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RMU in the News, June 30, 2009 

A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University.

June 2009

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiled Monica VanDieren in its regular "The Thinkers" column, the first time an RMU professor has been featured in this column. Monica also tells us this is the first time a pure mathematician has been profiled:

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09152/974159-115.stm

The RMU Island Sports Center was featured in a story on WPXI about a hockey league it hosts for children with developmental disabilities:

http://www.wpxi.com/news/19679298/detail.html?taf=burg

The Island Sports Center also was featured prominently in this story about entomologist turned ice skater Bill Todaro:

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/multimedia/s_630481.html

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review called on the expertise of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for stories about green nonprofits and the McCune Foundation:

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_628857.html

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/regional/s_629676.html

And Nonprofit Times tapped the Bayer Center's Scott Leff for this article about the need for younger directors on nonprofit boards:

http://www.nptimes.com/09Jun/npt-090601-2.html

The Pittsburgh Business Times and Pop City reported on the $500,000 state grant RMU received for its nursing simulation center:

http://tinyurl.com/n4jz4t

http://tinyurl.com/ldu6yq

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Cybertainment blog was one of several online news outlets that published an article about research by School of Business professors Yanbin Tu and Min Lu into digital music marketing:

http://tinyurl.com/m6rffc

The Post-Gazette had a story about the hiring of a new assistant coach for the men's basketball team and the signing of a recruit:

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09162/976602-169.stm