Viterbo University Announces New Finance Lab

Charles Gelatt Finance Simulation Laboratory

The Viterbo University Dahl School of Business is proud to announce the Charles D. Gelatt Finance Simulation Laboratory will open in August 2016. Pictured is the architect's rendering. The Finance Lab enhances learning and research capabilities by providing students hands-on experience with the tools needed to compete in the fast-paced world of financial markets.

The lab will feature cutting-edge technology, including:

  • two 22-foot stock tickers
  • 24 dual-screen computer terminals equipped with financial markets simulation software
  • 4 large screen televisions to provide live coverage of the financial markets and world news

The Charles D. Gelatt Finance Simulation Lab will also provide access to the same financial market data, news, research, and analytics accessed "around the clock" by banks, investment institutions, and news organizations worldwide. This advanced learning environment is designed to integrate investment education, financial research, and professional practice. The lab will provide Dahl School of Business graduates with a competitive edge as they seek jobs in the investments industry and sit for professional certification exams.

The simulation lab has been made possible through a generous gift from Trust Point.

If you have any questions about the Charles D. Gelatt Finance Simulation Lab or the Dahl School of Business, contact the dean of the College of Business and Leadership Thomas E. Knothe at 608-796-3376 or