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Dr. Marina Fontolan gives lecture on the of games, and authenticity: perceptions from localizers. Photo credit: Ally Yovetich

Rooney Scholar Dr. Marina Fontolon Talks Localization in Video Games

Michael Deemer, Contributor March 24, 2022

Rooney Scholar Dr. Marina Fontolan is a "gamer first," but coming from Brazil, Fontolan realized that some come to need or are lost in translation. The term "localizing" is the shift in language and culture....

Marina Fontolan named Robert Morris Ronney Scholar

Marina Fontolan named Robert Morris Ronney Scholar

Colby Sherwin, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2022

Marina Fontolan Ph.D. from Unicomp Brazil has been awarded the 2022 Ronney Scholarship, for their research on video game localization. The award was given out Jan. 20 in the Wheatley Attrum.   “I...

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Center for Global Engagement hosts panel on impact of COVID-19 featuring several Rooney scholars

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Center for Global Engagement at Robert Morris University hosted the first Rooney Program Reunion Panel on Oct. 7. The panel was hosted by Dr. Jennifer Creamer, Directer for the Center...

Steelers chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

Delaney Hassell April 13, 2017

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...

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RMU welcomes 2017’s first Rooney Scholars

Briana Lewis January 17, 2017

On Jan. 12, Robert Morris University welcomed its newest Rooney Scholars. The reception was held by the Center of Global Engagement in the Rooney House to introduce husband and wife, Dr. Monwabisi Gantsho...

Meet the fall 2016 Rooney Scholar: Dr. Annette Forster

Meet the fall 2016 Rooney Scholar: Dr. Annette Forster

Ryan Giacobbi September 20, 2016

On Sept. 8, 2016, the Center for Global Engagement held a welcoming introduction at the Rooney House for Dr. Annette Forster, Rooney Scholar for fall 2016.Forster, a professor at the Aachen University...

RMU welcomes newest Rooney Scholar

RMU welcomes newest Rooney Scholar

Brittany Mayer January 24, 2016

Another international scholar has arrived at RMU. A reception was held at the Rooney House on Jan. 21 to introduce Misha Segal to students and faculty.Segal is an Israeli composer, arranger, conductor,...

Helena Vanhala honored at Global Get Together

Helena Vanhala honored at Global Get Together

Hannah Smith, News Editor September 6, 2014

Thursday kicked-off the beginning of this year’s First Thursday Global Get Together’s and was held at the Wheatley Center.  Once a month, the event features a selection of international dishes reflecting...

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