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Police Blotter 02/21/17 – 03/20/17

Police Blotter 02/21/17 – 03/20/17

March 27, 2017
Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

02/21/17 - Fire Alarm - Guardian reported a fire alarm activated in Lexington Hall.  Officers responded and found the cause to be from the residents cooking.  Maintenance was contacted to reset the alarm system. (Closed)   02/21/17 - Medical Emergency - A patron at the Island Sports cen...

RMU walks ‘Out of the Darkness’

Olivia Bello
March 27, 2017
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The Robert Morris University THRIVE leaders and the Counseling Center will be hosting an Out of the Darkness walk on April 1, 2017.The event will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Check in will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the walk will officially begin at 11 a.m..Julie Pflug, a sophomo...

Student plans to Connect other to Foster children in the Pittsburgh area

Student plans to Connect other to Foster children in the Pittsburgh area

Malyk Johnson
March 24, 2017
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Emily Engle-Young, a senior at Robert Morris University, plans to start a project in which she connects students to foster children around the Pittsburgh Area. Originally her project was known as Foster Friends, although the name has changed and it is now known as University Pals."It'll just open comm...

RMU leadership program helps campus celebrate Women’s History Month

RMU leadership program helps campus celebrate Women’s History Month

Julian Gregorio
March 23, 2017
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During the month of March, students and faculty at Robert Morris University are joining the nation in putting a spotlight on women's achievement.Leaders at Robert Morris are spearheading a month-long veneration of women through awards ceremonies, commemorative meals and even stage productions."Women's History Month, n...

RMU students seek more from intramural program

RMU students seek more from intramural program

Gage Goulding
March 16, 2017
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Robert Morris University currently offers students that do not participate in Division-I athletics the opportunity to compete at the collegiate level through intramural sports. Although the school offers various programs throughout the year, students are asking for more from the school.Currently, the Offic...

Mike Tomlin to give keynote at 2017 RMU graduate commencement

Mike Tomlin to give keynote at 2017 RMU graduate commencement

Delaney Hassell, News Manger
March 9, 2017
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Robert Morris University announced today that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin will be a keynote speaker at the university's 92nd commencement ceremony in the Charles L. Sewall Center. Tomlin will speak on Friday, May 5 at the graduate commencement ceremony, where about 200 students will be awarded ma...

RMU, Moon Township collaborate on road construction

RMU, Moon Township collaborate on road construction

Gage Goulding
March 7, 2017
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The main entrance to Robert Morris University stems off of University Boulevard, a busy connector between Pittsburgh International Airport and Sewickley. With RMU being located to the side of the four-lane airport corridor with no dedicated turning lanes, commuting for students and faculty can sometimes be...

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 ...