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Monday, July 01, 2013
A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.

June 2013


The Pittsburgh Business Times documented RMU's successful completion of its strategic plan:
RMU's success in recruiting new students was part of this story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3895337-74/state-students-percent#axzz2XEkY3gWA


Pittsburgh Magazine's Great Minds newsletter mentioned RMU's ranking by Payscale  as providing one of the highest ROI on tuition of any business school in the nation:
http://www.icontact-archive.com/J0lA9rS2048SGwaCDHxk_2IspWTwVwi4?w=4


Helena Vanhala, associate professor of Media Arts and director of the Center for Global Engagement, was interviewed by ISTOÉ Independente, a leading weekly newsmagazine in Brazil, on current and past film images of terrorism:
http://www.istoe.com.br/reportagens/305005_TERRORISTA+DAS+ESTRELAS+

RMU's nursing program in Nicaragua also got international attention:
http://www.laprensa.com.ni/2013/06/18/ambito/151333-inauguran-programa-academico-salud

And the increasingly global character of RMU was brought into the spotlight by the visit of a Saudi prince to campus:
http://tinyurl.com/kfkzlxz

http://tinyurl.com/kpswj7d

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette documented RMU's role in creating a community garden in Coraopolis:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-west/camaraderie-grows-in-community-garden-in-coraopolis-692389/

The Uzuri Think Tank  and its mission to promote success among African American men figured into two stories in the New Pittsburgh Courier:
http://tinyurl.com/l4f34lc

http://tinyurl.com/otrr5am

The Beaver County Times published an article about The Washington Center seminar on cybersecurity  attended by several RMU students:
http://tinyurl.com/lzm2dpr

Local NPR affiliate WESA-FM covered the Black Male Leadership Development Institute at RMU:
http://wesa.fm/post/training-next-generation-african-american-leaders

http://www.wesa.fm/post/week-long-institute-focuses-leadership-skills-young-pittsburgh-black-men

WESA also interviewed Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for a series on nonprofits:
http://www.wesa.fm/post/business-non-profits-part-ii

And the Black Male Leadership Development Institute was part of this story about a documentary about education of young black men:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/movies/film-panel-focus-on-hurdles-faced-by-black-students-692668/

Health care economist Steve Foreman was quoted in articles about the Highmark-West Penn Allegheny merger and the UPMC-Highmark dispute:
http://triblive.com/business/headlines/4131330-74/upmc-highmark-health#axzz2XEkY3gWA

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/highmark-cmu-announce-details-of-health-collaboration-692947/

Foreman also wrote an op-ed about how businesses can stay ahead of health care reform:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2013/06/28/get-ahead-of-likely-health-care-reform.html?page=all

Athletics


RMU Grad Selected to U.S. Women's Hockey Olympic Team (6/24/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/4251621-74/mclaughlin-team-hockey#axzz2Xp81zbkd