VU Today Sept. 17

Wednesday, Sept. 17


10:10 a.m. Introduction to APA Style – Murphy Center 332


11 a.m.–2 p.m. Honors Program and Diversity and Inclusion Center Open Houses – Murphy Center 578 and 576. Everyone is invited to enjoy some food and learn about the diversity and Honors Program initiatives on campus.


1:25–2:25 p.m. Celebrate Constitution Day with Presentations by History Department Faculty Members – School of Nursing Building 196. The presentations will be "Corporations and Birth Control: The Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Case" by Keith Knutson; "The Creator or Divine Providence: Religion, Politics and the Founding of the Republic," by Samuel Scinta; and "Building Heaven on Earth: Jim Bakker and the Rise of the Sunbelt in the 1970s," by Eric Weinberg.


3:35 p.m. Anxious About Testing? – Murphy Center 332


4­­–5 p.m. Viterbo Days T-Shirt Design Contest, 5K Run/Walk Information, Volunteer Information and Sign Up ­­– Murphy Center Lobby. Students, win a $50 gift card to Target if your t-shirt design is chosen. Friday is the deadline to turn in your t-shirt design. Click here for 5K information and t-shirt design form. Includes all Viterbo Days event info.


5–7 p.m. Peace Week Peace and Social Justice Around the World – Reinhart Center Board Room. Richard Parker, Sr. Antona Schedlo, and Beth Moore will talk about social justice in the world.


Viterbo health services invites the Viterbo community attend a session with the group Rise Together. Rise Together is about bringing a face and a voice to recovery by sharing stories, building advocacy, and mobilizing the recovery community. They will share their stories of drug and alcohol addiction and recovery Thursday, Sept. 18 in the School of Nursing Building room 195 from 9–11 a.m. Questions? Contact Sue Danielson at 796-3806 or


RHA will hold a Poster Sale in the Reinhart Center Board Room on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. There will be a wide variety of posters for sale.


Students, alumni, and employees, are you interested in learning more about Viterbo’s pilgrimage to Italy during Spring Break 2015? Attend the informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 1–2 p.m. in Brophy Center 124. Contact Taylor Lewis at with any questions.


The Philosophical Inquiry (P.I.) Club will host its first meeting of the school year on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. in Reinhart Center 127. The topic for discussion is "Clicking with Others: Social Networking and Online Relationships." All are welcome. For questions or more information, contact Robyn Gaier at


Faculty: Are you interested in adding interactivity to your on-campus classes? On Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 3:30­–­4:30 p.m. in the second floor Learning Commons of the library, Top Hat ( will provide a demonstration of their in-class presentation and assessment software. Register to attend this demonstration via Questions? Contact Cari Mathwig Ramseier at


Today’s fire safety tip from Campus Safety: Plug microwave ovens or other cooking appliances directly into an outlet. Never use an extension cord for a cooking appliance as it can overload the cord and start a fire.