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RMU in the News, February 2011 

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

February 2011

President Dell'Omo and trustee David Malone penned an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the role that universities and K-12 schools should play in workforce development:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11044/1124807-109.stm

The Christian Science Monitor quoted history professor John McCarthy, an expert in urban history, for this story about plans to erect a RoboCop statue in Detroit:
http://tinyurl.com/68aocdf

The New York Times mentioned RMU and the long-defunct Steelerettes in this story about the cheerleader-less Super Bowl:
http://tinyurl.com/6xfvw2u

The Pittsburgh Business Times featured RMU's doctor of nursing practice program in this article about Highmark's efforts to increase the number of nurse practicioners:
http://tinyurl.com/66pu6jo

RMU was front and center in this story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about university endowments:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_720719.html

The Trib quoted sport management professor John Clark in this article about the Pirates raising ticket prices:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/pirates/s_721618.html

The Post-Gazette included RMU in this story about graduate schools:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11041/1123028-298.stm?cmpid=localstate.xml

Moon Patch.com profiled Dave Hanson, executive director of the RMU Island Sports Center:
http://tinyurl.com/6b5pw5w

The Island Sports Center was featured in this article in the Cranberry Journal about the surging local interest in hockey:
http://tinyurl.com/4rsazef

The Sewickley Herald mentioned science professor Bill Dress and his students' efforts to save local chestnut trees in this article:
http://tinyurl.com/4zo6znn

And as always, RMU athletics garnered a ton of media coverage for the university. Click here for the highlights.