For nearly a century, RMU has been launching successful professionals by preparing them to meet the changing needs of our region and our world—by teaching them to think differently, to look forward, and to always be a step ahead. Today, our mission remains the same, and that’s why we’re challenging ourselves once again to reimagine what’s possible.
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A BETTER THERAPY FOR BABIES
Jaundice is the most common cause of rehospitalization of infants after birth and affects millions of newborns each year. Caused by a build-up of bilirubin in the blood, it will cause brain damage if left untreated. A cross-disciplinary team of RMU nursing and engineering students identified a solution.
Jaundice is the most common cause of rehospitalization of infants after birth and affects millions of newborns each year.
More than 100 million Americans now live with diabetes, and many are afflicted with neuropathy
IMPROVED CIRCULATION FOR DIABETICS FOR DIABETICS
More than 100 million Americans now live with diabetes, and many are afflicted with neuropathy – a symptom of the disease that causes nerve damage in the body’s extremities. Although the condition cannot be treated, RMU engineering students found a way to mitigate its symptoms.
ELIMINATING A LOCAL SKILLS GAP
The Pittsburgh region faces a looming workforce shortage, including in information technology. So RMU became the first institution in PA to be a member of Amazon Web Services’ AWS Academy, teaching students AWS Academy Cloud Computing Architecture and preparing students for certification in AWS technology.
The AWS Academy speaks to our commitment to help employers eliminate a skills gap in the local workforce.
At the RISE Center, technology helps nursing students practice how to handle real medical emergencies.
REAL MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
Nursing students must get hands-on, clinical experience before they can earn their license. But how to do so without risking patient safety? Enter the Research and Innovation in Simulation Education Center at RMU, an internationally recognized leader in the use of simulation to educate and train nurses and other health care professionals.
BUSTING CYBER CRIMINALS
Cyber crime is on the rise, increasing the demand for professionals with both technical and investigative expertise. That’s why RMU developed the innovative M.S. in Cyber Investigations and Intelligence, an interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty in criminal justice and cyber security.
RMU has earned the prestigious designation as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.