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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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

January 2012

University Business magazine included RMU's School of Business building in this article about telepresence:
http://www.universitybusiness.com/article/choosing-telepresence

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette noted RMU's 37-percent endowment growth in this story:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12031/1207106-298.stm

The Post-Gazette detailed RMU's role in Pittsburgh Musical Theater's Spring Awakening:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12030/1206912-500.stm

RMU was included in this round-up story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about campus WiFi:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/regional/s_777111.html

Chemistry Professor Paul Badger was quoted in this Beaver County Times Story about ethane cracker:
http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/ethane-cracker-creates-plastic-possibilities/article_fcef9330-34a0-5ae3-8a27-b3ca957814ef.html

The Trib tapped the expertise of health care economist Steve Foreman in this article about integrated health systems:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/health/s_776676.html

TABLE Magazine covered Michael Pollan's appearance with the Pittsburgh Speakers Series in the magazine's blog:
http://tablemagazine.com/LessonsWeLearnedfromMichaelPollan.php

Finance Professor Frank Flanegin and student Kristal Wiggins were featured as Newsmakers by the Trib:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_776389.html
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_775486.html

The Beaver County Times published this story about RMU's swing dance club:
http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/swing-s-the-thing-young-dancers-step-back-in-time/article_71c32adf-a12c-5166-b801-40836fd3d3f2.html 

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Hangs On For Final Non-Conference Victory (1/2/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1313904

Shooting Saves Turnover-Prone Robert Morris (1/4/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_774880.html

RMU Cruises to 3-0 Start in NEC (1/5/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1315355

Colonials Lose First in Conference Play (1/8/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12008/1202145-169.stm

Quinnipiac Drops RMU with Offensive Barrage (1/12/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1318033

Robert Morris Defense Fails Test in Loss to Quinnipiac (1/13/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12013/1203221-169-0.stm

Robert Morris Drops Second Straight in Loss to Quinnipiac (1/13/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_776445.html

Colonials In Need of Scoring Diversity (1/14/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12014/1203525-169.stm

Resilient RMU Hangs On For Win (1/14/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1318719

Starting Lineup Change Pays Off for Robert Morris (1/15/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12015/1203731-169.stm

Coron Williams Helps RMU Regain Footing (1/15/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_776736.html

RMU Trying to Build Up Mental Fortitude (1/18/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1320420

RMU Eyes Defensive Intensity (1/19/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12019/1204487-275.stm

RMU Slogs to Win Over FDU (1/19/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1320888

RMU Rallies in Second Half, Wins In Overtime (1/21/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1321548

At RMU, It's Toole Time (1/22/12):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_777849.html

Robert Morris Junior Guard Jones Has Starting Power (1/24/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_778043.html

More Than a Game For the Colonials (1/25/12):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/more-than-a-game-for-colonials/article_62fdb4d0-cb72-5d9e-8d9e-622a2d7cd5d3.html

Revenge on Robert Morris' Minds vs. Long Island Tonight (1/26/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12026/1206068-169.stm

RMU Controls Tempo, LIU in Win (1/26/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1323771

Colonials Shoo Away Blackbirds in NEC Clash (1/26/12):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/colonials-shoo-away-blackbirds-in-nec-clash/article_e0381886-8897-51b5-b931-c31a4f0f1631.html

Bye Bye Blackbirds: Robert Morris Tops Long Island (1/27/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12027/1206337-169.stm

Robert Morris Slows NEC Leader Long Island at Sewall Center (1/27/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_778656.html

Colonials Hope Win vs. LIU is Tonic (1/28/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12028/1206639-169.stm

Flat Robert Morris Whipped by St. Francis (1/28/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1324384

Colonials Lose Focus, Energy, Passion, Game (1/28/12):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/colonials-lose-focus-energy-passion-game/article_715f4ab5-2a80-5fea-84bc-79d67a28a99a.html

Terriers Take Nip Out of Colonials (1/29/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12029/1206830-169.stm

RMU's Intensity Flags in Defeat (1/29/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_778991.html

Right Back to Work at Robert Morris After Setback (1/30/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_779047.html

RMU Searching for Answers to Inconsistencies (1/30/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1324833

Women's Basketball

Durojaye Sparks Robert Morris Past Long Island (1/31/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_779210.html

Ice Hockey

Colonials Split Series with Holy Cross (1/15/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1318726

RMU Goaltending Duo a Unique Pair (1/20/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1320934

Robert Morris' Furman South Excels On, Off the Ice (1/21/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_777697.html

RMU Prepares for Home-and-Home Series with Niagara (1/25/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1322896

Robert Morris Hockey to Battle Familiar Foe in Niagara (1/27/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12027/1206327-169.stm

Robert Morris Women's Hockey Finally Clears Big Hurdles (1/27/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12027/1206328-169.stm

Niagara Shuts Down RMU Offense (1/27/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1324129

Robert Morris Hockey Drops Physical Game to Niagara (1/28/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12028/1206646-169.stm

Sweep by Niagara Isn't What RMU Envisioned (1/31/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1325878

Football

RMU Goes for Stability with Banaszak (1/24/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1322894

For New Robert Morris Coach John Banaszak, Football Isn't Just Strategy (1/25/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_778238.html

Knoch Star Quarterback Kenyon Bound for Robert Morris (1/31/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_779233.html