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WYSU HD Signal Temporarily Disabled

Due to transmitter malfunction, WYSU's HD signal has been disabled, though our analog transmission is operating normally. Listeners with HD radios will only be able to tune to our analog signal until the transmitter can be repaired. WYSU engineers are working on the issue and hope to restore the HD signal by early next week. We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Pittsburgh Symphony Celebrates Art and Music in New Castle

Music can inspire art, art can inspire music, and both inspire a stunning performance by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on May 20 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle. Along with the Hoyt Center for the Arts, the Symphony will present The Art of Music, a special celebration of music and art led by resident conductor Fawzi Haimor which includes pieces by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and more.

Doing Good Line-up of Guests Inspires!

Tim Frost, the executive director of the new Youngstown branch of the "Inspiring Minds" program is the next guest on Doing Good, on Tuesday, May 12, at at 5:45 and 7:45 am on 88.5 WYSU. Doing Good is a local interview segment hosted by Gina Marinelli, a former television journalist and now development director at Mercy Health Foundation.

WYSU-FM Open Meeting Policy

The Youngstown State University's Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board. The Board's general meetings and Institutional Engagement Committee Meetings address WYSU business. These meetings are open to the public.

The WYSU Advisory Board meetings are also open to the public.

Notices for all meetings will be posted on our website – wysu.org, and announced on the air.

Any questions can be addressed to station director Gary Sexton, at sexton@wysu.org, or by phone at 330-941-3363.

Award-Winning Broadcaster Krista Tippett to visit Youngstown

In 2015, we are more socially divided than ever before – unsure of how to speak across our differences in order to create the world we want for ourselves and our children. That is why Krista Tippett has chosen to examine questions like What does it mean to be human? and How do we want to live? in her Civil Conversations Project.  The award winning public radio broadcaster and author is bringing the conversation to Youngstown Friday, June 12, at 7 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Avenue.

STEM SHOWCASE FEATURES CARS, CANOES, RESEARCH

The Youngstown State University STEM Showcase is scheduled for Saturday, April 25, from 2:00 - 4:30 pm, in Moser Hall, on the YSU campus.  Highlights include the Student Research Project Showcase, the BAJA Car Display, and the Concrete Canoe Display.

The new Electron Microscopy Facility, the X-ray Diffraction Lab, and the new Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing will be open for tours.  

New Saturday Programs!

Join us Saturdays for two new programs. “Radiolab” will air at 1:00 p.m., “Bullseye with Jesse Thorn” at 2:00 p.m., and “Fresh Air Weekend” can now be heard at 3:00 p.m.

“Radiolab” is an experiential investigation that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. In each episode, Radiolab experiments with sound and style allowing science to fuse with culture, and information to sound like music.

The Brand New WYSU App

After several months of development and beta testing, WYSU is excited to announce the new WYSU smartphone app is now available for Apple IOS and Android. The new app has been completely redesigned with an updated interface and performance enhancements.

The updated version has a lot of great features:

2016 Trip to Stop in Scandinavian Capitals

Update: The WYSU trip to Scandinavia is sold out.

WYSU is planning one of our most requested tours ever for the spring of 2016 – an exciting 14-day trip to four Scandinavian countries, with an optional three-day trip to St. Petersburg, Russia!  

Paula keeps Youngstown laughing for 2 hours

Nearly 600 people came out on a frigid night in Youngstown to hear Paula Poundstone perform at the DeYor Performing Arts Center -- and talk about her kids, her quirks, and the random audience member.

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