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

March 2016

The New York Times invited President Chris Howard to write an essay on whether university presidents should have experience outside academia:

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2016/03/01/college-presidents-with-business-world-ties/business-principles-are-important-for-college-presidents

President Howard was featured on KQV-AM's Pittsburgh Profiles:

http://www.kqv.com/audioarchives/Pgh%20Profiles%20031016.mp3

President Howard made his way into this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial about Chatham University's next president:

http://tinyurl.com/hj5vwj2

WESA and the New Pittsburgh Courier featured RMU sophomore Nolen Keeys for being the first RMU student to be selected as a scholar by the Institute for Responsible Citizenship:

http://m.wesa.fm/post/rmu-sophomore-first-receive-national-leadership-distinction

http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2016/03/24/keeys-becomes-first-rmu-institute-scholar/

Insider Higher Ed took note of RMU's commencement speakers:

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/03/02/colleges-announce-commencement-speakers

Colonial Pride was on display in Tennessee, where a TV station reported on RMU students spending their spring break making home repairs for low-income residents:

http://www.local8now.com/content/news/College-students-repairing-homes-for-families-in-need-371582651.html

The New Pittsburgh Courier included President Howard and Provost David Jamison in its coverage of the Kappa Alpha Psi Valentines Extravaganza:

http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2016/03/11/25th-annual-valentines-extravaganza/

Political scientist Phil Harold weighed in on the Republican presidential primary in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/10078361-74/trump-gage-packer

The Post-Gazette included the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management in this story about retired professionals who continue to serve as mentors:

http://tinyurl.com/h4t9bbc

The Tribune-Review noted RMU's role in a Bell Acres wildlife preservation project:

http://triblive.com/news/neighborhoods/sewickley/10128889-74/ponds-pond-claus

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Playing Role of Underdog in NEC Tournament (3/2/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/01/Robert-Morris-playing-the-role-of-underdog-in-Northeast-Conference-tournament/stories/201603010179 

Robert Morris Hits Road For NEC Tournament (3/1/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10026053-74/morris-road-robert

Robert Morris' Season Ends With Quarterfinal Loss in NEC Tournament (3/2/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10071876-74/rmu-wagner-colonials

Women's Basketball  

Buscaglia Looks For Storybook Ending To Successful Career (3/6/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/06/Robert-Morris-Colonials-coach-Sal-Buscaglia-womens-basketball-career-retirement/stories/201603060109

Robert Morris Tops Fairleigh Dickinson, 68-58, in NEC Quarterfinals (3/6/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/06/Robert-Morris-women-s-basketball-team-tops-Fairleigh-Dickinson-68-59-in-Northeast-Conference-quarterfinals/stories/201603060200

RMU Overcomes Slow Start, Advances to NEC Semifinals (3/6/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-overcomes-slow-start-advances-to-nec-semifinals/article_821aef82-e3e4-11e5-8253-53f1eecdc4df.html

Robert Morris Advances To NEC Title Game (3/9/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10101271-74/half-bryant-game

Robert Morris To Play For NEC Title (3/12/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10121224-74/game-buscaglia-morris 

NEC Final Will Not Define Season or Buscaglia's Tenure For Robert Morris (3/13/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/13/NEC-final-will-not-define-season-or-Sal-Buscaglia-tenure-for-Robert-Morris-women-basketball/stories/201603130117

Robert Morris Gearing For Third Consecutive NEC Title Game (3/13/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-gearing-for-third-consecutive-nec-title-game/article_19a33432-e7ef-11e5-811c-0774ae8f5b3a.html

Robert Morris Wins NEC Title, Punches Ticket to NCAA Tournament (3/13/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10139088-74/heart-sacred-game

Robert Morris Holds Off Sacred Heart, Heads To NCAA Tournament (3/13/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/13/Robert-Morris-women-s-holds-off-Sacred-Heart-heads-to-NCAA-tournament/stories/201603130201

Robert Morris Draws Defending National Champion UConn (3/14/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10140383-74/buscaglia-morris-robert

Robert Morris Wins NEC Title, Headed to NCAA Tournament (3/13/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-women-win-nec-title-headed-to-ncaa-tournament/article_b3906790-e975-11e5-b19e-831669fd0f3f.html

Robert Morris To Face No. 1 Connecticut in NCAA Tournament (3/14/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/14/Robert-Morris-women-to-face-No-1-Connecticut-in-NCAA-tournament/stories/201603140185 

Colonials Relish Opportunity To Play Undefeated UConn (3/14/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/colonials-relish-opportunity-to-play-undefeated-uconn/article_30afc672-ea47-11e5-aab7-ef08577d585c.html 

Robert Morris Sophomores Make Good on Second Chance at NCAA Tournament (3/18/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-women-s-basketball-sophomores-make-good-on-second/article_2c7635b8-ebc9-11e5-b9af-7bfdf4fcc101.html

Buscaglia's Farewell Bittersweet For RMU Players (3/18/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/insider-buscaglia-s-farewell-bittersweet-for-rmu-players/article_040e82b8-ed4c-11e5-9aa0-2b9c0b563468.html

At A Glance: No. 16 Robert Morris vs. No. 1 UConn (3/18/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/ncaa-tournament-first-round-at-a-glance-no-robert-morris/article_297b8b1a-ed4a-11e5-bc82-2b4d04dedefc.html 

Robert Morris Embracing Chance To Play No. 1 UConn (3/18/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-embracing-chance-to-play-no-uconn/article_7f9ed458-ed49-11e5-8109-f3eec47e5155.html 

Robert Morris Faces Big Test Against the 'Best' (3/19/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/19/Robert-Morris-faces-big-test-against-best-ever-team/stories/201603190040

Robert Morris Falls To Connecticut, 101-49, in NCAA Tournament (3/19/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/19/Robert-Morris-women-fall-to-Connecticut-101-49-in-NCAA-tournament/stories/201603190129

UConn Routs RMU, 101-49, in Buscaglia's Last Game As Coach (3/19/16)

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10164550-74/uconn-morris-robert 

UConn Forces 29 Turnovers, Cruises Past RMU in NCAA Tournament (3/19/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/uconn-forces-turnovers-cruises-past-rmu-women-in-ncaa-tournament/article_3a541a78-edff-11e5-b13d-27317f2b0de1.html

After Loss To UConn, RMU's Sal Buscaglia Says Goodbye To Coaching (3/19/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/after-loss-to-uconn-rmu-s-sal-buscaglia-says-goodbye/article_7e1e8e4c-ee17-11e5-a163-7f0de95a75fa.html 

NCAA Tournament Insider: Robert Morris Seniors Close Careers (3/19/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/ncaa-tournament-insider-robert-morris-seniors-close-careers/article_07cead6e-ee24-11e5-a006-df560f57e450.html

Charlie Buscaglia Ready To Take Over at Robert Morris (3/27/16):

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/charlie-buscaglia-ready-to-take-over-at-robert-morris/article_886c42a6-f388-11e5-82e4-efc32ce7420c.html

Men's Hockey

Robert Morris Falls to Bentley in Series Opener (3/11/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10107957-74/game-bentley-morris 

Robert Morris Evens Atlantic Hockey Series, Forces Deciding Game Three (3/12/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10107155-74/morris-robert-game 

Robert Morris Completes Comback, Advances Past Bentley (3/13/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10136400-74/morris-robert-goal

RMU, Hobey Baker Finalist Lynch Continue Quest (3/16/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10152085-74/lynch-goals-hockey

RMU Edges Army In OT to Reach Conference Title Game (3/18/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10141113-74/shafer-army-hockey

Robert Morris Falls in Atlantic Hockey Tournament Final (3/19/16):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10164711-74/hockey-rit-period 

Robert Morris, Army Have Contrasting Styles (3/17/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/17/Robert-Morris-Army-men-s-hockey-teams-have-contrasting-styles-1/stories/201603170170

Robert Morris Standout Takes His Game To The Next Level (3/30/16):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2016/03/30/Robert-Morris-hockey-standout-Zac-Lynch-takes-his-game-to-the-next-level/stories/201604010021