive motion trainer (AMT) from Precor available in the fitness center for patrons to demo. Have a say in the new equipment purchase by stopping in to test them out and share your feedback.


Friday, March 22 is Weekends at VU, Dive-In Movie, meet in the Student Union at 8:50 p.m. Sign up at


Saturday, March 23 is Weekends at VU, Jump Start Trampline Park, meet in the Student Union at 5:15 pm. Sign up at


The Viterbo community is invited to participate in a Public Health Forum Monday, March 25 from 9:30–11:30 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. Michael Fiore, UW professor of medicine, will address “Policy Change to Improve Health: Fifty Years of Progress and Remaining Challenges to Eliminate Tobacco Use in America.” This presentation will provide a summary of progress to date in reducing tobacco use in Wisconsin and America, as well as strategies that hold promise to achieve the end-game in tobacco control – a society entirely free of tobacco use. In addition, Wisconsin state legislators will be in attendance to address current issues in public health. If you are interested in attending or in bringing a class to this event, contact Silvana Richardson at to confirm numbers in attendance.


Students, do you have a great advisor who has demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising as reflected in the Mission Statement, Statement of Core Values, and Advisor Responsibilities? Nominate her or him for the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. Any Viterbo employee who serves in an official capacity as an academic advisor is eligible for this award, including faculty advisors in a student’s major and advisors from the Center for Student Success, Academic Resource Center, and Career Services. 


On Thursday, March 21 from 3–5 p.m., Campus Safety, Physical Plant, and Student Life will be conducting fire drills in the on-campus resident halls and apartments. During the fire drills, residents should evacuate to the designated rally points. Designated evacuation rally points are listed here.


Thursday, March 21 is the deadline to apply to be an Orientation Leader. The process is simple, the job is rewarding, and you get to meet a lot of great people. Bonus: those living on campus get to move in early, you get free meals and t-shirts, and you get to participate in fun orientation activities. Visit and click on “Orientation Leader Information” to learn more about the position and apply online by noon on Thursday. Questions? Contact Kirsten Gabriel, director of student life and orientation at


The Viterbo community is invited to join Susan Cosby Ronnenberg and Kelly R. Samuels, English, at the “Deadwood & Poetry: The Word’s the Thing” reception at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in the Murphy Center fifth floor Honors Lounge. Cosby Ronnenberg’s book, Deadwood and Shakespeare: The Henriad in the Old West was released last year. Samuels’s book Words Some of Us Rarely Use came out in January. Both will discuss their books for a brief time. Copies will be available for sale, and cookies will be served.


Partners in Excellence’s Jessica Anderson will be on campus Friday, March 22 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Union Lobby sharing info on part-time and internship opportunities at the Wisconsin and Minesota locations.


Sign up now for March Madness Interviewing, Wednesday, March 27, 5:30–8 p.m. in FAC Main Theatre Lobby. Make your next interview a slam dunk. Go head-to-head with Viterbo alumni and local human resource professionals to practice your interviewing skills. Registration required by March 26 on Purple Briefcase. Participants have the opportunity to win one of two, $25 VISA gift cards.


Girl Scouts for Badgerland Wisconsin’s Lee Langford will be on campus Thursday, March 21 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Student Union Lobby sharing info on part-time and temporary positions with the local chapter. Stop by and get some of those famous cookies.

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