This Week at YSU, Aug. 25, 2014

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Monday, Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m. Paula Brooks, a member of the Bipartisan White House Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, hosts a roundtable discussion on Resilience in the Face of Climate Impacts in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center on the campus of YSU. The event is open to the public. More here.

Thursday, Aug. 28, 5 to 7 p.m. Opening of a new exhibition, “Breaking Bread: The Merging of Churches and Ethnic Cultures in the Valley,” at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor on Wood Street in Youngstown. More here.

Friday, Aug. 29. “Jamie Marks is Dead,” the motion picture based on a novel by YSU English assistant professor Chris Barzak, premieres in 10 major cities, including the Capitol Theater in Cleveland. More here.

Friday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m. YSU Women’s Soccer opens the home season vs. VMI atFarmers National Bank Field, on campus.More at

Saturday, Aug. 30, 12:05 p.m. YSU opens the 2014 football season on the road against Illinois. More at

Saturday, Aug. 30, 6:30 to 11 p.m. YSU’s Welcome Week activities conclude with “Life in Color: Unleashed” at the Covelli Center in downtown Youngstown, presented by Penguin Productions. The event offers headliner SAVOY along with other musical artists playing the best electronic dance music while blasting the audience with paint. YSU student tickets $20 at the Covelli Centre Box Office. YSU ID required for discount. For more information, call 330-941-3575. For more on other Welcome Week activities, visit