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Thursday, December 01, 2011

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

November 2011

Several media outlets covered RMU's purchase of the Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Airport:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11311/1188184-100.stm  
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http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_766034.html
http://www.observer-reporter.com/or/offbeat11/AP-University-Buys-Hotel-110811
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RMU alumnus and trustee Richard Harshman, CEO of Allegheny Technologies Inc., attributed his success to RMU in this profile in the Pittsburgh Business Times:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2011/11/04/richard-harshman-robert-morris.html

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covered medical simulation training held at RMU by the School of Nursing and Health Sciences for physicians from the Heritage Valley Health System:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11307/1186984-57.stm

The Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of Marketing Professor Gayle Marco for this story about Black Friday shopping:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11330/1192762-455-0.stm?cmpid=newspanel3

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and the Post-Gazette wrote about Michelle Rhee as part of her appearance at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series presented by Robert Morris University:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/cityregion/s_765022.html
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11308/1187295-192.stm?cmpid=newspanel5

And Moon Patch featured Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame Wilson, who spoke on campus:
http://tinyurl.com/82yjghh

Moon Patch also wrote about RMU's new major in cyber forensics and information security:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-launches-cyber-forensic-science-program

RMU was included in this Business Times story about efforts to make the accounting profession more diverse:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2011/11/11/Point-Park-diversity-in-accounting.html?page=all

The Post-Gazette and the New Pittsburgh Courier took note that Communication Professor Rex Crawley received a YWCA Racial Justice Award:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11326/1191599-460.stm?cmpid=newspanel0
http://tinyurl.com/7wpp9rj

Pop City Pittsburgh wrote about the ongoing work of the 74% Initiative at the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management:
http://tinyurl.com/73bsbwk

Peters Township Patch wrote about RMU's participation in the 24-Hour Film Challenge:
http://peters.patch.com/articles/pths-media-students-receive-video-award

Athletics:

Football

Smith Settling In At Corner (11/2/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1287441

Colonials, Blue Devils Could Ignite the Scoreboard (11/4/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1288465

Game Day: RMU At Central Connecticut State (11/5/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1288470

Colonials Lose Sinclair, Fall to CCSU (11/5/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1289057

Freshman QB Layman Thrown Into the Fire (11/9/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1290824

Game Day: Wagner at RMU (11/12/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1292231

Down to Third QB, Colonials Fall to Wagner (11/12/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1292651

RMU Looks to Play Spoiler Against Duquesne (11/14/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1293146

Game Day: RMU at Duquesne (11/19/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1295513

Duquesne Cruises Past Colonials (11/19/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1296118

Colonials Vow to Recover from Historically Bad Year (11/20/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1296445

Setticases Leave 8-Year Imprint on Football Program (11/21/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1296775

Men's Basketball

Coaches Call NEC Strongest Its Ever Been (11/4/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1288502

Expectations High For Young Robert Morris Squad (11/6/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11310/1187650-169.stm

Previewing and Predicting the Northeast Conference (11/10/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1291364

Game Day: Rider at RMU (11/11/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1291909

Freshmen, Williams Help RMU Drop Rider, 83-57 (11/11/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1292344

Robert Morris Gets Off to Hot Start in Opener (11/12/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11316/1189430-169.stm

Williams Boosts RMU in Opener (11/12/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_766994.html

Robert Morris Freshmen Must Adapt to Life on the Road (11/14/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_767131.html

Game Day: RMU at Saint Peter's (11/15/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1293756

Colonials Lock Down Peacocks in Second Half (11/15/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1294353

A November to Remember for RMU Hoops (11/17/11):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/a-november-to-remember-for-rmu-hoops/article_8c9cdea5-46ff-502b-8b00-a0bcbc63700a.html

Twelve Seniors Play Final Home Game Saturday (11/18/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1295510

Toole Faces Alma Mater at the Palestra (11/18/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1295538

Homecoming for Toole at the Palestra (11/18/11): http://thedp.com/index.php/article/2011/11/homecoming_for_toole_at_the_palestra

Robert Morris Coach Back at Scene of Prime (11/19/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11323/1191151-169.stm

Game Day: RMU at Penn (11/19/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1295921

Colonials Collapse in the Palestra (11/19/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1296388

Penn Backcourt Spoils Toole's Homecoming (11/20/11):
http://www.csnphilly.com/ncaa/news/Penn-backcourt-spoils-Tooles-homecoming?blockID=597306&feedID=704

Game Day: RMU at James Madison (11/22/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1297452

Jones Has Career Night as RMU Tops JMU (11/22/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1297847

Game Day: RMU at La Salle (11/25/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1298412

Defense Carries RMU to Win at Palestra (11/25/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1298926

RMU Shuts Down La Salle in Philly Tourney (11/26/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_769161.html

RMU Set to Give Pitt a Run (11/27/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_769237.html

Robert Morris Feeling Confident Despite Mark vs. Pitt (11/27/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11331/1192923-175.stm

Game Day: RMU at Pittsburgh (11/27/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1298945

First-Half Woes Doom Colonials (11/28/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11332/1193047-169.stm

Colonials Still Have No Answer for Pitt (11/28/11):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/colonials-still-have-no-answer-for-pitt/article_edc255e1-0d7f-5025-83b7-be3e0c62559e.html

Despite Familiarity, RMU Can't Shake Pitt Mystique (11/29/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1300337

Dukes, Colonials Should Forget About Pitt (11/29/11):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/hall-dukes-colonials-should-forget-about-pitt/article_224335d4-2536-593b-8103-7a670269ece4.html

Robert Morris Guard Jones Off to Strong Start (11/30/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_769605.html

Women's Basketball

A Coach's Plea for More Women's Coverage (11/15/11):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/college-hoops-a-coach-s-plea-for-more-women-s/article_791bea08-4c29-5bb6-8c64-c307b86dbb46.html

RMU Sophomore Gets Another Double-Double (11/16/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_767482.html

New Look Robert Morris women Faring Well (11/26/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_769162.html

Hockey

Colonials Split Opening AHA Series (11/6/11):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1289328

Other

RMU Recruit Backs Up Her Bat With Defense (11/16/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_767237.html