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Saturday, March 1, 2014

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

February 2014

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette featured RMU in a pair of stories about social media and digital communications on college campuses:
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2014/02/13/Colleges-embrace-new-world-of-social-media/stories/201402130192

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2014/02/13/Professors-and-students-communicate-via-email/stories/201402130031

Several media outlets covered the launch of car-sharing service Zipcar at RMU:
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2014/02/06/rmu-launches-car-sharing-program-with-zipcar/

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/morning-edition/2014/02/zipcar-stations-2-cars-at-robert.html

http://tinyurl.com/m5cgruc

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/west/2014/02/13/Robert-Morris-adds-zip-to-transportation/stories/201402130060

http://www.icontact-archive.com/J0lA9rS2048SGwaCDHxk_4cqLioW0f3p?w=4

Pittsburgh City Paper and the New Pittsburgh Courier included news about efforts to honor the late Rex Crawley by getting people to sign up as blood marrow donors:
http://www.pghcitypaper.com/Blogh/archives/2014/02/12/bone-marrow-drive-to-honor-local-educator-starts-tonight

http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2014/02/20/kappas-party-with-a-cause-features-special-tribute-to-rex-crawley/

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped the expertise of Elena Valova, skating coach at the RMU Island Sports Center, for a story about Olympic figure skating:
http://triblive.com/sports/olympics/moreolympics/5417370-74/skating-score-team#axzz2sOIUhKDy

Speaking of the Island Sports Center, the Beaver County Times profiled RMU's very own Hanson Brother, Dave, who heads up the ISC:
http://tinyurl.com/la9ozhp

The Trib called on Peggy Outon of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management and Marketing Professor Gayle Marco for stories about cuts at WQED-FM and Northway Mall, respectively:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/5631164-74/acklin-staff-wqed#axzz2tsVbpvms

http://tinyurl.com/ndfynpo

Coverage trickled in from the first round of polling by the RMU Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media:
http://biz570.com/energy/job-impacts-of-marcellus-shale-1.1626035

Athletics

Men's Basketball

RMU Blows Leads, Falls to CCSU (2/1/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5499291-74/morris-robert-ccsu#axzz2vZE6pkFH

RMU Blows Lead, No Longer Perfect (2/1/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1604725&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris' 1981-82 Team Had Local Flavor (2/6/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/5541650-74/team-parks-russell#axzz2vZE6pkFH

Anderson's Second Half Propels RMU (2/6/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1607269&PT=4&PR=2

Dominant Win Gives RMU Brooklyn Sweep (2/8/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1607731&PT=4&PR=2

Jones Rising All-Time Ranks at RMU (2/9/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5499395-74/jones-lucky-lucious#axzz2vZE6pkFH

Tates Play Improving in NEC Games (2/9/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1607786&PT=4&PR=2

Anderson's 28 Gives RMU 10th Win in NEC (2/13/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1609638&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Leaning on Dynamic Duo (2/14/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/15/Robert-Morris-men-leaning-on-dynamic-duo/stories/201402150023

Anderson Leads Robert Morris Past Saint Francis (2/14/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/13/Anderson-leads-Robert-Morris-over-Saint-Francis/stories/201402130300

RMU Avoids Late Scare (2/15/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/15/RMU-men-s-basketball-Mount-St-Mary-s-69-61/stories/201402150155

Oliver Steps Up, Leads RMU Over Mount (2/15/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1610274&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Holds Off Mount (2/15/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5578887-74/mary-morris-mount#axzz2vZE6pkFH

RMU Developing Killer Instinct (2/17/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1610500&PT=4&PR=2

Myers-Pate's Time Has Flown By (2/19/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1611383&PT=4&PR=2

Second-Half Comeback Secures Title (2/20/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5632905-74/half-points-colonials#axzz2vZE6pkFH

Anderson Helps RMU Polish Off Comeback (2/20/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1612199&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Defeats LIU Brooklyn, 73-64 (2/21/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/20/Robert-Morris-defeats/stories/201402200308

Roster Size Just a Number (2/21/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5634297-74/players-hawkins-toole#axzz2vZE6pkFH

Myers-Pate Pushes RMU To Top of NEC (2/21/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/22/Guards-improved-play-pushes-Robert-Morris-to-top-of-Northeast-Conference/stories/201402220035

Colonials Bag Regular-Season Title (2/22/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/22/Robert-Morris-clinches-conference-title-with-OT-win-against-St-Francis-Brooklyn-71-70/stories/201402220149

RMU Clinches Conference Title With Win (2/22/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5633685-74/jones-points-francis#axzz2vZE6pkFH

Jones' Putback Seals Regular-Season Title (2/22/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1612749&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Hopeful Its Building Something Special (2/24/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1613030&PT=4&PR=2

Luck, Talent or Both, RMU Wins Games Late (2/26/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1613981&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Completes Comeback to Thwart FDU (2/27/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1614700&PT=4&PR=2

Men's Ice Hockey

RMU Still Looking Ahead (2/7/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1607171&PT=4&PR=2

Wydo Leading Surge for Robert Morris (2/11/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5571517-74/wydo-goals-hockey#axzz2vZE6pkFH

Robert Morris Faces Key Series (2/12/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/13/RMU-hockey-faces-key-series/stories/201402130175

Robert Morris Hoping To Stay Hot in Final Weeks (2/13/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1609472&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Blanks Niagara, 5-0 (2/15/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/15/Robert-Morris-blanks-Niagara-5-0/stories/201402150157

RMU Routs Niagara To Stay in Hunt For Playoff Bye (2/15/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1610333&PT=4&PR=2

Standout Has No Bigger Hero Than His Brother (2/20/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/21/Robert-Morris-hockey-standout-has-no-bigger-than-than-his-brother/stories/201402210048

RMU Trying Not To Get Caught Up In Standings (2/21/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1612138&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Inches Closer to AHA Tourney Bye With Win (2/21/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1612509&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Set Up For Dramatic Finish (2/27/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/28/Robert-Morris-hockey-set-up-for-dramatic-finish/stories/201402280060

Weekend Looms Large for RMU Hockey (2/28/14): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1614729&PT=4&PR=2

Women's Ice Hockey

RMU Makes Final Push for NCAA Tournament (2/20/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5613683-74/morris-robert-tournament#axzz2vZE6pkFH

Women's Basketball

Robert Morris Star Spanou A Natural (2/27/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/02/28/Robert-Morris-women-star-a-natural/stories/201402280066