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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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

NOVEMBER 2015

Inside Higher Ed and Insight into Diversity both took note of the appointment of President-Elect Christopher Howard:

http://tinyurl.com/paq976z

http://www.insightintodiversity.com/wp-content/media/digitalissues/december2015/index.html

WESA, the City Paper, and the Beaver County Times featured  Dan Short's book Unisphere :

http://wesa.fm/post/story-behind-creation-unisphere

http://m.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/reviews-of-the-first-50-pages-of-three-new-works/Content?oid=1870373

http://tinyurl.com/zyf4lmk

Joe Angelleli penned an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the impact of the state budget impasse on senior citizens:

http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2015/11/10/Budget-impasse-is-hurting-seniors/stories/201511100028

RMU was included in this NextPittsburgh story about additive manufacturing in the Pittsburgh region:

http://www.nextpittsburgh.com/features/pittsburgh-becoming-hub-additive-manufacturing/

News coverage continued for Suzan Kardong-Edgren, who was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the first RMU faculty member to earn this honor:

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/9353340-74/nursing-edgren-kardong#axzz3rbv4c24j

The RMU Polling Institute received coverage for questions on Gov. Tom Wolf and the state budget impasse, Vice President Joe Biden, Americans' retirement security, Planned Parenthood, and Attorney General Kathleen Kane:

http://www.planadviser.com/Retired-Americans-Need-More-Savings/

http://tinyurl.com/hmsrozt

http://tinyurl.com/odyj8r9

http://tinyurl.com/okxyx3l

http://tinyurl.com/ovhzzfa

http://tinyurl.com/pr6v7od

The Pittsbugh Tribune-Review included a story about the Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans Project in its Veterans Day coverage:

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/9366728-74/parade-veterans-served#axzz3roC7sxVB

Several reporters called on RMU faculty for their expertise, from Massachusetts casinos to the impact of social media during the Paris terrorist attacks to chip-enabled credit cards:

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/11/18/mgm-says-will-spent-casino-springfield/UzZ352rpWQkadC3m7FXpeN/story.html

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/world/2015/11/17/In-wake-of-attacks-social-media-add-new-dimension/stories/201511160200

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/money/2015/11/17/Some-taking-swipe-at-chip-cards/stories/201511170050

http://tinyurl.com/h2ofbck

The Beaver County Times covered a panel discussion the Health Services Administration program hosted about the Affordable Care Act:

http://tinyurl.com/o2kv888

RMU's former president, Gregory Dell'Omo, wrote this article in the journal Presidential Perspectives that details RMU's efforts to measure its graduates' return on investment:

http://www.presidentialperspectives.org/pdf/2016/2016-Chap-2-MeasuringROI-DellOmo.pdf

The Trib wrote about RMU's participation in a local wetlands preservation project:

http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yoursewickley/yoursewickleymore/9307505-74/pond-salamanders-habitat#axzz3qQgnTagV

And our students volunteering at an after-school program at the Sewickley YMCA:

http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yoursewickley/yoursewickleymore/9259056-74/oasis-program-students#axzz3rC1HAqJn

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris, Meet Matty McConnell (11/3/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/03/robert-morris-meet-matty-mcconnell/ 

McConnell's Debut Pleases Coach (11/4/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/04/McConnell-s-debut-pleases-coach/stories/201511040055

Matty McConnell Out To Make A Name For Himself at Robert Morris (11/5/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9383906-74/mcconnell-shot-toole#axzz3tPyyN1nI

2015-16 Robert Morris Preview (11/5/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/05/Robert-Morris-men-s-basketball-preview-1/stories/201511050004

Robert Morris Outlook: Tournament The Target Again (11/12/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-men-s-basketball-outlook-tournament-the-target-again/article_60643510-87e6-11e5-93df-3b74d66a7723.html

RMU's Pryor Searches for Consistency (11/12/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-s-rodney-pryor-searches-for-more-consistency/article_752af412-8754-11e5-afce-2fa1b206e578.html

If Robert Morris Moves Into A New Home, Does That Mean A New Conference, Too? (11/12/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/if-robert-morris-moves-into-a-new-home-does-that/article_aa0ee9e0-8754-11e5-b0ac-139872804c76.html

Youthful Robert Morris Ready For Opener at Penn (11/12/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9420354-74/toole-season-morris#axzz3tPyyN1nI

Hometown Bond (11/12/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/12/robert-morris-athletics-hometown-kids-form-bond/

McConnell Hopes To Boost Family Legacy (11/13/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/13/Matty-McConnell-looks-to-boost-family-legacy-as-he-starts-Robert-Morris-career/stories/201511130110

Minnie Ready To Take On Bigger Offensive Role For Robert Morris (11/13/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/elijah-minnie-ready-to-take-on-bigger-offensive-role-for/article_e93bb7c4-897a-11e5-b4b4-b3b8e8722492.html

Penn Holds Off Robert Morris Comeback (11/13/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/13/penn-holds-off-robert-morris-comeback/

Andy Toole Makes Emotional Trip Back To The Palestra (11/14/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-coach-andy-toole-makes-emotional-trip-back-to/article_77697e34-8aff-11e5-abbe-4bc5c1edb3d3.html

Robert Morris Newcomers Get Crash Course On College Basketball (11/17/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-newcomers-get-crash-course-on-college-basketball/article_70feaade-8d6f-11e5-a645-23dd66edcf97.html

Freshman Still Looks To Step Up (11/18/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/18/Robert-Morris-Bucknell-Isaiah-Still-Matty-McConnell/stories/201511170193

Defensive Breakdowns Doom Winless Robert Morris (11/18/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/defensive-breakdowns-doom-winless-robert-morris-against-bucknell/article_0bfe6b62-8e6c-11e5-84f7-8fac6cd9c5a4.html

Robert Morris Falls To 0-3 After Loss To Bucknell (11/18/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/9437715-74/morris-robert-bucknell#axzz3tPyyN1nI

Slow Start, Defensive Miscues Plague Robert Morris (11/18/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/18/slow-start-defensive-miscues-plague-colonials/

Robert Morris Rallies, But Effort Falls Short (11/19/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/19/RMU-s-rallies-effort-falls-shy/stories/201511190086

Robert Morris Grinds Through Nine-Day Road Trip (11/21/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/21/Robert-Morris-grinds-through-nine-day-road-trip/stories/201511210057

Men's Hockey

Signature Win at Yost (11/5/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/05/robert-morris-athletics-signature-win-in-michigan/

No. 20 Robert Morris Upset by AIC (11/6/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/06/robert-morris-upset-at-home-by-last-place-aic/

Colonials Make Statement, Rebound vs. AIC (11/7/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/07/statement-win-for-the-colonials/ 

Despite Upset of Michigan, Robert Morris Hasn't Found Consistency (11/19/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/despite-upset-of-michigan-robert-morris-hockey-hasn-t-found/article_fe7689dc-8a0d-11e5-8547-034a6f2bd570.html

Peters Township Alumnus Makes Jump For Robert Morris (11/20/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/20/Peters-alum-Dagnal-makes-jump-for-Robert-Morris-hockey/stories/201511180022

Proposal Has College Hockey Foes United (11/28/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/28/proposal-has-college-hockey-foes-on-same-side/

Colonials Fight Off Penalties For Comeback Win (11/29/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/29/colonials-fight-off-penalties-for-comeback-win/

Lynch Makes History in Colonials Sweep (11/29/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/29/lynch-hits-history-books-colonials-sweep/

Women's Basketball

2015-16 Robert Morris Preview (11/5/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/05/Robert-Morris-women-s-basketball-preview-1/stories/201511050002

A Transfer Of Power For Robert Morris (11/12/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/a-transfer-of-power-for-robert-morris-women-s-basketball/article_4898fd7a-88d2-11e5-b1bd-3f2c11015076.html

Stamolamprou Hopes To Lead Robert Morris Back To NEC Title Game (11/12/15):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/stamolamprou-looks-to-lead-experienced-robert-morris-women-back-to/article_82671f36-86f8-11e5-801f-036be8671bf1.html

Robert Morris Standout Uses 2014-15 As Motivation (11/12/15):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/11/12/Stamolamprou-uses-last-season-s-disappointment-as-motivation/stories/201511120006

Football

Robert Morris Closes Season With Victory Over Bryant (11/21/15)

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/football/robert-morris-closes-season-with-a-win-over-bryant/article_d86caeb8-90bd-11e5-abac-f37f5d752972.html

Other

Colonials Are All In, Together (11/5/15):

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2015/11/5/WSOC_1105155552.aspx?path=wsoc

Nothing Good Comes Easy (11/12/15):

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2015/11/12/MSOC_1112154020.aspx?path=msoc

Bunner Commits To Play Softball at RMU (11/16/15):

http://triblive.com/sports/hssports/highschoolrecruiting/9450603-74/bunner-softball-southmoreland#axzz3tPyyN1nI

Robert Morris: 'Dawn Of A New Era' (11/19/15):

http://dkpittsburghsports.com/2015/11/19/robert-morris-athletics-volleyballs-time/