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

DECEMBER 2014

The RMU Polling Institute nabbed headlines in December:
http://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/7359844-74/percent-poll-tax#axzz3O4CycexC

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/7360396-74/holiday-percent-ebola#axzz3O4CycexC

http://readingeagle.com/news/article/ron-southwick-15-political-figures-to-watch-in-2015

http://tinyurl.com/n5ukhgn

http://tinyurl.com/m8v753q

http://tinyurl.com/mxht7sv

http://tinyurl.com/nu6zd2a

http://tinyurl.com/o8agb4t

http://tinyurl.com/n3lghqs

http://tinyurl.com/o8agb4t

WESA featured interviews with economist Brian O'Roark about the future of shopping malls, and with Michael DiLauro, director of the Academic Media Center, about his latest documentary:
http://wesa.fm/post/what-future-shopping-mall 

http://wesa.fm/post/seventy-years-public-private-partnerships-and-pittsburghs-economic-development

A Taste of Pittsburgh magazine featured Dave Hanson, executive director of the RMU Island Sports Center:
http://issuu.com/atasteofpittsburgh/docs/issue_2_digitalsmall/1

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review selected RMU student Kendall Valan as a Newsmaker for her video journalism award:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/7359765-74/valan-competition-morris#axzz3LaPeBXgT

The Trib noted RMU's role in a potential learning center in the Moon Area School District:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/7280931-74/center-students-classes#axzz3KmNcTx62

Sociology Professor William Beaver weighed in on a story about the decline of social clubs:
http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yoursewickley/yoursewickleymore/7091292-74/club-members-sewickley#axzz3Kwz0Asty

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tapped health care ecomist Steve Foreman to weigh in on the never-ending UPMC/Highmark saga:
http://tinyurl.com/os65w7x 

The Beaver County Times called on gerontologist Joe Angelelli for this story about age-inclusive communities:
http://tinyurl.com/kk9o2tu

Several media outlets took note of RMU's announcement that President Gregory Dell'Omo will be leaving to take the top job at Rider University. A selection:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2014/12/12/dell-omo-leaving-legacy-of-growth-at-rmu.html

 http://www.theridernews.com/2014/12/05/dellomo-seeks-a-holistic-college-experience-as-next-president/

http://tinyurl.com/ldmoz6u 

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2014/12/rider_university_names_new_president_gregory_dellomo_from_robert_morris_university_in_pittsburgh.html

http://www.rmusentrymedia.com/news/2014/12/04/dellomo-headed-for-rider-university/

http://tinyurl.com/k3gamp6

http://tinyurl.com/pndqguy

http://tinyurl.com/oc2jvug

http://www.centraljersey.com/articles/2014/12/09/the_lawrence_ledger/featured/doc54876ae3ec906951472455.txt

Peggy Outon, executive director of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, weighed in for this story about Penn State's board and the NCAA lawsuit:
http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/7358513-74/board-meeting-special#axzz3LhtMRhq6

And this story about the generosity of downtown Pittsburgh residents:
http://tinyurl.com/qdnu6aq

Hey, RMU has the first Saudi-run U.S. radio show. Who knew?
http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20141212227238

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Three Ranked Teams Highlight Three Rivers Classic (12/28/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/7440433-74/state-classic-penn#axzz3NyUnb2Tb
Colgate Topples RMU to Win Three Rivers Classic (12/30/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/7459540-74/colgate-period-game#axzz3NyUnb2Tb