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RMU in the News, March 2010 

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

March 2010

You may have heard that RMU played a quite a basketball game against Villanova in the NCAA tournament. You can read some of the sports coverage of the men's basketball team's trip to the Big Dance here, here and here.

Speaking of the NCAA tournament, KDKA-TV examined how RMU used social media to build excitement and for the game and to promote the university:
http://kdka.com/sports/Mike.Rice.Twitter.2.1573026.html

RMU was described as a "mecca" for transfer students in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10087/1046224-298.stm

University Business magazine's blog UB Buzz featured RMU's tweeting billboards in this post:
http://blogs.universitybusiness.com/2010/03/tweeting-madness.html

RMU's Sport Management students help to organize the Special Olympics bowling tournament, as reported on WPXI-TV:
http://us.cisionpoint.com/BouncingBallVideoPassThrough.aspx?locator=6-4429932CB-19B26C5-1

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review quoted RMU health care economist Stephen Foreman about independent hospitals taking on big health systems:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/dailycourier/news/s_669391.html

The Trib featured the RMU Island Sports Center in this story about figure skating clubs:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/email/s_671925.html?_s_icmp=et

RMU silver medalist Brianne McLaughlin's talk to school kids near her hometown was detailed here:
http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2010/03/30/silver-medalist-brianne-mclaughlin-speaks-with-students/

And, of course, our other athletic teams generated plenty of publicity, including:

International Players Giving RMU Unique Flair (3/3/10): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_669752.html

Robert Morris Women Whip Up on Wagner (3/7/10): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_670454.html

RMU Women's Rally Falls Short in Semi's (3/8/10):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_670556.html

RMU's Bryson Continues to Improve (3/20/10):
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_672640.html