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RMU employees prepare for switch to UPMC Health Plan

RMU employees prepare for switch to UPMC Health Plan

Delaney Hassell, News Manger
February 20
Filed under News, Top Stories

Beginning on June 1, UPMC Health Plan with become the provider of employee health insurance at Robert Morris University. With the announcement of the new UPMC Events Center in January, RMU also released that UPMC is set to become the sole provider of sports medicine for the 16 NCAA Division I sports programs as well as the empl... Read more »

RMU asks students to take the Shady Party Test

RMU asks students to take the Shady Party Test

Arli Swaney
February 17
Filed under News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University is actively trying to change the way college students party and go about partying. With a program that was open to all students on Feb. 7, RMU hoped to address how students can be safer when it comes to drinking and partying. The Fraternal Values Society, a Greek organization kn... Read more »

RMU faculty get to show off work in Wheatley Gallery

RMU faculty get to show off work in Wheatley Gallery

Olivia Bello
February 16
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Since its opening in 2012, the Wheatley Center Gallery has hosted a wide variety of art exhibits ranging from student to faculty to third party artists bringing their collections to Robert Morris University for various shows.This show, in particular, separates itself from the rest because it is the fi... Read more »

Students react to Trump administration’s travel ban

Students react to Trump administration’s travel ban

Julian Gregorio
February 15
Filed under News

During the week that followed Jan. 27, 2017, students at Robert Morris University reacted to the Trump administration's executive order on immigration.Students exchanged several perspectives after hearing about the travel ban. The order, signed on Friday, Jan. 27, placed 90-day travel restrictions on citize... Read more »

Police Blotter 01/31/17 – 02/06/17

Police Blotter 01/31/17 – 02/06/17

February 12
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

02/03/17 - Student Conduct - Residence Life reported a party going on in Adams Hall.  Officers responded, and advised all parties involved that the incident would be sent through Student Conduct.  All alcohol was removed and disposed of by this department. (Closed)   02/03/17 - Personal Injury - A player at the... Read more »

RMU tackles winter weather

RMU tackles winter weather

Briana Lewis
February 9
Filed under News, Top Stories

As we get deeper into the spring semester and the weather worsens, Robert Morris University’s Facilities Management cracks down on keeping the campus as safe as possible for students, faculty and staff.“Being in Western Pennsylvania, especially up on the hill that we’re on..things can be tr... Read more »

84 Lumber commercial resonates during Super Bowl LI

84 Lumber commercial resonates during Super Bowl LI

Malyk Johnson
February 7
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Local company, 84 Lumber, had a 90-second commercial that aired during Super Bowl LI created by Pittsburgh Advertising agency Brunner.The goal of the commercial was to begin a year-long recruiting campaign for the building supplier 84 Lumber targeting men from the ages of 20-29."Our Industry is going... Read more »

RMU makes its appearance at historical Women’s March

RMU makes its appearance at historical Women’s March

Arli Swaney
February 6
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The Women’s March will be known as one of the biggest peaceful protests in history, and Robert Morris University professors and students made their appearance at the historical event. RMU professor, Lauren Rauscher, drove down to the District of Columbia to participate in the Women’s March the day a... Read more »

Police Blotter 12/2016 – 01/23/17

Police Blotter 12/2016 – 01/23/17

February 4
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

12/20/16 - Accident - An employee reported his work vehicle damaged outside of Massey Hall.  The other party involved was identified, all pertinent information was obtained, and a report was issued for insurance purposes. (Closed)   12/20/16 - Disturbance - Residence Life reported a disturbance i... Read more »

Autism Speaks becomes a nationally recognized chapter at RMU

Autism Speaks becomes a nationally recognized chapter at RMU

Arli Swaney
January 31
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Autism Speaks at Robert Morris University was recently given national recognition by the organization's headquarters to represent their cause. President and founder of the RMU chapter, Danielle Wicklund, started the chapter early in the fall 2016 semester. Wicklund said, “I was motivated to do... Read more »