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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

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

December 2012

RMU Provost David Jamison reminded us that he's an accomplished legal scholar with this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the Australian radio hosts who played a horrible prank on the hospital where Kate Middleton was being treated for morning sickness:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/tv-radio/on-the-media-law-here-a-barrier-to-aussie-dj-prank-665950/

Health care economist Stephen Foreman spoke to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about the ongoing financial woes of the West Penn Allegheny Health System:
http://triblive.com/business/headlines/3197986-74/allegheny-system-penn#axzz2GoWICzHy

KDKA NewsRadio's Rob Pratte interviewed Anthony Moretti, associate professor of communication, about the mayoral election in the city of Pittsburgh:
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2012/12/02/the-mayoral-race-under-the-microscope/

RMU merited mention in this Post-Gazette story about the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/corbett-provides-spark-to-new-industry-drive-664969/

The university's role in that initiative was highlighted in this Financial Times supplement.

Marketing Professor Gayle Marco lent her expertise to the Pittsburgh Business Times:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2012/12/07/denny-builds-pr-firm-client-perspective.html?page=all

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2012/12/28/mobile-e-commerce-jumps-this-holiday.html?s=print

The Trib wrote about Colonial Theatre director Ken Gargaro's production of "A Lyrical Christmas Carol.":
http://triblive.com/aande/theaterarts/3082126-74/gargaro-christmas-says#axzz2F1jEoSv1

Speaking of Colonial Theatre, it's "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" found its way onto the Post-Gazette's Best of Pop Culture in 2012:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/life/lifestyle/2012-the-best-of-pop-culture-666897/

And the PG's West edition included President Dell'Omo in the Year in Quotes:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-west/the-year-in-quotes-in-the-west-suburbs-668017/

The Trib called on Scott Leff of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management to discuss the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/3125412-74/board-foundation-history#axzz2F1jEoSv1

The completion of RMU's capital campaign and opening of the Wheatley Center made its way into the Independent, the newsletter of the Council of Independent Colleges:
http://www.cic.edu/News-and-Publications/Independent-Newsletter/Fall-2012/Pages/Campus-Update.aspx

RMU earned a positive mention in this compelling Washington Post article about a New Castle teen's attempt to escape poverty:
http://tinyurl.com/ag27aks

Mary Ann Rafoth, dean of the School of Education and Social Sciences, was tapped for a story in South Florida Parenting:
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/south-florida-parenting/sfe-sfp-whats-your-childs-learning-style,0,7648080.story

Patch.com reported on RMU's role in documenting the history of the Mooncrest community:
http://moon.patch.com/articles/funding-awarded-for-mooncrest-historic-preservation-efforts

Psychologist William Kelly spoke to the magainze High Country News for an article about love of the night sky:
http://www.hcn.org/issues/44.22/at-home-with-the-oil-rigs

Athletics

Men's Basketball
Anderson's 28 Propels RMU to win over Ohio (12/1/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1444004&PT=4&PR=2
Anderson, Appolon Step Up for RMU (12/2/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1444021&PT=4&PR=2
Lucky Jones, Anderson Lift RMU to Win (12/4/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1445302&PT=4&PR=2
Johnson Struggling Through Injuries (12/7/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1446132&PT=4&PR=2
RMU Tops Hampton, Stretches Win Streak to Three (12/8/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1446770&PT=4&PR=2
Lucky Jones Ready to Elevate Game (12/14/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1448928&PT=4&PR=2
RMU Hammers Duquesne for Fourth Straight Win (12/15/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1449623&PT=4&PR=2
RMU Shuts Louisiana Down, Pulls Out Win (12/18/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1450783&PT=4&PR=2
Colonials Can't Finish Against Arkansas (12/20/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1451700&PT=4&PR=2
What We've Learned As NEC Play Approaches (12/27/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1452987&PT=4&PR=2

Men's Hockey
Levine Off to Hot Start in Net (12/11/12): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1447619&PT=4&PR=2
RMU Kicks Off Hockey Rivalry With Win Over Penn State (12/15/12): http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/3119080-74/penn-state-morris#axzz2HJgRoXBA
RMU, Penn State Welcome Ohio Teams for college Classic at Consol (12/28/12): http://triblive.com/sports/otherlocalsports/3196841-74/state-penn-morris#axzz2HJgRoXBA
RMU Routs Penn State in Three Rivers Classic (12/28/12): http://triblive.com/sports/otherlocalsports/3202793-74/state-penn-morris#axzz2HJgRoXBA