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

MARCH 2018

RMU garnered headlines when John Currie, former athletic director for the University of Tennessee, was our executive-in-residence:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2018/03/12/former-tennessee-ad-currie-to-be-resident-at-robert-morris/32852519/

https://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/Daily/Morning-Buzz/2018/03/12/Currie.aspx

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/03/12/robert-morris-hosts-athletic-director-as-executive.html

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/03/12/robert-morris-john-currie-tennessee-athletic-director/stories/201803120104

https://m.chron.com/news/education/article/Former-Tennessee-AD-Currie-to-be-resident-at-12745987.php

https://tinyurl.com/y8z5be47

RMU political scientists were all over coverage of the special election last month in the 18th Congressional district:

https://about.bgov.com/blog/pennsylvania-special-house-election-rattles-republicans/

http://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/13384328-74/harrisons-erin-mcclelland-running-for-congress-against-rothfus-and-maybe-conor

https://tinyurl.com/ybm4xxuw

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/trump-referendum-pennsylvania-18th-congressional-district-special-election-1.4572857?cmp=rss

http://www.timesonline.com/news/20180314/us-rep-elect-conor-lamb-in-primary-race-to-challenge-rep-keith-rothfus

http://triblive.com/local/regional/13421105-74/gop-leaders-lambs-performance-a-fluke-not-a-wake-up-call-for-party

http://triblive.com/local/regional/13425255-74/conor-lamb-sets-sights-on-run-for-congress-in-new-district

http://triblive.com/local/regional/13421094-74/conor-lamb-wove-union-support-moderate-views-into-successful-campaign

http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-tariffs-steel-aluminum-pennsylvania-18-lamb-saccone-2018-3?r=UK&IR=T

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of Denis Rudd for this story about gambling in the I-79 corridor:

https://tinyurl.com/yccahs7d

The Post-Gazette previewed next year's Pittsburgh Speakers Series:

https://tinyurl.com/yanom6we

Coverage of the National Society of Black Engineers National Convention featured President Howard:

https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2018/03/23/ppg-leaders-give-career-advice-at-nsbe-convention.html

Insight into Diversity recognized President Howard as RMU's first African American president:

http://www.insightintodiversity.com/firsts-in-higher-education/

The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management was featured in this Nonprofit Times podcast:

http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/podcast/episode-2-nonprofit-digital-teams-baby-boomer-retirements/

NextPittsburgh mentioned RMU's role in Pittsburgh's Inclusive Innovation Week:

https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/city-design/inclusive-innovation-week-back-spark-citywide-conversation-tech-accessibility/

Men's Basketball

Uphill Battle Nothing New For Robert Morris (3/2/18):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/13372645-74/uphill-battle-nothing-new-for-robert-morris-mens-basketball

Burke Feels 'Cheated' By Lack of Postseason Honors (3/2/18):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/03/02/dachon-burke-robert-morris-men-s-basketball-nec-tournament-colonials-matty-mcconnell/stories/201803020126

Robert Morris Stunned Kentucky Five Years Ago. Let's Look Back (3.19.18):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/03/19/robert-morris-basketball-kentucky-nit-andy-toole-john-calipari-five-years/stories/201803190120

 Women's Basketball

RMU Finishes Regular Season With 66-54 Win Against Mount St. Mary's (3/4/18):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/03/04/Robert-Morris-University-vs-Mount-St-Mary-s-women-s-basketball/stories/201803040136

Robert Morris Advances To Fifth Consecutive NEC Tournament Championship (3/8/18):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/03/08/Robert-Morris-women-s-basketball-advances-to-fifth-consecutive-NEC-Tournament-championship/stories/201803080201

Robert Morris Holds Off Late Rally, Advances In NEC Tournament (3/7/18):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/03/07/robert-morris-women-s-basketball-nec-tournament-central-connecticut-state/stories/201803070200 

Robert Morris Falls in NEC Tournament Championship, 66-56 (3/11/18):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2018/03/11/Robert-Morris-women-s-basketball-falls-in-NEC-Championship-66-56-Saint-Francis-U-colonials-ncaa/stories/201803110136

Robert Morris Ousted By Saint Francis in NEC Final (3/11/18):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/13408847-74/robert-morris-women-ousted-by-st-francis-in-nec-final 

Men's Hockey

Ferguson Quietly Dominating For Robert Morris (3/1/18):

http://burghhockey.com/ferguson-quietly-dominating-robert-morris/

RMU Needs To Cash In To Advance in the Playoffs (3/2/18):

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-needs-cash-advance-playoffs/

RMU Seizes Series Lead With 3-1 Win Over Bentley (3/2/18):

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-seizes-series-lead-3-1-win-bentley/

Bentley Comeback Forces Game 3 Against RMU (3/3/18):

http://burghhockey.com/bentley-comeback-forces-game-3-rmu/

Mantenuto Sends RMU Over Bentley, Into Quarterfinals (3/4/18):

http://burghhockey.com/mantenuto-sends-rmu-bentley-quarterfinals/

Back To Rochester: RMU Sweeps Holy Cross, Advances To AHC Semis (3/10/18):

http://burghhockey.com/back-rochester-rmu-sweeps-holy-cross-advances-ahc-semis/ 

Colonials, Lakers To Tangle in Rochester (3/16/18):

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-lakers-tangle-rochester/

Louria's OT Goal, Ferguson's Hat Trick Send RMU To AHC Title Game (3/16/18):

http://burghhockey.com/lourias-ot-goal-fergusons-hat-trick-send-rmu-ahc-title-game/

Heeman: Colonials' Best Could Be Yet To Come (3/17/18):

http://burghhockey.com/heeman-colonials-best-yet-come/

Karma, Redemption and a GWG a Long Time Coming (3/17/18):

http://burghhockey.com/karma-redemption-gwg-long-time-coming/

RMU Loses In AHC Title Game For Third Straight Season (3/17/18):

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-loses-ahc-title-game-third-straight-season/

Women's Hockey

RMU Crushes Penn State, Advance To CHA Final (3/2/18):

http://burghhockey.com/rmu-crushes-penn-state-advances-cha-final/

Colonials Face Rival Lakers for CHA Title (3/3/18):

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-face-rival-lakers-cha-title/ 

Mercyhurst Pushes Past RMU For CHA Title (3/3/18):

http://burghhockey.com/mercyhurst-pushes-past-rmu-for-cha-title/

Colonials Bring Hardware Back From CHA's (3/5/18):

http://burghhockey.com/colonials-bring-hardware-back-chas/