Lecture

YSU Lecture: Chris Herren

YSU’s Campus Recreation and Athletics Departments, and the Mahoning Valley Hospitals Foundation, are sponsoring a talk by former Boston Celtic’s guard, author, motivational speaker, and sobriety advocate Chis Herren, Monday, March 30, at 7:00 pm, in YSU'sBeeghly Center.  The event is free and open to the public.  Herren will  discuss his personal struggle with substance abuse during his career, the effects addiction can have on a person and their loved ones, and how he began his road to recovery. 

Shipka Speakers Series: "The Culture of Distraction: Why the Young Need to Fight It"

The Shipka Speakers Series of the YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by Susan Jacoby: “The Culture of Distraction: Why the Young Need to Fight It,” based on her best-selling book The Age of American Unreason.  The lecture will be presented on Tuesday, March 24th, 12:30 p.m., in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. This event is free and open to the public.

YSU Lecture by Dr. Okakaopio Dokotum

As part of YSU's African American History Month program, Dr. OkakaOpio Dokotum, poet, playwright, filmmaker, and associate professor of Literature and Film at Kyambogo University in Uganda, is presenting a lecture on Debunking the Myth of Africa, the Dark Continent, on Tuesday, February 17, at 7:00 pm, in the Ohio Room in the Kilcawley Center on YSU's campus.

YSU Lecture: Black Women and Their Hair

As part of YSU's African American history Month program, Monica-Beasley Martin, a Youngstown resident and author of Bald is Beautiful, is presenting a lecture on her book and the importance of hair care for African American women, on Friday, February 6, at 6:30 pm in the Kilcawley Center Gallery on YSU's campus. A book signing will follow the lecture.

The McDonough Museum of Art Reception and Lecture for Visiting Artists

Kelly Phelps, associate professor and chair of Art at Xavier University, and Kyle Phelps, an associate professor at University of Dayton, are presenting a joint lecture and discussion on their ceramic, sculpture, and media artwork on Wednesday, February 4, at 6:30 pm, at the McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown. This is a free event. 

YSU Science Lecture: The Science of Wind Power

Dr. Larysa Dyrszka, of the Concerned Health Professionals of New York, is giving a talk on The Science of Wind Power, 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 B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

YSU Science Lecture: The Science of Wind Power

Dr. Stephen Rose, of The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, is giving a talk on The Science of Wind Power, 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 B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, March 18, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

YSU Science Lecture: A Citizen Audit of Ohio Oil and Gas Waste Disposal Wells

Nathan Rutz, of Communities United for Responsible Energy (CURE),  is giving a talk on A Citizen Audit of Ohio Oil and Gas Waste Disposal Wells, 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 B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

YSU Science Lecture: Natural Gas Storage Under New York’s Finger Lakes

Faith Meckley, journalism student at Ithaca College, is giving a talk on Natural Gas Storage Under New York’s Finger Lakes: Environmental and Health Concerns, 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 B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, February 25, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753

YSU Science Lecture: Designing Energy Systems for Health

Dr. Aaron Bernstein, of the Harvard School of Public Health, is giving a talk on Designing Energy Systems For Health, as part of a free series on various aspects of energy including shale gas development, energy efficiency and renewable energy. The lecture is at Cushwa Hall in room B112 on the YSU campus, on Wednesday, February 18, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

 

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