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YSU Lecture: How Do Planes Crash?

The YSU Peace & Conflicts Studies Program and the YSU Department of Politics & International Relations are sponsoring a talk on the topic How Do Planes Crash? A Discussion of Two Controversial Air Disasters from an Engineering Perspective, in the Jones Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center, on Friday, April 17 at 3:00 pm.  Presenting their findings will be Dr. Wieslaw Binienda of Akron University's Civil Engineering Department and Glenn Arthur Jorgenson, an aviation expert at the Technical University of Denmark. The event is free and open to the public.

YSU Dance Ensemble

The 24th annual YSU Dance Ensemble performance will take place in YSU's Bliss Hall on Thursday, April 16 - Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 pm each evening. The concert features dance styles and genres of Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, World Dance, and others. Tickets can be reserved online at ysu.tix.com, over the phone by calling 330-941-3105, or at the box office in Bliss Hall.

Sisters in Red Annual Health Fair

The Links, Incorporated Youngtown Chapter, Mercy Health, Anthem, Youngstown State University and the American Heart Association will hold the 10th annual health fair 300 Sisters in Red, in the Kilcawley Center atYoungstown State University, on Saturday, April 18, from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Participants must be registered for the fasting blood health screenings. Register information is available at  330-480-3070. Programs include fitness training, massages and breakout sessions will guest speakers. [The featured keynote luncheon speaker will be Dr. Fidelis O.

CutTime Simfonica

Coming up at the McDonough Museum of Art on Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm is a concert titled CutTime Simfonica.  The concert will feature well-known orchestral works as well as some new "funky and groovy" compositions by Rick Robinson, formerly a bassist with the Detroit Symphony.  Performing will be musicians from several regional orchestras.  The concert is free and open to the public.

 

 

YSU Science Lecture: Kurt Kollar of the Ohio EPA's Emergency Response Program

Kurt Kollar of the Ohio EPA's Emergency Response Program, is giving a talk on The illegal dumping of oil and gas drilling waste into a tributary of the Mahoning River, 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 1, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

 

 

ALEC and the Oil & Gas Industry v. Source Water Protection & Home Rule in Ohio

Dr. Julie Weatherington-Rice of Bennett & Williams Environmental Consultants, is giving a talk on A-L-E-C and the Oil & Gas Industry v. Source Water Protection & Home Rule in Ohio: How we got to where we are and what we can do about it, 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 25, at 7:00 pm. More information about the event is available at 330-941-1753.

 

 

Amazing Randi Film and Q&A

James Randi, magician, escape artist and the world’s most tireless investigator and demystifier of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims, visits Youngstown State University on Monday, March 30, at 7:00 pm, in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall.  An Honest Liar, a documentary of Randi’s life, will be screened, followed by a question-and-answer session.

YSU James Dale Ethics Center Lecture: Staughton Lynd

The YSU James Dale Ethics Center is presenting Staughton Lynd, speaking on the nationwide movement to unionize adjuct faculty.  This talk/discusion is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, at 7:00 pm, at the Coffelt/Puggsley Room, in the Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus.  Lynd is a historian, author, veteran of the civil rights and antiwar movements, as well as a labor and prisoner rights lawyer.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor: Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Fair

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor is presenting an antique and collectibles appraisal fair on Saturday, April 11th, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Local experts can value and discuss your collectibles such as antiques, art, books, jewelry, toys, furniture, and memorabilia, with no weapons or firearms accepted.  This event is free and open to the public with parking in the museum lot. More information can be found at (330) 941-1314.

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