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Thursday, July 6, 2017

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

June 2017

The Chonicle of Higher Education invited President Howard to share his thoughts, among a handful of other presidents, on executing change in higher education:

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Presidents-Share-What-s/240374

Several media outlets noted President Howard's appointment to the committee planning the 150th anniversary of college football:

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/19750152/committee-formed-plan-college-football-150th-birthday-party

http://collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/06/27/committee-launched-to-formulate-plans-for-college-footballs-150th-birthday/

http://www.nj.com/rutgersfootball/index.ssf/2017/06/rutgers_princeton_150_college_football.html

RMU was front and center in an Ozy story about Pittsburgh being a hub of 3-D printing innovation:

http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/could-pittsburgh-become-the-silicon-valley-of-3d-printing/78797

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped health care economist Steve Foreman for a story about the impact of an aging population on the health care system and Medicare:

http://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/12218453-74/dr-matthew-donofrio-has-seen-his-patient-pool-get-a-lot-grayer

http://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/12286334-74/baby-boomers-medicare-march-into-increasingly-uncertain-future

WalletHub talked to Athletics Director Craig Coleman about enjoying ice hockey without breaking the bank:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-hockey-fans/13283/#craig-coleman

Val Howard, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, weighed in on a controversy at Duquesne University involving an exam required for nursing students to graduate:

http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/12386405-74/opinions-vary-about-best-way-to-use-nursing-exam-under-fire-at

http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/12386143-74/duquesne-university-mom-speaks-up-for-nursing-students-who-passed-controversial-test

University Professor of Mathematics Monica VanDieren talked cycling on this Fitness Lab Pittsburgh podcast:

http://fitlabpgh.blubrry.com/2017/06/18/podcast-27-17-western-pennsylvania-wheelmen-monica-vandieren/

Athletics 

Men's Basketball

Woodall Had Coaching On The Brain Since The Eighth Grade:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/06/21/tray-woodall-robert-morris-coaching-staff-andy-toole-pitt-panthers/stories/201706210024

Despite Dambrot Ties, Josh and Jon Williams Reunite at Robert Morris:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/06/28/robert-morris-duquesne-men-s-basketball-andy-toole-keith-dambrot-st-mary-s-st-vincent-ncaa-transfer-akron/stories/201706280076

After Heavy Offseason Attrition, Robert Morris Is Adjusting To New Faces:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/06/29/robert-morris-colonials-men-s-basketball-andy-toole-ncaa-transfers/stories/201706280185

Former Xavier Guard Dante' Jackson Brings A Winning Pedigree To Robert Morris:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/06/30/dante-jackson-robert-morris-basketball-xavier-pitt-andy-toole-ncaa-tournament/stories/201707010063

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris Hopes Japanese Basktball Recruit Is First of Many:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/06/18/robert-morris-basketball-japan-international-charlie-buscaglia-honoka-ikematsu/stories/201706070188

Men's Ice Hockey

Podcast: Brady Ferguson On Penguins Development Camp:

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/06/27/dk-sports-radio-benz-brady-ferguson-penguins-development-camp/

Track & Field

Shaler Grad Boody Up To The Challenge At Robert Morris:

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/12365781-74/shaler-grad-boody-up-to-challenge-at-robert-morris