This Week at YSU, March 17, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2 to 4:30 p.m. The Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization hosts a workshop on LGBTQI culture and the prevention of violence both within and against the LGBTQI community. The free workshop is in the James Gallery of Kilcawley Center. More here.
Monday, March 17, 8 p.m. Chien-Kwan Lin, associate professor of Saxophone at the Eastman School of Music, and members of his saxophone class present a free concert in Bliss Hall Room 2326. More here.
Monday, March 17, 8 p.m. Clocks in Motion, a professional percussion ensemble made up of musicians who are either graduates or current students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, perform a free concert in Butler North. More here.
Tuesday, March 18, 3 and 5 p.m. YSU women’s softball team takes on Eastern Michigan in a doubleheader. It’s the first games in the new YSU softball complex located just behind McDonald’s on Fifth Avenue on campus. The Penguins play Niagara in a doubleheader 3 and 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, and another doubleheader 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, March 22, against Valparaiso.
Tuesday, March 18, 8 p.m. Faculty artist recital featuring Francois Fowler, guitar, in Bliss Recital Hall.
Wednesday, March 19, 12:15 p.m. Dana School of Music saxophones are featured in a free Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art .
Wednesday, March 19, 7 p.m. Latin Rhythms From Mambo to Hip Hop are featured in the next segment of “America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway,” in Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown. More here.
Wednesday, March 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Girl Rising is a groundbreaking film, which tells the stories of nine extraordinary girls from nine countries, written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actresses, will be shown in Beeghly Hall, McKay Auditorium, as part of YSU’s celebration of Women’s History Month. More here.
Thursday, March 20, 2 p.m. Lecture by Dana Bishop-Root (Transformazium, General Sisters) and Ginger Brooks Takahashi (General Sisters) in the Butler Institute of American Art, Zona Auditorium, part of the “Emergent Futures Now” lecture series presented by the YSU Department of Art. More here.
Thursday, March 20, 5:45 p.m. An information session about the master of Business Administration degree from the Williamson College of Business Administration will be held in Room 3418 of Williamson Hall. More here.
Thursday, March 20, 7:30 p.m. Renowned physicist and best-selling author Michio Kaku, whose pursuit to complete the “theory of everything” has brought him international attention, discusses “Explorations in Science” at Stambaugh Auditorium as part of Youngstown State University’s Skeggs Lecture Series. More here.
Friday, March 21, 11 to 11:50 a.m. Kevin Carmody, associate director of Student Life, and Lynn Bilal, director of the Rape Crisis and Counseling Center discuss the definition of consent, prevention of sexual assault, and assistance to victims of sexual assault, in Beeghly Hall, McKay Auditorium, as part of YSU’s recognition of Women’s History Month. More here.
Friday, March 21, 3 p.m. YSU men’s baseball team opens the home season against Milwaukee at Eastwood Field in Niles. The teams also square off 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, and noon, Sunday, March 23.
Saturday, March 22, 9 a.m. The YSU Society of Women Engineers and the Girl Scouts of America work
in collaboration to present an engineering workshop for girls in grades 4 and 5. The workshop in Moser Hall includes hands-on activities related to each of the engineering disciplines, i.e. mechanical, industrial, electrical, chemical and civil. For more information, contact Kerry Meyers at 330-941-3028 or
Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance in the YSU Williamson College of Business Administration is again working with trained business students and professional volunteers to offer free tax preparation services through the VITA program. More here.
Saturday, March 22, 4 p.m. The men’s and women’s tennis teams play Wright State at home.
Sunday, March 23, 3 p.m. Cellist Ismar Gomes and pianist Wan-Chi Su perform a free concert in Bliss Recital Hall. More here.