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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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

March 2014

The RMU Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media released its next round of results, which generated tons of coverage. A sampling appears below:
http://wesa.fm/post/pa-voters-less-likely-vote-candidates-who-supported-affordable-care-act-poll-says

http://earlyreturns.post-gazette.com/home/early-returns-posts/6067-rmu-poll

http://earlyreturns.post-gazette.com/home/early-returns-posts/6066-rmu-poll-obamacare

http://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/5712124-74/percent-poll-rmu#axzz2v27ikTC8

http://wesa.fm/post/rmu-poll-shows-high-unfavorable-rating-gov-corbett

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2014/03/07/poll-corbett-wolf/

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/03/latest_poll_echoes_bad_news_fo.html#incart_river_default

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/03/10/poll-finds-mixed-public-attitudes-higher-education-issues

http://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/5711767-74/college-poll-degree#axzz2vYI87Q66

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/03/18/Women0318/stories/201403180016

http://www.nationalreview.com/agenda/374068/supply-side-strategy-fixing-higher-ed-reihan-salam

RMU's psychiatric DNP program was part of a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about a shortage of mental health care:
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/03/16/Psychiatrists-in-short-supply-nationwide-Pittsburgh/stories/201403160076

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review published an article about Valerie Howard being named dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences:
http://triblive.com/news/education/5782373-74/nursing-university-dean#axzz2wFEneN6K

The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote about RMU's tweeting billboards, and a new partnership with CCAC:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2014/03/21/rmu-takes-to-twitter-digital-billboards-to-update.html

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2014/03/31/rmu-ccac-partner-to-help-students-earn-2-degrees.html

The Associated Press included RMU's free downloadable downtown walking tours in article about five free things to do in Pittsburgh:
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/pittsburgh-5-free-things-visitors-do

Athletics

Men's Ice Hockey

- AHA Tournament

Robert Morris Looking For Quick Start in Playoffs (3/8/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/07/Robert-Morris-looking-for-quick-start-in-hockey-playoffs/stories/201403070050

Colonials Shell Cadets With Six Goals in Second Period (3/7/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/07/Hockey-Robert-Morris-Colonials-beat-Army-8-4/stories/201403070193

Army Forces Game 3 vs. Robert Morris (3/9/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/08/Hockey-Army-beats-Robert-Morris-4-2/stories/201403080158

Backup Goalie Does Job as Robert Morris Advances in AHA Tournament (3/10/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/09/Hockey-Robert-Morris-beats-Army-3-1/stories/201403090189

Robert Morris Looking For Revenge (3/14/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/14/Robert-Morris-looking-for-hockey-revenge/stories/201403140047

Izyk A Stand-Up Guy For Robert Morris (3/18/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/19/Freshman-a-stand-up-guy-for-Robert-Morris-hockey-team/stories/201403190049

Robert Morris Two Wins From NCAA Bid (3/21/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/21/Robert-Morris-hockey-two-wins-from-NCAA-bid/stories/201403210127

Robert Morris Advances to AHA Final With OT Win (3/22/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/22/Robert-Morris-hockey-5-4-victory-against-Niagara/stories/201403220158

OT Goal Puts RMU in AHA Finals (3/22/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5789378-74/niagara-overtime-shot#axzz2xqI30aBm

RMU Advances to NCAA Tournament (3/22/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5789525-74/gibson-rmu-scored#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Heads to NCAA Tournament (3/22/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2014/03/22/Robert-Morris-hockey-7-4-victory-against-Canisius/stories/201403220185

Third Time Is A Charm for Colonials (3/22/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/23/Third-time-is-the-charm-for-Colonials/stories/201403230148

- NCAA Tournament

RMU To Face Minnesota in NCAA Tournament (3/23/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/College-Sports-National/2014/03/23/Robert-Morris-NCAA-selection/stories/201403230216

Starkey: Season's Been A Hockey Miracle at Robert Morris (3/25/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5820904-74/hockey-schooley-rmu#axzz2xqI30aBm

Ex-RMU Player Overcomes Cancer ... (3/25/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5796726-74/kushneriuk-hockey-playing#axzz2xqI30aBm

Wydo Makes Big Impact For Robert Morris (3/26/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5831355-74/wydo-goals-hockey#axzz2xqI30aBm

RMU Confident Heading Into First NCAA Tournament (3/28/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5831366-74/games-morris-robert#axzz2xqI30aBm

Colonials Get Ice Time With The Big Boys (3/29/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/29/The-Colonials-hockey-team-gets-ice-time-with-the-big-boys/stories/201403290039

RMU Falls to Minnesota in NCAA Tournament (3/29/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5831370-74/minnesota-morris-robert#axzz2xqI30aBm

Minnesota Ends Robert Morris' Season with 7-3 Win (3/29/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/29/Hockey-Minnesota-beats-Robert-Morris-7-3/stories/201403290174

Men's Basketball

Anderson, Toole Take Top NEC Honors (3/4/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/04/RMU-player-coach-take-top-honors/stories/201403040178

- NEC Tournament

Robert Morris Overcomes Obstacles To Find Success (3/3/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5687556-74/toole-season-team#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Starts Quest for NCAA Tournament Bid (3/4/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/05/Robert-Morris-starts-quest-for-NCAA-tournament-bid/stories/201403050037

Top-Seeded RMU Enters NEC Tourney With Eye on Big Prize (3/4/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5698056-74/named-anderson-conference#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Holds Off Fairleigh Dickinson (3/5/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/05/Robert-Morris-men-hold-off-Fairleigh-Dickinson-in-first-round-of-NEC-tournament/stories/201403050233

Robert Morris Beats FDU to Open NEC Tournament (3/5/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5698846-74/colonials-half-morris#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Happy To Be Lucky and Good (3/7/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/08/Robert-Morris-happy-to-be-lucky-and-good/stories/201403080050

RMU Roars Back to Top Saint Francis, 60-57 (3/8/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/08/RMU-tops-Saint-Francis-60-57-advances-to-NEC-title-game/stories/201403080149

Robert Morris Advances to NEC Title Game (3/8/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5703735-74/half-colonials-francis#axzz2xqI30aBm 

Robert Morris Expects Battle For Spot In NCAA Tournament (3/10/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/11/Robert-Morris-expects-battle-for-spot-in-NCAA-field/stories/201403110057

Robert Morris Faces Familiar Foe in NEC Championship Game (3/10/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5736643-74/mount-mary-points#axzz2xqI30aBm

Memorable Moments in RMU-Mount Rivalry (3/10/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1618344&PT=4&PR=2

Three Head-To-Head Matchups To Watch (3/11/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1618709&PT=4&PR=2

Mount St. Mary's Ends Robert Morris' NCAA Dream, 88-71 (3/12/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/11/Mount-St-Mary-s-ends-Robert-Morris-NCAA-tourney-dream/stories/201403110231

Starkey: No Shame For Robert Morris (3/11/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5736739-74/toole-rmu-team#axzz2xqI30aBm

- National Invitation Tournament

Robert Morris Standout Sharpened His game in School of Hard Knocks (3/17/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/18/Robert-Morris-standout-sharpened-his-game-in-the-school-of-hard-knocks/stories/201403180059

Robert Morris Would Rather Be Dancing (3/17/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5783931-74/morris-robert-playing#axzz2xqI30aBm

Game Day: Robert Morris at St. John's (3/18/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1621431&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Topples St. John's in NIT Opener (3/18/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5784976-74/morris-robert-john#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Wins NIT Opener Against St. John's (3/19/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/18/Robert-Morris-wins-NIT-opener-over-St-John-s/stories/201403180189

Analysis: How RMU Knocked Off St. John's (3/19/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1621863&PT=4&PR=2

RMU's Anderson Takes Aim in NIT (3/20/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5796652-74/anderson-toole-whether#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Tries To Follow Up On Stunning Win (3/21/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/21/Robert-Morris-tries-to-follow-up-on-stunning-win/stories/201403210125

Game Day: Robert Morris at Belmont (3/21/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1622739&PT=4&PR=2

Belmont Eliminates Robert Morris From NIT (3/21/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5804132-74/belmont-morris-0-0#axzz2xqI30aBm

 Women's Basketball

Spanou's Record-Setting Career Winding Down with RMU (3/1/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5633258-74/spanou-team-morris#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Locks Up Top Seed in NEC Tournament (3/3/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5696256-74/double-mary-mount#axzz2xqI30aBm

 - NEC Tournament

RMU Keeps Eye on NEC Prize (3/8/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/09/Robert-Morris-women-keep-eyes-on-NEC-prize/stories/201403090095

Robert Morris Rallies To Reach NEC Tournament Semifinals (3/9/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/10/Colonials-rally-to-reach-semis/stories/201403100084

Robert Morris' Success Has Been Fine Work of Artemis (3/11/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/12/Robert-Morris-success-has-been-fine-work-of-Artemis/stories/201403120053

Robert Morris Advances to NEC Final (3/13/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/13/Colonials-advance-to-final/stories/201403130241

NCAA Berth One Win Away For Robert Morris (3/15/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/16/NCAA-berth-one-win-away-for-Robert-Morris-women/stories/201403160173

RMU Looks To Make Final Step to Big Dance (3/15/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5740497-74/game-francis-ball#axzz2xqI30aBm

RMU Top Saint Francis U. for NCAA Tournament Berth (3/16/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5774856-74/spanou-colonials-minutes#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Tops Saint Francis, Earns First NCAA Berth Since 2008 (3/17/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/16/Robert-Morris-women-s-basketball-team/stories/201403160216

 - NCAA Tournament

Robert Morris To Face Notre Dame (3/17/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/5774991-74/tournament-seed-dame#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Headed to NCAA Tournament (3/18/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/17/Penn-State-Robert-Morris-women-headed-to-NCAA-tourney/stories/201403170182

Ex-Kittanning Forward Closes Out RMU Career in NCAA Tournament (3/21/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5797162-74/emberg-team-ncaa#axzz2xqI30aBm

RMU Not Awestruck By Heavily Favored Irish (3/21/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5789367-74/dame-notre-colonials#axzz2xqI30aBm

Robert Morris Is Thinking Big (3/21/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/03/22/Robert-Morris-women-are-thinking-big/stories/201403220062

Notre Dame Dispatches RMU (3/22/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5789486-74/dame-notre-colonials#axzz2xqI30aBm

Irish Too Talented, Defeat RMU (3/22/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2014/03/23/Notre-Dame-beat-Robert-Morris-women-93-42/stories/201403230158

Football

RMU Vets Falling In Love With New Offense (3/23/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1623376&PT=4&PR=2

Lucas-Murphy Excited to Finally Be On Field at RMU (3/29/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1625772&PT=4&PR=2

Coleman's Path Brings Him Back to RMU (3/30/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1625777&PT=4&PR=2

Kempka Ready To Seize Opportunity (3/31/14): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1626243&PT=4&PR=2