Dr. Lisa McKenzie, Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado in Denver, will give a lecture on Birth Outcomes and Maternal Residential Proximity to Natural Gas Development in Rural Colorado, on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm in room 2000 of Moser Hall on the YSU campus. More information available at 330-941-1753 and www.ysunews.com/10836/.
Dr. Julie Weatherington-Rice, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, at The Ohio State University will give a lecture on Shale Gas Wastes from the Marcellus and Utica Shales: what are they & how are they managed in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia?, on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00 pm in Room 2000 of Moser Hall on the YSU campus. More information is available at 330-941-1753 and at www.ysunews.com/10836/.
Dr. Paula Mouser, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University, will give a lecture on Biodegradation of Organic Additives in Hydraulic Fracturing, on Wednesday, September 10 at 7:00 pm in room 2000 of Moser Hall on the YSU campus. More information is available at 330-941-1753 and at www.ysunews.com/10836/.
Blake Mycoskie, Founder of TOMS and a New York Times Best-Selling Author (Start Something That Matters), will speak as part of the Skeggs Lecture Series on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:00 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. The lecture is free and open to the public but tickets are mandatory and can be picked up at the Stambaugh Box Office weekdays between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.
Sal Giunta, first living Medal of Honor Recipient Since the Vietnam War and author of Living with Honor, will present a free lecture on Wednesday, September 17, at 7:30 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown. Mr. Giunta will sign books after the lecture. The event is open to the public. Tickets are free, but are mandatory. They can be picked up at the Stambaugh Auditorium Box Office weekdays between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.
Stephen Snyder-Hill will be on the campus of Youngstown State University on Friday, October 3, at 2:00 pm in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center to discuss his new book, Soldier of Change, from the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement. Th event is free and is open to the public. Mr. Snyder-Hill will sign books brought to the event.
The Dana School of Music announces an outdoor concert by the YSU Wind Ensemble on Wednesday, September 3, at 7:00 pm, at Harrison Common, located on Walnut Street across from the MVR. The concert features a variety of music including music from the soundtrack of the movie Robin Hood to a patriotic Armed Forces Salute. The concert is free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Bliss Hall. More information is available at 330-941-3636.
The Youngstown State University Centofanti Annual Symposium presents Salvatore Augustine Giunta, the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan, the first living service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, and the eighth service member to receive the nation's highest military decoration for valor in Iran and Afghanistan. The Symposium will take place on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 pm at Stambaugh Auditorium.
The Lake Milton Nature Arts Council, in collaboration with the Dana School of Music, will present YSU Jazz & Wine Under the Stars, on Saturday, August 9, at 7:30 pm, on the waterfront at the Lake Milton State Park Amphitheater. The program Old Wine - New Bottles will highlight the bebop and swing compositions of Clevelander Tadd Dameron, based on his favorite standards. YSU faculty and alumni musicians include Kent Engelhardt, Glenn Schaft, Shawn Marko, and Alton Merrell. The Youngstown Jazz Collective Swing Band will follow.