Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m. YSU’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships hosts a Financial Aid Night in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center. Prospective students and parents can talk with financial aid counselors, learn the basics about applying for financial aid and get assistance with online applications. To register for the free event, visit www.ysu.edu/finaid/night. For more information, call 330-941-3505.
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. The Penguins’ women’s basketball team takes on Detroit in Beeghly Center. The women also host Milwaukee in Beeghly 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. The YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment kicks off the semester with a lecture by Ray Beiersdorfer, professor, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, YSU, on the topic “The Science of Shale Gas: Fracking Induced Seismic Events in Eastern Ohio.” Beiersdorfer will report on the more than 1,000, human-triggered earthquakes recorded in eastern Ohio as a result of shale gas development. The lecture is in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall on the YSU campus.
Thursday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m. The Dana School of presents a guest artist recital featuring Maira Liliestedt, piano, in Bliss Recital Hall on the YSU campus. A master class will also be given 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in Bliss Recital Hall. Both presentations are free and open to the public.
Friday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Williamson College of Business Administration hosts the semi-annual WCBA Professional Development Seminar for business students in Williamson Hall. Students should register using the link on the WCBA webpage at www.ysu.edu/wcba. Call 330-941-2376 for additional information.
Saturday, Jan. 31, 9 a.m. to noon. YSU’s Williamson College of Business Administration hosts an information session for prospective students in Williamson Hall. To make a reservation, visit www.ysu.edu/wcba. For additional information, call 330-941-2376.
Saturday, Jan. 31, 1 p.m. The Penguin swimming and diving team competes against St. Francis (Pa.) in the Beeghly Natatorium.
Sunday, Feb. 1, 12:30 p.m. The YSU men’s basketball team plays a pre-Super Bowl match against Oakland in Beeghly Center.