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Robert Morris team begins construction for tiny village dedicated to veterans

Robert Morris team begins construction for tiny village dedicated to veterans

Julian Gregorio
June 5, 2017
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On June 1, 2017, students at Robert Morris University joined forces with a Carnegie Mellon University architecture student and began construction on a compact project intended to combat veteran homelessness. The construction is called the Minimus Tiny Home project, and the student team consists of...

RMU email accounts hacked

RMU email accounts hacked

Brittany Mayer, Assistant News Manager
May 3, 2017
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Student and faculty email accounts are being compromised. If you have received an email to "hhhhhh" to your Robert Morris University email address, do not open it. Delete it and do not allow it access to your account. RMU Information Technology sent out an email to all students alerting them of...

Police Blotter 04/18/17 – 04/24/17

Police Blotter 04/18/17 – 04/24/17

April 25, 2017
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04/18/17 - Lost Property - A student reported losing their identification in the Jefferson Center.  A report was issued with the student’s information in the event the ID is turned into this department. (Closed) 04/18/17 - Harassment - A student reported a harassment situation between themsel...

Phi Beta Lambda places at State Leadership Conference

Phi Beta Lambda places at State Leadership Conference

Brittany Mayer
April 25, 2017
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Phi Beta Lambda, the business club at RMU, received three awards for their work in business at the Student Leadership Conference. in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on the weekend of April 7.PBL is the college equivalent of the high-school Future Business Leaders of America, the largest business organizatio...

Police Blotter 04/04/17 – 04/17/17

Police Blotter 04/04/17 – 04/17/17

April 24, 2017
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04/04/17 - Medical Emergency - Officers were called to Lexington Hall for a student in need of medical attention.  Valley Ambulance transported the student to Mercy Hospital for treatment. (Closed) 04/05/17 - Simple Assault - Officers were advised of a domestic situation in Salem Hall.  This depart...

RMU changes summer housing locations

RMU changes summer housing locations

Briana Lewis
April 15, 2017
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In a change from previous years, Robert Morris University will not be providing summer housing in the apartments on campus, and students who planned to use the free residency are confused and upset about the changes.On April 4, 2017, Residence Life sent out an email to RMU students about the changes to ...

Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

Delaney Hassell
April 13, 2017
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Pittsburgh Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney has passed away today at the age of 84, according to WPXI.At Robert Morris University’s 92nd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 5, the university had planned to award Dan, and his wife, Pat Rooney, Trustee emerita, with an honorary doctorate of h...

Police Blotter 03/21/17 – 04/03/17

Police Blotter 03/21/17 – 04/03/17

April 8, 2017
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      03/21/17 - Hospital Transport - This department transported a student from Sewickley Valley Hospital back to campus.  Transport conducted without incident. (Closed) 03/21/17 - Welfare Check - Officers were notified of a male sleeping on a bench by the Gazebo parkin...

RMU lacks a key college quality

RMU lacks a key college quality

Gage Goulding
April 6, 2017
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Students and visitors to Robert Morris University might notice something a little different about the residence halls at the Moon Township campus—there are no common areas or lounges.There are only two residence halls with common rooms, Salem and Yorktown, each of which is only accessible by studen...

Sexual assault: ‘It happens on all campuses’

Sexual assault: ‘It happens on all campuses’

Delaney Hassell, News Manager
April 5, 2017
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According to Robert Morris’s “2016 Security and Fire Safety Report," under the Clery Criminal Offense Report, there were three reported rapes on campus property and student housing in 2015. In the Criminal Offenses - FBI/PA Uniform Crime Report, there were two reported forcible rapes in 2015. The fire and safety report notes, “The FBI/PA UCR crime statistics may differ from the Clery Act crime statistics due to the difference in locations, categories and report formats.” ...