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Sunday, April 1, 2012

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

March 2012

RMU was front and center when Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl celebrated the first graduating class of Pittsburgh Promise students:
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2012/03/15/1st-class-of-pittsburgh-promise-students-to-graduate-college/

http://www.wtae.com/video/30688139/detail.html

Business Professor Alan Smith received some coverage for his research showing that participation in NCAA bracket pools does not lower productivity:
http://www.wtae.com/video/30687973/detail.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/13/march-madness-2012-bracket-productivity-office_n_1341952.html

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/march-madness-brings-business-back-home-2012-03-14

The passing of student Marco Giovenga, and the tremendous impact he had at RMU, were chronicled by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/obituaries/obituary-marco-giovengo-robert-morris-student-refused-to-let-muscular-dystrophy-define-him-627233/?p=1

http://www.yourmoontownship.com/node/11703

The Pittsburgh Business Times previewed the School of Nursing and Health Sciences panel discussion on hospital readmissions:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2012/03/23/highmark-grant-will-fund-counseling.html?page=all

The Beaver County Times and Pittsburgh Magazine's Great Minds newsletter reported on communications lecturer Yvonne Bland's assignment for her students to give up social media for two days:
http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/rmu-students-try-life-without-technology/article_afe16595-7483-5d3e-917d-947dec85f336.html

http://www.icontact-archive.com/J0lA9rS2048SGwaCDHxk_67RSunI1TRb?w=4

The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management was featured in a pair of articles about its work with a Johnstown foundation:
http://www.dailyamerican.com/news/somerset/da-ot-community-foundation-charting-another-course-20120321,0,3237262.story

http://tribune-democrat.com/local/x1862286285/Johnstown-based-foundation-seeks-input-on-plans-for-future

The Pittsburgh Speakers Series received coverage, for a recent appearance by retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal and for next year's all-star lineup:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_788840.html

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/breaking/s_788943.html

http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/clinton-launches-rmu-speaker-series/article_a24d1849-550b-5550-8282-42ed0f890107.html

http://mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1820&DateTime=3%2F29%2F2012+6%3A24%3A26+PM&Term=Robert+Morris+University&PlayClip=TRUE


The Moon Patch wrote about RMU being named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll:

http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-receives-national-recognition-for-outreach-work

RMU was included in a Pittsburgh Business Times story about the state budget for higher education:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2012/03/09/state-universities-pheaa-grant-cuts.html?page=all

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Unrelated Jones Key to Robert Morris' Postseason Success (3/1/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/unrelated-jones-key-to-robert-morris-postseason-success-220370/

Robert Morris Strives to Be Tournament Ready (3/1/12): 
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_784215.html

Robert Morris Rolls into Semifinals with Win vs. Monmouth (3/2/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/robert-morris-rolls-into-semifinals-with-win-vs-monmouth-220589/

RMU Goes Deep In Win (3/2/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_784476.html

Defensive Intensity Pays Off as Robert Morris Continues NEC Tournament (3/4/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/defensive-intensity-pays-off-as-robert-morris-continues-nec-tournament-play-220803/

Colonials Advance to NEC Title Game (3/5/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/colonials-advance-to-nec-title-game-220981/

Robert Morris Reaches Another NEC Final (3/5/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_784900.html

Robert Morris One Win from March Magic (3/6/12):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/local_sports/robert-morris-basketball-one-win-away-from-march-magic/article_13101d2e-91d8-5eec-8c2d-abb3d8d5ea86.html
 

Colonials-Blackbirds a Natural Matchup (3/7/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/colonials-blackbirds-a-natural-matchup-221275/

Robert Morris At Home On the Road (3/7/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_785217.html

RMU's Dance Ticket Unpunched (3/8/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/rmus-dance-ticket-unpunched-221517/ 

More Heartbreak for RMU (3/8/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_785444.html

Robert Morris Isn't Done Yet (3/12/12): http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/robert-morris-isnt-done-just-yet-221995/

Robert Morris Rallies in Tournament Opener (3/14/12): 
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_786414.html

Robert Morris Shoots Down Rockets in CIT (3/18/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/robert-morris-shoots-down-rockets-in-cit-517288/

RMU Happy to Still Be Playing (3/19/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_787202.html

Colonials Accept Extra Credit (3/21/12):  http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/colonials-accept-extra-credit-627205/ 

Robert Morris Falls in CIT Quarterfinals (3/22/12):  http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_787728.html 

Ice Hockey

Confidence, Home Ice Give Robert Morris Women's Ice Hockey Some Playoff Boost (3/2/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/confidence-home-ice-give-robert-morris-womens-hockey-some-playoff-boosts-220543/

It's Hairy Time for Robert Morris as Playoffs Begin (3/2/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/its-hairy-time-for-robert-morris-hockey-as-playoffs-begin-220546/

Robert Morris Hockey Hits Late-Season Stride (3/2/12): 
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_784450.html

Robert Morris Relishes Hockey Title (3/5/12): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_784871.html

RMU's Goal: Be Sure Niagara Falls (3/9/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/rmu-hockeys-goal-be-sure-niagara-falls-221628/

 Miscellaneous

RMU Women Hit Stride at Right Time (3/1/12):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-women-hit-stride-at-right-time/article_c4375b9f-f541-5d34-8f3c-2ce345099171.html

Robert Morris Hopes Third Time's a Charm vs. Sacred Heart (3/6/12): 
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_785020.html

Bounty of Ace Players Spotlights RMU's Recruiting Efforts (3/8/12): 
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_785495.html

Brutal Schedule Doesn't Hinder RMU Lacrosse (3/23/12): 
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_787898.html