Lake Erie: National Marine Sanctuary?

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For many area residents and tourists, Lake Erie is a popular destination for swimming, boating or just a day at the beach. Erie now has the chance to apply to make its piece of the lake a National Marine Sanctuary. An informational meeting was held Tuesday at the Hirt Auditorium to answer questions about what […]

Ropski’s book acts as guide to Yellowstone

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Steve Ropski, Ph.D., a professor in Gannon University’s biology department, recently announced the release of “Let Yellowstone Come to You: A Non-Tourist Guide,” his first solo book. In an interview with The Knight, Ropski reflected on his previous 18 years spent visiting Yellowstone National Park a total of 30 times. The Gannon Book Store has copies available for […]

Z is for zoology

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Students who study biology must examine every living organism, from a single cell to the largest ecosystem – or all creatures great and small, as the poem goes. For those particularly interested in the processes and behavior of animals, Gannon’s zoology courses are surefire favorites. Taught by Dr. Edward Phillips and Dr. Steve Ropski, zoology […]