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Sunday, June 1, 2014

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

May 2014

The latest results of the Robert Morris University Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media are in and getting plenty of media attention for the university:
http://touch.latimes.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-80261557/

http://articles.philly.com/2014-05-30/news/50185675_1_corbett-education-funding-education-cuts

http://tinyurl.com/qyj3au9

http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/6141527-74/marriage-sex-couples#axzz325qoWKyG

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/06/purdue-daniels-gallup-lumina-college-graduates/8761777/

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/05/20/6419878/gay-marriage-backers-win-again.html

http://tinyurl.com/l3byrg3

http://tinyurl.com/lll3wsk

http://tinyurl.com/m6kdz4v

http://tinyurl.com/nassqcj

http://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/6140492-74/percent-corbett-poll#axzz32otcVNvY

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2014/05/27/poll-corbett-deeply-unfavorable-among-voters/

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/growls/Corbett-still-poll-challenged.html

http://tinyurl.com/m89urwz

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/6140470-74/veterans-percent-poll#axzz32otcVNvY

http://tinyurl.com/lmtj5tl

http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/6152233-74/veterans-outbreak-obama#axzz32otcVNvY

http://blogs.mcall.com/capitol_ideas/2014/05/poll-most-voters-expect-corbett-to-lose.html

http://www.politicspa.com/pa-gov-corbett-polls-poorly-in-robert-morris-survey/58324/

http://triblive.com/business/headlines/6140498-74/percent-poll-skills#axzz32otcVNvY

http://tinyurl.com/nabv4y2

http://wesa.fm/post/rmu-poll-shows-corbett-losing-favor-key-demographic

http://tinyurl.com/q4hft6h

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/6140508-74/percent-news-poll#axzz32otcVNvY

http://tinyurl.com/p43tn6o

In non-poll related RMU news, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published op-eds by health care economist Steve Foreman and President Dell'Omo on Ukraine and higher education funding, respectively:
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2014/05/04/The-Russianness-of-Crimea-Stephen-Foreman/stories/201405040148

http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2014/05/23/Make-college-more-affordable-1/stories/201405230026

The Post-Gazette called on Foreman as an expert for a story about the region's highest revenue healthcare organizations:
http://tinyurl.com/kpplrza

Economist Brian O'Roark was a guest DJ on WYEP, playing some of the best songs about economics over the past 50 years, also the topic of an article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
http://tinyurl.com/qfed3lm

http://triblive.com/lifestyles/morelifestyles/5927146-74/economics-music-roark#axzz30pnzRWEx

The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote about RMU's expanding online degree programs:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/innovation/2014/05/online-expansion-helps-rmu-get-back-to-its-roots.html

The timing couldn't have been better for a group of RMU students attending a cybersecurity conference in Washington D.C. -- they visited the Chinese embassy the same day the U.S. announced corporate espanioge charges against five Chinese officials:
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/05/19/Cyber-espionage-ring-targeted-Western-Pa-officials-say/stories/201405190141

http://tinyurl.com/lxfqo9j

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/6140964-74/companies-chinese-indictment#axzz32E7LAyK2

The Post-Gazette tapped historian John McCarthy for an article about the impact of Tom Brokaw's book The Greatest Generation:
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/05/25/Greatest-generation-quickly-vanishing/stories/201405250107

Joe Angelelli, director of the Health Services Administration program, testified about the UPMC-Highmark dispute:
http://tinyurl.com/ksaxhz5

http://tinyurl.com/nsgw5wa

The Post-Gazette profiled Athlettics Director Craig Coleman:
http://tinyurl.com/lc7957l

Hyla Willis also made her way into the pages of the Post-Gazette as Artist of the Year for the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts:
http://www.post-gazette.com/life/bookclub/2014/05/27/Let-s-talk-about-art-5/stories/201405270003

The Post-Gazette published an article about a project by the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management to create a show documenting the lives of women in nonprofits:
http://tinyurl.com/puemtxq

Athletics

Football

NFL Draft: Legacy of Robert Morris' Only Draft Pick Survives Almost 20 Years After His Untimely Death (5/11/14):
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/steelers/nfl-draft-the-legacy-of-robert-morris-only-draft-pick/article_92d158cb-4341-5864-a8e9-c325f2b5672c.html

Colonials OT Tries To Impress Detroit (5/21/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/05/22/Colonials-OT-tries-to-impress-Detroit/stories/201405220181

Men's Basketball

Ex-Robert Morris Star Jones Chasing Hoops Dream (5/22/14): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/ex-robert-morris-star-jones-chasing-half-million-dollar-hoop/article_34721b43-22ae-5b85-8d3f-425180ef760b.html

Minnie, Recruits Shore Up Frontcourt (5/29/14): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/robert-morris-toole-minnie-recruits-shore-up-frontcourt/article_4ebdff9e-48e5-5827-9d45-a6f8a91fbc85.html 

Robert Morris Happy With Newest Recruits (5/27/14): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2014/05/28/Robert-Morris-happy-with-newest-recruits/stories/201405280049

Miscellaneous

Yough, Connellsville Grads Make Big Impact for RMU Softball (5/31/14): http://triblive.com/sports/college/district/6183833-74/career-sleith-season#axzz32f7Ftaoh