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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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

April 2013

RMU's participation in a program to provide free tax assistance to low-income families was chronicled by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/nonprofits-provide-free-tax-assistance-682691/

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3801963-74/tax-military-members#axzz2Q3yHsZ7n

Sports psychologist Samantha Monda penned an op-ed for the Pittsburgh Business Times about the psychological hurdles facing marathon runners after the Boston terror bombing:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2013/04/19/marathoners-must-retrain-brains-after.html?page=all

Health care economist Steve Foreman once again was the go-to guy for reporters writing about the Highmark-West Penn Allegheny merger and related issues:
http://tinyurl.com/cp63fyy

http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3853272-74/hospitals-community-highmark#axzz2R07C2AJJ

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/west-penn-allegheny-names-new-ceo-john-paul-685516/

http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/3933998-74/highmark-allegheny-penn#axzz2Ry5YhWhs

The Beaver County Times published a story about RMU fraternity men donning high heels to raise awareness of sexual assault:
http://tinyurl.com/c2kxcb6

The Post-Gazette included RMU in a story about students in online programs will step on campus for the first time at commencement:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/education/for-onliners-graduation-day-is-first-on-campus-685341/

Part-time faculty member Chris Nicholson was featured in a Post-Gazette story about his film exploring the purported haunting of a Connellsville library:
http://tinyurl.com/cffcwgp

Patch.com wrote about Colonials football player and cancer survivor Tyler Potts, who organized a blood drive:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/cancer-surviver-rmu-defensive-end-organizes-blood-drive

The Tribune-Review chronicled RMU's participation in the SCoRE anti-depression curriculum:
http://triblive.com/news/education/3889019-74/students-depression-college#axzz2RraWVgGd

The Tribune-Review shone the spotlight on Presidential Transformational Award winner Una Japundza:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3853796-74/morris-robert-award#axzz2RraWVgGd

Athletics

Frozen Four

Frozen Four: Questions for John Buccigross (4/10/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-questions-for-john-buccigross/article_4c643562-5318-5c6e-bf59-8892fae9d09a.html

Yale, UMass Lowell Have Little History at Frozen Four (4/10/13): http://triblive.com/sports/-topstories/3802662-74/lowell-frozen-yale#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

Frozen Four Shows Off Hockey City (4/11/13): http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3809278-74/frozen-hockey-university#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

For At Least One Day, Pittsburgh Turns Into Hockeytown USA (4/11/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/3802728-74/hockey-yale-fans#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

Frozen Four: No Traditional Powers This Year (4/11/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-no-traditional-powers-this-year/article_b74649de-b64c-56f9-9fe0-0f0d1db1890c.html

Frozen Four: Defense Key to Quinnipiac's Emergence (4/11/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-defense-key-to-quinnipiac-s-emergence/article_5b7aa37b-8bd2-5537-a98d-fd1e175d5f1b.html

Hockey's Heisman Legend Began in Pittsburgh ... (4/11/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/hockey-s-heisman-legend-began-in-pittsburgh-when-baker-s/article_ad3b6af5-4909-5c52-b3f3-4b122f24b89e.html

Quinnipiac an Inspiration for Robert Morris (4/11/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-quinnipiac-an-inspiration-for-robert-morris/article_0c64ca2a-db0e-59b7-ae5b-6be68337cdda.html

Frozen Four: Notebook (4/11/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-notebook/article_91ed6017-1c82-53da-9875-950a9b3d29df.html 

Frozen Four: Players Traded for Iginla to Face Off (4/11/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-players-traded-for-iginla-to-face-off/article_3e677ff8-0cf5-54e5-9bca-ddc72ac8eb11.html

Hobey Baker Candidates Meet in Semifinals (4/11/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/hobey-baker-candidates-from-st-cloud-state-and-quinnipiac-meet-in-the-semifinals-682938/

Former Penguins Draft Picks Show Up at Frozen Four (4/11/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/former-penguins-draft-picks-turn-up-at-the-frozen-four-682929/

Yale Tops Umass Lowell in Frozen Four Opener (4/11/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/ncaa/3802713-74/lowell-yale-umass#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

Notebook: Lebo Fans Root For Yale (4/11/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/ncaa/3802729-74/yale-bulldogs-game#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

Quinnipiac Goalie Shines Over St. Cloud State (4/11/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/3802718-74/hartzell-quinnipiac-cloud#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

Quinnipiac Defeats St. Cloud State (4/12/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/quinnipiac-defeats-st-cloud-state-in-frozen-four-will-face-yale-for-ncaa-title-683102/

Diehard Fans Live for NCAA's Frozen Four (4/12/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/diehards-live-for-college-hockey-finals-683125/

Amazing Comeback for St. Cloud State Player (4/12/13): http://triblive.com/sports/kevingorman/3802736-74/leblanc-baker-hobey#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

Notebook: ECAC Puts Two Teams in Title Game (4/12/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/notebook-ecac-puts-2-teams-in-title-game-683173/

Notebook: Overtime Suits Yale Just Fine -- Again (4/12/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/notebook-overtime-suits-yale-just-fine-again-683171/

Frozen Four Insider: All-Conn Final (4/12/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-insider-all-conn-final/article_3eead901-4f3c-569b-88b6-0d0c4f707039.html

Cook: Mt. Lebanon's Root Could Have 'Jerome Bettis' Moment (4/12/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/ron-cook/cook-mt-lebanons-root-returns-to-his-roots-in-high-style-with-yale-683165/

Bands Horn In On the Action at Frozen Four (4/12/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/bands-horn-in-on-the-action-at-frozen-four-683169/

Five Minutes With ... Scott Wilson (4/13/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/five-minutes-with-scott-wilson-683170/

St. Cloud State Star Savors Top Honor (4/13/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/st-cloud-state-star-leblanc-savors-top-honor-683289/

Pittsburgh Impresses Frozen Four Players (4/13/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/pittsburgh-impresses-frozen-four-players-683263/

It's Final Exams Time for Yale (4/13/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/its-final-exam-time-for-yale-683243/

Quinnipiac Defies Odds to Join Hockey's Elite (4/13/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/quinnipiac-defies-odds-to-join-hockey-elite-683234/

Frozen Four Notebook (4/13/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/frozen-four-notebook-yales-chances-to-win-rise-with-malcolm-back-in-net-683287/

Yale Stuns Quinnipiac to Win NCAA Title (4/13/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/3802819-74/quinnipiac-yale-hartzell#axzz2ScZd5Dyr

Late Goal in Second Period Opens Door to Championship for Yale (4/14/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/late-goal-in-second-period-opens-door-to-championship-for-yale-683443/

Boola! Boola! Yale Takes Title (4/14/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-insider-boola-boola-yale-takes-title/article_49478fa5-08a2-5b68-a455-31fd531856c0.html

Now, Yale, Do It Again (4/14/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-now-yale-do-it-again/article_a9e9cd52-789e-5a27-b04f-bc03b0c402be.html

The Best and Worst of the Frozen Four Final (4/14/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/the-bests-and-worst-of-the-frozen-four-final-683447/

Yale's Miller Named Outstanding Player of Frozen Four (4/14/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/yales-miller-named-most-outstanding-player-of-frozen-four-683445/

Collier: Bulldogs Defy Expectations, Get Bobcats Off Their Backs (4/14/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/gene-collier/collier-bulldogs-defy-expectations-get-bobcats-off-their-backs-683375/

(Frozen) Four For Thinking: No Putting Down Root (4/14/13): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/frozen-four-for-thinking-no-putting-down-root/article_98655540-8085-5ea7-8832-ab7d5ee43d49.html

Five Minutes with ... Tucker Mullin (4/14/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/five-minutes-with-tucker-mullin-683438/

Robert Morris Wants to Host Frozen Four Again (4/14/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/robert-morris-wants-to-host-frozen-four-again-683397/

High Marks All Around for Pittsburgh as Frozen Four City (4/15/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/frozen-four/high-marks-all-around-for-pittsburgh-as-frozen-four-host-city-683497/

Pittsburgh Shined (4/22/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/opinion/letters/pittsburgh-shined-684485/

Miscellaneous

Yough's Sleith Doesn't Skip a Beat at Robert Morris (4/7/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/3752876-74/sleith-hitter-pitcher#axzz2ScZd5Dyr