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

MARCH 2015

The RMU Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media raked in plenty of coverage in March. Here is a sampling:
RMU's burgeoning online degree programs were front and center in this Pittsburgh Business Times feature:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2015/03/06/online-degrees-let-smaller-universities-reach-more.html?page=all

The Business Times also profiled President Dell'Omo:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2015/03/13/personalities-of-pittsburgdell-omo-saying-goodbye.html?page=all

Several media outlets reported on the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management's ongoing research into the persistent pay gap between male and female employees in Pittsburgh's nonprofit organizations:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/financial-district/2015/03/pay-gap-continues-at-top-of-pittsburgh-region.html

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2015/03/13/pay-gap-painful-for-female-leaders.html

http://tinyurl.com/mo6kcsu

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/7983604-74/women-nonprofits-nonprofit#axzz3UaFviG00

http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2015/03/18/bayer-report-women-pay-not-equal/

http://tinyurl.com/ps42z9o

The Beaver County Times mentioned RMU's role in a federally funded iniiative to reduce hospitalizations among nursing home patients:
http://tinyurl.com/m8b42uy

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped RMU gerontologist Joe Angelelli for a story about the changing face of senior living:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/7908619-74/senior-centers-county#axzz3VELLZ9m3

Health care economist Steve Foreman once again was a valued source for local reporters, including on UPMC, Highmark, and hospital ratings:
http://tinyurl.com/l5gwza8

http://tinyurl.com/p838h2f

http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/7960255-74/highmark-health-allegheny#axzz3UGm4Qwnd

KDKA-TV interviewed Chad Wertley, assistant professor of communication, for a story about children's digital privacy:
http://tinyurl.com/o9d53xo

Associate professor of nursing Susan Heller weighed in on the latest research into menopause:
http://tinyurl.com/lrsmkr5

Scott Irlbacher in Student Life spoke to WESA-FM about a racist fraternity scandal at the University of Oklahoma:
http://wesa.fm/post/essential-pittsburgh-investigating-greek-life

Athletics

General

Robert Morris Basking in Latest Athletics Success (3/14/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7951678-74/morris-robert-athletics#axzz3WYOSjpkY

For 13-Year Old, Robert Morris Lacrosse Are 'All My Older Brothers' (3/20/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/20/For-13-year-old-Robert-Morris-lacrosse-teammates-are-all-my-older-brothers/stories/201503200066

Men's Basketball

Robert Morris Refocusing for NEC Tournament (3/4/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-refocusing-for-nec-tournament/article_631d24cc-c1eb-11e4-b2e3-7bef39d28825.html

Robert Morris Whips Wagner to Advance to NEC Tournament Semis (3/4/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/7876430-74/wagner-game-team#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Jones Lifts Robert Morris Past Wagner into NEC Semifinals (3/4/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/jones-lifts-robert-morris-past-wagner-into-nec-semifinals/article_965a7122-c2a5-11e4-90cc-13f79dc8c174.html

Jones Keeps Colonials Moving Forward into NEC Tournament Semifinal (3/4/15): http://137.117.100.210/sports/rmu/2015/03/04/Robert-Morris-defeats-Wagner-Robert-Morris-cruises-into-NEC-tournament-semifinal/stories/201503040260

Colonials Look to Slow Bryant Attack (3/7/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/07/Colonials/stories/201503070047

Robert Morris Holds Off Bryant For 66-53 Win (3/7/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/07/Robert-Morris-holds-off-Bryant-for-66-53-win/stories/201503070147

RMU Headed to NEC Championship After Topping Bryant (3/7/15): http://triblive.com/sports/-topstories/7915215-74/bulldogs-colonials-pryor#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Stewart Leads RMU Back to NEC Championship Game (3/7/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/stewart-leads-rmu-back-to-nec-championship-game/article_4a7fdeae-c502-11e4-87ac-f7adbefede84.html

Colonials Looking To End Title-Game Slump (3/10/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/10/Colonials-look-to-break-title-game-streak/stories/201503100076

Minnie's Big Night Leads Robert Morris Back to March Madness (3/10/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/minnie-s-big-night-leads-robert-morris-back-to-march/article_67277b48-c75f-11e4-9ef2-ebb26ebafd92.html

Robert Morris Leaves Heartbreak Behind With Championship (3/10/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-leaves-heartbreak-behind-with-championship/article_d40a7ef0-c79a-11e4-8144-0f6ffe4bde8e.html

Robert Morris Holds On For Northeast Title, Clinches NCAA Berth (3/10/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/7940720-74/francis-jones-colonials#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Robert Morris Earns NCAA Tourney Bid (3/11/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/10/Robert-Morris-defeats-St-Francis-earns-NCAA-tourney-bid/stories/201503100210

Minnie's Improvement Key to RMU's Championship Run (3/11/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/minnie-s-improvement-key-to-rmu-s-championship-run/article_4cf64f54-c82e-11e4-b9eb-dbcb5e8af995.html

Robert Morris To Face North Florida in NCAA Tournament (3/15/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/15/Robert-Morris-will-face-North-Florida-in-NCAA-tournament/stories/201503150221

RMU to Open NCAA Tournament in First Four (3/15/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-to-open-ncaa-tournament-in-first-four/article_dbf68abc-cb75-11e4-b83a-0f02a96163f9.html

Lucky To Be Alive: Lucky Jones' Story of Survival (3/16/15): http://www.onebidwonders.com/2015/03/16/lucky-to-be-alive-robert-morris-senior-lucky-jones-story-of-survival/

Robert Morris Lucky To Have Jones Playing At High Level (3/16/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7981147-74/jones-team-toole#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Robert Morris Deals with Unique Challenge Against North Florida (3/16/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-deals-with-a-unique-challenge-against-north-florida/article_7434f0a0-cc18-11e4-a576-5fc63e9b15ec.html

Robert Morris Gets Reacquainted With Buzz Surrounding NCAAs (3/17/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7981225-74/morris-robert-tournament#axzz3WYOSjpkY

At NCAAs, Pittsburgh's dudes (and dudette) abide (3/17/15): http://triblive.com/sports/robrossi/7991238-74/basketball-driscoll-pittsburgh#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Beyond Lucky: Talks With Toole Helped Shape RMU's Jones (3/17/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/beyond-lucky-talks-with-toole-helped-shape-rmu-s-jones/article_405d424e-cc38-11e4-bc62-d33861dba63e.html

Unlikely Trio Leads Robert Morris Into NCAA Tournament First Four Game (3/18/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/18/Unlikely-trio-leads-Robert-Morris-into-NCAA-First-Four-game/stories/201503180084

Freshmen Lead Robert Morris to First Four Win (3/18/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/freshmen-lead-robert-morris-to-first-four-win/article_93d6dc24-cde0-11e4-84d5-cb16c956cc3f.html

RMU Holds On To Beat North Florida (3/18/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/7981264-74/half-morris-robert#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Dancing in Dayton (3/18/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/18/Robert-Morris-advances-in-NCAA-tournament-will-face-Duke-on-Friday/stories/201503180249

RMU Deserves Real NCAA Experience (3/18/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7998700-74/ncaa-tournament-round#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Behind The Madness: RMU's Basketball Program Benefits From Supportive Front Office (3/19/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/19/Behind-the-Madness-Robert-Morris-basketball-program-benefits-from-supportive-front-office/stories/201503190158

Lucky Jones: "We Believe In Ourselves" (3/19/15): http://ferrall.radio.cbssports.com/2015/03/19/lucky-jones-we-believe-in-ourselves/

Despite The Odds, Robert Morris Remains Optimistic vs. Duke (3/19/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/8008687-74/duke-game-toole#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Robert Morris Excited, Not Intimidated by Duke (3/19/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-excited-not-intimidated-by-duke/article_92e93a44-ce91-11e4-a704-0b3fa6988f27.html

Rice Keeping A Close Eye on RMU, Toole (3/19/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rice-keeping-a-close-eye-on-rmu-toole/article_5a083e5c-cead-11e4-a952-a3a3a0f5fecf.html

NCAA Tournament Insider (3/19/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-ncaa-tournament-insider-dream-come-true-for-jones/article_9b40eb20-cde6-11e4-8fc1-8fb683e3276b.html

Andy Toole, Robert Morris Look to Do Unthinkable Versus Duke (3/19/15): http://www.app.com/story/sports/college/2015/03/19/andy-toole-robert-morris-duke/25051399/

Minnie's Surge Sparking Robert Morris (3/20/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/20/Elijah-Minnie-s-surge-sparking-Robert-Morris/stories/201503200184

Overcoming Long Odds Nothing New For Robert Morris Star (3/20/15): http://nypost.com/2015/03/20/overcoming-long-odds-nothing-new-for-robert-morris-star/

RMU Can't Beat History - Or Duke (3/20/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/20/RMU-can-t-beat-history-or-Duke/stories/201503200369

RMU Enjoys the Moment in Loss to Duke (3/20/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-enjoys-the-moments-in-loss-to-duke/article_3ca5585e-cf16-11e4-b47e-e3af256c2b04.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Sports

NCAA Tournament Notebook (3/20/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-ncaa-tournament-notebook-jones-career-comes-to-an-end/article_97881108-cf16-11e4-bd97-07511d7818e3.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Sports

Duke Pulls Away Late from Robert Morris (3/20/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/8016469-74/duke-morris-robert#axzz3WYOSjpkY

RMU's Season Started to Turn in February (3/21/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-season-started-to-turn-in-february/article_24ffda8c-cfe1-11e4-a306-a3ba05de6ebb.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Sports

For Robert Morris, Lots To Learn in Loss to Duke (3/21/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/8022276-74/duke-team-tournament#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Robert Morris Could Have New Home (3/21/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/8022293-74/dell-facility-morris#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Robert Morris Season in Review (3/22/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/22/Robert-Morris-season-in-review-Rising-stars-poised-to-make-more-noise/stories/201503220165

UK's Run of Dominance Traces Back to Upset at RMU (3/31/15): http://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2015-03-31/we-had-change-mindset 

Men's Hockey

Wydo Helps Push Robert Morris To Playoffs (3/13/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/13/Robert-Morris-plays-host-to-playoff-hockey-for-first-time-in-school-history/stories/201503130149

Fourth Line Sparks Robert Morris To Playoff Win Against Niagara (3/14/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/14/Fourth-line-sparks-Robert-Morris-to-playoff-win-against-Niagara/stories/201503140072

Robert Morris Sweeps Quarterfinal Series From Niagara (3/15/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/15/Robert-Morris-sweeps-quarterfinal-series-against-Niagara/stories/201503150197

Wydo Named Finalist for Hobey Baker Award (3/19/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/8007666-74/wydo-hockey-morris#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Robert Morris Eliminated from AHC Playoffs (3/20/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/8018490-74/game-wildung-colonials#axzz3WYOSjpkY

Robert Morris Falls in Conference Semifinal (3/21/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/21/Robert-Morris-hockey-falls-in-conference-semifinal/stories/201503210089

Hobey Baker Finalist Wydo Adds to RMU's Run (3/20/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/hockey/hobey-baker-finalist-wydo-adds-to-rmu-s-run/article_d423b290-ce97-11e4-8953-87ed4cecfae1.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Sports

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris Routs Fairleigh Dickinosn in NEC Tourney (3/8/15):http://triblive.com/sports/-topstories/7915476-74/colonials-half-points#axzz3WYOSjpkY 

Colonials Youth, Depth Will be Tested vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (3/15/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/15/Colonials-youth-depth-will-be-tested-against-St-Francis/stories/201503150080

RMU Looks to Secure Second Straight NEC Title (3/14/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7957813-74/team-game-colonials#axzz3WYOSjpkY

St. Francis Brooklyn Upsets Robert Morris, 77-62 (3/15/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/03/15/St-Francis-upsets-Robert-Morris-women-s-basketball-77-62/stories/201503150203

Robert Morris Falls in NEC Title Game (3/15/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/7958054-74/morris-robert-0-0#axzz3WYOSjpkY