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Snow, slush and wet roads were the story of the day in Moon Township and across much of the Pittsburgh region. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Gage Goulding)

AAA tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe this winter

March 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Winter can be a treacherous time to drive, especially when snow and ice are covering the roads. According to research done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, inclement weather...

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Bayer Center releases results of 2018 nonprofit survey

February 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Bayer Center recently released the results of the biannual survey of the nonprofit workforce in southwestern Pennsylvania. The survey focuses on the composition...

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Pittsburgh receives funding for new blue recycling bins

February 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Department of Public Works introduced legislation to City Council on Feb. 12 to receive a $350,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The money will...

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The Children’s Home awarded top designation for early childhood centers

February 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Child’s Way, a daycare for medically fragile children run by the Children’s Home of Pittsburgh and Lemieux Family Center, was awarded the highest rating possible for early childhood centers. With...

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Study: 2019’s most and least educated states in America

January 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The personal finance website WalletHub recently released a report of the most and least educated states in America. The website found that the most educated state is Massachusetts, while...

Robert Morris University

Robert Morris School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science online program nationally ranked

January 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science at Robert Morris University has been ranked among the top 25 Best Master's in Engineering Management for 2019 by both OnlineMasters.com...

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Pittsburgh Police to establish new domestic violence unit

January 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH - This year the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police plans to establish a new investigations unit that will focus on domestic violence cases using a $500,000 donation from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. The...

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Mayor Peduto in Poland for climate change conference

December 12, 2018

KATOWICE, Poland -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is in Katowice, Poland this week for COP24, the annual United Nations conference focused on combating climate change. The conference, formally known...

Mayor Bill Peduto submits 2019 budgets to Pittsburgh City Council

November 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH - On Nov. 13, Mayor Bill Peduto brought the 2019 Operating and Capital budget proposals before Pittsburgh City Council. There were no tax increases in the new budget and more spending on priorities...

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Office of Engaged Learning holds first Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

November 13, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Last week, the Office of Engaged Learning and Community involvement held a week-long event to raise awareness for hunger and homelessness among college students. The activities started...

Reschenthaler wins Pennsylvania 14th Congressional District

Reschenthaler wins Pennsylvania 14th Congressional District

November 6, 2018

Reschenthaler has won the Pennsylvania 14th Congressional District in the 2018 Midterm election.     LIVE COVERAGE: The Society for Collegiate Journalists presents live coverage of...

Conor Lamb wins Pennsylvania 17th Congressional District

Conor Lamb wins Pennsylvania 17th Congressional District

November 6, 2018

Conor Lamb has won the Pennsylvania 17th Congressional District in the 2018 midterm election.     LIVE COVERAGE: The Society for Collegiate Journalists presents live coverage of the...

Bob Casey wins Pennsylvania race for Senate

Bob Casey wins Pennsylvania race for Senate

November 6, 2018

Bob Casey wins Pennsylvania race for Senate   Bob Casey has been called the winner in the Pennsylvania Senate race against Lou Barletta in the 2018 midterm election.     ...

Tom Wolf wins Pennsylvania race for Governor

Tom Wolf wins Pennsylvania race for Governor

November 6, 2018

Tom Wolf has been called the winner in the Pennsylvania governor's race against Scott Wagner in the 2018 midterm election.     LIVE COVERAGE: The Society for Collegiate Journalists...

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Office of Engaged Learning sponsoring Homelessness Awareness Week

November 4, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Office of Engaged Learning and Community Involvement is organizing a week-long event to raise awareness for homelessness and food insecurity on college campuses. The events will start...

Campus library hosts panel discussion about race in America

Campus library hosts panel discussion about race in America

October 29, 2018

The Robert Morris University library held a discussion panel at 6 PM on Thursday night. The library encouraged students to come and listen as the panelists discussed the book “Between the World and...

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RMU’s theater major is being converted to a minor

October 15, 2018

The theater program at Robert Morris University is going through some changes. Estimated to start next year, there will be no theater major offered by the English department. “The decision was because...

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Career Center changes off-campus career program

September 19, 2018

Recently, the Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) on campus switched to a new program for finding off-campus jobs for students. Handshake, the new system, is an “online career development...

Students react to Salem Hall false fire alarms

Students react to Salem Hall false fire alarms

September 5, 2018

The fire alarm in Salem Hall has had a frequent habit of going off without reason throughout the summer. Due to these false alarms, many upperclassmen have been pushed out of their apartments on numerous...

Residence Life

Residence Life adds lounges and kitchens

August 21, 2018

Big changes are coming to the residence halls at Robert Morris. Changes include putting lounges into all residence halls, adding a larger laundry room on the second floor of Adams, Ross, Hamilton, Gallatin...

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