Chas Zachar Heads to Hawaii with Teach For America
Jun28

Chas Zachar Heads to Hawaii with Teach For America

Chas Zachar, a native of Arizona, came to MUM because he became interested in learning the Transcendental Meditation®technique. As a former Waldorf school student, he was also interested in alternative education. Chas enjoyed science, especially biology, and considered majoring in sustainable living, but decided to follow in his father’s footsteps to become a teacher. “I had a great experience working with the education professors...

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MUM Alumnus Wins Four Awards at Iowa Motion Picture Event
Jun28

MUM Alumnus Wins Four Awards at Iowa Motion Picture Event

A short film by Gregor Kresal, a graduate of the David Lynch Graduate School of Cinematic Arts, won four awards in April at the Iowa Motion Picture Association’s annual awards ceremony, including the top award for cinematography and three Awards of Achievement for editing, soundtrack, and long-form live-action entertainment. His film, titled 8 1/2 Circles, is a semi-autobiographical psychological drama about a professional mountain...

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How to Craft Your Career — and Your Life:  Free Online Course
Jun27

How to Craft Your Career — and Your Life: Free Online Course

Are you interested in many different things? Are you pretty good at a lot of them? Do you sometimes have trouble deciding what direction to pursue? Then you may want to take a look at a new free online course titled Crafting a Life of Meaning, Significance, and Service. Taught by Steve Langerud, a nationally recognized workplace culture strategist and consultant, the course offers a simple framework for how to identify, articulate,...

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