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Sunday, January 1, 2012

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

December 2011

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote this complimentary article about RMU's purchase of the Holiday Inn:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11349/1196914-298.stm

What do you know? Pittsburgh Magazine's Great Minds newsletter also wrote about the Holiday Inn:
http://tinyurl.com/866vez5

And Great Minds previewed the robotics competition taking place at RMU in February:
http://www.icontact-archive.com/J0lA9rS2048SGwaCDHxk_4C-5scJpiEW?w=4

The Pittsburgh Business Times published this feature about an RMU sport psychology course that studied the Penn State child sex abuse scandal:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2011/12/30/penn-state-scandal-offers-insight.html?s=print

The Post-Gazette's Seen column included coverage of the President's Council Dinner:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11347/1196448-460.stm

Oops! We missed this Pittsburgh Business Times article from October that included coverage of a panel discussion hosted by the DNP program:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2011/10/06/hvhs-fully-integrates-retail-clinics.html

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped the expertise of Organizational Leadership Professor Glenn Thiel for this article about the ethics of giving a gift to your child's teacher:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/cityregion/s_772704.html

WPXI-TV covered this Black Male Leadership Development Institute event:
http://tinyurl.com/7tpm47q

English Professor Ed Karshner was profiled by the Chronicle-Telegram in his hometown of Oberlin, Ohio:
http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2011/12/21/15-minutes-with-dr-ed-karshner/

Several media outlets picked up this story in the Beaver County Times about steampunk culture, featuring RMU students and theater Professor Barbara Burgess-Lefebvre:
http://tinyurl.com/7bzkj67

Dave Hanson, executive director at the RMU Island Sports Center, weighed in on the growing popularity of local ice rinks in this Trib story:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/cityregion/s_774081.html

Athletics:

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Colonials Cruise to Win in NEC Opener (12/2/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11336/1194031-169.stm

Robert Morris' Strong First Half Hods Up In Victory (12/2/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_770067.html

Robert Morris More Than Just Lucky in Victory vs. Monmouth (12/4/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11338/1194567-169.stm

Robert Morris Cruises to Win Against Monmouth (12/4/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_770338.html

Local Pride On The Line When Robert Morris Battles Dukes (12/6/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11340/1194857-135.stm

Dukes, Colonials Seek Bragging Rights (12/6/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_770544.html

Colonials Overcome Their City Rivals Again (12/7/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11341/1195076-135-0.stm

Colonials Ratchet Up Intensity, Stun Dukes (12/7/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11341/1195093-169.stm

RMU Shocks Duquesne for Bragging Rights (12/7/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_770761.html

Jones "Little" RMU's Big Man (12/7/11):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/jones-little-rmu-s-big-man/article_07defaed-52b1-5e4e-8efa-2497106b5998.html

Dukes, Colonials Would Like Your Attention (12/7/11):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/hall-dukes-colonials-would-like-your-attention/article_d64b7389-3dbd-59bc-ab8e-cf360abc1cb4.html

Robert Morris Makes Things Interesting vs. Tough Cleveland State (12/9/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11343/1195638-169.stm

RMU Rally Falls Short vs. Cleveland State (12/9/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_771181.html

McFadden Should Help Frontline (12/17/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11351/1197560-169.stm

Jones Leads Second-Half Comeback (12/18/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11352/1197759-169.stm

Newcomer Boosts Robert Morris in Victory (12/18/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_772638.html

Colonials Come Alive in Second Half (12/21/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11355/1198272-169.stm

Shorthand Robert Morris Beats Hampton (12/21/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_773016.html

Colonials Get Shot at Early 10th Victory (12/22/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11356/1198609-169.stm

Robert Morris' 10th Victory Comes in Last Second (12/23/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11357/1198861-169.stm

Jones Brings Luck to RMU (12/25/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_773687.html

RMU Can Thank Conference Rival for Added Confidence (12/27/11): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/rmu-can-thank-conference-rival-for-added-confidence/article_ba15ee17-2d72-57c6-91a8-50592e376571.html

Colonials Go Cold on Trip O Trip Down South (12/30/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11364/1200170-169.stm

Women's Basketball

RMU Women Get Early NEC Start (12/3/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_770184.html

Bench Blossoming for RMU Women (12/23/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_773398.html

For Robert Morris Women, It's All Elementary (12/26/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_773701.html

Duquesne Defeats Robert Morris, 66-63 (12/31/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11365/1200572-135.stm

Hockey

Offer to Skate on Home Turf too Good to Pass Up (12/1/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_769540.html

No. 4 Ohio State Just Another Opponent To Confident Colonials (12/30/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11364/1200140-169.stm

No. 4 Ohio State Hockey Puts End to Robert Morris Streak (12/31/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11365/1200526-169.stm

Ohio State Handles RMU Hockey (12/31/11):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_774459.html