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Field Course to the Isle of Man

MCLEAN’S CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CLASSROOM ABROAD Faculty members Colleen McLean, Ray Beiersdorfer and Felicia Armstrong explored the island’s Niarbyl Fault. The narrow white line is the only known visible section of the Iapetus Suture between the former Laurentia and Avalonia paleocontinents over 400 million years ago. “IT’S LIKE NARNIA FOR ADULTS.” That’s how YSU students describe … Continue reading Field Course to the Isle of Man

Friends Group Anticipates New Girard Launch Site this September

A few years ago, the Friends of the Mahoning River approached the city of Girard with an original idea: to build a boat launch along the Mahoning River that would enable kayakers and paddlers to row from Girard all the way to Pennsylvania. The Friends Group has advocated for increased recreation opportunities on the river … Continue reading Friends Group Anticipates New Girard Launch Site this September