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Sunday, December 1, 2013
A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.

November 2013

The RMU Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media garnered much media coverage:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2013/11/13/poll-higher-insurance-co-pays-expected.html

http://wesa.fm/post/support-ban-contact-youth-football-growing-survey-shows

http://triblive.com/sports/nationworldsports/5072028-74/percent-football-supported#axzz2kjZzRmZL

http://thinkprogress.org/sports/2013/11/15/2947491/poll-40-percent-tackle-football-banned-high-school

http://tracking.si.com/2013/11/15/40-percent-of-americans-support-ban-on-tackle-football-before-high-school

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/morning-edition/2013/11/fracking-sees-widespread-support.html

http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2013/11/40_percent_americans_ban_youth_football_robert_morris_survey.php

http://triblive.com/business/businessbriefs/5094638-74/court-fracking-google#axzz2kzqlzszp

http://www.rigzone.com/news/oil_gas/a/130181/Survey_Support_for_Fracking_Is_on_the_Rise

http://www.wdtv.com/wdtv.cfm?func=view&section=5-News&item=Survey-Shows-Majority-Of-People-Support-Fracking12890

http://energyindepth.org/marcellus/new-poll-shows-majority-supports-hydraulic-fracturing/

http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2013/11/michael_benedetto_youth_football_prohibition_bill_little_support.php

http://freebeacon.com/house-bill-would-limit-restrictions-on-fracking/

http://sports.blogs.starnewsonline.com/16348/polling-suggests-some-support-for-age-restrictions-on-tackle-football/

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/11/20/fracking-is-quickly-becoming-the-apple-of-the-publ.aspx

http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2013/11/21/fracking-finds-support-in-new-poll.html

http://p.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/nov/28/learning-to-play-football-right/

http://tinyurl.com/my455ye

http://tinyurl.com/mpjdr73

http://tinyurl.com/mhsauds

Several media outlets took note of the passing of RMU Communication Professor Rex Crawley:
http://tinyurl.com/knflef8

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2013/11/26/rmu-professor-crawley-passes-away-at-49.html

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2013/11/26/Robert-Morris-University-professor-Rex-Crawley-dies.html

http://www.weirtondailytimes.com/page/content.detail/id/607093/Rex-Crawley.html

http://triblive.com/obituaries/newsstories/5152419-74/crawley-fraternity-rex#axzz2mNVeCGGR

The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote about RMU's grant-supported psych DNP program:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2013/11/04/rmu-gets-923000-federal-grant.html?ana=twt

The Business Times also highlighted research by three professors in the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science who developed a model for locating natural gas fueling stations:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/energy/2013/12/rmu-professors-work-to-optimize.html?page=all

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiled Robert Gates for his appearance in the Pittsburgh Speakers Series presented by Robert Morris University:
http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/breakfast/2013/11/18/Robert-Gates/stories/201311180022

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped the expertise of health care economist Steve Foreman for this article about the UPMC Health Plan:
http://triblive.com/business/headlines/5004936-74/upmc-health-million#axzz2jyin8aTr

The Colonial Theatre collaboration with Moon High School earned plenty of local coverage:
http://tinyurl.com/lvopaod

http://tinyurl.com/nxsyo53

Bob Arturo, hockey director at the RMU Island Sports Center, was recognized as Coach of the Month by USA Hockey Magazine:
http://touchpointmedia.uberflip.com/i/202548/0

The Pittsburgh Business Times profiled RMU graduate Kevin Modany, CEO of ITT Educational Services, for its annual CEO University edition:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2013/11/15/modanys-itt-model-informed-by-rmu.html?page=all

The Tribune-Review called on Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management for this story about nonprofits selling holiday gifts:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/5070284-74/charities-cards-gift#axzz2mNVeCGGR

Athletics

Highlighted Articles:

Ron Cook: Joe Walton Deserves Praise (11/14/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2013/11/15/Ron-Cook-Joe-Walton-deserves-praise.html

RMU Returns to the Role of Sheep (11/20/13):

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/10001781/kentucky-wildcats-exact-their-revenge-robert-morris-colonials-college-basketball

Sports Illustrated Faces In The Crowd (11/25/13): http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com//scorecard/faces/2013/11/25/index.html

Football

Jones, Mitchell & Defense Lead RMU Over Bryant (11/2/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1569709&PT=4&PR=2

Week 10: Three Up, Three Down (11/4/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1570141&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Hammers CCSU To Move Into First Place (11/9/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1572872&PT=4&PR=2

Week 11: Three Up, Three Down (11/11/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1573282&PT=4&PR=2

Opportunistic D Behind RMU's Surge (11/13/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1574409&PT=4&PR=2

Former Steelers Lineman Banaszak Transitions at RMU (11/13/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/4889169-74/banaszak-coach-football#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Walton Leaves Lasting Legacy at Robert Morris (11/13/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5055338-74/walton-coach-assistant#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Walton Roams Home Sideline For Last Time (11/16/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/5056851-74/walton-game-morris#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Sacred Heart Dashes RMU's Playoff Hopes (11/16/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1576031&PT=4&PR=2

Linebacker Finds His Place at RMU (11/20/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/college-district/2013/11/21/Linebacker-finds-his-place-at-Robert-Morris.html

RMU Can't Finish Strong Against SFU (11/23/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1579017&PT=4&PR=2

Column: Despite Loss, Walton Exits A Champ (11/24/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1579177&PT=4&PR=2

Men's Basketball

Healthy Anderson Ready for New Challenges (11/6/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1571196&PT=4&PR=2

2013-14 Robert Morris Preview (11/6/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/11/07/2013-14-Robert-Morris-Men-s-Basketball-Preview/stories/201311070216

Fluid Roster, New Rules Could Shape RMU's Personality (11/7/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1571212&PT=4&PR=2

It's NCAA Tourney or Bust for RMU (11/7/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1571464&PT=4&PR=2

Coaches Come To Grips With New NCAA Hand-Check Rule (11/7/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/pitt/5025638-74/game-coach-fouls#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

RMU Set To Tip Off Season (11/8/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5017608-74/lot-myers-pate#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Anderson's Big Second Half Paces RMU in Opener (11/9/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5018395-74/anderson-morris-robert#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Colonials Pull Away With Big Second Half (11/10/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2013/11/10/Colonials-pull-away-with-big-2nd-half/stories/201311100211

Hoops Notes: Anderson Fighting Mental Hurdles (11/11/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1573325&PT=4&PR=2

Anderson Leads Second-Half Comeback (11/12/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1574328&PT=4&PR=2

Appolon Steps Into Back-Up Point Guard Role (11/14/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1574613&PT=4&PR=2

Slow Start to Second Half Dooms RMU (11/14/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1575295&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris' NIT Win Over Kentucky Still Ripples (11/16/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5063076-74/kentucky-rmu-colonials#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Colonials Answer Call for Rematch (11/16/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/11/17/RMU-vs-Kentucky-Colonials-answer-call-for-rematch/stories/201311170120

Kentucky Exacts Its Revenge on RMU (11/17/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2013/11/18/No-1-Wildcats-exact-their-revenge/stories/201311180116

Kentucky Exacts Revenge, Romps RMU (11/17/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5078346-74/kentucky-rmu-toole#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Kentucky Runs Past Past Robert Morris (11/17/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1576501&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Must Learn From Kentucky Game (11/19/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1577050&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Holds Off Texas-Arlington (11/21/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5110920-74/game-points-arlington#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Anderson's 24 Pushes RMU to Win (11/21/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1578332&PT=4&PR=2

Anderson Sparks Bounce-Back Win (11/22/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/11/22/Anderson-sparks-bounce-back-win/stories/201311220148

Myers-Pate Takes on New Responsibility for Robert Morris (11/22/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/11/23/Myers-Pate-takes-on-new-responsibility-for-Robert-Morris/stories/201311230075

Cold Stretch Dooms RMU (11/23/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1579125&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Falls Again in Road Swing (11/26/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1580543&PT=4&PR=2

Colonials Defense, Effort Troubles Coach (11/29/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/11/30/Colonials-defense-effort-troubles-coach/stories/201311300022

RMU Falls Again On The Road (11/30/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1581703&PT=4&PR=2

Women's Basketball

2013-14 RMU Women's Basketball Preview (11/6/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/11/07/2013-14-Robert-Morris-Women/stories/201311070215

Spanou Covets NEC Title While Rewriting Record Books (11/22/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5102734-74/spanou-nec-buscaglia#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Men's Hockey

Wydo Nets Four Goals, RMU Still Falls (11/1/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1569540&PT=4&PR=2

Wydo's Hat Trick Gets RMU First Win (11/8/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1572633&PT=4&PR=2

Hockey Falls to RIT After First Win (11/9/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1573070&PT=4&PR=2

Balanced Effort Gives RMU A Split (11/23/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1579224&PT=4&PR=2

Women's Hockey

Freshman Scorer Does It All for RMU (11/26/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5133653-74/howard-hockey-colontino#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Other

Robert Morris Sophomore Getting His Kicks (11/5/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5007890-74/brett-goals-season#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

Fox Chapel Grad Shines In Goal For RMU Soccer (11/13/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5025231-74/schoenecker-team-season#axzz2mWq0Xzx3

RMU Freshman Fisher Grabs Spotlight (11/20/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/5082159-74/fisher-starr-team#axzz2mWq0Xzx3