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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

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

December 2013

The RMU Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media continued to garner media coverage in December, a month after its launch:

http://tinyurl.com/mpjdr73

http://energyindepth.org/national/quinnipiac-poll-american-voters-support-hydraulic-fracturing/

http://washingtonexaminer.com/examiner-editorial-obama-should-lead-the-u.s.-to-energy-independence/article/2541226

http://www.shfwire.com/node/8424

A model created by three RMU professors to identify the best locations for natural gas fueling stations  caught the eye of the Pittsburgh Business Times:

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/energy/2013/12/rmu-professors-work-to-optimize.html?page=all

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review included RMU in this article about college admissions criteria:

http://triblive.com/lifestyles/morelifestyles/5150164-74/says-admissions-grades#axzz2mzZmT0d1

Health care economist Steve Foreman was tapped for a story about hospital mergers in eastern Pennsylvania:

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2013/12/pinnacle_hershey_penn_state_pa.html

Peggy Outon, executive director of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, lent her expertise to the Tribune-Reviw for this article about nonprofits avoiding theft:

http://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/5245085-74/nonprofit-groups-money#axzz2pFlaUhuN

Athletics

Men's Basketball

RMU Hoping to Shore Up Shaky Defense (12/4/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1583327&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: RMU @ Youngstown State (12/4/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1583344&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Drops Fourth Straight (12/4/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1583759&PT=4&PR=2

Similarities Develop Between Current, 2010-11 Team (12/6/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1584059&PT=4&PR=2

Defensive Lapses Fuel Slow Start (12/6/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2013/12/07/Colonials-defensive-lapses-fuel-slow-start/stories/2013120701100000000

Game Day: RMU vs. Toledo (12/7/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1584505&PT=4&PR=2

Losing Skid Hits Five With Close Loss to Toledo (12/7/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1584781&PT=4&PR=2

Colonials Fall to Toledo (12/8/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/college-district/2013/12/08/Colonials-stay-stuck-in-slump/stories/201312080128

Robert Morris Losing Streak Reaches Five Games (12/8/13): 

http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5196816-74/colonials-toledo-team#axzz2pvXq5nbG

Notes: Frustration Settling On Multiple Levels (12/9/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1585163&PT=4&PR=2 

Coaching Rivarly in Different Setting for Dukes, Colonials (12/13/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2013/12/14/Coaching-rivalry-in-different-setting-for-Dukes-Colonials/stories/201312140111

Game Day: RMU @ Duquesne (12/14/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1587237&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Defeats Duquesne for Fourth Straight Year (12/14/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/12/14/Robert-Morris-defeats-Duquesne-for-fourth-consecutive-year/stories/201312140139

Robert Morris Holds Off Duquesne to Snap Five-Game Losing Streak (12/14/13):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5226123-74/points-duquesne-dukes#axzz2pvXq5nbG

RMU Shuts Down Duquesne To Snap Skid (12/14/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1587474&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: RMU vs. Campbell (12/18/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1588638&PT=4&PR=2

Jones' 18 Points Propel Robert Morris to 72-61 Win Over Campbell (12/18/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/12/18/Jones-18-points-propel-Robert-Morris-to-72-61-win-over-Campbell/stories/201312180139 

Colonials Grab Second Straight Win (12/18/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1589107&PT=4&PR=2

Trio Pace RMU in Victory (12/18/13): http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5264355-74/campbell-points-jones#axzz2pvXq5nbG

Notes: Anderson Set for Duel, Toole Talks Schedule (12/20/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1589429&PT=4&PR=2

Game Day: Robert Morris @ Oakland (12/22/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1590079&PT=4&PR=2

Oakland Tops RMU in Shootout (12/22/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1590217&PT=4&PR=2

Worthem Making Immediate Impact (12/23/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1590250&PT=4&PR=2

Switch to Zone Defense Not Easy for RMU (12/26/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1590262&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Run Into Tough Test at Oklahoma State (12/29/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/12/30/Robert-Morris-men-run-into-tough-test-tonight/stories/201312300121

Game Day: RMU @ Oklahoma State (12/30/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1592132&PT=4&PR=2

No. 6 Oklahoma State Handles RMU (12/30/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1592593&PT=4&PR=2

Women's Basketball

Duquesne Beats RMU in Heated Game (12/18/13):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/collegegalleries/5264358-74/duquesne-agunbiade-morris#axzz2pvXq5nbG

Football

Part 1: Banaszak Era Begins at RMU (12/10/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1585995&PT=4&PR=2

Part 2: Aggressive Offense Among Changes (12/11/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1586108&PT=4&PR=2

Part 3: Banaszak Hopes to Raise RMU's Profile (12/12/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1586355&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Adds Offensive Coordinator to Staff (12/19/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1589334&PT=4&PR=2

Men's Ice Hockey

Slumping RMU Goalies Face Potent Mercyhurst Offense (12/13/13): 

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2013/12/14/Slumping-Robert-Morris-goalies-face-potent-Mercyhurst-offense/stories/201312140103

Robert Morris, Penn State Hope For Turnabout in 3RC (12/26/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/12/27/Robert-Morris-Penn-State-shoot-for-turnabout-in-Three-Rivers-Classic/stories/201312270124

RMU Hoping to Get Back on Track (12/27/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1591109&PT=4&PR=2

Shafer Strong, But RMU Falls in 3RC (12/27/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1591555&PT=4&PR=2

Late Goal Lifts Penn State Past RMU (12/27/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/2013/12/27/Three-Rivers-Classic-Penn-State-knocks-off-Robert-Morris-3-2/stories/201312270187

Penn State Tops Robert Morris, Moves to Three Rivers Classic Final (12/27/13):

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5303544-74/penn-state-goal#axzz2pvXq5nbG

3RC Notes (12/28/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1591552&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Heats Up Too Late in Consolation Loss to Bowling Green (12/28/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/12/28/Robert-Morris-heats-up-too-late-loses-consolation-game-3-2-to-Bowling-Green/stories/201312280119

Bowling Green Holds off Late RMU Rally (12/28/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1591776&PT=4&PR=2

New Year Goal Simple for RMU Hockey: More Wins (12/29/13):

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/12/30/New-year-goal-simple-for-RMU-hockey-More-wins/stories/201312300052

Miscellaneous

RMU to Eliminate Seven Sports, Shift Funds (12/3/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1583116&PT=4&PR=2

RMU Eyes Growth in Wake of Painful Cuts (12/3/13): http://robertmorris.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1583266&PT=4&PR=2

Robert Morris Cutting Seven Sports (12/3/13): 

http://triblive.com/sports/college/robertmorris/5188795-74/coleman-rmu-university#axzz2pvXq5nbG

Robert Morris To Cut Seven Sports (12/4/13): http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2013/12/03/Robert-Morris-to-cut-seven-sports/stories/