Holocaust survivor Estelle Laughlin will share her incredible story at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Audience members of all ages will enjoy the Dallas Children’s Theater’s production of "How I Became a Pirate" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Agropur Ingredients Vice President for Ingredients Sales Mike Homewood will speak as part of the Viterbo University Leadership at Noon series Tuesday, March 27 in Reinhart Center 107.

VU Today

Tuesday, Sept. 23


8:30 a.m.­–12:30 p.m. Annual Education Club Plant Sale ­– outside of Murphy Center. The rain location is Murphy Center Lobby.


Noon–1 p.m. Study Abroad Program trip to China during Spring Break 2015 Informational Meeting for Undergraduate and Graduate Students – Brophy Center 124. Contact Taylor Lewis at with any questions.


12:15 p.m. Mass ­– San Damiano Chapel


1-3 p.m. Healthy Living Week Try a Treat – outside between Murphy Center and the Varsity Athletics Center. (Rain location is Fine Arts Center Lobby). Sponsored by Student Dietetics Association.


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test Review Before Retake –­ Murphy Center 432


3­–5 p.m. Healthy Living Week Free Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings ­– Mathy Center. Sponsored by Health Services.


3:30 p.m. Tuition Exchange Program Informational Meeting for Employees – School of Nursing Building 104


5:15–6:15 p.m. Viterbo Pilgrimage to Italy during Spring Break 2015 Informational Meeting for Students, Alumni, and Employees – Brophy Center 124. Contact Taylor Lewis at with any questions.


5:30 p.m. Freshman Women’s Bible Study – Campus Ministry Lounge


6­–7 p.m. Outdoor Yoga ­– Marian Courtyard. Rain site is the Mathy Center. Sponsored by Red Sports.


8 p.m. Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee – Assisi Courtyard


10 p.m. Tri-Beta National Biological Honor Society Meeting ­– Reading Room on the second floor of the Reinhart Center.


Flash Sale today, Sept. 23 in the Viterbo Bookstore and online In-store and online 25 percent off tees and tanks excluding Nike, headwear, drinkware, backpacks and bags. In-store only 25 percent off notebooks and binders, memorex, bargain books, bar charts, and clearance items.


On Wednesday, Sept. 24 fire alarm drills will take place in on campus buildings between 1–2:30 p.m. If you are inside an on campus building when the fire alarm sounds you should evacuate the building and gather a safe distance away. Do not return to the building until advised to do so by a fire drill evaluator.


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


On Wednesday, Sept. 24 access to the Fine Arts Center atrium will be restricted due crane work for the new chiller. 


Enjoy an Oktoberfest-themed lunch and listen to some amazing personal accounts from people who have overcome alcohol addiction at the “The Road to Addiction and Recovery–Worst Case Scenarios” Lunch and Learn from 12:10–1:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. The lunch is free and registration is required. Email or call 796-3825.


The Viterbo community and the public are invited to attend a Hispanic Heritage Month reception from 5–7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. The event will feature music, refreshments, and some brief announcements at 6 p.m. about several La Crosse community initiatives regarding the local Hispanic/Latino community.


Thinking about doing an internship for credit next semester? All interested students who have not yet completed an internship are required to attend an Internship resume session and then an internship and grant information session. Attend the one hour resume session Thursday, Sept. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in Brophy Center 203 or Wednesday, Oct. 8 at noon in Murphy Center 432. Then attend an internship and grant information session Thursday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. in Murphy Center 304; Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 12:15 p.m. in Brophy Center 201; Monday, Nov. 10 at 12:15 p.m. in Brophy Center 201; Thursday, Nov. 13 at 12:30 p.m. in Brophy Center 203; or Thursday, Dec. 4 at 3:30 p.m. in Murphy Center 304. Student do not need to register to attend. Contact Career Services at 608-796-3828 or or Denise Lorenz, Community Engagement Coordinator, at 796-3285 or with questions.


For current information on the Ebola outbreak in Africa, clink the link to the CDC website: For further information, contact Health Services at 796-3806 or


The United States has had an outbreak of Enterovirus D68. There have been 153 confirmed cases at this time, including in Minnesota. This is a respiratory illness that mainly affects children and is spread like the common cold with coughing and sneezing. Those people with asthma tend to be hit harder with this virus.  Here are some ways to protect yourself and your children: avoid close contact with sick people, wash your hands often, cover your coughs and sneezes, avoid touching your face with unwashed hands, clean and disinfect surfaces, and stay home when you’re sick. For more information, go to: or contact Health Services at 796-3806 or


As part of Healthy Living Week, the movie Fed Up will be shown on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 7–9 p.m. in Reinhart Center 127. Fed Up is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. Sponsored by Campus Activities.


Today’s fire safety tip from Campus Safety: Never put aluminum foil or metal objects in a microwave oven. Use only microwave-safe cookware (containers or dishes).


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