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Friday, September 1, 2017

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

August 2017

G.I. Jobs magazine profiled President Howard:

http://gijobsdigimag.epubxp.com/i/853333-aug-2017/0?m4= 

The president was also mentioned in an ESPN.com story about the College Foortball Playoff Selection Committee:

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/20461172/college-football-playoff-schedule-key-people-everything-need-know

And a story about trends in higher education in Pittsburgh Magazine:

http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2017/Answering-the-Big-Questions-of-Higher-Education/index.php?cparticle=1&siarticle=0&vcid=6781&vsmaid=5254#artanc

The Pittsburgh Business Times published an article about RMU's use of predictive analytics to improve student retention (subscription required):

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/08/09/for-colleges-predictive-analytics-give-voice.html

NEXT Pittsbugh profiled Lauren Rauscher in its NEXT Up feature:

http://www.nextpittsburgh.com/next-up/next-lauren-rauscher/

The Sporting News interviewed President Howard about the late Bill Cambpell:

http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football/news/college-football-playoff-2017-committee-chris-howard-robert-morris-bill-campbell-trophy/ng1dca7u3tms12xtqhcs3p88c

KDKA-TV featured RMU's work to build a tiny house for veterans:

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2017/08/08/tiny-house-village-being-built-for-veterans-in-need/

Pittsburgh Quarterly noted that RMU faculty performed the economic impact analysis for the Shell ethane cracker plant in Beaver County:

http://pittsburghquarterly.com/between-the-issues/item/1449-what-will-shell-cracker-bring-with-it.html

Riza Emekter spoke to the Tribune-Review about rising stock prices:

http://triblive.com/local/regional/12594756-74/as-stock-prices-soar-analysts-watch-for-signs-of-market-downturn

Justin DePlato wrote an eassy about presidential approval ratings for PennLive.com:

http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2017/08/disliking_us_presidents_the_ne.html

The Tribune-Review included RMU in an article about how campuses address racism and protests:

http://triblive.com/news/education/12636090-74/western-pa-universities-urge-students-to-be-watchful-for-hate

Athletics

Football

Colonials Could Get Stability From Quarterback Jimmy Walker:

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/football/robert-morris-football-outlook-colonials-could-get-stability-from-quarterback/article_6f2986b0-8ce7-11e7-a3fa-37b12772c9b4.html

Robert Morris Gets A Boost From Return of Cole Blake:

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/football/robert-morris-football-gets-a-boost-from-the-return-of/article_df86002c-8ced-11e7-8b19-9b9788fc5f31.html

Men's Hockey

Colonials' Schooley Extended:

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/08/22/schooley-inks-three-year-contract-extension-rmu/

Men's Basketball

McConnell Looks To Take Next Step for MU:

http://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2017/08/12/matty-mcconnell-looks-take-next-step-rmu/

Q&A: Toole Preps Colonials for 2017-18 'Newness':

https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2017/08/30/qa-toole-preps-colonials-2017-18-newness/

RMU Announces 2017-18 Schedule:

http://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2017/08/31/rmu-hoops-announces-2017-18-schedule/

Robert Morris Hoops Finalizing 2017-18 Schedule:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/08/31/robert-morris-basketball-schedule-2017-ppg-paints-arena/stories/201708310217