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RMU wraps up Black History Month events with luncheon

RMU wraps up Black History Month events with luncheon

Malyk Johnson
March 3, 2017
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Robert Morris University wrapped up their Black History Month programs with a luncheon at the Sewall Center.The luncheon which was free to students and $10 for faculty, staff and had guest speakers that included the founder of Steel Smiling, Julius Boatwright and John Dunn, an adjunct economics and legal...

FedEx CEO Visits RMU

FedEx CEO Visits RMU

Julian Gregorio
February 28, 2017
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Robert Morris students and professors squeezed into a packed venue on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, to see the President and CEO of FedEx Ground.Henry Maier stopped by the Sewall International Suite at the peak of RMU's Business Week to give a short speech and field questions from a student- and staff-filled audience....

RMU holds successful 2017 Siblings Weekend

RMU holds successful 2017 Siblings Weekend

Briana Lewis
February 26, 2017
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This weekend students and families came to Robert Morris University for this year’s Hawaiian Luau themed Siblings Weekend.Friday night started off Siblings weekend with dodgeball, laser tag and Hawaiian themed movies in the John Jay Gym after students and siblings checked into the PNC Colonial ...

What to expect this Siblings Weekend

What to expect this Siblings Weekend

Briana Lewis
February 24, 2017
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Robert Morris University’s Resident Housing Association has a full three days worth of fun planned for this year’s Siblings Weekend.The RHA is encouraging Siblings Weekend attendees to tag their photos with #BobbyMohana and look out for the “Siblings Weekend 2017” geo-filter on Snapch...

Police Blotter 02/07/17 – 02/20/17

Police Blotter 02/07/17 – 02/20/17

February 24, 2017
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02/07/17 - Departmental Information - Maintenance reported damage done to a picture in Yorktown Hall.  A report was issued to document this incident. (Closed) 02/07/17 - Departmental Information - Residence Life reported an odor of what they believed to be natural gas in Monroe Hall.  Officers...

Student recreation, fitness center construction continues

Student recreation, fitness center construction continues

Gage Goulding
February 22, 2017
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Robert Morris University is a school known for its growing and competitive athletic programs. With the plans for a new arena to replace the current Sewall Center, there is more construction that is taking place under the $50 million budget: the new Student Recreation and Fitness Center.The North Ath...

RMU employees prepare for switch to UPMC Health Plan

RMU employees prepare for switch to UPMC Health Plan

Delaney Hassell, News Manger
February 20, 2017
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Beginning on June 1, UPMC Health Plan will 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...

RMU asks students to take the Shady Party Test

RMU asks students to take the Shady Party Test

Arli Swaney
February 17, 2017
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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...

RMU faculty get to show off work in Wheatley Gallery

RMU faculty get to show off work in Wheatley Gallery

Olivia Bello
February 16, 2017
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Since its opening in 2012, the Wheatley Center Gallery has hosted a wide variety of art exhibits ranging from students 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...

Students react to Trump administration’s travel ban

Students react to Trump administration’s travel ban

Julian Gregorio
February 15, 2017
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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...