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RMU in the News

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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


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

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

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

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

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:

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:

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

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:

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

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:

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

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


Men's Basketball

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hometown Bond (11/12/15):

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Men's Hockey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Women's Basketball

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

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