Lecture

YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences: Author Ed Fallon

The YSU Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences presents author Ed Fallon, in a talk on  Wednesday, April 4, at 7:00 pm, in Room B100 of Cushwa Hall, on the campus of Youngstown State University.   Ed Fallon, a former member of the Iowa House who founded and directed the Great March for Climate Action, will discuss and sign his book Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim

YSU English Department: Gibbons Ruark

The YSU English Department presents a free poetry reading by American poet Gibbons Ruark, on Tuesday, April 16, 4:30 pm, in the Bresnahan Suites of YSU's Kilcawley Center. Ruark will be reading from his most recent collection, The Road to Ballyvaughan, poems inspired by Ireland. 

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: College for All or College for Some?: Access, equality, and Social Mobility

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley presents College for All or College for Some?: Access, equality, and Social Mobility, on Monday, May 20, 5:30 - 7:30 pm, at the Raymond Wean Foundation, 147 West Market Street, in Warren.  A panel of local experts discuss the intersection of access, equity, and social mobility in higher education. Panelists include Victoria Jackson from Policy Matters Ohio; Karla Krodel from the Office of College Access and Transition at YSU; and Deryck Toles, CEO of Inspiring Minds.  The Moderator will be Tim Francisco, YSU Professor of English.  Tickets at cit

WYSU-FM: NPR's Korva Coleman

WYSU-FM and St. John's Episcopal Church is sponsoring a free talk by longtime NPR newscaster Korva Coleman on Thursday, November 7, at 7:00 pm, at St. John's Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  Coleman's visit is part of WYSU's 50th-Anniversary celebration.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Schaff Lecture Series

The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Schaff Lecture series features Dr. James K.A. Smith speaking on, Discerning of Spirits of Formation, on Tuesday, April 30th at 4 and 7 pm, at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. More information is available at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary dot edu.

St. John's Episcopal Church: This Is Where You Belong

St. John's Episcopal Church presents This Is Where You Belong, a lecture by Melanie Warnick, on Thursday, April 11, at 7:00 pm, at St. John's, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  In This Is Where You Belong, Warnick dives into the research around our attachments to place and travels across the country to find out what draws Americans to where they live, and what makes them want to stay. WYSU is a co-sponsor of this talk.

 

City Club of the Mahoning Valley: Tackling Racial Disparities in Infant and Maternal Health

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley Views and Brews presents a panel discussion on Tackling Racial Disparities in Infant and Maternal Health, on Monday, April 8, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie's Dogs and Drafts, in downtown Youngstown. Join City Club on the eve of Maternal Health Week as local experts discus efforts underway to protect the Health of Black women and their babies. [Panelists include Michelle Edison, from the Mahoning County District Board of Health.  The moderator is Sarah Lowry, Director of Healthy Community Partnership at the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Va

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: First and Farthest

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents First and Farthest, a celebration the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. From the first rockets, to the first man on the moon, this new show hails humanity's great accomplishments in the Space Race. Show dates at times at wbplanetarium.org.

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Sky Wars: Battles of Discovery.  This program examines the struggles as new discoveries alter our view of Earth and its place in the universe.  See how the Earth went from a flat place to a round world - from a static, motionless home to a spinning, orbiting planet! Program dates and times at wbplanetarium.org.

YSU Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies: Lecture: The Global Rise of Religious Violence

The Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speaker Series of the Youngstown State University Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies presents a free lecture by Dr. Mark Juergensmeyer, a professor at University of California Santa Barbara, on Thursday, March 28th at 12:30 pm, in the Chestnut Room of YSU's Kilcawley Center.  The lecture is titled The Global Rise of Religious Violence. More information at 330-941-3448

 

 

 

 

 

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