2nd ChangeMakers Event Focuses on the Effect of College on the Brain
Mar13

2nd ChangeMakers Event Focuses on the Effect of College on the Brain

     On February 8, MUM held its second ChangeMakers event, titled “Is College Bad for Your Brain?” The conference explored the national epidemic of stress that can be overwhelming for college students in their pursuit of higher education.Mental health challenges, substance abuse, and poor lifestyle choices undermine student learning outcomes and a successful college experience, said organizer Michael Sternfeld. Nationwide, three out...

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MUM Offers New Track in Sustainable Energy
Mar13

MUM Offers New Track in Sustainable Energy

    From electric cars to wind turbines to solar energy, students studying sustainable living will now have the opportunity to enroll in a new sequence of six courses that will prepare them to work professionally in the field of renewable energy.The curriculum of the new sustainable energy track has been designed by Ralph Hearn, who received an engineering degree from MUM in the 1980s and subsequently two Master of Science degrees....

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Esther Fontaine—Getting a Masters Degree on the Road
Mar13

Esther Fontaine—Getting a Masters Degree on the Road

   MUM student Esther Fontaine is a professional driver taking MUM’s online MA in Maharishi Vedic ScienceSM program. While driving a truck across the country for a year, Esther found a way to keep up with her classwork: she listened to the lectures on the road, took notes during her breaks, and did her homework at the end of her ten-hour shifts.Esther has been a commercial driver for 34 years, driving buses, taxis, limousines, and...

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