The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University will host a reception with Sandra Bartel, author of the new book Joe: A Life of Mischief, Humor, and Joy from 4–6:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 in Reinhart Center 107.
Viterbo University has launched a military aligned student programming initiative that includes the appointment of a full-time director to help military veterans and their family members make a successful transition to college and civilian life.
Four hundred seventy-five students, 367 undergraduate, 106 graduate, and two associate degree students, will be candidates for graduation at Viterbo University’s spring commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at the La Crosse Center.

VU Today

Wednesday, May 9


6 a.m.–7 p.m. Mathy Center Open


10 a.m.–4 p.m. Salvation Army Truck Parked in Front of the Student Union. Drop off your usable items.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


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


6–9 p.m. Outdoor Adventures and Recreation Club Ultimate Frisbee and Ice Cream – Assisi Courtyard. Everyone welcome.


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Group fitness classes today at the Mathy Center are total strength at noon and Zumba at 6 p.m.


Reminder to return your rental textbooks to the bookstore before Monday, May 14. The bookstore can also check for any buyback options for books you have purchased.


The campus community is invited to a retirement reception for David Gardiner, theatre and music theatre, and Bill Reese, religious studies, Friday, May 11 from 3–4:30 p.m. in the Reinhart Center Board Room. There will be a short program at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate their combined 40 years of service to Viterbo University.


Attend a retirement reception for Janice Glass, admissions, on her last day at Viterbo Tuesday, May 15 from 3:30–5 p.m. at The Recovery Room. She has served 34 years at Viterbo.


An open house in celebration of the retirement of Delayne Vogel (24 years at Viterbo) and Judy Casto (16 years at Viterbo), nursing, will be held from 3–5 p.m. Thursday, May 17 in the School of Nursing Building second floor lobby and terrace.


Students in one VUSM 100 class would like to help others learn more about media and the way it both influences and is influenced by the culture’s values. For their final course project, they created a web site to help the general Viterbo community gain a more in-depth understanding of media, social media, and technology. Check it out at

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