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

JULY 2016

President Howard was profiled by the Pittsburgh Business Times in its "Personalities of Pittsburgh" feature (subscription required):

http://tinyurl.com/h8c7eaf

Wendy Beckemeyer, vice president for enrollment management, spoke to the Chronicle of Higher Education about the oft-maligned job of enrollment manager:

http://tinyurl.com/gqgzc8j 

Scaife Hall was included in a round-up of new campus updates in the newsletter of the Council of Independent Colleges:

http://www.cic.edu/News-and-Publications/Independent-Newsletter/Summer-2016/Pages/Campus-Update.aspx

An Inside Higher Ed story about declining Saudi enrollments noted that RMU is holding steady:

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/07/18/saudi-student-numbers-fall-many-campuses

RMU received quite an endorsement for its cyber security programs from the Pittsburgh Technology Council in this story in the Pittsburgh Business Times:

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2016/07/13/brain-drain-driving-worker-shortage-in-region.html

The Business Times reported on the appointment of Michelle Patrick, new dean of the School of Business:

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2016/07/06/rmu-names-dean-for-school-of-business.html

Health care economist Steve Foreman weighed in on low-cost health care plans for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

http://tinyurl.com/zqbbpny

The Post-Gazette tapped Denis Rudd in Hospitality and Tourism for a story about the state's casino tax:

http://tinyurl.com/h9tc5fs

The Beaver County Times reported on the economic impact study that Shell commissioned from RMU for its ethane cracker in Beaver County (subscription required):

http://tinyurl.com/zqr2y36

The Beaver County Times also reported on the grant RMU received to diversity the nursing workforce:

http://tinyurl.com/h8d2r79

RMU's past polling on concussions in football continues to show up in the news:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/americans-oppose-football-for-children_us_578f8e15e4b04ca54ebfa724

Student Paul Hidinger was featured as a Newsmaker by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/10689200-74/hidinger-accounting-organization

Political scientist Justin DePlato had his moment in the sun as a delegate to the Republican National Convention:

http://tinyurl.com/gsrw9dm

http://tinyurl.com/zprsl4o

Speaking of the RNC, assistant professor of history Soren Fanning spoke to Russia Direct about why the Republicans had failed to mention Russia at their convention:

http://www.russia-direct.org/analysis/why-trump-and-republican-party-ignores-russia-their-convention

RMU made its way into a Crain's Cleveland Business story about 3 + 3 law programs:

http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20160723/NEWS/160729929/a-bachelors-and-law-degree-in-six-years-maybe

Ajdunct history professor Brady Crytzer figured into this Post-Gazette essay about 18th century explorer Christopher Gist and American Indian leader Guyasuta:

http://tinyurl.com/zk3sxkq 

The RMU Island Sports Center hosted a curling tournament:

http://tinyurl.com/j4hsoad

Athletics

General

Under Armour Deal, Upcoming FBS Games Boost Robert Morris' Profile (7/8/16)

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/football/under-armour-deal-upcoming-fbs-games-boost-robert-morris-profile/article_d04d26f2-4465-11e6-b6e0-27c11139671c.html 

Track & Field

From RMU To Rio: Carper Looks To Punch Ticket to 2016 Olympics (7/2/16)

http://www.pittsburghsportingnews.com/chris-carper-rmu-rio-2016-olympics/

Men's Basketball

Pittsburgh Pro-Am Provides Players A Window For Development (7/6/16)

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/college/2016/07/06/Pittsburgh-Pro-Am-provides-basketball-players-a-window-for-development/stories/201607050137

RMU's Still Could Be The One For Colonials In Sophomore Year (7/8/16)

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-s-still-could-be-the-one-for-colonials-in/article_14940834-44ad-11e6-a082-bbe3575cf718.html

Robert Morris' Wright Jr. Hopes To Live Up To Father's Standards On The Court (7/11/16)

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/10756363-74/wright-college-morris

Now Recovered, Robert Morris' Aaron Tate is Back on the Basketball Court (7/13/16)

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/now-recovered-robert-morris-aaron-tate-is-back-on-the/article_05765456-4872-11e6-bf90-d34b6985fd9b.html

Insight and Expertise (July 26, 2016)

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/7/25/mens-basketball-feature-insight-and-expertise.aspx

Football

Embracing The Moment (7/18/16)

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/7/18/football-feature-embracing-the-moment.aspx?path=football

Plan Accordingly (7/22/16)

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/7/22/football-feature-plan-accordingly.aspx?path=football

Where Are They Now? Features ...

Jason DeFranco (Men's Soccer) (7/13/16)

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/7/13/mens-soccer-where-are-they-now-jason-defranco.aspx?path=msoc

Jimmy Langhurst (Men's Basketball) (7/20/16)

http://rmucolonials.com/news/2016/7/20/mens-basketball-where-are-they-now-jimmy-langhurst.aspx