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Thursday, November 01, 2012

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

October 2012

Professor Rex Crawley and the Black Male Leadership Institute were featured in the WQED-TV series "Portrayal & Perception: African American Men and Boys":
http://www.wqed.org/tv/localspecials/index.php

RMU earned coverage for its role in a federally funded health care partnership to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations among nursing home patients:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2012/10/05/collaboration-pittsburgh-for-elder-care.html

http://tinyurl.com/a66e8wy

http://tinyurl.com/cs5t36q

http://tinyurl.com/d4q6dlq

Health care economist Steve Foreman was once again the go-to guy for coverage of the collapsing deal between Highmark and the West Penn Allegheny Health System, and the latter's financial woes:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/highmark-plan-seen-as-riskier-than-ever-656481/

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/wpahs-posts-112-million-loss-659818/

http://triblive.com/home/2858043-74/million-allegheny-penn-west-highmark-system-health-debt-financial-loss#axzz2AxqYr9L1

RMU welcomed delegates from the One Young World conference to campus, and media coverage followed:
http://tinyurl.com/d5ev8x6

http://tinyurl.com/cfk26mw

http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-to-welcome-one-young-world-to-campus?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001

http://sewickley.patch.com/articles/millennial-bayer-employees-attend-one-young-world-in-pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote about University Professor Carl Ross's 80th trip to Nicaragua:
http://triblive.com/home/2799637-74/nicaragua-nursing-ross-students-rmu-group-health-trip-homes-professor#axzz2AgJg7Imc

Professors Phil Harold and Anthony Moretti each commented on the first presidential debate for KDKA-TV:
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2012/10/04/polls-mitt-romney-wins-first-debate-against-barack-obama/

Moretti also appeared on a panel discussion about the election on WQED-TV with professors from Carnegie Mellon, Pitt, and Duquesne. Alas, it is not available online.

The Orlando Sentinel published an op-ed that included prominent mention of RMU economist Brian O'Roark's research into the connection NASCAR and the U.S. economy:
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/opinion/os-ed-myword-race-fans-101112-20121010,0,3100695.story

Dave Synowka, director of the Sport Management Program, talked to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the proliferation of female athletic directors:
http://tinyurl.com/ce6hum8

Pop City wrote about TechNow, held annually by the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management:
http://www.popcitymedia.com/forgood/technowbayercenter101712.aspx

Athletics

Football

Lowry Happy To Be Back on Field (10/3/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1417089&PT=4&PR=2

Pirl Works His Way Into WR Rotation (10/5/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1418111&PT=4&PR=2

Cleary's Preview: Looking At Saint Francis (10/5/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1418055&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: RMU at Saint Francis (10/6/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1418374&PT=4&PR=2

Colonials Offense Falters in Loss (10/6/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1418612&PT=4&PR=2

Week 6: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/8/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1418819&PT=4&PR=2

Centofanti Rises to Starting Job (10/10/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1420217&PT=4&PR=2

Thompkins Evolving As Pass Rush Specialist (10/11/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1420765&PT=4&PR=2

Mignogna Stepping Up at Linebacker (10/11/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1420771&PT=4&PR=2

Q&A: Sophomore DE Forrest Mason (10/12/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1421245&PT=4&PR=2

Cleary's Preview: Looking at Bryant (10/12/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1421260&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: Robert Morris at Bryant (10/13/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1421693&PT=4&PR=2

Bryant Holds Off Robert Morris (10/13/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1421863&PT=4&PR=2

Week 7: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/15/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1422276&PT=4&PR=2

Q&A: WR Coach Bob Morris (10/16/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1422266&PT=4&PR=2

Nearhoof Calls Sack Record Team Achievement (10/17/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1423436&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Vows to Fix Pass Defense (10/18/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1423861&PT=4&PR=2

Cleary's Preview: Looking at CCSU (10/19/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1424281&PT=4&PR=2

Colonials Escape with Win Against CCSU (10/20/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1424966&PT=4&PR=2

Week 8: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/22/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1425474&PT=4&PR=2

Ilkin Gradually Working Way Back (10/25/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1426951&PT=4&PR=2

It Pays to Be Smart, Ask RMU Star (10/25/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/college-district/it-pays-to-be-smart-ask-robert-morris-star-659053/

Dalton, RMU Hoping History Repeats (10/26/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1427435&PT=4&PR=2

Cleary's Preview: Looking at Wagner (10/26/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1427453&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: RMU at Wagner (10/27/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1427786&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Can't Rally at Wagner (10/27/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1428117&PT=4&PR=2

Week 9: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/29/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1428378&PT=4&PR=2

Hockey

RMU Skaters Bring Lofty Goals Into Year (10/13/12):
http://triblive.com/sports/college/2755473-85/frozen-hockey-season-college-jamison-south-team-think-consol-ncaa#axzz2BMXsIeNg

With NHL on hiatus, RMU is Area Hockey's No. 1 Star (10/18/12):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/with-nhl-on-hiatus-rmu-is-area-hockey-s-no/article_f636aaf3-fad4-5da5-8ab6-3d0e31e5c7fe.html

Colonials Assist in Ex-Captains Goal to Beat Cancer (10/18/12): http://www.timesonline.com/your_school/college/robert_morris/colonials-assist-in-ex-captain-s-goal-to-beat-cancer/article_6d18411c-98f3-5c23-b2d2-5b7cde816e15.html

Basketball

Meet The Colonials Just Another Toole of the Trade (10/17/12): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/meet-the-colonials-just-another-toole-of-the-trade/article_842ee197-35e1-5aad-8afd-e3aec50f8f72.html

NEC Preview: Examining Conference Schedules (10/22/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1425562&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Picked Second in NEC (10/23/12):
http://triblive.com/sports/college/2819427-85/season-toole-league-liu-colonials-conference-rmu-guard-jones-played#axzz2BMXsIeNg

NEC Preview: Robert Morris Back on Top? (10/23/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1426013&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Picked Second, Jones All-NEC (10/23/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1426454&PT=4&PR=2

Johnson Focused for Final Season (10/31/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1429593&PT=4&PR=2

Projecting RMU's Non-Conference Schedule (10/31/12):
http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1429628&PT=4&PR=2