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Wednesday, Sept. 28


2–6 p.m. Farmer’s Market for Healthy Living Week – Assisi Courtyard. 


3–4 p.m. Farmer’s Market Conversation – Assisi Courtyard. A representative from Echo Valley Farms will lead a conversation about locally grown foods.


5:30–7 p.m. Student Interns and Employees Panel Presentation – Brophy Center 123. All majors welcome to attend. Hear from students about why they pursued an internship and employers will share information about what they look for in an intern. Business casual dress.


5–6 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration – San Damiano Chapel


6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


6:30–7:30 p.m. Active Minds Meeting – Reinhart Center 127. Free pizza. Active Minds is a new student-led organization on campus devoted to bringing awareness to mental health issues. All are welcome. For more information, contact Robyn Gaier at


7 p.m. Theology on Root Beer Tap How Should Faithful Christians Vote – San Damiano Chapel. Presented by Michael Lopez-Kaley. Free root beer floats.


9 p.m. Praise and Worship – San Damiano Chapel


Issue 2 of Lumen will be distributed today. Look for your copy around campus or online at


Healthy Living Week: Fresh and Local


The Student Dietetics Association is hosting their annual Pasta dinner Friday, Oct. 7 from 4:30–7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for Adults, $10 for Students, and $6 for children (10 and under). Contact Mattie Jankowski or register online.


Education Club is looking for volunteers to help during Safe Trick-or-Treat. Set-up for the event is Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. until finished (around 4 p.m). The event is Sunday, Oct. 16 from 3–6 p.m. Tear-down will take place right after the event from about 6 p.m. until finished. The event takes place in the Mathy Center. This is a great way to fill your required volunteer hours and to give back to the community. For more information or to volunteer, contact Olivia Roubik at


The School of Humanities with hold its second annual Humanities Alumni Reunion Lunch Saturday, Oct. 8 from noon–2 p.m. in Brophy Center 123. All humanities alumni, faculty, and current students who are majoring or minoring in the these programs are invited to attend: broad field social studies, English, history, liberal studies, philosophy, religious studies, Spanish, ethics, interpreting studies, Latin American studies, Latino/a studies, legal studies, political science, women’s studies and community interpreting. The cost is $13 per person, but current students eat free. RSVP by Oct. 5 to


Staff and Faculty Women’s Bible Study will meet Friday, Sept. 30 from 12:20–1:15 p.m. in Murphy Center 379. The group will continue discussing Mark chapter 1 and will start chapter 2. New members always welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.


There is an open position for an assistant manager at the Viterbo Bookstore.


Register to Vote from 5–9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 in the Reinhart Center Lobby. Several campus clubs are teaming up to register students to vote. Special Registration Deputies (SRD’s) from the League of Women Voters and student SRD’s will be on hand to help. To register to vote in Wisconsin, you need to have a Wisconsin ID and/or your school ID to register. When you vote in November, you must have a valid Wisconsin ID.


Watch the movie Iron Jawed Angels at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 in Reinhart Center room 127. This drama recounts a key chapter in U.S. history, the struggle of suffragists Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O’Connor) and how these women broke from the mainstream women’s rights movement and pushed the boundaries of political protest to secure the voting rights of women. Co-sponsored by VU College Democrats, the Social Work Club, and Women’s Studies.


Volunteer with Operation: River Watch this weekend Sept. 29–Oct. 1 from either 11 p.m.–1 a.m. or 1– 2:30 a.m. Operation: River Watch seeks to prevent alcohol-related tragedies that result in accidental drowning in the Mississippi River. With Oktoberfest this weekend, volunteers are in high demand. To volunteer or for more information, contact Viterbo's River Watch coordinator Riley Tuma via at


A flu shot clinic will also be held from 1–3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 in the Student Development Center Conference Room.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend the Lunch and Learn “What You Need to Know about Alcohol Before the Fest” from 12:10–1:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in the Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Austin Reinhart and Todd Hoffe of Driftless Recovery Services will give the presentation. Lunch is free, but registration is required. Call 608-796-3806 or email Sue Danielson to register. The event is sponsored by health services.

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Viterbo University to Host Free Traditional Ecological Knowledge Conference Oct. 14; Registration Now Open

The public is invited to learn about the Rights of Nature movement, environmental awareness and advocacy, ecology, conservation, and indigenous wisdom of the natural world at the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Conference Friday, Oct. 14 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center.

Viterbo University to Present William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Oct. 7-9

Viterbo University will present William Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy Romeo and Juliet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Viterbo University to Present the Operas Riders to the Sea and The Impresario Sept. 24–25

The outstanding singers of the Viterbo University music department will perform two one-act operas, Riders to the Sea and The Impresario, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.