This Week at YSU, Feb. 29, 2016

Check out what's happening this week at Youngstown State University.Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m. The Psalms is the subject of the next “Studying the Jewish and Islamic Traditions” presentation in the Gallery of Kilcawley Center. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 2, 11 to 11:50 a.m. YSU celebrates Women’s History Month with “Good Work Sister!: Women Shipyard Workers of World War II,” a film screening and panel discussion in the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor (Steel Museum), 151 West Wood St.

Wednesday, March 2, 12:15 p.m. The YSU Percussion Ensemble performs a free Music at Noon concert in the Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m. Kelly Sanders, University of Southern California, talks about “Uncharted Waters? The Future of the Electricity-Water Nexus” in Cushwa Hall Room B112 as part of the YSU Lecture Series on Energy and the Environment.

Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m. YSU Jazz Ensembles perform in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus.

Thursday, March 3, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. YSU celebrates Women’s History Month with a discussion on Sexual Harassment, Kilcawley Center, Presidents’ Suite.

Thursday, March 3, 7:30 p.m. The Dana School of Music presents faculty Kathryn Thomas Umble, flute, and Cicilia Yudha, piano, in recital in Bliss Recital Hall on campus. The recital is free and open to the public.

Rosa Clemente

Rosa Clemente

Friday, March 4, 11 to 11:50 a.m. YSU celebrates Women’s History Month with a lecture by Rosa Clemente, Kilcawley Center, Ohio Room. Clemente has been a community organizer, scholar, journalist and Hip Hop activist for more than 20 years.

Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5. YSU presents the 19th annual Edward W. Powers Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Career Workshop and STEM Lecture Series. The STEM lecture, featuring Rachel Abrahams, research engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Florida, will be 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 in the Ohio Room in Kilcawley Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. The Career Workshop, designed to expose young women in grades 6 through 12 to career opportunities in STEM fields, is 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 5, in Kilcawley Center.

Friday, March 4, 7:30 p.m. Guest artist Ekachai Jearakul, guitar, winner of the 2014 GFA International Guitar Competition, performs in Bliss Recital Hall on campus.

Friday, March 4. The Bitonte College of Health and Human Services Alumni Recognition Dinner will be in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on the YSU campus.

Among the cast members in University Theater's production of "Tartuffe" are, from the left, Brooke Nobbs, Patrick Hobby and Christopher Hager.

Among the cast members in University Theater’s production of “Tartuffe” are, from the left, Brooke Nobbs, Patrick Hobby and Christopher Hager.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday March 4, 5 and 6. YSU Theater presents, “Tartuffe,” the classic 17th-century comedic satire by Molière, in Bliss Hall’s Spotlight Theater on the YSU campus. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. while the Sunday matinee performance is at 2 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 8 p.m. The YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium presents “Journey to a Billion Suns.” The planetarium also shows “Willbear’s Adventure” at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5. Free.

Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. YSU’s Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance provides free tax preparation as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program is offered in computer labs on the first floor of Williamson Hall at YSU. For more information, call 330–941-3084.