This Week at YSU, Oct. 27, 2014

ydwlogo largeMonday through Friday, Oct. 27 to 31. Youngstown Design Works, a design agency run by YSU graphic and interactive design students, continues its program of providing design services to the community with an In-House program at the Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown. More here.

Monday, Oct. 27, 3:30 p.m. Eric Chiang, author of “Core Economics,” lectures in Room 1112 of Williamson Hall. The topic is “Outsmarting Your Opponent, Using Game Theory in Everyday Situations.” More here.

beethoven-1c628ce046d43b41b278ebf76ae11b71f0c07473Monday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. The Dana School of Music Symphony Orchestra presents “Beethoven in the Steel City” in Stambaugh Auditorium on Fifth Avenue in Youngstown. More here.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6 to 8 p.m. The YSU Department of Geography hosts Professional Geography Night in Room 009 in the Phelps Building on campus. Geography alumni will discuss their professional employment in both the public sector and private sector and how it relates to their undergraduate degree programs at YSU. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Ron Shaklee at 330-941-4740.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. The Dana School of Music presents a tuba recital in Bliss Recital hall as part of Octubafest. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. YSU Law Day is in the Presidential Suites of Kilcawley Center. Representatives from several law schools will attend to answer students’ questions. Students interested in studying law will receive information about various law school programs; catalogs, applications and financial aid will be information will be available. For more information, call 330-941-1672 or 330-941-3436.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 12:15 p.m. The Dana School of Music’s Brass Chamber Ensembles perform a free Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 5 to 8 p.m. YSU’s annual Adult Learners Open House for students 24 years of age or above. For more information, contact Migdalia (Maggie) McClendon, YSU assistant director for Diversity Recruitment and Admissions, at 330-941-3243 or

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Katie Huffling, RN, MS, CNM, director of Programs Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, lectures on “Public Health Impacts of Shale Gas Development: The Role of Nurses,” in Room 2000 of Moser Hall as part of the Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. More here.

Friday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m. YSU women’s volleyball team takes on Horizon League foe University of Illinois-Chicago in Beeghly Center. The team then faces Valparaiso at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, also in Beeghly.

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2 p.m. The Penguins football team takes the field against South Dakota in Stambaugh Stadium.