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brain TM activates five kinds of intelligence
14 December 2017
Students practicing the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for six months showed improvements in five different measures: practical intelligence, creativity, field independence, mental efficiency, and fluid intelligence. (more)
vet Bringing the gift of inner peace to those in need
10 December 2017
In 2017, fundraising at nationwide gatherings across the United States supported Transcendental Meditation (TM) scholarships for inner-city school children, veterans, those recovering from addictions and many others. (more)
MUM sustainable living building MUM receives high ratings for its programmes
6 December 2017
Maharishi University of Management's MBA in Sustainability was ranked among the top 10 in the country. MUM was also listed as one of the best four-year colleges in Iowa, as well as one of the top online colleges for Iowa students. (more)

From accomplished writer to writing student
2 December 2017
After publishing four novels, co-authored several non-fiction books and writing many screenplays, Dylene Cymraes is studying creative and professional writing at Maharishi University of Management to refine her work. (more)

brain Presentations on TM at Brazil conferences on consciousness
28 November 2017
Maharishi University of Management Professor Fred Travis presented research on Transcendental Meditation (TM) at two conferences in Brazil hosted at top universities in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. (more)
abha Striving for leadership
24 November 2017
Maharishi University of Management alumna Abha Bhandair, who has been striving to take leadership positions in her accounting field, says, "I enjoy challenges in my career, and I enjoy conquering those challenges.” (more)
amanda Using knowledge for good
19 November 2017
Amanda Weltman, who is widely recognized for her brilliant contributions in the field of physics, says that we should use the all tools we have available to improve ourselves and the world. (more)
ethiopia MUM MBA alumna crowned Miss Ethiopia USA
15 November 2017
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) graduate Yodit Denekew was recently crowned Miss Ethiopia at the 2017 Miss Ethiopia USA Pageant. (more)
heart Medical Association recommends meditation for heart disease
11 November 2017
A recent, groundbreaking American Heart Association statement says that meditation may present a valuable adjuvant approach to traditional medical and lifestyle therapies for controlling risk factors and helping prevent cardiovascular disease. (more)
Herriott MUM professor receives award from MIT World Peace University in India
7 November 2017
Maharishi University of Management's( MUM) Professor Scott Herriott received a prestigious "Dedicated Lifetime Achievement Award" from Maharashtra Institute of Technology World Peace University in India. (more)
iowa MUM awarded USDA rural business development grant
3 November 2017
Maharishi University of Management's( MUM) School of Business has received a USDA Rural Business Development grant for $46,500 to provide free seminars and workshops for businesses in Jefferson County, Iowa. (more)
Marina MUM student's growth as a filmmaker
30 October 2017
Marina McKay has found that the Film program at Maharishi University of Management gave her the tools she needed to appreciate art more deeply and create it herself. (more)
film MUM Film MFA selected as one of top 7 in US
26 October 2017
The film production track in the David Lynch Graduate School of Cinematic Arts at Maharishi University of Management was recently selected as one of the top seven accredited programs in the US by the website Wiki.ezvid.com. (more)
david Researching the convergence of architecture and neurobiology
22 October 2017
Maharishi University of Management alumnus David Navarrete has been involved with research on the effect that the interior architectural environment has on the occupant's physiology. (more)
light Happiness: Look for the light
18 October 2017
As a result of increasing happiness in our lives, we are able to naturally and spontaneously able to see the positive aspects of a situation and not have them spoiled by the negative. (more)
Haley Building community
14 October 2017
Haley Spitzfaden is an enthusiastic Maharishi University of Management (MUM) student whose Transcendental Meditation practice gives her the energy and balance to take on many inspiring projects. (more)
brine MUM alumni starts organic food business
10 October 2017
Daniel Gorman, who graduated from Maharishi University of Management (MUM) with a major in sustainable living, has started a company that uses local organic ingredients. (more)
lotus Relieving anxiety
6 October 2017
The Transcendental Meditation technique significantly helps promote mental and emotional well-being by calming the nervous system and providing the experience of profound inner peace. (more)
michael funk The interconnectedness of the universe
2 October 2017
Michael Funk loves his medical work and says that Transcendental Meditation expanded his capacity to love, value, and appreciate the diversity of people, places, and things. (more)
kyle Healing veterans with TM and organic farming
28 September 2017
Veteran Kyle Amsberry, a Maharishi University of Management student, would like to facilitate programs that teach veterans the Transcendental Meditation technique and organic agriculture at the same time. (more)
amit MUM alum builds a business for peace
24 September 2017
While earning his MS at Maharishi University of Management, Amit Hooda cofounded a business that would create ethical jobs in conflict areas to establish long-term sustainable peace. (more)
Pandits Study shows brain coherence when listening to Vedic Pandits
20 September 2017
A new EEG study describes the coherent brain wave patterns associated with the experiences of deep inner silence by those listening to live Vedic recitation by pandits. (more)
Nat Maharishi School alum wins contest to direct branded content commercial
16 September 2017
Maharishi School alum Nathaniel won a $50,000 contest, sponsored by PepsiCo, to write and direct a commercial for one of their products. (more)
Improving mental health with Ayurveda
12 September 2017
The approaches of Maharishi Ayurveda, including Transcendental Meditation, have been found to have a profound effect on improving our mental health and well-being, and in turn our relationships. (more)
perry The song of the Self
8 September 2017
Erik Martin explains that his mission is to produce events that raise money to heal trauma and to explore the natural link between music and meditation. (more)
mba's MUM MBA students place in top 10th percentile in global business simulation
4 September 2017
A team of MBA accounting students recently finished in the 92nd percentile in an online integrated decision-making simulation that involved 1,125 master’s-degree-level teams worldwide. (more)
garden Organic agriculture students sell vegetables at farmers market
30 August 2017
Students in MUM’s Regenerative Organic Agriculture Certificate Program sell the fruits of their harvest at the Fairfield Farmers Market as they learn to restructure the current food and agriculture systems. (more)
mba MUM MBA students serve community through Capstone Project
26 August 2017
Students in Maharishi University of Management's MBA in Sustainable Business Program have been assisting local organizations with their sustainability efforts through their Capstone Project. (more)
jarvis Maharishi School alumni launches gift giving service app
22 August 2017
Jonathan Jarvis, Maharishi School alumni, has designed a professional gift-giving service app for computers that is free to download and use. (more)
nurse Nurses’ health matters
18 August 2017
The Transcendental Meditation technique should be a key component of a holistic approach to wellness for nurses, because it increases resilience and provides deep rest. (more)
author Novel by MUM alumnus receives praise
15 August 2017
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) alumnus Nathaniel Campbell’s debut novel is number one on the Chicago Tribune’s ultimate summer reading list. (more)
golden dome Study shows increased coherence in consciousness reduced murder rates
10 August 2017
Another study on the coherence-creating effect of the Invincible America Assembly in Fairfield, Iowa, reported a significant reduction in murder rates in US urban areas during the period 2007–2010. (more)
art class MUM art students enjoy success in graduate school
6 August 2017
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) art students graduate grounded in their own artistic style and ready are ready for graduate school, if they choose to attend it. (more)
meditation outdoors The best summer vacation, twice a day
2 August 2017
Transcendental Meditation is a simple, easy, scientifically-verified way to take two 20-minute, relaxing vacations a day, right on your porch, your couch, your beach chair, or anywhere you happen to be. (more)
Kyle Veteran plants the seeds of a dream at MUM
30 July 2017
US Military Veteran Kyle Amsberry has a dream to open a TM Retreat and Education Center for Veterans and through his education at Maharishi University of Management, he knows he can make it a reality. (more)
tim ryan US Congressman speaks on the need to unlock our human potential
26 July 2017
US Congressman Tim Ryan emphasized that humanity needs powerful tools to unlock our human potential, when he spoke at the Maharishi University of Management graduation. (more)
pranav Maharishi School sophomore wins two important competitions
22 July 2017
Pranav Chhalliyil, from the Maharishi School, recently won the 2017 International BioGENEius Challenge GENE Pool Competition and also the 2017 Global Healthcare Challenge. (more)
Taiwan Enlivening consciousness in business management
18 July 2017
Dr Ayako Huang, from Taiwan, is currently the Director of the Online MBA Programs and an Assistant Professor of Management at Maharishi University of Management, where the students and faculty practice the Transcendental Meditation. (more)
award MUM professor and student win best article award
14 July 2017
Maharishi University of Management professor Andrew Bargerstock and PhD student Ye Shi won the Lybrand Gold Medal Award for writing the best article in the peer-reviewed journal Strategic Finance. (more)
Gyan TM helps one maintain a disciplined creative process
10 July 2017
Maharishi University of Management art faculty member Gyan Shrosbree is exhibiting her art in multiple shows and says that Transcendental Meditation (TM) has helped her become a productive artist. (more)
meditators Unlimited reserves of energy, creativity, and happiness
6 July 2017
The David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace enables at-risk children and adults to experience the unlimited reservoir of peace within themselves with Transcendental Meditation. (more)
ryan US Congressman Tim Ryan delivers MUM commencement address
2 July 2017
US Congressman Tim Ryan from Ohio’s 13th District delivered the commencement address at Maharishi University of Management and challenged the graduates to find innovative solutions to the problems facing the world. (more)
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