This Week at YSU: Sept. 8, 2014

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Wednesday, Sept.10, 7 p.m. Paula Mouser, assistant professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, Ohio State University, presents “Biodegradation of Organic Additives in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids” in Room 2000 of Moser Hall on campus. The lecture is part of the Fall Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment, organized by Ray Beiersdorfer, professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences.

Thursday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walmart Career Fair Cookout at the fountain on the east side of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus. In addition to food and free giveaways, the event will feature information on careers at Walmart, the culture of Walmart and charitable efforts of Walmart. For more information, contact 330-941-3370 or

Thursday, Sept. 11. The YSU Board of Trustees meets on the following schedule in the Trustees Meeting Room on the first floor of Tod Hall: Noon, Board Lunch and Presentation, HHS Research Update, Rachel Pohle-Krauza, Ph.D., associate professor of Nutrition; 1 p.m., Academic Quality and Student Success Committee; 2 p.m., Collective Bargaining and Negotiations Subcommittee; 2:30 p.m., Intercollegiate Athletics Subcommittee; 3 p.m., University Affairs Committee, 4 p.m., Institutional Engagement Committee; 4:30 p.m., Trusteeship Committee.

Sean Schulze

Sean Schulze

Thursday, Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. Guest pianist Sean Schulze of the Cleveland Institute of Music performs “An Evening with Claude Debussy” in Bliss Recital Hall on campus. Free.

Saturday, Sept. 13, 6 to 8 p.m. The McDonough Museum of Art at YSU hosts an opening reception for “Reunion II Alumni Invitational,” featuring art from distinguished alumni of YSU’s Department of Art. More here.

Saturday, Sept. 13, 4 p.m. YSU Penguins football takes on the Butler Bulldogs in Stambaugh Stadium. More at

Sunday, Sept. 14, 4 p.m. The Dana School of Music Chamber Orchestra performs in Stambaugh Auditorium.