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Thursday, September 1, 2011

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

August 2011

Pop City wrote an advance story about the new business school building:
http://www.popcitymedia.com/devnews/rmu083111.aspx

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a story about RMU's participation in the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge:
http://chronicle.com/article/Expecting-50-Saudi-Students-a/128481/#top

Whirl Magazine featured the extraordinary work of Shellie Hipsky:
http://www.whirlmagazine.com/2011/08/the-extraordinary-life-of-dr-shellie-hipsky/

The Beaver County Times ran this story about the standardized patient program in the RMU nursing school:
http://tinyurl.com/3ro69w6

That paper also published this story about RMU's proposed boathouse:
http://tinyurl.com/3mt9cma

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiled science professor -- and Heidelberg mayor -- Ken LaSota:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11216/1164891-57-0.stm

The Post-Gazette reported on changes at RMU for the 2011-12 year, and included a nice move-in photo:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11244/1171406-57.stm

RMU's housing crunch was the subject of this story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_750471.html

The Trib included RMU in this article about international college students in Pittsburgh:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_751606.html

The new facility for the School of Communications and Information Systems was the subject of this Trib article:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_751825.html

While this one featured RMU's role in sponsoring the MCA-TV production trailer:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_751820.html

The Post-Gazette tapped the expertise of Steve Foreman for stories about the West Penn Allegheny/Highmark merger:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11215/1164676-28-0.stm?cmpid=business.xml
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11223/1166578-28.stm

PensTV featured the RMU Island Sports Center in a report about the Penguins' summer camp:
http://penguins.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=587205

The Trib quoted Dean Manna in a story about Internet service providers' marketing claims:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_751895.html

Scott Leff of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management lent his expertise for this story about the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra:
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_751707.html

Inside Higher Ed noted RMU's new program in cyber forensics and information security:
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/08/29/colleges_start_new_academic_programs

The Pittsburgh Business Times included RMU in a story about the state's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program:
http://tinyurl.com/3c7mcpq

Athletics:

NEC Football Squads Holding Plenty of Talent (8/4/11): http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/college/s_749873.html

Stadium Improvement Will Bring Things to Light at Robert Morris (8/11/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11223/1166405-169.stm

By Watching Old 'Movies' Colonial QB Sinclair Improves (8/18/11):
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11230/1167956-450-0.stm

Jackson Ready to Be A Presence at Receiver (8/31/11):
http://colonialscorner.com/2011/08/31/jackson-ready-to-be-a-presence-at-receiver/