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RMU in the News

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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


President Howard was named to the College Football Playoff Selection Committee, which garnered nationwide attention. Just a few examples below: (subscription required)

RMU also grabbed headlines with its announcement of the UPMC Events Center (see additional coverage Athletics below):

KDKA interviewed President Howard for a story about the "Voices on the Train" program at Pittsburgh International Airport:

President Howard also was featured on "Our Region's Business" and "The KDKA Sunday Business Page":

The Pittsburgh Business Times recognized RMU's strong showing in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of online degree programs:

President Howard spoke to the Wall Street Journal about the incoming Trump administration, one of several stories about the new president that included RMU:

Justin DePlato wrote about Trump's executive orders for The Hill:

Darcy Tannehill spoke to "Pittsburgh Today Live" about amyloidosis:

And now for something completely different...John Cleese:


Men's Basketball 

Toole Questions Colonials' Will To Win (1/5/17):

Robert Morris Drops Its Second In A Row, 65-54 (1/5/17):

Still Struggling, But He Wants To Be The One For Robert Morris (1/12/17): 

With New Facilities Getting Built, Robert Morris Basketball and Volleyball Will Have More Intimate Home Next Season (1/18/17):

Robert Morris Discusses New Arena At Press Conference (1/19/17): 

Robert Morris Eyes Larger Regional, National Profile With New Events Center (1/19/17):

Robert Morris Signs Toole To One-Year Extension (1/19/17):

Robert Morris Excited To Play Home Games at PPG Paints Arena (1/20/17):

RMU Plays Poorly in Loss to LIU Brooklyn (1/5/17):

Colonials New 'Energy' Tops St. Francis Brooklyn (1/17/17):

Robert Morris Puts Forth Better Effort, Beats St. Francis Brooklyn (1/7/17): 

Toole Counting On Freshmen As NEC Play Heats Up (1/11/17):

'Frustrating' Lapses Cost in Loss to Saint Francis (1/12/17):

Sluggish Second Half Leads To Another Loss For Robert Morris (1/12/17): 

Robert Morris Falls to Rival Saint Francis (Pa.) (1/12/17): 

Still's Struggles Hurting Colonials' Confidence (1/13/17):

In-Depth: Why Has Toole Stuck With Colonials (1/17/17):

Robert Morris To Build New Facility For Basketball, Volleyball (1/18/17): 

Robert Morris To Build To New Basketball, Volleyball Arena (1/18/17):

Still-less Colonials Go Wire-to-Wire Over Blue Devils, 74-67 (1/19/17):

McConnell Leads Robert Morris Past CCSU (1/19/17):

With New Arena On Way, Robert Morris Coach Andy Toole Gets Contract Extension (1/19/17):

Toole Earns Extension Through 2020-21 (1/19/17):

RMU Coach Toole Gets One-Year Extensions (1/19/17):

Robert Morris Defeats Central Connecticut State, 74-67 (1/20/17):

New Arena, Contract Provides Stability For Hoops (1/20/17):

Robert Morris Blows Big Lead, Loses To Bryant at Home (1/21/17):

RMU Believes New Arena Is Next Step in Ambitious, But Patient, Plan To Become Mid-Major Power (1/24/17):

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris' Anna Niki Stamalamprou Keeping A Level Head While Moving Up School's Scoring List (1/21/17):

Men's Hockey

Hockey 'Someday, Mabye' Will Get New Facility (1/19/17):

'Calm' Marotte The Bedrock For Contending Colonials (1/20/17):