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RMU in the News

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

MAY 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette documented RMU's efforts to help students from Nepal whose scholarships were revoked last minute by a Texas university:

https://www.chronicle.com/article/These-Nepali-Students-Saw/243349?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest

https://www.chronicle.com/article/This-Nepali-Teenager-Sees-His/243519

https://tinyurl.com/y9qq8eq6

https://tinyurl.com/ybtp5256

Diverse Issues in Higher Education published a glowing profile of President Howard:

http://diverseeducation.com/article/117293/

The president made headlines in Rhode Island for his commencement speech at Portsmouth Abbey School:

http://www.newportri.com/c8accaa5-2c4c-5905-8b00-969060e1fed2.html

http://www.newportri.com/news/20180527/portsmouth-abbey-school-graduates-encouraged-to-be-themselves-leaders

RMU's commencement ceremonies, headlined by Wolf Blitzer, got some attention:

http://triblive.com/news/education/career/13602129-74/wolf-blitzer-to-keynote-rmu-commencement

http://www.cetusnews.com/sports/Mike-Freeman-s-10-Point-Stance--Why-the-NFL-Treats-Cheerleaders-Like-Dirt.H1F-VKg0M.html

The Post-Gazette published a moving tribute to the late Darcy Tannehill:

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2018/05/01/Carcy-Tannehill-Robert-Morris-University-raised-money-amyloidosis-research/stories/201805010057

The Pittsburgh Business Times reported on President Howard's earning a prestigious Alumni Achievement Award from Harvard Business School:

https://tinyurl.com/y8564pgj

The Business Times dug into RMU's revamped MBA program:

https://tinyurl.com/y8jtzjf7

And highlighted RMU's wellness program:

https://tinyurl.com/y8j64c4u

Steve Foreman weighed in on the woes afflicting a Geisinger hospital in central Pennsylvania:

http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/05/central_pa_hospital_bleeds_mon.html

Justin DePlato broke down the 14th Congressional District primary election:

https://tinyurl.com/ycb84jtw

John Clark discussed legalized gambling:

http://triblive.com/sports/nationworldsports/13653605-74/legalized-sports-betting-means-big-business-for-leagues-states-casinos

The RMU Island Sports Center golf dome got some love from the Beaver County Times:

https://tinyurl.com/y9qba53j

RMU continued to enjoy coverage thanks to former Executive-in-Residence John Currie:

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/sports/college/story/2018/may/02/john-currie-reflects-tennessee-coaching-search/469811/

Athletics

Men's Lacrosse

Waiting Game Pays Off For Perkins, Robert Morris:

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/other-sports/2018/05/23/robert-morris-lacrosse-northeast-conference-wpial-quaker-valley-jimmy-perkins/stories/201805250003

Men's Basketball

Former Valley, Robert Morris Standout Chipper Harris Dies:

http://triblive.com/sports/otherlocal/13696029-74/former-valley-robert-morris-standout-chipper-harris-dies

Remembering RMU Basketball Great Chipper Harris:

https://pittsburghsportsnow.com/2018/05/27/remembering-rmu-basketball-great-chipper-harris/

Chipper Harris Helped Shape RMU Basketball Program:

http://www.timesonline.com/sports/20180528/chipper-harris-helped-shape-rmu-basketball-program

Robert Morris Hall of Famer, Valley Great Chipper Harris dies at 55:

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2018/05/31/robert-morris-valley-chipper-harris-wpial-hall-of-famer/stories/201805310170