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

APRIL 2017

ESPN.com profiled President Howard as a new member of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee:

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/19084698/newest-college-football-playoff-committee-member-chris-howard-impressive-resume

Several articles noted RMU's relationship with the Steelers and Rooney family in their tributes to the late Ambassador Dan Rooney:

http://tinyurl.com/mfsa9kn

http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/mike-bires-column-reflections-on-dan-rooney/article_82eaaf02-2447-11e7-b4cb-330f0614e766.html (subscription required)

http://www.timesonline.com/news/local_news/dan-rooney-to-receive-honor-at-rmu-commencement/article_6d1b74aa-23a6-11e7-8387-4312fe599e24.html

The Pittsburgh Business Times published an article about RMU"s new partnership with the Port Authority of Allegheny County (subscription required):

http://tinyurl.com/mczpm4o

President Howard spoke to The Undefeated about whether college athletes should be paid:

https://theundefeated.com/features/big-time-college-athletes-should-be-paid-with-big-time-educations/

The New Pittsburgh Courier highlighted RMU's role in bringing to Pittsburgh a student retention expert from Georgia State University for a Pittsburgh Promise event:

https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2017/04/14/pittsburgh-promise-promotes-retention-for-its-graduates/

Pittsburgh Magazine published an article about first aid program Stop the Bleed that featured RMU:

http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/May-2017/Learning-How-to-Save-Lives-With-Advanced-First-Aid-Training/

PennLive spoke to Dan Barr about Pennsylvania's barge industry:

http://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/04/staying_afloat.html

The Pittsburgh City Paper published an article about the Pittsburgh Passion women's football team, including RMU sophomore Hannah Daman:

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/entering-their-15th-season-the-women-of-the-pittsburgh-passion-are-as-dedicated-as-ever/Content?oid=2643527

New Public Art Curator Morton Brown published an article at the Pittsburgh Arts Council web site about creating a mural:

http://www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/component/content/article/20-general/4295-mural-making-101#Morton

Athletics

Frozen Four

Frozen Four Coming To Pittsburgh In 2021, NCAA Tournament in 2022:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/04/18/ncaa-frozen-four-2021-pittsburgh-ncaa-basketball-tournament/stories/201704180155

With NCAA Events To Come, Pittsburgh Still City of Champions:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2017/04/19/NCAA-future-championship-sites-wrestling-volleyball-hockey-basketball-Pittsburgh-Duquesne-Robert-Morris-Pitt/stories/201704190072

Football

LaRod Stephens-Howling Finds Future In Coaching:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/04/16/robert-morris-pitt-nfl-football-arizona-cardinals-larod-stephens-howling-running-back/stories/201704100138

Men's Basketball

What's Causing The Basketball Exodus at Robert Morris:

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/in-depth-analysis-what-is-causing-the-basketball-exodus-at/article_9302f486-19d8-11e7-b29b-9ffbbfea574f.html

Women's Hockey

McLaughlin Has No Regrets About Retiring From Hockey:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2017/04/16/Robert-Morris-hockey-Brianne-McLaughlin-NWHL-Buffalo-Beauts/stories/201704130005