The performance by Lula Washington Dance Theatre, which was scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre, has been postponed due to the extremely cold weather.
Celebrate the bombastic 1980s with the rock music anthems of the decade as the 10th anniversary tour of Rock of Ages comes to the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.
The acclaimed African-American dance company Lula Washington Dance Theatre will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today

Tuesday, Sept. 22


11 a.m.–2 p.m. Mathy Center 10th Anniversary Reception – Mathy Center. A short program will be held at 11:30 a.m. The Viterbo community is invited to attend and enjoy refreshments.


11–1 p.m. Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings – Mathy Center. Sponsored by Health Services for Healthy Living Week.


11 a.m.–1 p.m. Meet Hiring Representatives from Comfort Keepers in La Crosse – School of Nursing Building Lobby. They will be on campus to recruit part-time workers to provide home care services for the elderly and individuals with disabilities.


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


12:30 p.m. Memory Strategies Workshop – Murphy Center 332


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test – Murphy Center 432


4 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Clarke University – Outdoor Athletics Complex


4–6 p.m. Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings – Mathy Center as part of Healthy Living Week. Sponsored by Health Services for Healthy Living Week.


6 p.m. Healthy Living Week Outdoor Yoga – Marian Courtyard


7 p.m. “The Work: The Quest for Our Work That Matters” by Wes Moore Ethics Series Presentation – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


8 p.m. Healthy Living Week Cooking with the Caf in the Cafeteria. Come to the Caf to learn and try new ways to cook easy and healthy meals.


Theology on Tap (Root Beer) at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 in San Damiano Chapel. The Viterbo community is invited to attend this monthly event to discuss topics of faith and the issues of the world.


The first History Club meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. in Murphy Center 378. No need to be a history major to join, just come to enjoy snacks and learn about the club’s events and activities.


Tomorrow from 2–6 p.m. there will be a farmer’s market as part of Healthy Living Week. Come visit vendors including Simple Soaps for Simple Folks, Adam’s Garden of Eden, and Lifelawn Gardens located behind Murphy Center. Sponsored by Rec Sports.


Five parking spaces will be reserved on Franciscan Way for vendors participating in the Healthy Living Week Farmer's Market being held on Wednesday, Sept. 23 in the Assisi Courtyard.


Vote on your favorite 5K T-shirt for 2015Click here to view entries. The survey will close, Wednesday, Sept. 23.


VU Bookstore One-Day Sale, Sept. 22 in-store and online. Twenty-five percent off tees, tanks, hats, drinkware, and more. See store associate for details. Sale prices are available online until midnight.


VU College Democrats: Thursday, Sept. 24 from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. in Murphy Center 418, the VU College Democrats will have their first meeting of the semester. Come and connect with other like-minded individuals and help make plans for the future on campus and in the community. Pizza and drinks provided. Contact faculty representatives with questions: Marlene Fisher or Kim Nelson


Healthy Living Week: Today’s theme is Clean Body. If you have not yet signed up for the Step Challenge, there is still time. To take part in the challenge, sign up at the Mathy Center front desk. It’s free and you can win prizes.


Spots are still available for the Valleyfair trip. Cost is $25/participant and covers cost of ticket, transportation, and sack lunch. Sign up in the Office of Residence Life by Wednesday at 5 p.m. Sponsored by Student Activities Board.


Join Campus Ministry for its “Building Hope” service project on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon. Students will have a chance to work as a team at a local Habitat for Humanity build site. Sign up in Campus Ministry  in Murphy Center 340 or email by Wednesday, Sept. 23. Ten spots are available. Breakfast and snacks are provided.


Are you Connected? Attend the Tri-campus Ugetconnected Volunteer Fair  today from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at UW-La Crosse’s Valhalla in Cartwright Center. Meet with over 40 community partners who are looking for volunteers. Attend the Ugetconnected ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Create your account at Contact Denise Lorenz, Viterbo’s community engagement coordinator, with questions at


The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration and the Franciscan Spirituality Center will host a Pope2Congress Watch Party Thursday, Sept. 24, for Pope Francis' historic address to a joint session of U.S. Congress, the first ever by a pope. Doors to the event will open at 8:30 a.m. An introduction to the event and prayer will be held at 8:45 a.m. The broadcast will start at 9 a.m. in the Assisi Room in the lower level of St. Rose Convent. Watch Party guests can enjoy refreshments, follow the speech with BINGO cards and participate in a discussion afterward until 11 a.m. Participants should register in advance at or call 608-791-5295, as space is limited. A suggested donation of $5 is asked.


Oktoberfest Tip: If you decide to drink this Oktoberfest, designate a driver for the night or take the Safe Bus or a cab.


Campus Safety Fire Safety Tip: When cooking wear a shirt with short or close fitting sleeves.  Loose clothing can dangle over burners or flames and catch fire.

Post date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 07:46