VU Today Jan. 28

Thursday, Jan. 28


9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Thursday Morning M-U-G (Mingle, Unwind, & Gather) – Murphy Center 340


Noon–1 p.m. Open Session for Employees – Reinhart Center Board Room. Glena Temple and Paul Wilhelmson will share some of the enrollment consultant’s recommendations and a review of the recent enrollment and marketing initiatives.


1:30 p.m. Math Test Coming Up? Workshop – Murphy Center 304


3–4:30 p.m. Retirement Reception for Donna Benden and Joan Henthorne, education – Reinhart Center Board Room. Cake and refreshments will be served.


5–8 p.m. – Intramural registration help station – Mathy Center. Stop by to receive help with registration, learn about leagues, or pay your team deposit.


6 p.m. minds@work English Department Conversation Series in the Humanities Presentation “Imagination and Diversity: Fantasy Role-Play as Communal Inquiry” by Jason Howard – Brophy Center 121


7:30 p.m. Bright Star Season Performance A Tribute to Benny Goodman: The Julian Bliss Septet – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


8 p.m. Intramural season 1 registration deadline. Register on


Employees: Attend the Celebration of Teaching and Learning from 3:30–5 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 29 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Detailed event information is available online at Attend as your schedule allows.


VU College Democrats are trying to determine the level of student interest in meeting former Senator Russ Feingold. Sen. Feingold would like to visit campus on Friday, Feb. 5 and connect with 15–20 students to discuss issues related to higher education. Viterbo  students who would like to be a part of this event should contact the VU College Democrats faculty representatives Marlene Fisher at or 796-3725 or Kim Nelson at or 796-3667.


Staff and Faculty Women’s Bible study meets Fridays from 12:20–1:15 p.m. in Murphy Center 379. This week the group will have a fellowship time of discussing everything that has been learned so far and getting to know each other better. New members always welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.


Spaghetti Dinner: The Wisconsin United Residence Hall Association, an extension of RHA, is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner Sunday, Jan. 31 in Brophy Center 123 from 5–7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for spaghetti, a roll, and a drink. There will be a bake sale. All proceeds will go to Oshkosh Humane Society.


RHA is teaming with other campus clubs to sponsor a clothing drive for the Warming Shelter through Monday, Feb. 1. Donation bins are located in all residence halls and academic buildings. Needed are warm clothing and various non-perishable food items listed on the boxes and flyers.


Touchstone, Viterbo’s arts and literary magazine is accepting submissions now through Feb. 5. All students and staff are encouraged to submit their work. Send literary submissions to: Submit artwork to the designated table in Reinhart room 003. Questions? Literary: Brandi Shramek and artwork: Jacob Klatte


In conjunction with Viterbo Campus Ministry, the Franciscan Spirituality Center is offering a Busy Student Retreat, Feb. 7–18. This 12-day experience is a chance for college students of all faith backgrounds to step back from their hectic lives for reflection, prayer and community. Participants do not need to take time off of school or work, as the retreat is very flexible and designed around their schedule and needs. For details and registration information visit