Monday, April 11, 7 p.m. Dana School of Music Jazz Ensembles perform in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center.
Tuesday, April 12, 5:30 p.m. Louis Zona, retired professor of Art and the long-time executive director of the Butler Institute of American Art, and Stephen Hanzely, retired professor of Physics and Astronomy and a former Fulbright Scholar, receive the Heritage Award at YSU’s Faculty Recognition Awards banquet in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The university will also present its annual Distinguished Professor Awards.
Tuesday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. Musical Theater Recital in Bliss Recital Hall.
Wednesday, April 13, 12:15 p.m. The Dana School of Music presents a free Clarinet Studio Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art.
Wednesday, April 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “How to Build Sales through Social Media” is the first in a new series of Arts Means Business workshops. The workshop is in the McDonough Museum of Art on campus. YSU faculty members R.J. Thompson of the College of Creative Arts & Communication and Ying Wang of the Williamson College of Business Administration are the presenters.
Wednesday, April 13, 7 p.m. Jazz Combos concert in the Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center.
Wednesday, April 13, 7 p.m. Father Bob Bonnot of Christ Our Savior Parish in Struthers, presents “Caring for Our Common Home, Creation, the Second Encyclical of Pope Francis” in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall on campus. The lecture is part of the YSU Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment.
Thursday, April 14, 12:30 p.m. Bart D. Ehrman, a New Testament scholar and author/editor of five best-selling books, including “Misquoting Jesus,” presents the Dr. Thomas and Albert Shipka Speaker Series lecture in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center.
Thursday, April 14, 6 p.m. The Anthropology Colloquium at YSU hosts a presentation by Edward Fischer of the Department of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University n DeBartolo Hall Room 132.
Thursday, April 14, 6 p.m. YSU students, employees and others participate in the Take Back the Night rally and march honoring the survivors of sexual assault. The march, which starts at The Rock on the campus core, focuses on educating the campus about issues related to rape and sexual violence.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 14, 15 and 16, 7:30 p.m. The YSU Department of Theater and Dance presents the 25th Anniversary Performance of the YSU Dance Ensemble in Bliss Hall’s Ford Theater on the YSU campus.
Thursday, April 14, 7:30 p.m. Saxophone Studio Recital in Bliss Recital Hall.
Friday, April 15, 3 p.m. Wright State takes on the Penguins at the softball field west of Fifth Avenue. The teams also play a doubleheader 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16.
Friday, April 15, 4 p.m. “Cadence, a Rational Reconstruction” is the title of a lecture by Yale music theorist Daniel Harrison in Bliss Recital Hall on the campus.
Friday, April 15, 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 16, 2 p.m.; and Sunday, April 17, 1 p.m. The YSU baseballers take on Northern Kentucky at Eastwood Field in Niles.
Friday, April 15, 7 p.m. The C.S. Lewis Institute Community Lecture Series presents “Can Life Have Meaning Without God?” by Andy Bannister in Room 132 Lecture Hall in DeBartolo Hall on campus. Bannister is the Canadian director and lead apologist for RZIM (Ravi Zacharias International Ministries) Canada. He holds a PhD in Islamic studies and has spoken and taught at universities across the globe on both Islam and philosophy. Free.
Friday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. Get a peek at the 2016 Penguins at the annual Red-White Spring Football Game at Stambaugh Stadium. More at www.ysusports.com.
Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. YSU students, faculty and staff are invited to attend Safe Zone Ally Training in McKay Auditorium of the Beeghly College of Education on campus. Safe Zone Ally Training is an ongoing effort to make the YSU campus a safer place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally (LGBTQIA) individuals.
Sunday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. Clarinet Studio Recital in Bliss Recital Hall.