VU Today Sept. 20

Wednesday, Sept. 20


8:30–10 a.m. Advising on the Go – Student Union. Stop by for answers to your questions about academic planning, majors, minors, student support services or anything related to their academic experience.


Noon–4 p.m. Spanish Club Quesadilla Sale – outside Murphy Center. $2 each.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Venerate the official relics of St. Padre Pio on his 130th birthday and 15th anniversary of his canonization, downtown at the Cathedral from 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Campus Ministry is providing a ride to the cathedral at 12:30 p.m. (meet in the Student Union at 12:20 p.m.), and will return to campus before 1:30 p.m. Additionally, there is Mass with the Bishop at 7 p.m. to honor St. Padre Pio. Campus Ministry will provide a ride downtown to the Cathedral at 6:15 p.m. (meeting in the Student Union at 6:05 p.m.).


Enjoy V-Hawk athletics? If so, the V-Hawk athletic department has the perfect work study job for you. Email Eric Kunick at or stop by his office in Mathy Center A119 to inquire and learn more about job opportunities. 


The Viterbo communications office is seeking a work study student. Visit Reinhart Center 007 for details.


VU After Dark will host a Trivia Night Friday, Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Gift card prizes to Kwik Trip, Jimmy Johns, and Toppers.


A BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood drive will be held from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. Click to register. Walk-ins are also welcome. The drive is sponsored by Viterbo’s Residence Hall Association. Blood donors have a chance to win two tickets to a Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field.


A community reception to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month will be held from 4:30–6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 in the Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Viterbo employees and students are invited to attend. The reception is one of several happening on campus in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month.


Breaking Barriers Diversity Club is hosting a movie night Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. in Murphy Center 432. The movie featured is The Pursuit of Happyness. Popcorn and pop provided.


Minds@Work returns for the 2017–18 academic year with Apryl Denny, English, presenting on her sabbatical research. Her presentation, entitled “Rethinking Sexual Inversion: Bram Stoker’s Revision of The Picture of Dorian Gray in Dracula” will be held from 6–7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Brophy Center 123. Everyone welcome.


Social Work Club will meet from 2–3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 in the School of Nursing Building 203.


The Viterbo eSports team invites students to attend their next meeting to play Smash Brothers and to discuss future events and competitive play Thursday, Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in Brophy Center 203. Snacks will be provide. Everyone welcome.


Viterbo dietetics is seeking adults ages 18–65 with a BMI of 25–40 who are interested in weight loss to participate in a free 8-week study to learn if a betaine supplement and no change in diet or exercise will help to speed fat loss and increase muscle mass. Each participant will also receive a free initial nutrition counseling and follow-up session. Contact Nathan Bedard at or (507) 398-7104.