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Monday, October 01, 2012

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

September 2012

RMU received extensive coverage for the successful conclusion of its Changing Lives, Building Futures capital campaign and the opening of Wheatley Center:
http://tinyurl.com/9lj45xb

http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-opens-new-school-of-communications?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001

http://tinyurl.com/8mkagk5

http://tinyurl.com/8df4sfz

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/education/rmu-reaches-40-million-fundraising-goal-652716/

http://tinyurl.com/8qxxwel

http://tinyurl.com/9m366j4

The university benefitted from another round of coverage of the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, in which RMU is a partner and which recently opened in Youngtown:
http://www.vindy.com/news/2012/sep/28/national-additive-manufacturing-innovation-institu/

http://www.tribune-chronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/577160/Tech-center-cuts-ribbon.html

http://www.wkbn.com/content/news/local/story/Manufacturing-Hub-Officially-Open/QwNh4KkGqE-10RT0RpENxw.cspx

RMU health care economist Steve Foreman was the go-to guy for reporters writing about the West Penn Allegheny Health System's decision to nix its agreement with Highmark:
http://tinyurl.com/8k8cwe7

http://tinyurl.com/9rs26wt

http://tinyurl.com/9xe3bkc

The Pittsburgh Business Times reported that RMU is part of a federally funded healthcare partnership to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2012/09/27/cms-awards-grant-to-cut-admissions.html

Peggy Outon, executive director of the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, was featured in this Nonprofit Times article.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review previewed the Pittsburgh Speakers Series:
http://tinyurl.com/8ldhjad

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette previewed associate education professor Shellie Hipsky's new TV show:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/tv-radio/tuned-in-for-emmys-kimmel-plans-a-full-court-press-654342/

The Tribune-Review reported on the changes RMU has made to its background check policy in the wake of the Penn State/Sandusky scandal:
http://tinyurl.com/8mu49sx

Scott Leff of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management commented for a Tribune-Review story about investment losses by the Benedum Foundation:
http://tinyurl.com/9eq5yrj

Athletics

Football

Game Day: RMU @ North Dakota State (9/1/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1403409&PT=4&PR=2

Bison Run Roughshod Over Colonials (9/1/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1403815&PT=4&PR=2

Inside the Box Score: North Dakota State (9/2/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1404124&PT=4&PR=2

Week 1: 3 Up, 3 Down (9/3/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1404150&PT=4&PR=2

Cook Central Figure in RMU Defense (9/5/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1405171&PT=4&PR=2

Hill Adjusting to Second Year on Offense (9/6/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1405630&PT=4&PR=2

Hargraves, Line Welcome Pressure (9/7/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1406060&PT=4&PR=2

Foot Injury Turns Cooper in Anxious Spectator (9/7/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1406328&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: Albany vs. Robert Morris (9/8/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1406341&PT=4&PR=2

Albany Thumps Robert Morris in Home Opener (9/8/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1406605&PT=4&PR=2

Albany Roughs Up Robert Morris (9/9/12):
http://triblive.com/sports/college/2547022-85/albany-morris-robert-walton-yard-fiacchi-king-lead-pass-scoring#axzz283R2ID6m


Inside the Box Score: Albany (9/9/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1407105&PT=4&PR=2

Sophomore Fullback Adds Intrigue to Backfield (9/10/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1407149&PT=4&PR=2

Week 2: 3 Up, 3 Down (9/10/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1407176&PT=4&PR=2

Robertson Fitting in On Line (9/12/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1408184&PT=4&PR=2

Taylor in Comfort Zone at Running Back (9/13/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1408643&PT=4&PR=2

Sinclair Energized For Debut (9/14/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1409099&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: RMU @ Dayton (9/15/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1409380&PT=4&PR=2

Late Rally Can't Get RMU Past Dayton (9/15/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1409714&PT=4&PR=2

Inside the Box Score: Dayton (9/16/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1409827&PT=4&PR=2

Week 3: 3 Up, 3 Down (9/17/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1410148&PT=4&PR=2

Q&A - Freshman DB Marcelis Branch (9/18/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1409704&PT=4&PR=2

Q&A - Freshman DB Brian Jones (9/19/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1411189&PT=4&PR=2

Mongelluzzo Still Transitioning to Guard (9/21/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1412156&PT=4&PR=2

Kenyon Finding Comfort Level As Safety (9/24/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1413167&PT=4&PR=2

Neilson Jumps Into Starting LB Spot (9/26/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1414182&PT=4&PR=2

Q&A - Freshman WR D.J. Hayes (9/27/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1414624&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: Lafayette vs. Robert Morris (9/29/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1415389

Langer's Kick Boosts RMU to First Win (9/30/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1415834

Other

Broadcaster, Four Others to Join Robert Morris Hall of Fame (9/21/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/broadcaster-4-others-to-join-robert-morris-hall-of-fame-654293/


Stewart Gives RMU A Playmaker (9/25/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1414150&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Picked Eighth in League Coaches' Poll (9/26/12):
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/rmu/robert-morris-picked-for-eighth-in-leagues-coaches-poll-654912/