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2014-02-03 23:00:32

College students are invited to submit film shorts for a festival sponsored by Robert Morris University Illinois, Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 If you attend college in Illinois, grab your camera and start shooting. Those of you in Wisconsin and Indiana, you’re included too. Robert Morris University Illinois invites all college students to participate in The Chicago Shorts Festival. Together with DePaul University and Columbia...

2009-04-15 09:33:43

Canadian chemists say they have discovered green catalysts made from iron that might replace more expensive and toxic platinum metals. University of Toronto scientists said the newly discovered catalysts might become useful in industrial chemical processes used to produce drugs, fragrances and flavors. The researchers led by Professor Robert Morris said drug synthesis most often relies on the use of catalysts, while the cost of those catalysts influences the ultimate cost of the drug. And if...

2009-04-13 15:48:03

Promising for cheaper drug production A University of Toronto research team from the Department of Chemistry has discovered useful "green" catalysts made from iron that might replace the much more expensive and toxic platinum metals typically used in industrial chemical processes to produce drugs, fragrances and flavors. The synthesis of drugs usually relies on the use of catalysts and the expense of the catalysts influences the ultimate cost of the drug. If the catalyst is toxic, as it...

2009-03-20 23:49:36

Kalin Lucas touched off a 21-point run that spanned halftime Friday and sent Michigan State roaring past Robert Morris 77-62 in the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans, seeded second in the Midwest Region, will take on No. 10 seed USC in the second round Sunday. The game was tied at 30-30 when Lucas made a reverse layup with 4:26 to play in the first half. Michigan State went on to score the final 11 points of the first period and added the first 10 of the second. Draymond Green's layup, off a feed...

2009-03-11 22:31:52

A jumper by Dallas Green with 3 seconds left Wednesday gave Robert Morris a 48-46 win over Mount St. Mary's in the Northeast Conference Tournament final. Robert Morris, the regular-season Northeast champion, had lost to Mount St. Mary's in the tournament title game each of the last two years. Green's winning basket was his only field goal of the game and lifted the Colonials to a 24-10 record heading into the NCAA Tournament. Jeremy Chappell led Robert Morris with 15 points. After Green put...

2009-03-10 16:29:42

Robert Morris University will not suspend any of its basketball players over an of-campus fight, the school announced Tuesday. The dust-up that led to reserve guard Mezie Nwigwe being cited for simple assault by Pittsburgh police came at a bad time for Coach Mike Rice, who is getting his squad ready for Wednesday's Northeast Conference championship game and a possible berth in the NCAA tournament. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review said four players were involved in the South Side fracas,...

2009-03-10 15:35:20

Robert Morris University reports basketball coach Mike Rice says he hasn't decided what to do about the players who were involved in an off-campus fight. The dust-up that led to guard Mezie Nwigwe being cited for simple assault by Pittsburgh police came at a bad time for Rice, who is getting his squad ready for Wednesday's NEC conference championship game and a possible berth in the NCAA tournament. We're aware of what's going on, Robert Morris sports information director Jim Duzyk told the...

2009-01-27 16:20:19

Two institutions of higher education, one in Illinois and one in Pennsylvania, have settled a legal battle over rights to the name Robert Morris University. Under the agreement, the former Robert Morris College in Chicago can call itself Robert Morris University Illinois, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Both universities were named after Robert Morris, a Philadelphia merchant nicknamed Financier of the Revolution, because he used much of his great personal fortune to keep the colonial...

2008-12-31 21:18:53

Brad Redford scored all of his points from long range Wednesday and No. 22 Xavier bounced back from two straight losses to defeat Robert Morris 78-57. Redford scored 15 points, as did Jason Love -- who recorded a career high. Xavier (10-2) had won its first nine games of the season before falling to Duke and Butler. Robert Morris (6-7) was led by Jeremy Chappell with 17 and Rob Robinson with 12. Xavier enjoyed an early 11-point run, owned a 31-15 advantage with 8:15 remaining in the first...

2008-12-14 16:56:53

Jack McClinton scored 24 points Sunday and No. 25 Miami fought off a second-half comeback to defeat Robert Morris 70-62. The Hurricanes improved to 7-2, but not without a scare from the Colonials. Robert Morris trimmed a 12-point halftime deficit to two with 6 minutes remaining. Miami then ran off seven in a row to blunt the Colonials' charge. Miami got 11 points each from Dwayne Collins and James Dews. Robert Morris (4-5) was led by 13 points from both Jimmy Langhurst and Gary Wallace. Both...