New Solar Array Will Provide a Third of Campus Power
May22

New Solar Array Will Provide a Third of Campus Power

            Construction is set to begin this summer on a five-acre field of solar panels on MUM land west of the recreational trail that borders the west side of campus. The 1.1-megawatt solar array will provide approximately one-third of the electricity used on campus and will be connected by an underground cable to the university’s substation. The state-of-the-art solar panels will move to follow the...

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Younes Kouider—The Effortless Artistic Quest
May22

Younes Kouider—The Effortless Artistic Quest

  MUM student Younes Kouider has always been an artist. Taking after his father, who illustrated children’s books, Younes started making art as a young child. He also has been playing music most of his life. His family practices the Transcendental Meditation® technique, so Younes came to MUM at 18, following his older brother Amine. When he first enrolled at MUM in 2010, Younes pursued a BFA and graduated in 2014. Then he...

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ChangeMakers Conference Inspires New Wave of Student Engagement
May07

ChangeMakers Conference Inspires New Wave of Student Engagement

        Last month MUM held the inaugural conference of ChangeMakers: Disruptors Transforming the World for Good. Hosted by MUM, the David Lynch Foundation, and the Abramson Center for Peace, the event was attended by 600 people, at least half of them students, who completely filled Dalby Hall. MUM Student Government took a leading role in helping event producer Michael Sternfeld make the event more...

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Lani Aulicino’s Case Study Wins International Award
Apr30

Lani Aulicino’s Case Study Wins International Award

    A case study written last fall by MBA student Lani Aulicino in a course on Managing Change for Sustainability has won an international award. She was one of 17 winners of Flourish Prizes out of 503 submissions to AIM2Flourish, a United Nations-supported global learning initiative in which students write about positive business innovations. The competition is based around 17 sustainable development goals identified by the...

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Leslee Goldstein Publishes Study on Empowering Disadvantaged Mothers in Uganda
Apr25

Leslee Goldstein Publishes Study on Empowering Disadvantaged Mothers in Uganda

      MUM alumna Leslee Goldstein, PhD just had her study published in Health Care for Women International on how the Transcendental Meditation® technique can empower single, disadvantaged mothers in Uganda. Dr. Goldstein decided to focus her Maharishi Vedic ScienceSMdoctoral study on women in Africa for two reasons. She had always enjoyed working with women, and there had been no studies done on this population. Within...

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Hemanth Kumar Reddy Mukka—From Agrochemicals to Organic Farming
Apr12

Hemanth Kumar Reddy Mukka—From Agrochemicals to Organic Farming

      Hemanth Kumar Reddy Mukka worked in the agrochemical industry in India for seven years, selling fertilizers and pesticides to farmers. Now he is a student in MUM’s Regenerative Organic Agriculture Certificate Program. When asked about what inspired him to give up his job and come halfway around the world to study organic agriculture, he said: “Every time I talked to farmers, they just worried about pests and...

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