Shawn Brogan Diddy–Miss Iowa Pursues PhD at MUM
Aug28

Shawn Brogan Diddy–Miss Iowa Pursues PhD at MUM

    Born in Waterloo, Iowa, Shawn Brogan Diddy has been a performer since age 14. She became Miss Iowa USA in 1997 and has enjoyed a productive career in the music and television industries. Shawn is currently pursuing a PhD in management at MUM.Shawn began her entrepreneurial adventures at age 20 by operating a karaoke and DJ business on cruise ships out of Florida. She has also recorded a country music album in Nashville and...

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Pia Fritsch Publishes Paper on National Environmental Responsibility
Aug28

Pia Fritsch Publishes Paper on National Environmental Responsibility

   MUM alumna Pia Fritsch recently published a paper in World Futures: The Journal of New Paradigm Research. In her article, titled 1.5 Degrees Celsius: The Metamorphosis of the AMERICAN Way of Life, A Transition in Collective Maturation, Pia argues that in order for the United States to become a sustainable society, it must go through a complex transformation process similar to adolescence.Pia grew up in a family that practices the...

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Julie Hope Graduates with Two Outstanding Student Awards
Aug28

Julie Hope Graduates with Two Outstanding Student Awards

    Julie Hope graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in physiology and health and Maharishi Vedic ScienceSM and received the Outstanding Student Award from both departments at the 2019 awards ceremony.Julie hails from Nebraska, where she raised two children and worked in her family’s trucking business for 20 years. She heard about MUM during a lecture on Ayurveda, which she was exploring to improve her health. She had not...

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MBA Team Performs in 94th Percentile on International Business Simulation
Aug13

MBA Team Performs in 94th Percentile on International Business Simulation

    Three student teams from MUM’s MBA program recently participated in the Capsim Capstone online business simulation, a leading Chicago-based provider of business games. One of the teams achieved results better than 94 percent of the 1150 graduate-level teams worldwide. Team members included Tsion Woge, Molla Mekonnen, and Daniel Ayalew Belay, all from Ethiopia, and Haofang Dong from China.According to Dr. Andrew Bargerstock, who...

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Daniel Bramlett – Integrating Maharishi Vedic Science and Human Services
Aug13

Daniel Bramlett – Integrating Maharishi Vedic Science and Human Services

   Daniel Bramlett came to MUM already following his path of self-development. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he had earned two associate degrees and considered entering the field of drug and alcohol addiction counseling.He was searching for a Vedic university online when he found MUM. He wanted to integrate what he had learned about human services and psychology with Maharishi Vedic ScienceSM, so he created an individualized degree,...

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