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RMU in the News

Monday, August 1, 2016

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

JULY 2016

President Howard was profiled by the Pittsburgh Business Times in its "Personalities of Pittsburgh" feature (subscription required):

Wendy Beckemeyer, vice president for enrollment management, spoke to the Chronicle of Higher Education about the oft-maligned job of enrollment manager: 

Scaife Hall was included in a round-up of new campus updates in the newsletter of the Council of Independent Colleges:

An Inside Higher Ed story about declining Saudi enrollments noted that RMU is holding steady:

RMU received quite an endorsement for its cyber security programs from the Pittsburgh Technology Council in this story in the Pittsburgh Business Times:

The Business Times reported on the appointment of Michelle Patrick, new dean of the School of Business:

Health care economist Steve Foreman weighed in on low-cost health care plans for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

The Post-Gazette tapped Denis Rudd in Hospitality and Tourism for a story about the state's casino tax:

The Beaver County Times reported on the economic impact study that Shell commissioned from RMU for its ethane cracker in Beaver County (subscription required):

The Beaver County Times also reported on the grant RMU received to diversity the nursing workforce:

RMU's past polling on concussions in football continues to show up in the news:

Student Paul Hidinger was featured as a Newsmaker by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

Political scientist Justin DePlato had his moment in the sun as a delegate to the Republican National Convention:

Speaking of the RNC, assistant professor of history Soren Fanning spoke to Russia Direct about why the Republicans had failed to mention Russia at their convention:

RMU made its way into a Crain's Cleveland Business story about 3 + 3 law programs:

Ajdunct history professor Brady Crytzer figured into this Post-Gazette essay about 18th century explorer Christopher Gist and American Indian leader Guyasuta: 

The RMU Island Sports Center hosted a curling tournament:



Under Armour Deal, Upcoming FBS Games Boost Robert Morris' Profile (7/8/16) 

Track & Field

From RMU To Rio: Carper Looks To Punch Ticket to 2016 Olympics (7/2/16)

Men's Basketball

Pittsburgh Pro-Am Provides Players A Window For Development (7/6/16)

RMU's Still Could Be The One For Colonials In Sophomore Year (7/8/16)

Robert Morris' Wright Jr. Hopes To Live Up To Father's Standards On The Court (7/11/16)

Now Recovered, Robert Morris' Aaron Tate is Back on the Basketball Court (7/13/16)

Insight and Expertise (July 26, 2016)


Embracing The Moment (7/18/16)

Plan Accordingly (7/22/16)

Where Are They Now? Features ...

Jason DeFranco (Men's Soccer) (7/13/16)

Jimmy Langhurst (Men's Basketball) (7/20/16)