Kaise Aschliman, a human resource specialist with Acuity Insurance in Sheboygan, will speak as part of the Viterbo University Leadership at Noon series Tuesday, Oct. 16 in Reinhart Center 107.
Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Robin Hood will be held from 3:45–6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center.
Retired Wisconsin DNR wildlife experts Mike Foy and Tom Hauge will present “A Proposal to Halt Chronic Wasting Disease in Wisconsin” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the Viterbo University School of Nursing Building Collins Auditorium room 196.

VU Today

Wednesday, Oct. 3


11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Soup and Stories of Assisi – Assisi Courtyard under the tent. Stop in anytime and enjoy complimentary soup and desserts. Viterbo pilgrims will be on hand to tell their stories and experiences in Assisi.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


12:30 p.m. Strategic Studying in A&P – Murphy Center 444


12:30–2:30 p.m. Student Veterans of America Meeting – School of Nursing Building 101. If you are veteran who has served or is currently serving, or a family member of a veteran, you are invited to attend.


1–2 p.m. APA Drop-in Writing Help – Murphy Center 332


4 p.m. QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training – School of Nursing Building 195. Learn how to question, persuade, and refer someone who may be suicidal. It is free to attend.


4 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. UW-Platteville – Outdoor Athletics Complex


5:15 p.m. Transitus of St. Francis – San Damiano Chapel


6 p.m. Neighborhood Bread Distribution – Assisi Courtyard Tent


7 p.m. VSNA Meeting – School of Nursing Building 196. There will be a speaker from the emergency room. Also, learn about new volunteer opportunities. Member dues will be collected, which need to be paid by Friday morning’s make-up meeting in order to guarantee yourself a shirt. Bring extra change as there will be collection for local flood victims. If you are unable to make this meeting, the make-up meeting will be Friday, Oct. 5 at 8:30 a.m. in the School of Nursing Building 104.


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


St. Francis Week: All Day Self-guided Contemplation Walk, maps in the Assisi Courtyard tent


The Caf will be closed for lunch on Thursday, Oct. 4 in support of St Francis Week and Franny Fest. Instead, the meal will be held in the Assisi Courtyard. The Caf will close at 10 a.m. and re-open at 2:30 p.m.


There will be a United Nations of Viterbo meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4 in Murphy Center room 579 at 7 p.m. All are welcome; candy and drinks will be provided.


Pack the VAC: Women’s volleyball takes on Bellevue University at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.


Friday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. is VU After Dark Bingo Night in the School of Nursing Building 129


Saturday, Oct. 6 at 9 p.m. is VU After Dark Trivia Night in the Reinhart Center Board Room


Flood Relief Friday: Town of Shelby. Sign up to serve the Town of Shelby community on Friday, Oct 5. A bus will leave from La Crosse at 12:30 p.m. Friday afternoon and will return no later than 4:30 p.m., but earlier if projects allow. The group will be assisting Town of Shelby park officials with removing debris from the creek/destroyed bridge area, re-mulching and re-painting playground equipment and outbuildings, removing debris from fields to prepare for landscaping restoration, and a multitude of other projects. Click to sign up and review the details for Flood Relief Fridays.


Viterbo students are invited to participate in a research study being conducted by dietetic interns Brynn Deaver and Kathryn Gengozian. The purpose is to identify the knowledge, beliefs, and preferences between organic and conventional dairy products and other organic foods among Viterbo college students. Data collection that consists of a pre-survey, a blind taste test, short nutrition education, and post-survey will take place in the School of Nursing Building 195: Oct. 3 from 1–2:30 p.m.; Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Oct. 4 from 5–7 p.m. and Oct. 5 from 10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. It will only take 10–15 minutes to participate in this study. All participants will also be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $25 Festival Foods gift card. Contact Brynn Deaver at or Katie Gengozian at for further details.


V-Hawk Diners: Opportunity to win a $150 VISA® Virtual Reward Account (e-Reward Card) or one of three $50 VISA® Virtual Reward Accounts (e-Reward Card). Viterbo Dining is conducting a survey to better understand your campus life style and preferences. This online survey will take about 10 minutes and your responses are confidential. At the end of the survey you will have an opportunity to enter your contact information if you wish to enter the prize drawing. Click for Viterbo University Dining Survey.


Considering a master’s degree in social work? Attend an information session from 4:30–5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 in the School of Nursing Building 101. Open to all majors; pizza and beverages provided.


Staff Assembly is raising money for the Staff Assembly Grant by having participants stand in a stockade and have watered down sponge balls thrown at them. Look for the Staff Assembly table at Franny Fest, Thursday, Oct. 4 from noon–2 p.m. For $1 you will get three chances to pummel the willing participants with watered down sponge balls. The schedule: noon–12:30 p.m. Sara Cook and Carol Hines; 12:30–1 p.m. Rick Trietley and Eric Schmidt; 1–1:30 p.m. Jacob Hart and Lynn Kuhl; and 1:30–2 p.m. Keith Knutson and Mathew Bersagel Braley.


“Pledge To Go Green” Eco-Challenge: Look for the Student Sustainability Club table at Franny Fest, on Oct. 4 from noon–2 p.m. to and sign up for the “Pledge To Go Green” Eco-Challenge. The first 500 participants will be provided the tools to begin your journey toward living a more sustainable lifestyle. Those who sign up for the challenge will receive bamboo utensils (fork, knife, spoon, chop sticks, and case), a stainless steel straw, and be entered into the drawing for an eight-piece bamboo salad bowl set.


VU After Dark Pottery Night is Friday, Oct. 12. Open to the first 20 students. Register at


Campus Ministry Retreat registrations are open for the Fall Busy Student Retreat and the Fall Marywood Retreat. Go to for more information and to register.

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