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Thursday, March 23


9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Mingle-Unwind-Gather – Campus Ministry Lounge in Murphy Center room 340. Everyone welcome.


9:30–11 a.m. Senior Class Gift Information – Dahl School of Business Commons


10:30–12:30 p.m. Advising on the Go – School of Nursing Building Second Floor Lobby


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


4:30 p.m. Philosophy Club Meeting – Murphy Center 434. The group will discuss philosophy in Shakespeare's works. All are welcome. Questions? Contact Amber at


6–7 p.m. Minds@Work School of Humanities Speaker Series with Wisconsin poet Francesca Abbate – Brophy Center 122. Abbate is the author of the book Troy, Unincorporated, a contemporary re-telling of Chaucer’s classic Troilus and Criseyde. All are welcome.


7 p.m. “Holocaust by Bullets” Ethics Series Presentation by Rev. Patrick Desbois – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Free and open to the public.


A single key was found next to the display cooler at Einstein’s. Visit physical plant to describe and claim.


Stop by the Diversity and Inclusion Center in Murphy Center 579 for free laundry detergent.


Nervous about taking MATH 111 (Intermediate Algebra) or MATH 130 (Introductory Statistics)? Consider signing-up for a companion course which will provide additional instructional help. Led by Beth Gaedy, Viterbo’s Math Specialist, these one-credit classes meet one hour each week and provide an opportunity for students to better understand the concepts being covered, and to ask questions in a more relaxed format. Look on the schedule for MATH 081 and MATH 083, which pair-up with MATH 111 and MATH 130 respectively. Contact Beth Gaedy at or 796-3192 if you have questions about the courses.


Students: Join President Glena Temple at an open forum on a variety of topics from 10–11 a.m. Wednesday, April 5 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Breakfast will be served. Reservations will be taken for the first 50 participating students. RSVP to Sheila Severson at or by calling 608-796-3001.


Viterbo theatre student Naomi Haag has created the play Humans of Viterbo, based on interviews from random students around campus. It tells the stories of the strangers we pass on the sidewalk. The play will be performed at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 25 in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Free tickets are available starting at 3 p.m. that day.


Scholars Days, Viterbo’s annual celebration of student scholarship, will take place Wednesday, April 26–Saturday, April 29. Faculty and students are both invited to register individual presentations, group presentations, classes, and departmental/program capstone presentations. Click to register yourself or your group. Information about this year’s and past year’s events can be found on this site as well. Contact Kirsten Gabriel by email or ext. 3086 with any questions or ideas you may have.


All students are encouraged to work with their faculty mentors to submit applications for the eight-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Summer Service-Learning Scholars programs by Friday, March 31. More information about both of these programs can be found online. Accepted students are eligible for stipends up to $2,500. Email Kirsten Gabriel with any questions.


Issue 10 of the Lumen is available this week. Check it out in print and online: Like on Facebook at or Follow on Instagram at @viterbolumen. 


Wisconsin Public Radio’s Norman Gilliland will host a special edition of The Midday live from the Viterbo University Fine Arts Recital Hall on Friday, March 31 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Reserve your free Midday ticket and learn about other WPR Centennial events at Viterbo University will be well represented as performers include pianist and artistic director Mary Ellen Haupert, violinist Nancy Oliveros, pianist Mark Tollefsen, soprano Ann Elise Schoenecker, pianist Judy Stafslien, and baritone Daniel Johnson-Wilmot. Tim Schorr will also be a guest.

Post date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 08:00



Viterbo University to Host "Fired Up for Science" April 3

Area students and their parents are invited to an evening of fun demonstrations and hands-on science experiments at Viterbo University’s annual “Fired Up for Science” event from 6–8 p.m. Monday, April 3.

Premiere Ensemble Mnozil Brass to Perform at Viterbo University March 31

One of the world’s premiere brass ensembles, Mnozil Brass, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Viterbo University to Present Tony Award-Winning Musical Avenue Q at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts March 31­-April 2 and April 7­-9

Viterbo University theatre and music theatre students will present the Tony Award™-winning musical Avenue Q at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts Friday, March 31–Sunday, April 2 and Friday, April 7–Sunday, April 9.