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Friday, February 1, 2013

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

January 2013

A Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story about off-beat college courses featured an arts and math course taught by Heather Pinson  and Monica VanDieren :
http://triblive.com/news/education/3233913-74/students-class-classes#axzz2J7wYuZmd

Health care economist Stephen Foreman  discussed the ongoing financial woes of the West Penn Allegheny Health System and its pending merger with Highmark:
http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3234453-74/health-system-default#axzz2GoWICzHy

http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3307981-74/highmark-allegheny-penn#axzz2IKITFXkM

http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3351275-74/highmark-health-penn#axzz2IiDqAw8P

Foreman also wrote this op-ed in the Pittsburgh Business Times about health insurance exchanges:
http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3307981-74/highmark-allegheny-penn#axzz2IKITFXkM

Scott Leff of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management explained the impact of the fiscal cliff on nonprofit organizations:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3226941-74/tax-charities-giving#axzz2HIj1Rsup

Leff also lent his expertise to an article about a controversial foundation supporting Steel Valley schools:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-south/benefactor-puts-millions-into-steel-valley-schools-671182/

The Bayer Center's biennial survey of salaries for employees at nonprofits was covered by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Tribune-Review, and Pop City:
http://tinyurl.com/be5occt

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3348775-74/nonprofit-gap-women#axzz2IiDqAw8P

http://www.popcitymedia.com/forgood/nonprofitwagesurvey013013.aspx

President Dell'Omo's swap with student Megan Herbstritt got some attention:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/rmu-president-dell-omo-student-swap-places

That story also was featured on KDKA-TV but, alas, it is not available online.

Athletics

Men's Basketball
Introspective Toole Searching for Answers (1/7/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1456966&PT=4&PR=2
Williams Scores 27 As RMU Routs FDU (1/10/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1458702&PT=4&PR=2
RMU Locks Down Monmouth For Jersey Sweep (1/12/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1459350&PT=4&PR=2
Hawkins Hoping to Use Weekend As Launching Pad (1/16/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1460513&PT=4&PR=2
Hoops Notebook: Getting Healthy and Getting Better (1/21/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1462310&PT=4&PR=2
Myers-Pate Getting His Groove Back (1/23/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1463372&PT=4&PR=2
Robert Morris Moves Into Tie For First With Victory (1/26/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/3336370-74/half-mary-mount#axzz2K8RtDaxh
Hoops Notebook: Anderson Turns Up The Heat (1/28/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1465138&PT=4&PR=2
RMU Loses Jones, Then Falls to St. Francis (1/31/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1466926&PT=4&PR=2

Men's Ice Hockey