Educational

YSU Science Lecture: Towards a Renewable Energy Future

The YSU Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences is presenting Dr. Elena M. Krieger, Director of the Renewable Energy Program, Physicians Scientist and Engineers for Healthy Energy, on Wednesday, October 7th, at 7:00 PM, at YSU's Cushwa Hall, Room B100. Dr. Krieger will speak on renewable energy as part of a lecture series on various aspects of energy. The event is free and open to the public. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

YSU Science Lecture: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars

Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Michael E. Mann, Pennsylvania State University Director of Earth System Science Center, will speak on The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars, as part of a free series on various aspects of energy including shale gas development, energy efficiency and renewable energy. The event is at Cushwa Hall in room B100 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, September 30, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

YSU Science Lecture: Hydraulic Fracturing Microseismic Activity

Dr. Terry Engelder, of the Pennsylvania State University Department of Geosciences, will speak on An overview of microseismic activity associated with high volume hydraulic fracturing, as part of a free series on various aspects of energy including shale gas development, energy efficiency and renewable energy. The event is at Cushwa Hall in room B100 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, September 16, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

Nonviolence Week: Minnijean Brown Trickey Talk

As part of Non-Violence Week 2015, Minnijean Brown Trickey will give a talk on Wednesday, October 7, at 10:00 am, in McKay Auditorium, in YSU's Beeghly College of Education. Brown Trickey was one of the Little Rock Nine, who defied death threats, hostile white demonstrators, and the National Guard, to attend an all-white high school.

Nonviolence Week: Journey to Little Rock

As part of Non-Violence Week 2015, the documentary, Journey to Little Rock: The Untold Story of Minnijean Brown Trickey will be shown on Tuesday, October 6, at 7:00 pm, in YSU's Kilcawley Center. Brown Trickey was one of the Little Rock Nine, who defied death threats, hostile white demonstrators, and the National Guard, to attend an all-white high school.

Center of Balance: Spiritual Empowerment Seminar

Center of Balance is hosting the seminar "Spiritual Empowerment," conducted by Steve Tackett, on Saturday, September 19, 1 - 4:30 pm, at Center of Balance on Rt. 305 in Fowler. Tacket is author of "Awakenings: The Essential Guide to Metaphysics." Registration information available at 330-637-1766.

Trumbull Town Hall: Jack Hanna, Animal Adventurer

Trumbull Town Hall presents Jack Hanna, Animal Adventurer, at the Packard Music Hall, in Warren, on Wednesday, September 16, at 10:30 am. Ticket information is available at the Packard Music Hall at 330-841-2619 or 330-393-3628.

Film Screening: Maestra; and 1960s Cuban Literacy Campaign Discussion

Catherine Murphy will show her film "Maestra" and discuss the Cuban Literacy Campaign in the early 1960s on Thursday, October 1st, at 7:00 pm, at the First Presbyterian Church, on Wick Avenue in Youngstown. This event is free and open to the public. More information on the event can be found at (330)-652-9635. [Thousands of young people went out into remote areas of Cuba to teach people how to write their names and how to read. The campaign resulted in Cuba's elimination of illiteracy.]

YSU Melnick Medical Museum: Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

The YSU Melnick Medical Museum presents the exhibit Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine through Friday, October 9, at various locations around Youngstown. This banner exhibit from the National Library of Medicine incorporates several 15th and 16th century thinkers and how their work is represented in the Harry Potter books. Location information at melnick.ysu.edu.

John Granger lecture "Literary Alchemy: The Secret Magic-Formula of Harry Potter and Today’s Best Selling Books"

The YSU Melnick Medical Museum presents a lecture by John Granger entitled "Literary Alchemy: The Secret Magic-Formula of Harry Potter and Today’s Best Selling Books," on Tuesday, September 29, at 7:00 pm, at Room 132 of YSU's Debartolo Hall. This event is FREE and open the public. [There is also a banner exhibit "Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Medicine, and Magic" from the National Library of Medicine. It will be set up in the lobby of Debartolo Hall on the day of the lecture.]

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