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RMU welcomes new director of Multicultural Student Services

RMU welcomes new director of Multicultural Student Services

Malyk Johnson
January 23
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Jan. 3, Robert Morris University hired Pittsburgh native, Fred Hodges, Jr., as the Director of Multicultural Student Services. Hodges previously worked at Penn State Behrend as the assistant director for education equity and diversity programs. He received that job after interning with Penn State... Read more »

Donald Trump becomes 45th President of the United States of America

Donald Trump becomes 45th President of the United States of America

Natalie O'Neil, Washington D.C. Correspondent
January 20
Filed under News, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was a day many thought they would never see.  However, to the music of a roaring sea of red baseball caps, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. This morning, as thousands gazed up at the majesty of the Capitol and millions more fixed... Read more »

RMU announces name, plans for new events center

RMU announces name, plans for new events center

Delaney Hassell, News Manager
January 18
Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories

Robert Morris University announced today that the new anticipated event center will be named “UPMC Events Center.” Beginning in July, the university will break ground on the 140,000-square foot building for the NCAA Division I basketball and volleyball teams, which will play in Peoples Court. ... Read more »

RMU welcomes 2017’s first Rooney Scholars

RMU welcomes 2017’s first Rooney Scholars

Briana Lewis
January 17
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Jan. 12, Robert Morris University welcomed its newest Rooney Scholars. The reception was held by the Center of Global Engagement in the Rooney House to introduce husband and wife, Dr. Monwabisi Gantsho and Dr. Moloko Ramashala-Gantsho to RMU this spring semester.Monwabisi Gantsho is a medical doctor an... Read more »

Wheatley Wall allows students to leave message in a bottle

Wheatley Wall allows students to leave message in a bottle

Ryan Giacobbi
January 14
Filed under News, Top Stories

Recycled art can be put to good use, sometimes in a creative way. A few students put together a wall of bottles at the entrance to the Wheatley Center, called the "Wheatley Wall." Coordinated and produced by select students from Media Arts Professor Tim Hadfield’s Foundation Studio II class, it w... Read more »

Police Blotter 11/30/16 – 12/19/16

Police Blotter 11/30/16 – 12/19/16

December 26
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

11/30/16 - Fire Alarm - Guardian reported a trouble alarm activated in Concord Hall.  Officers responded and found the cause to be from the residents boiling water.  Maintenance was advised to reset the alarm system. (Closed) 11/30/16 - Assist Another Agency - Coraopolis Police requested a female... Read more »

RMU’s Autism Speaks wins #Pens4Purpose contest

RMU’s Autism Speaks wins #Pens4Purpose contest

Malyk Johnson
December 7
Filed under News, Top Stories

This semester, freshmen Danielle Wicklund, Jessica Sales, Allison Harnsberger and Loretta Carosone have started a chapter of the organization Autism Speaks at Robert Morris. The organization aims to raise awareness about the autism spectrum disorder and advance research for causes and better interventions fo... Read more »

Pittsburgh Speaker Series hosts racism in America panel at RMU

Pittsburgh Speaker Series hosts racism in America panel at RMU

Briana Lewis
December 4
Filed under News

On Nov. 16, the Pittsburgh Speakers Series hosted a panel in the Sewall Center’s International Suite on the topic of Racism in America for Robert Morris University students and faculty to attend to discuss topics of racism.The speaker, Jason Riley, who is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute... Read more »

RMU group moves to make type 1 diabetes to type none

RMU group moves to make type 1 diabetes to type none

Raistlyn Lehman
December 3
Filed under News, Top Stories

Originally known as Juvenile Diabetes, is an incurable disease that is mainly diagnosed in children. According to the American Diabetes Association, type 1 diabetes is when the body fails to produce insulin, which results in the body being unable to process glucose from the bloodstream into the cells.... Read more »

Police Blotter 11/02/16 – 11/29/16

Police Blotter 11/02/16 – 11/29/16

December 2
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

11/02/16 - Trouble Alarm - Guardian reported a trouble alarm activated in Concord Hall.  Officers determined the alarm was activated from the residents cooking.  Maintenance was notified to reset that alarm system. (Closed) 11/02/16 - Departmental Information - A student reported finding a note on thei... Read more »