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Sunday, November 1, 2015

A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.

OCTOBER 2015

Pittsburgh Magazine published this fantastic story about the rise of RMU athletics and the dramatic growth the university has enjoyed:

http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/November-2015/Pittsburgh-is-Witnessing-The-Colonial-Era/

President-elect Christopher Howard participated in the NPR podcast On Being:

http://www.onbeing.org/program/christopher-howard-nancy-cantor-beyond-the-ivory-tower/8015

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette feted Suzie Kardong-Edgren for being named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing:

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/west/2015/10/23/Resume-A-newsmaker-you-should-know-Robert-Morris-professor-Suzan-Kardong-Edgren-named-fellow-of-the-Academy-of-Nursing/stories/201510230026

Marcel Minutolo appeared on the Sunday Business Page on KDKA-TV two weeks in a row. See excerpts:

http://tinyurl.com/panqc3m

http://tinyurl.com/pgdmoyk

The RMU Polling Institute nabbed headlines as Pennsylvania's budget stalemate continues and as Vice President Joe Biden decides not to run for president:

http://us.vocuspr.com/ViewNewsOnDemand.aspx?Email=potts%40rmu.edu&Date=10%2f22%2f2015+6%3a13%3a54+AM&ArticleID=3077837_58556_272200406

http://us.vocuspr.com/ViewNewsOnDemand.aspx?Email=potts%40rmu.edu&Date=10%2f28%2f2015+6%3a03%3a36+AM&ArticleID=3077837_58556_273113226

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2015/10/28/pennsylvania-budget-senate-vacation/

http://tinyurl.com/phpxqaz

http://blogs.goerie.com/campaign/2015/10/21/3-affects-of-bidens-decision/

http://www.sharonherald.com/opinion/columns/polls-show-voters-fed-up-over-budget-stalemate/article_a15fa77e-f4b4-52ed-9691-c5f40575b98f.html

http://www.tribdem.com/news/analysis-polls-show-voters-fed-up-over-budget-stalemate/article_c2702556-803f-11e5-b36b-17e06ad10c5f.html

http://wesa.fm/post/rmu-poll-finds-more-pennsylvanians-think-kane-should-resign

The Boston Globe again called on Denis Rudd once again, this time to talk about gambling revenues in Maine:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/10/31/maine-casino-operator-tax-break-plea-could-omen-for-massachusetts/IFQk8ALsOnJDlMINW5DfbK/story.html

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped Steve Foreman for a story about the compensation of Highmark's former CEO:

http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/9352055-74/million-highmark-compensation#axzz3qLxB00nc

The Trib deemed Dan Short a Newsmaker for his book Unisphere:

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/9234689-74/university-short-unisphere#axzz3pgDOsjAF

Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management appeared on Our Region's Business on WPXI:

http://tinyurl.com/ou55u8j

Athletics

General

Robert Morris Athletics: Rennie Gets Rolling (10/1/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/01/robert-morris-notebook-rennie-gets-rolling/

Robert Morris Athletics: Toole Time Returns (10/8/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/08/robert-morris-notebook-smoother-ride-the-goal/

Robert Morris Athletics: Behind The Mask (10/15/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/15/robert-morris-notebook-man-behind-the-masks/

Robert Morris Athletics: Seeking Soccer History (10/21/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/21/robert-morris-athletics-colonials-on-verge-of-history/ 

Football

Turnovers Plague Robert Morris In Loss to Sacred Heart (10/10/15)
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/football/turnovers-plague-robert-morris-in-loss-to-sacred-heart/article_198402c4-6f90-11e5-93b7-cf921cb8bcac.html

Robert Morris Defense, Special Teams Pick Up For Slacking Offense (10/22/15)
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/10/22/District-football-notebook-Robert-Morris-defense-special-teams-pick-up-slack-for-reeling-offense/stories/201510220017

Robert Morris, Duquesne Renew Rivalry In Key Conference Game (10/22/15)
http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/9308729-74/game-morris-robert#axzz3qRfJAC3z

Duquesne Defense Holds Off Robert Morris (10/24/15)
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/football/duquesne-s-defense-holds-off-robert-morris/article_ae88139a-7ab9-11e5-9bcb-7f003d0bd5e6.html

Duquesne Defense Excels In Win Over Robert Morris (10/24/15)
http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9307776-74/morris-robert-quarter#axzz3qRfJAC3z

Hockey
Robert Morris Hopes To Erase Last Season's Disappointment (10/8/15)
http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/9230106-74/hockey-morris-robert#axzz3qRfJAC3z

Without Wydo, Robert Morris Still In Position (10/8/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/08/robert-morris-hockey-media-day/

Committee Powers Robert Morris In Opener (10/16/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/16/colonial-committee-powers-robert-morris-in-opener/

Sluggish Second Forces Robert Morris To Rally (10/17/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/17/sluggish-second-forces-robert-morris-to-rally/

Robert Morris Looks To Replace Leading Scorer Wydo (10/16/15)
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/10/16/Robert-Morris-hockey-looks-to-replace-leading-scorer-Cody-Wydo/stories/201510160091 

Basketball
Robert Morris Looks For New Leaders (10/1/15)
http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9144334-74/pryor-jones-ncaa#axzz3qRfJAC3z

Pryor Can Hit New High For Robert Morris (10/16/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/16/robert-morris-looks-for-even-more-from-pryor/

Still Could Be Versatile Piece For Robert Morris (10/26/15)
http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/10/26/andy-toole-has-a-new-versatile-weapon/

RMU Rides Momentum (10/27/15)
http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9259292-74/season-conference-support#axzz3qRfJAC3z