Han Wan Receives Outstanding CMA Student Award
May31

Han Wan Receives Outstanding CMA Student Award

      Management doctoral student Han Wan, who recently passed the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam, received the Outstanding CMA Student award from the Des Moines Chapter of the Institute for Management Accountants. Han received an undergraduate degree in education from Qiongzhou University, China, which has a collaboration with MUM. She learned the Transcendental Meditation® technique in Beijing in 2011 and...

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58 Students Graduate with MUM Degrees in South Africa
May31

58 Students Graduate with MUM Degrees in South Africa

On April 29, Maharishi Invincibility Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa, held graduation ceremonies for 58 students earning bachelor’s degrees in business from MUM, bringing the total number of MUM degrees awarded to MII students to 235. The Maharishi Invincibility Institute is a nonprofit organization established in 2007. It offers students access to 86 credits of coursework and a work-study program to help fund their tuition...

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New Study Finds Reduced Stress and Trauma in Prisoners
May17

New Study Finds Reduced Stress and Trauma in Prisoners

(see full size image)   A new randomized controlled study by MUM researchers on 22 female prisoners, published in The Permanente Journal, found that those practicing the Transcendental Meditation® technique for four months had significant reductions in total trauma symptoms compared with a control group. This is the first stress study focused specifically on female prison inmates with high levels of trauma symptoms. A similar...

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Hilary Nelson — Art in Motion
May10

Hilary Nelson — Art in Motion

MUM alumna Hilary Nelson is about to graduate from the University of Iowa with an MFA degree; however, her path to becoming an artist wasn’t always straightforward. Hilary has always been making art, but after graduating from Maharishi School she was one of the first students to enroll in the Sustainable Living Program at MUM. Hilary was excited to be involved with the emerging new department, and the ideas of sustainability have...

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Sara Kille — Environmental Activism and Social Change
May10

Sara Kille — Environmental Activism and Social Change

  Sara Kille worked as a preschool teacher in her hometown of Tracy, California, when she discovered actor Jim Carrey’s MUM commencement speech on Facebook. Sara was planning to study environmentalism and sustainability, and Carrey’s speech deeply resonated with her. She became curious about MUM, and a few months later she attended a Visitors Weekend. She was delighted by the students and visitors she met, and she made up her...

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