VU Today Nov. 19

Wednesday, Nov. 19


12:10 p.m. Lunch and Learn Presentation: Survivor – Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Must be registered to attend.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2 p.m. Resume Review Session – Library 103


2–4 p.m. Dance Marathon Kickoff Week: Come to the School of Nursing Building Lobby to receive information about how to sign up online to become a "Dancer" and start collecting donations or sign up at the booth with a debit or credit card for the $20 donation to join.


3:35 p.m. Preparing for Finals – Murphy Center 332


6:30 p.m. Mysteries of the Driftless Red Carpet Emmy Celebration – Weber Center for the Performing Arts. $20 general admission seating.


7 p.m. A Place at the Table Documentary – School of Nursing Building 195. Everyone welcome.


Employees: Phone books have arrived and are available to be picked up on the counter in the Copy Center.


VU Bookstore Sale Today, Nov. 19: 25 percent off apparel, gifts, and more. In-store and online.


Pride Club will host a bake sale on Thursday from 1–5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby and Friday from 1–5 in the Murphy Center Lobby.


Visit the Reading Room in Reinhart Center tomorrow from noon–2 p.m. to see the Student Help Office mobile event. Score a treat, be entered for a chance to win a prize, and come to learn about the resources that are offered on campus.


Get your flu shot before the holidays. Health services has flu shots available, free for students; $10 for employees. Visit health services in the Student Development Center, call 796-3806 or email at to make an appointment.


The global education office is looking for volunteers to host international students for a Thanksgiving meal at your home or church. It is a good opportunity for you to get to know international students, and for international students to learn about American tradition and culture. If you are interested and able to provide round trip transportation, contact Shaojie Jiang at by 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21.  


Looking for fellowship? A delicious meal? A volunteer opportunity? Plan to attend the 33rd Annual La Crosse Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Thursday, Nov. 27 at the La Crosse Center. For details go to


Staff and administrators are invited to attend Micro-Aggressions: Are you being Inclusive?, presented by Beth Hartung, executive director of Options Clinic, Passionate about Diversity and Inclusion, Tuesday, Dec. 2. Learn about the message we send to others through brief and commonplace daily verbal indignities. These intentional and non-intentional indignities are micro-aggressions. Participant will have an opportunity to examine his/her personal experience, raise awareness and understanding of how inclusive and exclusive behaviors and attitudes can impact individuals and environments, and dialog about how the collective “we” can make a difference in creating a more inclusive living and working environment. There will be two identical sessions: 8–10 a.m. and 2:30–4:30 p.m., both in the Reinhart Board Room. Register online at by Monday, Dec. 1. Co-sponsored by the professional development committee and the diversity committee.