VU Today March 25

Wednesday, March 25


9:30 a.m. Textbook Reading Strategies – Murphy Center 332


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1–3 p.m. Conversation with Abraham Haim, President of the Council of Jewish Sephardic Community of Jerusalem – Library 233. The Viterbo community is invited to attend.


2:30 p.m. Administrative Assembly Meeting – Reinhart Center Board Room


2:30–3:30 p.m. Writing a Personal Statement for Scholarships or Graduate School – Murphy Center 332


3:30 p.m. Assisi and Rome Pilgrimage Informational Meeting – Reinhart Center 127. Ron Amel and Brandy Cleveland will share details on the pilgrimage, the financial assistance offered through the Trustee Opportunity Funds, and the application process.


9 p.m. Taize Prayer Service – San Damiano Chapel


Career Services will staff resume reviews from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday March 26, in the Library room 103. Students should bring hard copies or electronic versions of their resume for critique. 


Study on social networks at Viterbo: Interested in learning more about how students at Viterbo are connected? What roles do majors, extracurricular activities, home towns, and more play in the friendships built on campus? Researchers at Viterbo are looking for student participants to investigate these questions. By completing a brief survey and making a friend request on Facebook, researchers will be able to analyze the friends you have at Viterbo and address the questions above. Preliminary findings, as they are completed, will be shared with participants. Participation is voluntary, will not ask you for any sensitive information, and should take less than five minutes. Visit to participate.


A group of UW-Madison seniors are creating a marketing campaign for the Wisconsin Bike Federation. The goal of the campaign is to increase memberships and awareness among college students across the state of Wisconsin. The survey should take 3-5 minutes, and all responses are confidential. Check out the Bike Fed at Survey:


Club Officers: The Environmental Sustainability Club is hosting its second Earth Fair event on the Viterbo campus Wednesday, April 22 from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. All clubs are invited to participate. Clubs members are encourged to set up a poster display showing how their field of study relates to sustainability. People are also needed to help with activities. Ideas welcome. Contact the ESC president at if you are interested in participating.


Final Edit and the Education Club are holding a book drive for the Erickson Boys and Girls Club. New and used copies of books appropriate for grades 3–6 may be dropped off in the designated bins in the library, Student Union, and Murphy Center Lobby. Donations are welcome through May 7. Questions? Email Beth Marzoni, English, at