VU Today March 27

Monday, March 27


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


4 p.m. Travel to Nicaragua During Spring Break 2018 Informational Meeting – Murphy Center 346. The trip is part of the Inter-Professional Practice VUSM 300 class. This meeting will go over more details of the program, requirements prior to applying, the application process and more. If you have any questions or would like further information, contact Taylor Corbett, Study Abroad Coordinator, at or 608-796-3170.


6:30 p.m. SMART Recovery Meeting – Student Development Center. Free, self-empowering, self-help support group for individuals struggling with substance use or any addictive behavior. Meetings are open to students. Contact or 608-796-3810 for more information.


7 p.m. Campus Ministry Frassati Night – Murphy Center room 348. Sweets and conversation provided. All are welcome.


If you accidentally took a package from Staples from the Copy Center, please return it.


Students and employees: Take this brief student research survey at


Keep up to date with Physical Plant projects at


Employee volunteers are needed for Accepted Student Day Saturday, April 1. Help is needed at various times throughout the day. To volunteer, contact Caryn Witt with your availability at or 796-3022.


Students, the Summer Shape Up Challenge begins today. Registration is open until Friday and costs $5. Participate in mini challenges and the main event each week themed with different dimensions of fitness to accumulate points. The top three participants will win either a season pass to Noah’s Ark Waterpark, a JBL Portable Speaker, or a Viterbo University Cornhole set.


If your bicycle was stored over the winter in McDonald Terrace, you will be able to remove it from storage on these dates/times: Tuesday, March 28 from 6–7 p.m.; Thursday, March 30 from 6– 7 p.m.; and Saturday, April 1 from 10–11 a.m. and 6–7 p.m. Contact Security at 608-796-3911 and let the officer know you would like to get your bike out of winter storage.


The admission office is accepting applications for the very important job of a Viterbo Voyager (tour guide) for the 2017–18 school year. Applicants must be a current student and have a strong desire to share your love and knowledge of Viterbo University to potential students and their families. This is a paid position and it is not work study. Tour guides are required to work 1–2 hours a week giving tours or helping out in the admission office, and work 10–12 visit events throughout the school year. Some of these events fall on a Saturday and tour guides are required to work. Summer employment is also available but not required. Visit the admission office to pick up an application or for additional information. Application deadline is Friday, March 31.


Nervous about taking MATH 111 (Intermediate Algebra) or MATH 130 (Introductory Statistics)? Consider signing-up for a companion course which will provide additional instructional help. Led by Beth Gaedy, Viterbo’s Math Specialist, these one-credit classes meet one hour each week and provide an opportunity for students to better understand the concepts being covered, and to ask questions in a more relaxed format. Look on the schedule for MATH 081 and MATH 083, which pair-up with MATH 111 and MATH 130 respectively. Contact Beth Gaedy at or 796-3192 if you have questions about the courses.


Countdown to Commencement is Tuesday, March 28 from 3–5:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. Graduates, pick up your cap and gown, order graduation announcements, record a Shout Out to your family and friends, senior class gift opportunity, mingle with other graduates and members of the Viterbo community to celebrate your graduation, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and more. Viterbo faculty and community members are welcome to attend to do a Shout Out and enjoy complimentary refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. Click here to view the Shout Out from December.