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

AUGUST 2015

WESA-FM ran a story about the National Science Foundation grant RMU has received to launch a mobile internet security certificate program:
http://wesa.fm/post/rmu-receives-grant-teach-mobile-device-security 

Maria Kalevitch and Jay Carson each were featured in August as Newsmakers by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/8795079-74/engineering-kalevitch-science#axzz3hrr8aCjP

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/8944186-74/carson-pittsburgh-university#axzz3k6V0LWQJ

Speaking of Jay Carson, he spoke to the Pittsburgh Business Times about university endowments, and the article showed the dramatic growth in RMU's own endowment:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2015/08/28/endowments-get-boost-as-state-funding-stagnates.html

Maria Kalevitch participated in a roundtable discussion at the Pittsburgh Business Times about women in STEM fields:
http://tinyurl.com/pfysfja

The Pittsburgh Business Times featured RMU's new health coach class:
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2015/08/25/why-a-new-rmu-program-could-cut-costs-improve.html

Pittsburgh Magazine's Great Minds newsletter mentioned that NSF mobile security program:
http://www.icontact-archive.com/J0lA9rS2048SGwaCDHxk_ywoY0qpN41Y?w=4

Pittsburgh Magazine included RMU in a couple of other articles, one about the state of the humanities in higher education and the other about college and university presidents:

http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2015/Oh-the-Humanities-Can-They-be-Saved/

http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2015/Season-of-Change-The-New-Faces-in-Higher-Education/

The Trib included RMU in a story about the impact of the state budget impasse on financial aid:
http://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/8904367-74/grants-pheaa-students#axzz3jA1qMM49

A back-to-school story in the Trib mentioned RMU's participation in the Ohio River Consortium:
http://tinyurl.com/odyhqez

Speaking of back-to-school, RMU's Move-In Day festivities got some attention from local TV stations:
http://tinyurl.com/o728dtu

http://tinyurl.com/prp3lln

Experts, experts, we've got experts: Steve Foreman talked to the Post-Gazette about UPMC, Pat Litzinger talked to the Trib about the stock market's nose dive, and Bill Beaver spoke to the Beaver County Times about the Shippingport nuclear plant:
http://tinyurl.com/o9w4e5p

http://triblive.com/business/headlines/8958890-74/story#axzz3jjGJn7uC

http://tinyurl.com/pqlvwvb

And KDKA-TV broadcast a story about RMU's Guinness World Record for tying T-shirts together:
http://tinyurl.com/pcksun7

Athletics

Men's Basketball

Colonials Seek Stability With Non-Conference Schedule: 
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/08/06/Colonials-seek-stability-with-nonconference-lineup/stories/201508060080

Former RMU Guard Plunges Right In To Helping Underprivileged Youth in Florida: 
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/rmu/2015/08/27/Former-RMU-guard-David-Appolon-plunges-right-in-to-helping-underprivileged-kids-in-Florida/stories/201508270084