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

OCTOBER 2014

The RMU Polling Institute took the temperature of Pennsylvania voters a month before they elected a new governor. Below are a sample of the media coverage this generated:

Historian Dan Barr was interviewed on PCN about his new book:
http://tinyurl.com/n75qo23

The Beaver County Times reported on the grant RMU received from Waste Management to support the First Semester College in High School Program:
http://tinyurl.com/q375s3z

And the Beaver County Times called on Luann Richardson, an associate professor of nursing, to discuss the state of mental health care for senior citizens:
http://tinyurl.com/qd6bq7y

Political scientist Phil Harold discussed the numerous unopposed state House races in the recent election:
http://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/6889748-74/district-republican-democrat#axzz3FvUSWv00

Health care economist Steve Foreman talked to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the pressure that the Highmark-UPMC dispute has placed on independent physician practics:
http://tinyurl.com/qd7f8qr

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review profiled Alan Alda in advance of his appearance as part of the Pittsburgh Speakers Series:
http://triblive.com/aande/moreaande/6854775-74/alda-says-love#axzz3EnVP2ADU

The Trib tapped marketing expert Gayle Marco for a story about the moribund Northway Mall:
http://tinyurl.com/qe8lvwm

WESA's Essential Pittsburgh featured Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for a two-part series about the region's nonprofit economy:
http://wesa.fm/post/future-pittsburghs-volunteer-economy

http://wesa.fm/post/business-non-profits-part-ii

This Reuters article cited research by Dan Short, associate professor of environmental science, into the popular videogame Minecraft:
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/money-minecraft-teaching-kids-money-174154810.html

RMU alum Morgan O'Brien gave a nice shout-out to his alma mater in this Pittsburgh Business Times profile:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2014/10/31/energizing-the-region-s-businesses.html?page=all

Athletics 

Football
Effort, Preparation Concerns With Colonials (10/8/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1690461&PT=4&PR=2
RMU Defeats Central Connecticut State (10/18/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1694177&PT=4&PR=2

Men's Basketball

Men's Hockey