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YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Keep Looking Up 3: The Galaxy Show

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium crew is back with another live virtual planetarium show, Keep Looking Up 3: The Galaxy Show; Saturday, April 25th at 8 pm, on the Planetarium's Facebook page. The show will include a live look at the current night sky, along with guest speaker Howard Hale talking about galaxy types and ultra compact dwarf galaxies. They will also look at Dark Matter as it relates to galaxies. Live on Facebook, this Friday at 8 pm, on the Planetarium's Facebook page.

YSU Alumni Lecture Series Presentation: Non-Profit Leadership Do's and Don'ts

YSU Alumni and Events Lecture Series presents Non-Profit Leadership Do's and Don'ts, featuring Karen Conklin, of Conklin Consulting LLC. Conklin will utilize her decades of non-profit executive experience in fund development, volunteer engagement and administration to help participants develop an understanding of, and pathway to, serving on non-profit boards.  This lecture takes place on Thursday, May 14, at 7 pm, and is available on the Youngstown State Alumni Engagement Facebook page, @ysualumni. 

YSU Alumni Lecture Series Presentation: Refugees: Myths and Realities

YSU Alumni and Events Lecture Series presents Refugees: Myths and Realities, featuring Nicole Pettitt, Assistant Professor of English at YSU. Dr. Pettitt will explain what separates a refugee from an immigrant, and how to make sense of conversations about refugees in our community, state, and country.  This lecture takes place on Thursday, May 21 at 7 pm, and is available on the Youngstown State Alumni Engagement Facebook page, @ysualumni. 

YSU Alumni and Events: Alumni Lecture Series Presentation: Remote Work and Evolving Trends

 YSU Alumni and Events Lecture Series presents Remote Work and Evolving Trends, featuring Carla Mattiussi (matt ee OO see), Career Development Coordinator with the Office of Career & Academic Advising  at Youngstown State University. Carla will provide a guide to looking for remote work, working remotely, and employer trends in telecommuting. This lecture takes place on Thursday, April 30, at 7 pm, and is available on the Youngstown State Alumni Engagement Facebook page, @ysualumni. 

The McDonough Museum of Art presents the #MuseumChallenge

The McDonough Museum of Art presents the #MuseumChallenge (Hash Tag Museum Challenge). Everyone is invited to recreate a work of art using household items. They should send an image of the original artwork, plus their re-creation to McDonoughMuseumofArt@ysu.edu (McDonough Museum of Art at YSU dot EDU), or post the images on their social media pages, and tag the McDonough. More information at ysu.edu/mcdonough-museum (YSU dot EDU slash McDonough dash Museum) or on the McDonough Facebook page.

Keep Looking Up: A LIVE Online Planetarium Show

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium at YSU for its inaugural virtual planetarium show.  The show will include a live look at our current night sky along with special guest speakers Curt Spivey and Dr. Patrick Durell discussing telescopes. There will be plenty of time for Q&As and discussions, so bring your questions!

View this show on the planetarium's Facebook page live @wbplanetarium on Saturday, April 4th at 8PM.

YSU Part Time Faculty Association: Rally to Support YSU Part Time Faculty

The YSU Part Time Faculty Association is sponsoring a Rally to Support YSU Part Time Faculty, on Thursday, March 12th, at 7 pm, at St Johns Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  The Rally includes a lecture and a discussion. 

 

YSU Dana School of Music: Violinist Joseph Kromholz

YSU Dana School of Music presents YSU professor of violin Joseph Kromholz performing Johann Sebastian Bach's complete works for solo violin over two recitals this weekend -- The Sonatas, this evening at7:30; and The Partitas, on Sunday, March 1, at 3 pm. Both recitals take place in the Bliss Recital Hall, on Wick Avenue, on the YSU campus.

 

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium

The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents its new, free show One Day On Mars this Friday at 8 pm and Saturday at 2 and 8 pm.  Enjoy a thrilling immersive experience on this expedition to Mars, diving into the depths of seemingly bottomless canyons and braving the violent winds that sweep across the Red Planet’s icy dunes. More information at wbplanetarium dot org.

YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies: Film Screening and Discussion: 93Queen

The YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies presents a Film Screening and Discussion on 93Queen, the story of how Hasidic women founded the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in NYC.  The program takes place on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00 pm, in the “Schwebel Auditorium” in Moser Hall, on the YSU campus. This is a co-production with the Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival.

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