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

FEBRUARY 2015

The RMU School of Business Building was featured in University Business magazine with other high-tech business school facilities:
The nursing trip to Nicaragua was front and center in this Beaver County Times article about life-changing study abroad experiences:
http://tinyurl.com/oru8cc5

Men's Health magazine quoted Jill Maher, university professor of marketing, an expert on food marketing and labeling:
http://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/is-juice-healthy

WESA-FM featured the work and expertise of its go-to economist, Brian O'Roark:
http://wesa.fm/post/rmu-professor-uses-music-videos-teach-economics


Cyber security expert Karen Paullet answered the call when KDKA-TV needed an expert to talk about Anthem's data breach:
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/02/05/health-insurers-hospitals-vulnerable-to-cyber-attack-say-experts/

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette shined a light that the RMU Island Sports Center has played in the growing popularity of youth ice hockey:
http://tinyurl.com/lobbbzm

And speaking of the ISC, it hosted the Israel Canada Hockey School, trying to bring peace to the Middle East one power play at a time:
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/02/24/Canada-Israel-Hockey-School-feature/stories/201502240073

RMU was featured in several stories in the Post-Gazette about making a college degree affordable:
The Post-Gazette called on health care economist Steve Foreman for an article about the West Penn Allegheny Health System's first recent operating profit:
http://tinyurl.com/m78ewq9

John Clark, university professor of sport management, talked to the Post-Gazette for this story about professional caddies' lawsuit against the PGA:
http://tinyurl.com/kndlhbd

Marketing Professor Gayle Marco talked to the Pittsburgh Business Times about the declining appeal of shopping malls in light of violence at Monroeville Mall:
http://tinyurl.com/p9py8zx

Kirstyn Kameg, who overess the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program, talked to the Post-Gazette about genetic medicine:
http://tinyurl.com/o8ngub6

And Michael Quigley, program director of the Black Male Leadership Development Institute, spoke to the New Pittsburgh Quarterly about high rates of incarceration among people not yet convicted of a crime:
http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2015/02/26/report-60-percent-of-jail-inmates-unconvicted/

RMU got some attention for its early plans to build a convocation center:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2015/02/26/rmu-seeking-15m-in-state-assistance-to-build.html

The Beaver County Times covered RMU's Black History Month panel on pro sports:
http://tinyurl.com/pmv972m

Adjunct professor Matthew Conboy got some press for his project to give artwork to newborns:
http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yourcarlynton/yourcarlyntonmore/7628556-74/hospital-clair-art#axzz3QmgrWIkQ

http://tinyurl.com/ntvabxe

http://www.popcitymedia.com/features/startwithartfeature_020415.aspx

RMU Sentry Media gave readers an update on the presidential search:
http://www.rmusentrymedia.com/news/2015/02/24/presidential-search-committee-teams-with-wittkieffer/

Athletics

Men's Basketball

The Floor General (2/5/15): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1733924&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Lucky To Have Jones Back So Soon (2/12/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/12/Robert-Morris-lucky-to-have-Jones-back-so-soon/stories/201502120251

Robert Morris Searching For Defensive Consistency (2/12/15): http://www.timesonline.com/your_school/college/robert_morris/robert-morris-searching-for-defensive-consistency/article_3a0a313e-b22c-11e4-807d-a3e41f4fc23e.html

Stating His Case (2/12/15): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1736388&PT=4&PR=2

Late Run Dooms Robert Morris (2/12/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/7732949-74/half-brooklyn-liu#axzz3TFncnWcz

Another Second-Half Collapse Leads to RMU Loss (2/12/15):  http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/another-second-half-collapse-leads-to-rmu-loss/article_884c663c-b335-11e4-9ac1-4379dc2e6d36.html

Robert Morris Falls to LIU Brooklyn (2/13/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/12/Ro/stories/201502120358

Pryor Makes Mark After Adversity (2/14/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7773637-74/pryor-season-coach#axzz3TFncnWcz

Robert Morris Makes Comeback Against CCSU (2/14/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/14/Robert-Morris-makes-a-comeback-to-beat-Connecticut-State-53-52/stories/201502140128

Tate's Tip-In Gives RMU Win Over CCSU (2/14/15): http://triblive.com/sports/-topstories/7759253-74/0-0-tate-morris#axzz3TFncnWcz

Tate Buzzer Beater Lifts Robert Morris Over CCSU (2/14/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/tate-buzzer-beater-lifts-robert-morris-over-central-connecticut-state/article_a2aea71a-b47a-11e4-9187-13eac19f2f21.html

Controlling The Paint (2/19/15): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1738714&PT=4&PR=2

Fighting Back (2/21/15): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1739317&PT=4&PR=2

The Missing Ingredient (2/26/15): https://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1741107&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Whips Wagner (2/26/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/26/Robert-Morris-whips-Wagner-91-59/stories/201502260201

Robert Morris Earns NEC Quarterfinal Home Game (2/26/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/7826886-74/morris-robert-game#axzz3TFncnWcz

Consistency Leads to RMU's Win Over Wagner (2/26/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/consistency-leads-to-rmu-s-win-over-wagner/article_2a639092-be2d-11e4-a3b3-47d2cec2651a.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Basketball

Tate Relishes Supporting Role (2/28/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/28/Aaron-Tate-RMU-feature/stories/201502280085

Pryor Leads RMU To OT Win in Final Regular-Season Game (2/28/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/28/Rodney-Pryor-leads-RMU-to-OT-win-in-final-regular-season-game/stories/201502280204

RMU Clinches No. 2 Seed in NEC Tournament (2/28/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7851541-74/morris-robert-francis#axzz3TFncnWcz

RMU Clinches No. 2 Seed With Win Over Saint Francis (2/28/15): http://www.timesonline.com/sports/college/basketball/rmu-clinches-no-seed-with-win-over-st-francis/article_62da83b6-bfab-11e4-8752-eb25e40a55b9.html/?REFER-MI=College%20Basketball

Women's Basketball

RMU Eyeing Regular-Season Crown (2/13/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7731701-74/nec-season-colonials#axzz3TFncnWcz

Men's Ice Hockey

Lynch Fuels RMU's Unbeaten Streak (2/10/15): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/7744108-74/lynch-team-points#axzz3TFncnWcz

Women's Ice Hockey

Blocked Shots Painful Tradition for RMU (2/3/15): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/02/03/Blocked-shots-painful-tradition-for-Robert-Morris-women-s-hockey/stories/201502030119