VU Today Feb. 23

Monday, Feb. 23

 

12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

 

2:30 p.m. Introduction to the LSAT Process – Murphy Center 332

 

3 p.m. Nursing Math Test – Murphy Center 432

 

4:30 p.m. Lenten Supper and Scripture – Brophy Center 123. Basic soups and bread will be offered.

 

6 p.m. History Club Film Screening Kingdom of Heaven – Murphy Center 432. Everyone welcome, snacks provided.

 

The Viterbo community is invited to attend the Lunch and Learn “Why Wellness Works” with chiropractor Ben Erlandson from 12:10–1:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Lunch is free and registration is required. Email scdanielson@viterbo.edu or call ext. 3806 to register. The event is sponsored by health services.

 

Register for the Starry Night event Friday, Feb. 27 at http://www.viterbo.edu/vu-after-dark/event-information. VU After Dark will be hosting a light and laser show set to popular music at the UW-L Planetarium. The event is free and transportation will be provided.

 

Attention Students: Today, Feb. 23, you will receive an email entitled “Win Prizes with Viterbo University and the ACHA-NCHA Survey.” Students are encouraged to complete the survey in one sitting, which usually takes 20 minutes. All students who submit a survey will be automatically entered in a random drawing for prizes, including a 32-inch TV and gift cards. The survey must be completed by March 6. Questions regarding the survey? Contact Sue Danielson, health services, at 796-3806.

 

The Environmental Sustainability Club will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 5–6 p.m. in Reinhart Center room 130. Pizza provided, everyone welcome.

 

In recognition of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, health services will offer information and screening for eating disorders Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the Student Union from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and from 1–2 p.m. in the Mathy Center Lobby, and Wednesday, Feb. 25  from 9–10 a.m. in the School of Nursing Building Lobby. 

 

Reminder to students and employees, Viterbo has a campus Latex-free policy. This includes latex balloons, gloves, etc. If you have any questions, contact health services at scdanielson@viterbo.edu or 796-3806.

 

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 vshorth@viterbo.edu by March 1.

 

Auditions will be held March 2 and March 4 for the Theatre 225 Directing Class 10-min plays. The auditions will be in three minute increments from 8 a.m.–9:20 a.m. (scheduled class time) in the Fine Arts Center La Croix Blackbox Theatre. If you have other classes at that time you cannot be considered for casting or audition. For further information or to schedule an audition time, contact Matthew Campbell, theatre, at mscampbell@viterbo.edu No previous experience required. The final presentation of the plays will be May 5 from 3–5 p.m.

 

Call for Abstracts: Viterbo University’s Philosophy and Pop Culture Undergraduate Conference: All undergraduate students are invited to participate in this upcoming conference to be held on the campus of Viterbo University on Saturday, April 25. To present your work related to the intersections of philosophy and pop culture, submit a proposal (limit of 500 words) to Robyn Gaier at rrgaier@viterbo.edu. The deadline for receipt of proposals is March 6. Questions regarding this conference may be directed to Robyn at rrgaier@viterbo.edu.

 

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: mvbird@viterbo.edu

 

Students and Employees: How healthy is our transportation system? Can kids easily and safely walk or bike to school? Is it possible for senior citizens and others without cars to get to grocery stores, doctor’s offices and parks? How much time do people spend sitting in a car to get to work? The public can contribute to a new “Transportation Vision” for the City of La Crosse by attending a series of meetings Feb. 23–26 at the Myrick Center.  The completed city Transportation Vision will feed directly in to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s future plans for regional roads and highways. For a full explanation of the process and a schedule of meetings: http://grandrivergreatcity.com/index.aspx?nid=128