Viterbo University music students will perform the operas The Telephone and The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 in the Weber Center for the Performing Arts.
Viterbo University’s Bright Star Season performance of Tuesdays with Morrie starring Jamie Farr from TV’s M*A*S*H, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27, has been cancelled due to some of the cast and production team not receiving work visas to work in the U.S.
Viterbo University will award up to 20 new $2,000 scholarships for students majoring in education or engineering who apply for admission by Wednesday, Nov. 1 to enroll in fall 2018.

VU Today

Thursday, Sept. 21


9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Thursday Morning M.U.G. (Mingle, Unwind, Gather) – Murphy Center 340. Everyone welcome.


11 a.m.–4 p.m. BloodCenter of Wisconsin Blood Drive – Fine Arts Center Lobby. Sponsored by Viterbo’s Residence Hall Association.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2–3 p.m. Social Work Club Meeting – School of Nursing Building 203


3:30 p.m. Viterbo eSports Team Meeting – Brophy Center 203. All students are invited to play Smash Brothers and to discuss future events and competitive play. Snacks included.


4:30–6 p.m. Hispanic Heritage Month Community Reception – Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Everyone welcome.


6 p.m. Breaking Barriers Diversity Club Movie Night The Pursuit of Happyness – Murphy Center 432. Popcorn and pop.


6–7 p.m. Minds@Work “Rethinking Sexual Inversion: Bram Stoker’s Revision of The Picture of Dorian Gray in Dracula” Presentation by Apryl Denny, English – Brophy Center 123. Everyone welcome.


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A phone with a flag case was found on campus. Visit Student Life to unlock and claim.


Congratulations to Chase Thomson, who has been named Viterbo’s head track and field coach. Thomson comes to Viterbo after serving as the assistant cross country and assistant track and field coach at The College of Wooster in Ohio. Prior to coaching at The College of Wooster, Thomson was an assistant track and field Coach at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.J. where he earned a master’s degree in educational leadership. Thomson earned a bachelor’s degree in sport management from Misericordia University in Dallas, Penn. While attending Misericordia, Thomson was a four-year member of the track and field team. He will begin his duties immediately.


Viterbo employees, students, and alumni are invited to participate in Viterbo’s first Service Saturday of the academic year Sept. 30. Participants will meet on campus at 8:30 a.m. before traveling to the service sites. Service will follow from 9 a.m.–noon, concluding with a shared meal and reflection back at Viterbo. Registration is required by Monday, Sept. 25. The number of participants at each site is limited, so sign up early to get your choice of locations.


Are you looking for a great family experience that gives you the unique opportunity to visit the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Villa? Attend the annual stargazing hike at the Villa at St. Joseph’s Ridge from 4:30–9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The Viterbo University Hospitality Committee is promoting this event for Viterbo employees. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and snacks. The Viterbo Hospitality Committee will be providing supplies for S’mores. The schedule: 4:45–5:45 p.m. Greenhouse/Garden tours; 6–7:30 p.m. Hikes of the property; 7:45–9:30 p.m. Stargazing


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.


Outdoor Adventures and Recreation: Attend the first meeting and outing to the Farmers Market at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. Meet in Marian Courtyard, bring ID, and spending money for fresh produce.


Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) are selling “Hawk Flock” shirts that will serve as the new student section/spirit shirts for home athletic events. The cost is $10 per shirt. Order your shirts at

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