VU Today Nov. 7

Wednesday, Nov. 7


10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Student Alumni Ambassadors will be serving complimentary chili while it lasts – Murphy Center Lobby. All students and Viterbo community members are invited to find out about the Senior Class Gift and to make A Christmas Card for Kids. Seniors can make their donation at the Countdown to Commencement Event on Tuesday, Nov. 13 and receive an exclusive complimentary I Heart Viterbo t-shirt.


Noon QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training – School of Nursing Building 195. Learn how to question, persuade, and refer someone who may be suicidal. It is free to attend. RSVP to


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1–2 p.m. APA Drop-in Writing Help – Murphy Center 332


6-8:00 p.m. Senior Class Gift Information and Make A Christmas Card for Kids – Mathy Center. All students and the Viterbo community are invited to make Christmas cards for kids in local hospitals over the holidays.


6:30 p.m. NSLS Speaker Broadcast – Reinhart Center 127. Adam Grant, Ph.D., will present “The Wrong Ways to Plan a Career.” Grant is Wharton’s top rated professor for seven straight years. He has also been recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers. He is a three-time New York Times best-selling author. This is the final speaker broadcast for the fall semester.


7 p.m. VSNA Meeting – School of Nursing Building 196. Hear from an intern panel and to learn about all of the new volunteer opportunities. Yankee Candle forms are due Nov. 9 by 9 a.m. You can turn them in early at the meeting or office hours. If you are unable to make tonight’s meeting, the make-up meeting will be Friday, Nov. 9 at 8:30 a.m. in the School of Nursing Building 104.


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Enactus is selling chocolate chip, oatmeal scotchies, oatmeal raisin, and snickerdoodle cookie jars. Each jar is $8. The sale runs through Nov. 13. All proceeds will help Enactus get to the national competition this year. For more information and to order, email Esmeralda at


Amit Sood, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., will present “Resilient Living” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.


The Viterbo music department will present its annual Showcase Recital featuring freshman and sophomore music majors and minors at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 in the Fine Arts Center Nola Starling Recital Hall. The recital will feature a variety of songs from the classical and music theatre genres. It is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the event.


The Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium is Friday, Nov. 15. Viterbo will welcome nearly 100 student presenters on Friday. The Viterbo community is invited to attend the day as possible to celebrate academic achievement through the lens of undergraduate research. The day begins at 10:10 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center main theater with a keynote address from Dr. Amit Sood titled “Helping Twenty-First Century Brains: A Back-Stage View.” Student oral presentations will be hosted from Noon–2 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building 101 and 104 and in Reinhart Center 127 and 130. Student poster sessions will begin at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. in Reinhart Center Boardroom, Fine Arts Center Lobby, and the School of Nursing Building 195.


Sign up for VU After Dark Canvas Night Friday, Nov. 9 at 9 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center 221


The Viterbo bookstore is holding a trivia event all this week. Stop in and take a guess to win some Viterbo gear.