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Humans of RMU: The painter

Humans of RMU: The painter

Maura Linehan

March 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Features, Humans of RMU, Top Stories

Painting demands attention to detail from the artist. It takes a special eye and a love for the process to create original artwork. As an avid painter, Cindy Paul, a part-time faculty member in social sciences at RMU, knows this all too well. Although she doesn’t paint as much as she would lik...

Humans of RMU: The swimmer

Humans of RMU: The swimmer

Maura Linehan

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Features, Humans of RMU, Top Stories

Imagine returning to the halls of your high school and still being remembered for accomplishing a record that no one else had matched. Remarkably, Samantha Monda, Ph.D. and RMU Associate Professor of Psychology, held eight of her school’s swimming records. Even ten years after graduating, she conti...

Humans of RMU: The underwater hockey player

Humans of RMU: The underwater hockey player

Maura Linehan

November 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Features, Humans of RMU, Lifestyles, Top Stories

When RMU Associate Professor of Psychology David Wheeler was a junior at the California Institute of Technology, he had no idea that his interest in swimming underwater would lead him to discover a sport that he still plays. Even though snorkeling and scuba diving are familiar to everyone, many people...

Humans of RMU: The horror fanatic

Humans of RMU: The horror fanatic

Maura Linehan, Arts and Entertainment Manager

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Features, Humans of RMU, Movies, Top Stories

Read the inside story on horror from Ray Zaperoni, a long time enthusiast of the genre of fear.

Humans of RMU: The Guitar Player

Humans of RMU: The Guitar Player

Maura Linehan

September 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Humans of RMU, Music, Top Stories

When he heard the distinctive guitar line of the “The Munsters’” theme song, Joe Hale, RMU Academic Media Center’s TV engineer, decided that he loved the sound of the electric guitar. The feeling it gave him was the reason he started playing, and his relationship with music has continued unabated....

Humans of RMU: The psychology professor

Humans of RMU: The psychology professor

Maura Linehan

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Humans of RMU, Top Stories

Understanding one’s self — who you are and why you are — can be a complicated process. In fact, knowing why you are programmed to do certain things can help you gain insight into who you are. Stephen Paul, Ph.D., who is now a professor of psychology, found his own career while he wa...

Humans of RMU: The WLMP director

Humans of RMU: The WLMP director

Maura Linehan

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Humans of RMU, Top Stories

In 1987, the United States declared March as Women’s History Month. According to womenshistorymonth.gov, it recognizes the contributions of women to the nation. Over four years ago, Lauren Rauscher, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology, came to RMU and took on the role of Director for the Wome...

Humans of RMU: The poison author

Humans of RMU: The poison author

Maura Linehan

January 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Humans of RMU, Top Stories

For many, the iconic animated films of their childhood provide warm memories of growing up. Taking a closer look at the story lines, viewers may not remember how many times someone gets poisoned as part of the film. From the apple that makes Snow White fall into an endless sleep to the little brothers tu...

Humans of RMU: The sculptor

Humans of RMU: The sculptor

Maura Linehan

October 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Humans of RMU, Top Stories

Awards — whether they bring international celebrity or simply recognize a good deed — typically come with a statue or plaque to commemorate the occasion. What might not be so obvious is that someone had to design the award long before anyone actually received it. For one of the awards presented here...

Humans of RMU: The Tuch

Humans of RMU: The Tuch

Maura Linehan

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Humans of RMU, Top Stories

Decades of RMU students have enjoyed the beautiful campus landscape, while Colonials fans have been amazed by the voice of an RMU staff member singing the national anthem. In an amazing coincidence, one single man is responsible for both. That man is John Tucci.Tucci, better known as “The Tuch,R...