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Suzuki Applying Maharishi’s knowledge to the political sphere
3 November 2018
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) alumnus Kenichi Suzuki strives to follow Maharishi’s advice and maintain “purity of heart” and use his political career as a vehicle of service. (more)
nicholas Sustainable entrepreneur
29 October 2018
Nicholas Pace is currently enrolled in the sustainable MBA program at Maharishi University of Management and is already working on educational entrepreneurial projects to empower the consumer. (more)
jose TM helped me become a champion for change
24 October 2018
Jose Dominguez, Director of Development Partnerships at the League of Conservation Voters, found that Transcendental Meditation (TM) helped him think more expansively about the impact he wanted to have on the world. (more)
health lab Promoting a comprehensive system of health education
19 October 2018
Zara Colazio studied Maharishi AyurVeda at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) and is now helping to implement a new health curriculum at Maharishi School. (more)
healer Feel more comfortable being yourself with TM
14 October 2018
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) alumna Carrie Walston says “When I came to MUM and started practicing TM (Transcendental Meditation) regularly, I noticed a huge change in my level of comfort being myself." (more)
girls How to help students avoid stress
9 October 2018
Students who learn the Transcendental Meditation technique find their stress reduced and emotions balanced, as they unfold the full potential of their mind in a simple, natural way. (more)
TMers Bringing success to students in South Africa with TM
4 October 2018
Two compassionate insightful women Transcendental Meditation (TM) teachers in America are successfully bringing education, success and enlightenment to young people at risk in South Africa. (more)
Maharishi New reference guide summarizes 227 books by Maharishi
29 September 2018
Maharishi University of Management PhD alumnus Lee Fergusson has recently published a book that summarizes each of 227 books by, or attributable to, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, published between 1955 and the present. (more)
zuni TM is improving life for Zuni youth
24 September 2018
Carlotta Martza, a Zuni Language Arts Instructor on the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico, USA, opened the pathway of possibilities to introduce Transcendental Meditation (TM) to the Zuni youth and wants to become a TM teacher herself. (more)
fairfield MUM alum making documentary film series
20 September 2018
The current project of Maharishi University of Management alum Dick DeAngelis is making an an eight-part documentary titled The Fairfield History Series about Fairfield, Iowa that highlights the connections among people who live and have lived in the area. (more)

Empowering students through authentic learning experiences
16 September 2018
Maharishi University of Management alum Richard Incorvia feels that it is important to prepare students for the real world with project-based teaching, subjects that are relevant and needed, and Transcendental Meditation. (more)

thai girls The key to anxiety-free successful relationships
12 September 2018
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the worldwide Transcendental Meditation programme, simply and clearly explains how to have fruitful relationships in his book The Science of Being and Art of Living. (more)
women Spirituality and the empowered woman
8 September 2018
Maharishi University of Management PhD student Ayesha Sengupta will focus on discovering the role of spirituality in the lives of empowered women in leadership roles and how it influences their work environment. (more)
boy timing An effortless meditation for children
4 September 2018
Research on Transcendental Meditation has shown that children who meditate twice a day experience a significant reduction in stress, anxiety, and depressive symptoms and express less anger and hostility. (more)
Pranav Maharishi School student selected to be science ambassador
31 August 2018
Maharishi School 11th grader Pranav Chhalliyi was selected to be the Biotechnology Institute Ambassador to motivate and promote science education to K-8 students across the US. (more)
How MUM alumni founded a successful business
25 August 2018
Alan Phillips learned the essential skills to run a business from Maharishi University of Management and with persistence founded the successful Vancouver Institute of Media Arts. (more)
dale award Everything revolves around consciousness
21 August 2018
Dale Wilke, a recent Maharishi University of Management graduate, appreciates Consciousness-Based Education because it focuses on holistic living. (more)
N Windenberger Mastering the art of business intelligence
17 August 2018
Maharishi University of Management MBA graduate Narayana Windenberger has used his skills to assist different industries and hopes to create a business that services the whole country. (more)
chris Community dynamics and happiness
13 August 2018
Chris Vasques received the Outstanding Student Award from the Department of Sustainable Living at Maharishi University of Management, and plans to continue to study social dynamics and happiness. (more)
integrative MUM faculty assist in introduction of integrative medicine in Brazil
9 August 2018
Brazil is one of the first non-Asian nations to introduce integrative healthcare into the national healthcare system, and Maharishi University of Management (MUM) faculty are significantly contributing to the initiative. (more)
meditator Why Maharishi School uses Consciousness-Based Education
5 August 2018
The Maharishi School uses Consciousness-Based Education to systematically expand the student's consciousness, improve their brain functioning and reduce their stress levels. (more)
india university Indian Medical University invites collaboration with MUM
1 August 2018
India's minister for Ayurveda and yoga and the chancellor of a leading medical university D.Y. Patil University, are eager to collaborate with Maharishi University of Management (MUM). (more)
logo Supporting youth with PTSD
28 July 2018
Corine Alexandra Brooks, a Maharishi University of Management student, is passionate about helping young people recover from PTSD and, after ten years of research, she is starting a nonprofit organization. (more)
barbara Innovation in education
23 July 2018
Barbara Hays, an innovator in education, graduated this year as Maharishi University of Management's Valedictorian and received the Outstanding Student Award from the Department of Education. (more)

New research: Maharishi Yoga Asanas increase happiness
18 July 2018
According to a study recently published in the International Journal of Yoga, the practice of Maharishi Yoga asanas significantly increases happiness and prepares the mind for Transcendental Meditation. (more)

suhaib Creating social and economic change
14 July 2018
Maharishi University of Management student Suhaib Mohamed wants to use his skills and knowledge of the media, business, sustainability, and social justice to improve the lives of people in his country, Sudan. (more)
dr gould MUM commencement speaker Dr Scott Gould encourages public service
10 July 2018
Maharishi University of Management's commencement speaker Scott Gould, former deputy secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, gave practical advice on how to succeed in his speech. (more)
tavis Dr Travis gives presentation in Bali at conference on education
6 July 2018
Maharishi University of Management Professor Dr Travis was the main speaker at the Second Annual International Conference on Education for Peace in Bali, where many students practise Transcendental Meditation. (more)
pulse diagnosis Online BA in Ayurveda Wellness to launch this fall
2 July 2018
Maharishi University of Management's online offerings will include a BA in Ayurveda Wellness beginning this fall to prepare students to be health consultants and educators in the field of prevention of disease and promotion of health. (more)
sstudent The value of TM for software engineers
28 June 2018
A Maharishi University of Management computer professionals programme student valued his practice of Transcendental Meditation (TM) during his curricular practical training internship at Walmart Labs, as a Senior Software Engineer. (more)
students The secret to MUM's Computer Professional Programme student success
24 June 2018
The Transcendental Meditation technique helps students at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) meet the challenges facing working computer professionals. (more)
class MUM's Data Science Programme named best in Iowa
20 June 2018
The data science track in the MS in Computer Science at Maharishi University of Management was recently named the best master's programme of its kind in Iowa. (more)
ELLIS Student describes benefits of a holistic life
16 June 2018
Carlton Ellis feels his coursework and routine, including the TM and TM Sidhi program, at Maharishi University of Management have helped him prepare for the demands of his new professional life. (more)
merveille MUM student from Cameroon excels in accounting
12 June 2018
MBA student Merveille Djappi Tiani, from Cameroon, recently was named Most Outstanding Accounting Student at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) by the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. (more)
karen Growing in leadership through Student Government
8 June 2018
Karen Ballinger has been making a difference at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) by participating in Student Government and is the longest serving member in MUM’s history. (more)
Shristi Maharishi School student wins science fair awards
4 June 2018
Maharishi School 9th-grader Shristi Sharma won first place in the Computer Science category at the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa and was invited to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. (more)
agnes MUM student film wins six top awards
31 May 2018
The thesis film by Agnes (Baginska) Peel-McGregor of the Maharishi University of Management, recently won six Awards of Excellence at the Iowa Motion Picture Association's annual awards ceremony—more than any other entry. (more)
trees What does it mean to 'think deeply?'
27 May 2018
Students at Maharishi School are prepared to be successful and resilient no matter what challenges life brings them, because they have a deep understanding of life and the ability to live in a balanced way. (more)
students tming Can meditation prevent school violence?
23 May 2018
By calming the mind, mitigating stress and preventing anxiety and depression, Transcendental Meditation gives students a useful tool to create a peaceful, safe atmosphere in which to learn. (more)
fahter mejia ChangeMakers conference inspires students
19 May 2018
The conference of ChangeMakers: Disruptors Transforming the World for Good at Maharishi University of Management inspired more student to participate in clubs in order to bring positive changes to the world. (more)
musicians The effortless artistic quest
15 May 2018
Younes Kouider, who is pursuing his love of art in the MA program of studio art at Maharishi University of Management, finds that Transcendental Meditation makes his artistic quest easier. (more)
student Six keys to mind power
11 May 2018
Students can utilize their full mental potential by going back to the basics and enjoying proper nutrition, quality sleep, and Transcendental Meditation to be functioning at their peak performance level. (more)
msae Maharishi School ranked as one of Iowa's top schools
7 May 2018
Niche.com has ranked Maharishi School #3 out of 33 private high schools in Iowa and #2 out of 19 private K–12 schools. (more)
lani MUM student's case study wins international award
3 May 2018
The case study by Maharishi University of Management MBA student Lani Aulicinot won a prize in a United Nations-supported global learning initiative in which students wrote about positive business innovations. (more)
daffodils New study shows TM helps those with alcohol addiction
30 April 2018
A new study by scientists at Friends Research Institute in Baltimore found that practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique was able to help those with an addiction to alcohol. (more)
book cover MUM poets in new benefit anthology
26 April 2018
Six Maharishi University of Management (MUM) poets join nationally renowned poets in a new poetry anthology that donates a portion of the proceeds to a charity to make our world a more humane place. (more)
mother Study on empowering disadvantaged mothers in Uganda
22 April 2018
A study by Maharishi University of Management alumna Leslee Goldstein, PhD revealed that the single, disadvantaged mothers in Uganda who practiced the Transcendental Meditation improved their ability to cope with difficult life challenges. (more)
artist Finding joy in life
18 April 2018
Maharishi University of Management alumna Nicole Winning is pursuing a holistic-based career, where her practice of Transcendental Meditation, her artistic expression, and bodywork practices seamlessly integrate. (more)
meditator PTSD study receives wide media coverage
14 April 2018
Many publications are reporting on the new study showing that just one month of practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique can significantly improve symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. (PTSD). (more)
spring Live like it’s Spring
10 April 2018
By watering the seeds of bliss within us, the Transcendental Meditation technique can unfold our potential to bloom in creativity, joy and love like the renewal and awakening of Nature in spring. (more)
students An effortless meditation for students
6 April 2018
Practicing Transcendental Meditation for fifteen minutes twice a day has made a profound impact on students in underserved urban schools and on all children dealing with anxiety and stress. (more)
Pondpat The importance of building a team
2 April 2018
Maharishi University of Management MBA student Pondpat Tohsanguanpun from Thailand has learned that sustainable businesses need to foster collaboration among all their departments. (more)
india conference MUM faculty speak to 2,000 professors at India conference
28 March 2018
In January, Maharishi University of Management faculty gave plenary addresses to 2000 teachers taking part in the Second National Teachers’ Congress in Pune, India. (more)
stars moving Journal of Math and Consciousness publishes second issue
24 March 2018
The second issue International Journal of Mathematics and Consciousness features a 200-page paper titled "The Magical Origin of Natural Numbers" by Maharishi University of Management Professor Paul Corazza. (more)
lady Presentations in India, Rwanda, South Korea, and Bali by MUM faculty
20 March 2018
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) faculty have been making an impact worldwide in recent months, giving presentations in a number of countries around the world, including India, Rwanda, South Korea, and Bali. (more)
math MUM alum finds the mathematical equation for Transcendental Meditation
16 March 2018
Former Maharishi University of Management (MUM) student Waqas Hussein from Pakistan is working on an article on relating the Transcendental Meditation to principles from mathematics and computer science with MUM Professor Cathy Gorini. (more)
steve drucker Former MUM professor honoured with Peace Prize
12 March 2018
Former Maharishi University of Management (MUM) vice-president and professor Steven Druker was honoured with the Luxembourg Peace Prize for outstanding work on behalf of the environment. (more)
student What TM can do for young brains
8 March 2018
William R. Stixrud, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist has seen that Transcendental Meditation gives teens relief from stress, including chronic sleep deprivation and heightened academic pressure. (more)
team MBA team from MUM gets top score amid in global business simulation
4 March 2018
A team of MBA accounting students from Maharishi University of Management (MUM) finished in the 99th percentile in an online integrated decision-making simulation involving 1,271 master’s degree-level teams worldwide. (more)


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