Jesse Holubeck—Living a Life of Purpose and Service
Apr22

Jesse Holubeck—Living a Life of Purpose and Service

   Jesse Holubeck was running a successful house-painting business in St. Louis, Missouri, when in 2006 he saw Dr. John Hagelin in a movie discussing consciousness. His curiosity led him to discover MUM, and he says he “dropped everything and moved to Fairfield.”He enrolled at MUM, and a year later he learned the TM®-Sidhi technique. Jesse fell in love with the Yogic Flying® program and soon joined the Invincible America Assembly for...

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Dylan Hanneman—Independence Through Agriculture and Sustainable Building
Apr16

Dylan Hanneman—Independence Through Agriculture and Sustainable Building

    Student Dylan Hanneman grew up in the small town of Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Although not from a family of farmers, Dylan spent several years studying organic agriculture and sustainable building techniques through internships around the country. Driven by a desire for independence, he wanted to learn how to feed and house himself.Then he saw an ad for MUM’s Regenerative Organic Agriculture Program and decided to get a degree. Dylan...

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Peter Farrelly and Joanna Plafsky, Academy Awards
Apr16

Peter Farrelly and Joanna Plafsky, Academy Awards

    MUM guest lecturer Peter Farrelly won two Oscars at the 2019 Academy Awards. He took home the statues for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay for his film Green Book.Joanna Plafsky, a founder of MUM’s David Lynch Graduate School of Cinematic Arts, was executive producer of the film Skin, whose co-producers Guy Nativ and Jaime Ray Newman won the Oscar for Best Live Action Short.Mr. Farrelly was a founding adviser...

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MBA Students Earn High Scores in Global Simulation
Apr10

MBA Students Earn High Scores in Global Simulation

    Two teams of students in the accounting MBA program recently continued an extraordinary streak of accomplishments in the CAPSIM Capstone business simulations, earning scores that placed them in the 98th and 94th percentiles, compared to 1,450 participating graduate-level teams from around the world.Three students from Mongolia were on the team scoring in the 98th percentile: Odonmijid Ganbold, Odontungalag Tserendorj, and...

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New Study Shows Students Find Relief from PTSD
Apr10

New Study Shows Students Find Relief from PTSD

   A new study conducted at MUM’s partner school, Maharishi Institute in South Africa, found that the Transcendental Meditation® technique reduced students’ symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).“A high percentage of young people in South Africa, especially those in the townships, suffer from PTSD,” said coauthor Michael Dillbeck, researcher at MUM’s Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy. “To become...

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Sarah and Steven Michaluk—Transforming Health with Maharishi AyurVeda
Apr10

Sarah and Steven Michaluk—Transforming Health with Maharishi AyurVeda

   Canadian health professionals Sarah and Steven Michaluk have been enrolled in MUM’s online MS in Maharishi AyurVedaSM and Integrative Medicine program since August, 2018. Within a semester, they have transformed their diet and begun using the principles of Ayurveda in their practice.Switching from a standard North American diet, they became vegetarian, gave up coffee, and eliminated a few other items from the family menu. Steven...

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