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.

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Tuesday, Sept. 19


9:30 a.m. “How a Good First-Year Experience Can Lead to Student Success” Presentation by Dallin Young – Reinhart Center 127


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


12:30 p.m. Test-Taking Strategies Workshop – Murphy Center 332


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test – School of Nursing Building 196


3 p.m. “What Can I Do with this Major” Presentation – School of Nursing Building 201. Few majors have a direct connection to a specific job. Learn how skills you acquire in a variety of majors can land you that dream job.


3:30–4:30 p.m. Constitution Day Presentation – Reinhart Center 127. Keith Knutson, history, Michael Smuksta, history emeritus, and Emily Bunting, one of the plaintiffs in the Gill vs. Whitford U.S. Supreme Court case, will discuss the case and the issue of Gerrymandering in Wisconsin. Ice cream will be served, courtesy of campus ministry.


Snapchat Takeover: Viterbo theatre student Aimeé Mangual will take over the viterbosnaps Snapchat account today. She is spending the semester as a cast member with the Disney college program.


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. Click for more information.


Spanish Club will hold a quesadilla sale Wednesday, Sept. 20 from noon–4 p.m. outside Murphy Center. $2 each.


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 donars 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 on 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.


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.


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


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) is 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


Viterbo community members are invited to attend the lunchtime presentation and panel discussion “500th Anniversary of the Reformation” at noon Thursday, Sept. 28 in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. The event will feature Brad Gregory, professor of history at Notre Dame University  and a panel of Viterbo faculty. Lunch will be served, and registration is required. Click to RSVP by Monday, Sept. 25.


Students interested in learning more about their options to study abroad for an entire semester or during the summer should set up a meeting to discuss all of their options with Taylor Corbett, director of Study Abroad. Contact Taylor at, 608-796-3170 or in Murphy Center 377.

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