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Provost of Robert Morris University steps down

Provost of Robert Morris University steps down

John Blinn and Gage Goulding

February 1, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- After 11 years of service, starting in 2008, Provost David Jamison has stepped down from his position as senior vice president of academic affairs. Jamison stepped down on Feb. 1 and plans to return to the faculty within the same day, according to an email from the university. The...

Robert Morris University in the midst of a student enrollment crisis

Robert Morris University in the midst of a student enrollment crisis

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University’s staff and faculty members packed into Massey Hall Tuesday morning to hear RMU President Chris Howard speak about the current financial state of the university. “We stand at a great challenge,” said President Howard towards the beginning of the meeting. President...

Community blood drive held at Robert Morris University

Community blood drive held at Robert Morris University

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Students of Robert Morris University and local community members came together on Wednesday to give back, by giving blood. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, the gymnasium of the John Jay building was briefly transformed into a blood bank. The setup was complete with computers which...

Pittsburgh International Airport saw monumental growth in 2018

Pittsburgh International Airport saw monumental growth in 2018

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- During 2018, the Pittsburgh International Airport saw its busiest year for the first time in more than a decade, with passenger traffic up nearly 4 percent. According to a press release from the Allegheny County Airport Authority, Pittsburgh received up to 9.66 million passengers, which...

City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper

City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — City officials and public works crews around Pittsburgh are preparing to face a strong Winter Storm Harper over the weekend. The city has an arsenal of plows with salt spreaders, tractors and pickup trucks to fight against the upcoming snow storm. The city believes that it has enough...

Bike Pittsburgh seeks input on cycling next to Uber’s self-driving cars

Bike Pittsburgh seeks input on cycling next to Uber’s self-driving cars

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Bike Pittsburgh has distributed a survey asking pedestrians and bikers of the Steel City how they would feel traveling alongside vehicles that drive themselves. In Sept. 2016, Uber came to the city of Pittsburgh to test their semi-autonomous vehicles (AVs), and a survey was released...

Robert Morris’ Organizational Leadership online masters program nationally ranked

Robert Morris’ Organizational Leadership online masters program nationally ranked

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Organizational Leadership online masters program received a national ranking recently. The online program placed on Successful Students' top 25 best online Masters in Organizational Leadership degree programs. Robert Morris ranked 11th on the list and in...

Study: Pittsburgh one of the best cities for STEM workers

Study: Pittsburgh one of the best cities for STEM workers

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The personal finance website WalletHub brings good news for people who live in the Pittsburgh area and are looking for a career in STEM. The website reported that Pittsburgh ranks third among the top 10 metro areas that are best for STEM-related professions. The best cities fo...

Annual Consumer Electronics Show displays technology developed in Pittsburgh

Annual Consumer Electronics Show displays technology developed in Pittsburgh

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 15, 2019

LAS VEGAS (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) - Mankind took a step towards the future last week at the Consumer Electronics Show, which took place in Las Vegas. The event focused heavily on transportation, with inventions as small as Segway -- Ninebot’s electric go-kart to inventions as large as flying cars. Automated...

Alpha Chi Rho brothers were ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’

Alpha Chi Rho brothers were ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

December 3, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Students at Robert Morris University may have seen an unusual sight on their way to and from classes as they passed the campsite of several brothers of Alpha Chi Rho, who were “Freezin' for a Reason.” The campsite was set up Monday through Friday outside of the Nicholson Center. T...