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Saturday, June 01, 2013

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

May 2013

Anthony Robins, director of program and research for the Uzuri Think Tank, penned this op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the disappearing black intellectual:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/opinion/perspectives/cultivating-the-black-male-intellectual-689155/

A few days later, the Post-Gazette published this piece by President Dell'Omo calling on state legislators to approve a bill that would provide college aid for middle-income students:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/opinion/perspectives/ease-the-college-squeeze-689636/

The School of Business got recognition in the Post-Gazette for its top-10 spot in  PayScale's rankings of return on investment by colleges and universities nationwide:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/in-tuition-vs-salary-pittsburgh-schools-drop-689453/

The Post-Gazette covered the graduation ceremony for the Black Male Leadership Development Institute:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/male-role-models-focus-of-black-leadership-group-688199/

RMU gift officer and alumnus David Toole was the subject of this profile in the Post-Gazette about his lead role in Tarzan:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/theater-dance/preview-local-rocker-is-learning-the-ropes-for-tarzan-686827/

RMU had pride of place in this Post-Gazette article about Landau Building Co. and the award it won for the Wheatley Center:
http://tinyurl.com/kkbuqg5

Health care economist Stephen Foreman  once again was the go-to guy for expertise on the region's hospital systems, including the dispartiy in costs and the Highmark/West Penn merger:
http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yourmonroeville/yourmonroevillemore/3970432-74/hospital-forbes-highmark#axzz2So1kBkGI

The Post-Gazette called on marketing Professor Gayle Marco  for a story about the buy-out of clothing retailer Rue21:
http://triblive.com/business/headlines/4072587-74/rue-stores-apax#axzz2UDZNzPDU

Pop City published a story about the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management's  new BoardWorks! program:
http://www.popcitymedia.com/forgood/boardsworkmatchprogram050813.aspx

The Post-Gazette tapped the Bayer Center's expertise for this article about leadership:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/in-the-lead-top-50/in-the-lead-stories/cultivating-new-leaders-all-aboard-686146/

And the Bayer Center's efforts to close the wage gap between male and female nonprofit leaders was the subject of this story in the Post-Gazette:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/closing-the-gender-gap-in-nonprofits-689634/

Shellie Hipsky
, associate professor of education, was featured as a Newsmaker by the Tribune-Review:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3853781-74/education-women-hipsky#axzz2SWGna2tf

The Post-Gazette previewed a presentation of Jewish folktales by part-time sociology instructor Alan Irvine:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/what-to-do-tonight-jewish-folktales-at-the-carnegie-library-688389/
RMU maintenance worker John Tucci was featured by the Beaver County Times (subscription required):
http://tinyurl.com/qgpa8sf

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Toole, RMU Recommit to Elevating Program (5/3/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1502471&PT=4&PR=2

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