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Ashia MIU student uses the power of storytelling to evoke emotions
9 December 2019
Ashia Freedeen is studying filmmaking at Maharishi International University (MIU) to fulfill her dream to tell uplifting stories that elicit an emotional response. (more)
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MUM's MS in Computer Science 2nd largest in USA
4 December 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) holds the number 2 spot for the number of master’s degrees in computer science awarded in the 2017-18 academic year in the USA. (more)

MUM agriculture Teaching and studying agriculture at MUM
29 November 2019
Tyler Wilfley is the assistant manager at the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) Student Farm, while he teaches a course on permaculture once a year and studies in the part-time MBA program in sustainable business. (more)
girl Better grades, less stress, improved happiness
24 November 2019
Scientific studies and personal experiences show that the TM technique is having an important and beneficial effect on the brains of the students. (more)
lotus New issue of Journal of Math and Consciousness now available
19 November 2019
The new issue of the International Journal of Mathematics and Consciousness, a journal is dedicated to the mathematical description and understanding of consciousness, features articles by Dr Tony Nader and Dr Scharf. (more)
k9 handler Surviving and succeeding in a challenging career
14 November 2019
Kari Lindberg says that her Transcendental Meditation practice has helped her succeed in the stressful occupations of firefighter, K9 handler in a bomb squad, and medic. (more)
andrew MUM alumni's business featured in Amazon video
9 November 2019
Andrew Voskov's education at Maharishi University of Management inspired him to develop several health food products and start his own business. (more)
class MUM online program popular with students
3 November 2019
For the second year in a row, fall enrollment of new students in online programs has exceeded enrollment of new students on campus at Maharishi University of Management. (more)
farm MUM student farm receives organic and biodynamic certification
29 September 2019
The Maharishi University of Management (MUM) student farm has met the standards US Department of Agriculture and is now certified organic. In addition, it recently received biodynamic certification. (more)
mountain The art of being silent
24 September 2019
Transcendental Meditation cultures our minds with silence until it is established as a permanent feature of our daily life—an effective antidote to the anxiety inherent in a non-stop noisy world. (more)
students Personal development and self esteem for success in education
19 September 2019
The Communiversity in Cape Town, South Africa has found that the practice of the Transcendental Meditation is an important tool to boost self-sufficiency and self-esteem of students. (more)
sean Support for teaching and research at MUM
14 September 2019
After gladly accepting a position as art faculty in 2018, Sean Downey brought a wealth of experience as an artist, teacher, and curator to Maharishi University of Management. (more)
Evolution and entrepreneurship
9 September 2019
Enrique Baker is following his dream to become an entrepreneur by pursuing an individualized major focusing on entrepreneurship at Maharishi University of Management (MUM). (more)
angel Self-reliance and sustainability
4 September 2019
Maharishi University of Management student Angel Thordsen is enjoying an individualized major in business, focusing on entrepreneurship and sustainability. (more)
M School Maharishi School ranks #1 in Iowa
30 September 2019
Maharishi School tops all other private schools in Iowa in five of six categories according to the website Niche.com, which ranks schools and colleges nationwide. (more)
diane MUM online MBA class is treasured
26 September 2019
Diane Marie St. Ange appreciates many aspects of the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) Distance Education MBA degree online program, especially the live web conferencing with the on-campus MBA class. (more)
student Improving mental performance
21 September 2019
Regular practice of Transcendental Meditation has been shown to improve one’s mental performance, because it improves brain functioning and reduces the effects of stress. (more)
students The TM program for students
16 September 2019
The Transcendental Meditation (TM) program has numerous benefits for students, such as improved brain functioning, enhanced creativity and learning ability, increased self-esteem, and reduced anxiety. (more)
Miss Iowa Miss Iowa pursues PhD at MUM
11 September 2019
Shawn Brogan Diddy, Miss Iowa USA 1997, likes the PhD programme at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) because, she can work toward her professional goals while balancing her health and well-being. (more)
ptsd Relief from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
6 September 2019
Research shows that the Transcendental Meditation programme can dissolve the stress that is at the root of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its related disorders. (more)
daniel Finance and personal growth
1 September 2019
Daniel Ayalew Belayis enjoys increasing his knowledge of business finance and personal development at Maharishi University of Management and wants to help others grow in this knowledge also. (more)
student Break the student stress cycle now
27 August 2019
Many published scientific studies verify the positive benefits the Transcendental Meditation programme brings to individual students, faculty, and their whole school. (more)
Pia MUM alumna publishes paper on national environmental responsibility
22 August 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) alumna Pia Fritsch, recently published a paper in World Futures: The Journal of New Paradigm Research on the transformation process necessary to become a sustainable society. (more)
writing New online MFA in Creative Writing at MUM in 2020
17 August 2019
Next year Maharishi University of Management (MUM) will launch a low-residency MFA programme in creative writing with specialization options in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. (more)
nurse Study shows TM benefits for nurses
12 August 2019
A recently published study shows reduced “compassion fatigue” and burnout, and improved resilience in a group of nurses who practiced Transcendental Meditation technique. (more)
brain New book explores secret of world-class performers
7 August 2019
A new book, titled World Class Brain, offers an easy-to-read account of the defining characteristic of world-class performers—an integrated brain—and how one can develop it. (more)
teacher MUM MBA team performs in 94th percentile on international business simulation
2 August 2019
One of the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) MBA teams, who recently participated in the Capstone online business simulation, achieved results better than 94 percent of the 1150 graduate-level teams worldwide. (more)
daniel Integrating Maharishi Vedic Science and human services
27 July 2019
Daniel Bramlett created an individualized degree, which he called Consciousness-Based Human Services, to integrate what he had learned about human services and psychology with Maharishi Vedic Science. (more)
changemakers Third ChangeMakers event highlights entrepreneurship
22 July 2019
Maharishi University of Management held another successful ChangeMakers event, this time focusing on “How to Manifest Your Great Ideas.” (more)
Oprah More and more celebrities support TM in education
17 July 2019
Many celebrities, who realize the benefits of Transcendental Meditation (TM), endorse bringing the practice to troubled populations like at-risk school children. (more)
student Finding valuable learning opportunities
12 July 2019
Mirah Dumasia, who received the Outstanding Student Award from the College of Business Administration at Maharishi University of Management, has begun her professional career and plans start her own business in the future. (more)
artist MUM professor receives Guggenheim Fellowship
7 July 2019
The many achievements of Maharishi University of Management (MUM) art professor Jim Shrosbree were recognized this April by the Guggenheim Foundation, which honored him with a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship. (more)
teen Emotional teenagers find relief with TM
2 July 2019
With Transcendental Meditation (TM) brainwaves become more settled, orderly and coherent, and this has a positive effect on emotions alleviating anxiety and depression. (more)
hackathon Maharishi School student wins Hackathon
27 June 2019
Competing against six other teams in the University of Iowa High School Hackathon, Maharishi School 10th grader Shristi Sharma and a 9th grader from North Liberty High School took top honors. (more)
donna MUM alumna: Magazine editor and feminist podcaster
22 June 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) graduate Donna Cleveland divides her time between creating multimedia content for Fairfield-based iPhone Life magazine and producing a feminist podcast for women. (more)
daiella Creative writing and community building
17 June 2019
Daniela Hillman Roble, Maharishi University of Management student in the Creative and Professional Writing programme, found that Transcendental Meditation helped her to be fully herself and express herself as a writer. (more)
phone How to keep technology in balance by going deep
12 June 2019
Transcendental Meditation brings an inner balance that is often missing when one has too much high-tech in their life, and gives one a wider perspective—so one can enjoy tech without becoming addicted. (more)
msae TM and total brain development
7 June 2019
At Maharishi School in Fairfield, Iowa, USA, students regularly practice Transcendental Meditation (TM) to unflold their full brain potential naturally. (more)
students MUM art students win scholarships to top graduate schools
2 June 2019
The three December graduates of Maharishi University of Management (MUM) MA in Studio Art will attend highly ranked MFA programmes this fall with full tuition assistance. (more)
Thomas TM is a life-changing experience
28 May 2019
Courtney Thomas, who was released from prison for the third time in 2012, is now studying Maharishi AyurVeda at Maharishi University of Management and wants to become a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique. (more)
savannah Being fully engaged with life
23 May 2019
Savannah Boothe's experiences at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) have helped increase her awareness of her talents and true interests, and she is in the process of designing an individualized major focusing on communication, organization, and sustainability. (more)
dr hagelin MUM President Hagelin meets with Nepal government top officials
18 May 2019
Earlier this year Maharishi University of Management (MUM) President John Hagelin was a keynote speaker at a three-day conference in Nepal, and he met with the Prime Minister, President and other top government officials. (more)
pranav MSAE student attending world’s largest international pre-college science competition
13 May 2019
This May, Maharishi School Senior Pranav Chhalliyil will be attending the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, for his fifth consecutive year. (more)
boys New study finds enhanced social-emotional learning
8 May 2019
A new study published in Education revealed that the Transcendental Meditation technique is a means to improve social-emotional learning and reduce student stress. (more)
lauren Student unfolds her talents creatively at MUM
3 May 2019
Maharishi University of Management student Lauren LeBritton has written, directed, and co-edited a 30-minute film that was nominated for the Iowa Motion Picture Association’s 2019 awards. (more)
happiness Tapping into the essential happiness within us
29 April 2019
The essence of who we are transcends our thoughts and emotions, our hopes and dreams: at our core we are pure love, pure happiness, pure bliss and we can experience that with Transcendental Meditation. (more)
jesse Living a life of purpose and service
23 April 2019
Maharishi University of Management alumnus Jesse Holubeck now has a computer support/repair business and has found an eco Wi-Fi solution that emits 90% less electromagnetic radiation. (more)
Independence through agriculture and sustainable building
18 April 2019
Dylan Hanneman, a Maharishi University of Managment student in the Regenerative Organic Agriculture Programme, wants to teach others also to be self-sufficient throught the techniques he is learning. (more)
winners MUM MBA students earn high scores in global simulation
13 April 2019
Two teams of students in the Maharishi University of Managment (MUM) accounting MBA programme recently continued an extraordinary streak of accomplishments in the CAPSIM Capstone business simulations. (more)
joanna plafsky Joanna Plafsky is executive producer for award winning film
8 April 2019
Joanna Plafsky, a founder of Maharishi University of Management's David Lynch Graduate School of Cinematic Arts, was the executive producer of the film Skin, whose co-producers won the Oscar for Best Live Action Short. (more)
Peter MUM guest lecturer Peter Farrelly wins two Academy awards
3 April 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) guest lecturer Peter Farrelly won an Oscar for the Best Picture and also an Oscar for the Best Original Screenplay at the 2019 Academy Awards for his film Green Book. (more)
russell Addiction: Prevention better than cure
29 March 2019
Transcendental Meditation can help people in their recovery from addiction, and also help them from getting addicted in the first place and become happy and healthy human beings. (more)
book New book: The Power of Transcendence
24 March 2019
Award-winning author Ann Purcell's third book, The Power of Transcendence: Growing in Love, Creativity, Health, and Happiness reveals how the experience of transcendence transforms all aspects of life from within. (more)
students Transforming health with Maharishi AyurVeda
19 March 2019
Health professionals Sarah and Steven Michaluk enrolled in Maharishi University of Management’s online MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine, and their health improved from their application of the knowledge. (more)
student Event focuses on the effect of college on the brain
14 March 2019
Maharishi University of Management recently held its second "ChangeMakers" conference that explored the national epidemic of stress that can be overwhelming for college students in their pursuit of higher education. (more)
Pranav Maharishi School student recognized for science achievement
9 March 2019
The Society for Science & the Public and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals have announced Maharishi School student Pranav Chhaliyil as one of the 300 high school seniors named as Regeneron Science Talent Search scholars. (more)
student New study shows students find relief from PTSD
4 March 2019
A new study has found that practising the Transcendental Meditation technique helps students cope with the post-traumatic stress disorder and depression that they may have. (more)
sust living MUM offers new track in Sustainable Energy
28 February 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) students now can enroll in a new sequence of six courses that will prepare them to work professionally in the field of renewable energy. (more)
handshake Study shows Transcendental Meditation helps to increase trust
23 February 2019
Research presented by Maharishi University of Management Professor Sabita Sawhney found that the practice of the Transcendental Meditation by people in business helps to increase trust. (more)
esther Getting a Masters degree on the road
18 February 2019
Esther Fontaine, a commercial driver for 34 years, has been taking the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) online MA in Maharishi Vedic Science programme while driving a truck across the USA for a year. (more)
jagruit MUM alumna wins national award for innovation
13 February 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) alumna Jagruti Solanki received the 2018 Innovative Practitioner Award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and CPA.com. (more)
shiana From software engineer to MBA at MUM
9 February 2019
Shiana Tea chose Maharishi University of Management (MUM) because it is ranked as one of the most valued online MBA programmes where she could gain managerial skills and enjoy practicing Transcendental Meditation. (more)
university MUM now offering MBA, Management PhD at university in Shanghai China
4 February 2019
Maharishi University of Management's graduate programmes in management are now being offered in Shanghai, China, in collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the oldest university in China. (more)
artist The TM technique increases creativity
30 January 2019
The Transcendental Meditation technique allows anyone to effortlessly fathom deeper fields of their consciousness—tapping the wellspring of creative intelligence within. (more)
Jessica Growing and making medicinal foods
25 January 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) alumna Jessica Hernandez is using the knowledge and skills she gained at MUM to build her own food business based on her experience in organic agriculture, culinary arts, and the healing properties of foods. (more)
pro From corporate leader to student of Maharishi Vedic Science
20 January 2019
Rakesh Gupta enrolled in Maharishi University of Management to learn the prinicples of Vedic leadership in the Maharishi Vedic Science MA programme, after enjoying a brilliant career in business. (more)
compro students MUM MS in Computer Science 5th largest in nation
16 January 2019
In the 2016–17 academic year, the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) MS in computer science was the fifth largest nationwide, according to latest official data compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics. (more)
lady meditating A truly happy New Year
12 January 2019
When the majority of us find a connection to the deepest aspect of ourselves—find an invincible peace within ourselves—the collective consciousness of our global family will be positively impacted. (more)
dr hagelin MUM President honored with “Lifetime of Peace Award”
4 January 2019
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) President Dr John Hagelin received the David Lynch Foundation’s prestigious “Lifetime of Peace Award” during the Foundation’s 14th annual benefit gala in New York City. (more)


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