Number of New Online Students Surpasses Number on Campus
Oct28

Number of New Online Students Surpasses Number on Campus

    “The availability of online learning brings the appeal of Consciousness-Based education to a much wider audience, and the year-over-year growth is an indication that our programs are really resonating among prospective students,” said Rod Eason, vice president of enrollment management and student life. The new online enrollment includes 49 undergraduate students in the BA in Ayurveda Wellness, a program that began in...

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Sean Downey Finds Support for Teaching and Research at MUM
Oct28

Sean Downey Finds Support for Teaching and Research at MUM

      Sean Downey joined MUM’s art faculty in 2018, bringing a wealth of experience as an artist, teacher, and curator. Professor Downey received his MFA from Boston University, and for 10 years ran the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Studio Art at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, which is similar to MUM’s MA in Studio Art. He has also exhibited extensively and received numerous awards and scholarships....

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Angel Thordsen—Self-Reliance and Sustainability
Oct28

Angel Thordsen—Self-Reliance and Sustainability

      MUM student Angel Thordsen grew up in a military family, moving around the Midwest and the southern United States. She and her two sisters attended a different school every year, which helped Angel develop adaptability skills and become self-reliant. Angel was looking for a college to attend when she saw an ad for MUM on Facebook. She liked the university’s focus on self-development and enrolled in August 2018....

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Hal Goldstein Publishes Book on Entrepreneurs Who Practice TM
Oct28

Hal Goldstein Publishes Book on Entrepreneurs Who Practice TM

      Hal Goldstein recently published Meditating Entrepreneurs — Creating Success from the Stillness Within, a collection of 15 stories of business owners who started from nothing and shared their wisdom of silence and success. Mr. Goldstein himself is one of the success stories. He earned an MA in interdisciplinary studies from MUM in 1975. He and his wife Rita, also an MUM graduate, moved to Fairfield in 1984 to...

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Enrique Baker—Evolution and Entrepreneurship
Oct28

Enrique Baker—Evolution and Entrepreneurship

      MUM student Enrique Baker has been on track to become an entrepreneur since age 13. He apprenticed as a camp counselor at the Eli Whitney Museum in New Haven, Connecticut, and later in high school he worked as the manager of the school store. While attending college in Connecticut, he completed several internships, held different jobs, and joined organizations. But in 2014 Enrique was diagnosed with bipolar...

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