MRU Media

MRU Media: 06/30/2021

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the media

Second World War veteran donates $2.4M to MRU to fund scholarships for Indigenous and women pilots: https://mru.ca/01f9 (CTV News – Ken Lett, donor; Deanna Wiebe, faculty)

Second World War pilot donates $2.4-million to Mount Royal aviation program: https://mru.ca/8d27 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Ken Lett, donor; Deanna Wiebe, faculty)

MRU aviation program receives $2.4M from veteran for maintenance, student funding: https://mru.ca/b655 (Academica Top Ten – Ken Lett, donor; Deanna Wiebe, faculty)

Veteran makes generous gift to future pilots: https://mru.ca/da897 (CTV News at – Ken Lett, donor)

Second World War pilot Ken Lett donates $2.4 million to MRU aviation program: https://mru.ca/455e (Nation Talk – Ken Lett, donor, Elizabeth Evans, interim provost; Deanna Wiebe, faculty; Alissa Stirling, student)

Second World War pilot, businessman Ken Lett gives $2.4 million to University Aviation program: https://mru.ca/5fad (Education News Canada – Ken Lett, donor, Elizabeth Evans, interim provost; Deanna Wiebe, faculty; Alissa Stirling, student)

World War Two pilot donates $2.4 million to MRU aviation program: https://mru.ca/0116 (Western Standard – Ken Lett, donor)

Some Alberta post-secondary institutions left relatively unscathed while U of A funds slashed, new data shows: https://mru.ca/c614 (CBC News – MRU included in data table)

Faculty, alum, students in the media: 

Calgary Stampede sponsors pull back, shift strategies amid pandemic: https://mru.ca/3f5c (CBC News – AnneMarie Dorland, faculty)

Stampede sponsors pulling back on reins this year: https://mru.ca/27f9 (CBC Radio News – AnneMarie Dorland, faculty)

Heat dome over Western Canada linked to dozens of B.C. deaths: ‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: https://mru.ca/c063 (Toronto Star – Andria Dawson, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: https://mru.ca/ff884 (CTV Two – Duane Bratt, faculty)

LEVY: Suspended TDSB educator to host seminar called ‘Teaching Palestine’: https://mru.ca/7530 (Toronto Sun – Mark Ayyash, faculty)

Also worth noting: 

Students sue Indiana University in federal court over vaccine mandate: https://mru.ca/d190 (CNN)

This post by pglenn@mtroyal.ca

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