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RMU in the News

Monday, April 1, 2013

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

March 2013

Coverage of RMU's textbook reserve program continued with articles in Insider Higher Ed and University Business:

Health care economist Steve Foreman  penned this op-ed in the Pittsburgh Business Times about local health care competition:

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped Foreman's expertise for an article about the UPMC-Highmark competition:

A pair of Post-Gazette articles and a WPXI story highlighted the mood on campus after the Kentucky upset:

For Salena Zito, columnist for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, RMU's victory over Kentucky represented the triumph of underdogs everywhere over powerful elites:

The Trib noted the growth of RMU's online programs in this story:

The Beaver County Times wrote about RMU's latest Rooney International Visiting Scholar:

The Trib featured the joint RMU-Pittsburgh Musical Theater production of Children of Eden:

RMU figured prominently in a package of stories about the first class of Pittsburgh Promise graduates: wrote about RMU sport management students organizing a Special Olympics bowling tournament:


Featured Articles -- Men's Basketball
Coach Toole Ready to Move into Fast Lane (3/6/13):
Toughness Defines RMU Senior Velton Jones (3/6/13):
Robert Morris Wins One For The "Lambs" (3/19/13):
Robert Morris Taps Its Inner Rocky ... (3/20/13):

Featured Robert Morris Blogs
Check Out The Bobs Blog from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Check Out The Road to The Frozen Four Blog from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Other Men's Basketball Coverage
NEC Top Seed Robert Morris Shows No Letdown, Routs CCSU (3/3/13):
RMU Cruises to Win in Season Finale (3/3/13):
Terriers' Cannon a Focal Point for RMU (3/6/13):
Game Day: NEC Quarterfinals (3/6/13):
Robert Morris Beats St. Francis, 75-57, Gains NEC Semifinals (3/7/13):
RMU Downs St. Francis (N.Y.) to Reach NEC Semifinals (3/7/13):
Jones The Difference For Colonials (3/7/13):
Colonials Hammer St. Francis in Quarterfinals (3/7/13):
Robert Morris Taking NEC Tournament One Game At A Time (3/7/13):
Hoops Notes: Jone's Presence Calms RMU (3/8/13):
Robert Morris Turns Into Three-Point Shooting Machine (3/9/13):
Robert Morris Will Rely on Defensive Effort in NEC Semifinals (3/9/13):
Game Day: NEC Semifinals (3/9/13):
Postseason Plans for Robert Morris Rearranged By Upset Loss (3/10/13):
Mount St. Mary's Downs RMU in NEC Semi's (3/10/13):
Robert Morris' Dance is Denied (3/10/13):
Mount Upsets RMU in NEC Semifinals (3/10/13):
Robert Morris Hoping To Regroup for NIT (3/11/13):
Hoops Notes: Mount's Velton Plan, NIT Prep Begins (3/11/13):

Kentucky Coverage -- Men's Basketball
Robert Morris to Host Kentucky in NIT First-Round Game (3/18/13):
Robert Morris Draws Kentucky, Calipari ... at home (3/18/13):
Robert Morris to Host Kentucky in the NIT (3/18/13):
Kentucky Game at Robert Morris Sold Out (3/18/13):
Excitement Brews Over Robert Morris vs. Kentucky Matchup (3/18/13):
Robert Morris Quickly Sells Out NIT Game Against Kentucky (3/18/13):
Robert Morris Buzzing About Kentucky's Visit to Moon (3/18/13):
NIT Brings Calipari Home to Moon Township (3/18/13):
RMU NIT Game Sells Out, Students Pumped (3/18/13):
UK Preps For Calipari Homecoming (3/18/13):
RMU's Toole Tries to Refine Excitement (3/19/13):
Colonials Have to Ignore NIT Frenzy (3/19/13):
Kentucky Coach Revels in Bringing Team to Moon (3/19/13):
NIT Notes: Historic Game, Excitement for RMU (3/19/13):
Game Day: NIT vs. Kentucky (3/19/13):
Robert Morris Upsets Kentucky, 59-57, in NIT (3/20/13):
Robert Morris Stuns Defending National Champion Kentucky in NIT (3/20/13):
Robert Morris Shocks Kentucky in NIT (3/20/13):
In Moon, March Madness Comes Early as Colonials Stun Kentucky (3/20/13):
Moon Miracle: RMU Win Means More Than NCAA Tournament (3/20/13):
NIT Notes: Little Things Define RMU (3/20/13):
After Shocking Kentucky, RMU Awaits Providence in NIT (3/21/13):
Robert Morris Revels in Attention After Kentucky Upset (3/21/13):
Starkey: Oh, What A Night in Pittsburgh Sports (3/21/13):
RMU Gets Lucky vs. Providence (3/21/13):
After the Ultimate Upset, RMU Still Has Another Game (3/21/13):

NIT Continued Coverage -- Men's Basketball
RMU Shifts Focus to Providence (3/22/13):
Colonials Reflect on Last Trip to Providence (3/24/13):
Colonials Have Sights On Extending Season (3/25/13):
Game Day: NIT at Providence (3/25/13):
Robert Morris' Season Ends With 77-68 Loss to Providence in NIT (3/26/13):
Providence Bounces Robert Morris in NIT Second-Round Game (3/26/13):
Jones, Johnson Leave Mark on RMU (3/27/13):
2013 Superlatives in RMU Hoops (3/28/13):
Hall: RMU Should Make Bold Moves to Keep Toole (3/29/13):
Grading RMU's Individual Performances (3/29/13):


Men's Ice Hockey
Robert Morris Pulls Out a Tie Against Mercyhurst (3/2/13):
Robert Morris Will Not Overlook First-Round Foe (3/8/13):
Fast Start Leads to 4-1 Victory for Colonials (3/9/13):
Robert Morris Completes First Round Sweep (3/10/13):
Unusual Seeds Achieve Top Seeds (3/12/13):
Colonials Hope To Continue Playoff Surge (3/15/13):
Huskies Storm Past Colonials in AHA Playoffs (3/16/13):

Robert Morris Has An Outside Shot at NCAA Tournament (3/19/13):

Frozen Four
Quinnipiac Earns Top Seed in NCAA Tournament (3/25/13):
Robert Morris Moves Into Action for Frozen Four Preparations (3/26/13):
Wide-Open Field on Ice to Frozen Four (3/29/13):