Edward W. Powers Women in STEM Career Day at YSU

The Edward W. Powers Women in STEM Career Day takes place on Saturday, April 14, at Youngstown State University. The workshop will expose young women in grades 6 – 12 to career opportunities in science and engineering. Registration information available at ysu.edu/WIS.


Penn State Shenango: Earth Fest 2018

Penn State Shenango is hosting Earth Fest 2018, 11 am to 4 pm, on Saturday, April 7, at the campus in downtown Sharon. This free event will include live music and entertainment, an educational presentation on climate change, children’s activities, a local artists’ market, and more.

YSU Philosophy and Religious Studies: Sheila Blair: Islamic Art and Architecture

YSU Philosophy and Religious Studies presents a lecture by Sheila Blair on Islamic Art and Architecture, on Tuesday, April 17, at 12:30 pm.  Dr. Blair is a Professor of Islamic and Asian Art and Art History at Boston College.

YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies: Shipka Lecture Series: Aysha Hidayatullah

The YSU Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies is presenting a lecture by Aysha Hidayatullah on Muslim Women and Feminism,  as part of the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speakers Series, on Tuesday, March 13 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.

YSU Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies: Gaza: Martyrdom and Betrayal

The YSU Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies presents a lecture by Norman Finkelstein, on the Palestinian/Israel Conflict, titled Gaza: Martyrdom and Betrayal, on Wednesday, March 21, at 4:30 pm, in the Ohio Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center.

Stambaugh Auditorium: Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly

Stambaugh Auditorium presents the YSU Skeggs Lecture, featuring Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly, on Thursday, February 15, at 7:00 pm.  A retired American astronaut and U.S. Navy Captain, and a former state legislator and U.S. Congresswoman, Mark and Gabby represent the very essence of American service and heroism. Tickets are free, but are required, and are available at stambaughauditorium.com.

YSU Africana Studies Program: Black History Month Artist: Malcolm Mobutu Smith

The YSU Africana Studies Program presents Malcolm Mobutu Smith, as the featured artist in its Black History Month event, on Saturday, February 3rd from 12:00-4:00 pm, in the Chestnut Room of the Kilcawley Center on YSU's campus. 

YSU: Black & Jewish in America

YSU Celebrates Black History Month and will feature a presentation, Black & Jewish in America, on Monday, February 19th, from 6 - 8 pm, at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown, on Gypsy Lane. More information available from Jacob Labenz, at 330 941-1603.

YSU Department of Psychology: Lecture by Dr. Robert D. Morgan

The Mahoning Valley Mental Health Speaker Series and the YSU Department of Psychology are sponsoring a free talk by Dr. Robert D. Morgan, a professor at Texas Tech University, on “Psychiatric Symptoms and Criminogenic Risk among Persons with Mental Illness Who Are and Are Not Criminal Justice Involved,” on Thursday, January 25th at 5 pm, in Auditorium 132 in DeBartolo Hall, on the YSU campus.   

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: The Black Army in Mourning

 The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents The Black Army in Mourning, a free lecture by Dr. Leonne Hudson, Associate Professor of History at Kent State University, on Monday, February 12 at 7:00 pm at the Tyler History Center, in downtown Youngstown.  The talk is about the United States Colored Troops, and their very personal grief upon learning of the death of President Abraham Lincoln.


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