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Youngstown State University Thomas Colloquium: Robin Chase

The next Youngstown State University Thomas Colloquium speaker is Robin Chase, a transportation entrepreneur and co-founder/former chief executive of Zipcar.  The lecture takes place on Monday, April 3, at 7:00 pm, in Stambaugh Auditorium.  The presentation is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Stambaugh box office or online at stambaughauditorium.com

 

YSU Dana School of Music:Ashtabula Brass Concert

The Ashtabula Brass Band conducted by Dana School of Music student Robert Bo Violette (Vee Oh Let) will perform a concert titled The British are Coming!, on  Sunday, April 2, at 1:00 pm, at St. Columba Cathedral,  on Wood Street, in Youngstown. The performance will feature work by British composers.This event is open to the public. 

 

 

 

 

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor: Colloquium on Aging

 

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor is hosting a Colloquium on Aging, on Wednesday, April 12, at 11:30 am, at the museum. The colloquium will present Sparking Memories, a program created by Dr. Marcelle Wilson, director of the museum; and Amy Plant, YSU Instructor of Gerontology. It consists of specialized tours designed for people living with dementia and their caregivers. This is a free program that is open to the public. 

Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series: Wendell Wallach

The YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by Wendell Wallach entitled "How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control," as part of the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series, on Tuesday, April 11 at 12:30 pm, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at the YSU campus. This lecture is free and open to the public. More information is available at 330-941-3448.

 

St. John's Episcopal Church: Food Policy Expert Mark Winne

St. John's Episcopal Church, the Second Harvest Food Bank, the Wean Foundation, and Lit Youngstown are sponsoring a free lecture on The Challenge of Food and Food Policy in the 21st Century, by food policy expert Mark Winne, on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 pm, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. The lecture is hosted by Dr. Tim Francisco of YSU's English Department and WYSU.  More information at 330-743-3175.

YSU Flute Society: 24th Annual YSU Flute Festival

The 24th Annual YSU Flute Festival takes place on Saturday, March 15, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus.  Feature special guest artist is Marianne Gedigian, Professor of Flute at The University of Texas. This event includes masterclasses, exhibitors, and concerts. The Festival is free for parents of attending students and all YSU students, faculty and staff. More information at (330) 941-1831.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: 50th Anniversary Celebration

YSU's Ward Beecher Planetarium is holding a special 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, March 18. An exclusive Anniversary Planetarium Show begins 4 at pm, followed by cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and dinner in the Exhibition Gallery at YSU's Maag Library. Warren M. Young, Retired Planetarium Director and Faculty Emeritus is the featured speaker. Tickets available at ysu.edu/alumni/planetarium or through Alumni Engagement at 330-941-3221. 

YSU Black History Month Keynote: Titles are Good, but Purpose is Better

YSU's Africana Studies Program presents Nina Turner as its Black History Month Keynote Speaker.  The event will be held on Wednesday, February 22 at 2:00 pm.  Nina Turner will present her speech, "Titles are Good, but Purpose is Better" at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, on the YSU campus.

Edward W. Powers STEM Community Lecture: The Power of Mathematics and Mathematical Thinking

The Edward W. Powers STEM Community Lecture will feature Dr. Minerva Cordero, giving a talk on The Power of Mathematics and Mathematical Thinking, on Friday, March 3, at 4:00 pm, in the Ohio Room, of YSU's Kilcawley Center.  It is free and open to the public.

Edward W. Powers Women in STEM Career Day at YSU

The Edward W. Powers Women in STEM Career Day at YSU takes place on Saturday, March 4, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room, of YSU's Kilcawley Center.   The Women in STEM Career Day is offered at no cost to area middle and high school students. Registration information available at ysu.edu/WIS.

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