This Week at YSU, March 16, 2015

YSU presents Johann Strauss Jr.'s opera Die Fledermaus Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 20, 21 and 22 in Bliss Hall's Ford Theater. Pictured at top is Nicholas Hazleton as Dr. Falke. Left to right are Rebecca Enlow as Adele, Dean LaSalandra as Eisenstein and Kathleen Bachtel as Rosalinda.

YSU presents Johann Strauss Jr.’s opera Die Fledermaus Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 20, 21 and 22 in Bliss Hall’s Ford Theater. Pictured at top is Nicholas Hazleton as Dr. Falke. Left to right are Rebecca Enlow as Adele, Dean LaSalandra as Eisenstein and Kathleen Bachtel as Rosalinda.

Wednesday, March 18, 12:15 p.m. YSU’s Dana School of Music presents a free Music at Noon concert featuring the Brass Chamber Ensembles in the Butler Institute of American Art.

Wednesday, March 18, 7 p.m. “The Science of Wind Power: Is it always windy somewhere?” will be presented by Stephen Rose, the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, in Room B112 of Cushwa Hall on campus. The lecture is part of the YSU Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment. More here.

Thursday, March 19. “Throwing Stones at the Glass Ceiling,” with Jen Ralston, Emmy-winning sound editor and underground filmmaker, in McKay Auditorium, Beeghly Hall. Lectures at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Also at 7 p.m., winners of the Women’s and Gender Studies Video Contest will be screened. More here.

Thursday, March 19, 6 p.m. The YSU School of Graduate Studies and Research presents “Diversity of Scholarship,” a celebration and recognition of scholarly activity at the university. The event will be in the Jones Room of Kilcawley Center. A diverse group of presenters will discuss their scholarly activity and the role it has played in their university experience.

Thursday, March 19, 7 p.m. The Dana School of Music presents a concert by four YSU Jazz Combos in Kilcawley Center’s Hub. The concert, free and open to the public, features the music of Freddie Hubbard, Thelonious Monk, Grant Green, Wes Montgomery, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, YSU Jazz Faculty member Alton Merrell, and student compositions with an American songbook standards and jazz standards repertoire.

Friday, March 20. The departments of Marketing and Management in the Williamson College of Business Administration at YSU host Marketing & Management Shadow Day. More here.

Friday, March 20, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “Social Work Paves the Way for Change” is the theme for this year’s Social Work Day in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. The event celebrates the field of Social Work. More here.

Friday, March 20, 11 a.m. to noon. “Transparently, Big Bang is a Scandal: Gender, Race and Ethnicity on the Small Screen” in the Ohio Room of Kilcawley Center on campus. Three scholars will discuss contemporary representations of gender, race and ethnicity on several hit TV shows: The Big Bang Theory, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, and Transparent. The event is part of Women’s History Month at YSU.

Screen Shot 2015-03-13 at 10.13.02 AMFriday and Saturday, March 20 and 21. YSU women’s softball opens the home season against Detroit at the softball field west of Fifth Avenue on campus. Friday’s game is 3 p.m., followed by a doubleheader on Saturday, 1 and 3 p.m. More at www.ysusports.com.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 20, 21 and 22. YSU men’s baseball team takes on Valparaiso at Eastwood Field. Friday’s game is 3 p.m., Saturday’s game is 2 p.m. and the Sunday contest is at noon.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 20, 21 and 22. YSU’s Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series and the Dana School of Music present Johann Strauss, Jr.’s opera Die Fledermaus in Bliss Hall’s Ford Theater. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee performance is 2 p.m. More here.

Saturday, March 21. Ohio’s District Four National History Day contest attracts hundreds of students to DeBartolo Hall on the YSU campus. Students in grades 6 through 12 from Ashtabula, Columbiana, Geauga, Mahoning, Portage and Trumbull counties participate. This year’s theme is “Leadership and Legacy in History.” Winners advance to the state finals at Ohio State University. State winners go to the national finals at the University of Maryland in June.