The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership sponsors a series of lectures by internationally, nationally, and locally known speakers on a variety of topics related to ethics and leadership.

The lectures are intended to be both informative and inspiring and to address ethical issues in a variety of settings, including business, health care, science, religion, politics, and technology.

Lecture series events are open to the public and all are welcome. No ticket is necessary. All lecture series events take place in person and many are streamed live to Facebook


Upcoming Events

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Giving the Gift of Life
A luncheon to kick off a year of organ donations
Thursday, April 18
Noon–1 p.m., Viterbo University Fine Arts Center FSPA Lobby


Attendance for the event is at capacity. Unfortunately, unless you have a registration there may not be availability. HOWEVER, the luncheon is being livestreamed and recorded on Facebook at Additionally, a YouTube link will be added to the website.  

Ninety-five percent of Americans consider organ donation a good idea, yet only 58% take the steps to register as an organ donor. By registering to be a donor, it’s possible to save lives for up to eight people needing organ transplants and many more with tissue donations. Join Jennifer Livingston, community engagement, Mayo Clinic Health System; Tracie Cook, UW Organ and Tissue Donation; and Renee Herbst, BSN, RN, Gundersen Health System, along with local individuals who have received, donated, and/or are waiting for the gift of life.  You’ll learn more about the ins and outs and myths surrounding organ and tissue donation.

This complimentary luncheon is a collaboration among the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, Viterbo University, UW-Health in Madison, UW-La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Health System, and Gundersen Health System and promoted as a Coulee Region Community initiative.

No ticket is necessary but registration is required by emailing Jenny Waters, The lecture will also be livestreamed on Facebook at