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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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

April 2012

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and KDKA-TV produced stories on the RMU communications class in which students gave up social media for two days:
http://tinyurl.com/7aszqol
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2012/04/12/robert-morris-university-students-abstain-from-social-media/

The Post-Gazette included RMU in a story about the first graduating class of Pittsburgh Promise students:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/education/first-pittsburgh-promise-class-to-graduate-this-spring-633589/

President Dell'Omo figured prominently in a story in NCAA Champion Magazine about expanding representation on the NCAA Division I board:
http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/85f68cea?page=66#/85f68cea/66

The work of RMU engineering students to generate power from abandoned mine drainage was documented by Essential Public Radio:
http://www.essentialpublicradio.org/story/2012-04-11/rmu-students-generate-electricity-abandoned-mine-drainage-10763

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review tapped the expertise of David Wheeler, associate professor of psychology, for this story about introverts:
http://triblive.com/lifestyles/family/1012590-74/introverts-says-george-dembling-introvert-social-alone-themselves-media-wheeler

The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management and its 74 Percent Initiative received coverage in the Post-Gazette in an op-ed co-authored by Executive Director Peggy Outon and a profile of Sylvia Fields of the Eden Hall Foundation:
http://old.post-gazette.com/pg/12104/1223743-109.stm
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/sylvia-fields-of-eden-hall-foundation-a-champion-for-women-633552/

The Post-Gazette profiled RMU trustee Greg Spencer:
http://tinyurl.com/7ua8ebm

A nationally syndicated story featured Dan Rota, head of the RMU VETS Center, talking about the Post 9/11 Veterans Education Benefits:
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/vets-gi-bill042012/vets-gi-bill042012/

Moon Patch gave RMU plenty of coverage last month, including for commencement and the return of the Hanson Brothers:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-s-87th-commencement-features-first-class-of-pittsburgh-promise-graduates

http://moon.patch.com/articles/slap-shot-stars-take-over-rmu-sports-center?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001#photo-9468175
http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-game-show-fundraiser-to-benefit-late-student

Men's Basketball

Age Not Just a Number to Nation's Young Coaches (4/9/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1352639

Two Freshman Transfer from Robert Morris (4/11/12); http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/2-freshmen-transfer-from-robert-morris-630781/

Transfers Tweak 2012 Recruiting Plan (4/11/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1353627&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris to See Familiar Face (4/13/12):  http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/robert-morris-to-see-familiar-face-631210/

NIT Season Tip-Off Taking Shape (4/25/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/showmsg.asp?fid=2806&tid=154825653&mid=154825653&sid=1219&style=2

Football

Competitive Sinclair Happy to Be Back on Field (4/1/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1349913&PT=4&PR=2

Five Questions With ... Pat Shepard (4/2/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1350131&PT=4&PR=2

New Tight End Pearson at Home at RMU (4/2/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1350123&PT=4&PR=2

From LA to RMU, Perez Finally Back on Field (4/6/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1351938&PT=4&PR=2

Through Tragedy, Ilkin Found His Way Back to Gridiron (4/13/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1354531&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Trying to Find Depth, Experience In Secondary (4/14/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1354789&PT=4&PR=2

Dalton, Banas Reflect On Spring Ball (4/18/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1356390&PT=4&PR=2

Other

Robert Morris Duo Paces Lacrosse Team (4/28/12):  http://triblive.com/sports/college/1125891-85/hayes-matisz-team-division-game-goals-lacrosse-colonials-conference-consecutive