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yong MIU students in China send protective masks to Fairfield campus
23 May 2020
When Chinese students heard about Maharishi International University’s need for personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several of them kindly donated 1000's of masks. (more)
Buay MIU student film to document Ethiopian student's reunion with family
18 May 2020
Maharishi International University (MIU) students will make a documentary film of MIU student Buay Riek's reunion (after a 21 year absence) with his family in Ethiopia. The film will explore the challenges faced by refugees. (more)
homeschooling TM helps homeschooling go more smoothly during the pandemic
13 May 2020
Susan Linden, a former school psychologist (and mom of two) from New Jersey, points out how Transcendental Meditation can help everyone in a family have a positive experience with homeschooling. (more)
clouds Skyrocket to higher consciousness
8 May 2020
The TM-Sidhi Programme accelerates you towards the realisation of your full potential, the state of enlightenment. (more)
ethel Enlivening black history at MIU
3 May 2020
Maharishi International University (MIU) student Ethel Paris introduced and helped organize the African American Culture Series, the first African American celebration at MIU. (more)
garden MIU alumnus builds vastu housing in Indonesia
28 April 2020
Maharishi International University's (MIU) alumnus Almar Meijles recently completed the construction of a small Maharishi Vastu campus in Indonesia for the NextGen Purusha program. (more)
josh TM clears clutter from the brain
23 April 2020
Josh Hasty, an award-winning filmmaker, entrepreneur, and musician, says that the Transcendental Meditation technique TM technique definitely helps him reach his goals. (more)
students ComPro students express appreciation for MIU
18 April 2020
In a recent survey, students graduating from Maharishi International University's (MIU) Computer Science programme praised the high quality of education and personal growth they experienced. (more)
endo MIU student creates first detailed COVID-19 map for Brazil
13 April 2020
Edgar Endo, a student in Maharishi International University’s Master’s in Computer Science Programme, recently created a Web page that tracks coronavirus cases in his home country of Brazil. (more)
girl Reduce stress with the Transcendental Meditation technique
8 April 2020
Studies have shown that the physiological response during Transcendental Meditation(TM) is the opposite of the body’s stress response. (more)
virus The Transcendental Meditation technique improves immunity
3 April 2020
Transcendental Meditation technique enhances both mental and physical health, resulting in a beneficial modulation of the immune system. (more)
Ellizavet Nurturing the writer within
28 March 2020
Since coming to Maharishi International University, Elizavet Carranza has been inspired to pursue a major in creative and professional writing and a minor in cinematic arts and new media. (more)
Sophia MIU student in software development programme is competitive ballroom dancer
23 March 2020
Sophia Blitz, student in Maharishi International University’s new Master’s in Software Development Program, has focused on competitive dancing and currently gives dance lessons. (more)
Lilia Supporting native youth
18 March 2020
Lilia Kingbird of the the great Comanche Nation of Oklahoma is pursuing an individualized major at Maharishi International University (MIU) and plans to get a graduate degree in social work and drug and alcohol counseling. (more)
Olivia MIU student secures internship at CERN, world’s top physics lab
13 March 2020
Maharishi International University (MIU) student Olivia Seidel is one of ten students nationwide who will study this summer at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, in Switzerland. (more)
flower Peaking into spiritual development
8 March 2020
Spiritual development is the birthright of everyone and through Transcendental Meditation we naturally unfold the transcendent wholeness within—the spiritual essence of life. (more)
Jeremy Exploring one's multifaceted creativity at MIU
3 March 2020
During his time at Maharishi International University (MIU), Jeremy Erdman explored many of his creative interests, including photography, videography, architecture, industrial design, and graphic and Web design. (more)
Edwin Ugandan family to send five sons to MIU
27 February 2020
When Edwin Bwambale praised Maharishi International University (MIU) to his parents in Uganda, they decided that all of their five sons should attend MIU. (more)
lotus MIU math professor proves wholeness is “indestructible”
22 February 2020
In his paper “Indestructibility of Wholeness,” Maharishi International University (MIU) Professor Paul Corazza proves that the Wholeness Axiom survives all transformations of the universe. (more)
meditating lady New study shows major benefit for cardiovascular patients
17 February 2020
A new study has found that patients with coronary heart disease greatly benefited from the practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, which increased blood flow to the heart. (more)
david ford Welcoming new challenges
12 February 2020
David Ford, a paramedic and combat veteran of the US Navy, is happy that he decided to make a career change and study sustainable living at Maharishi International University. (more)
miu MIU’s MBA in Sustainability ranked #5 in nation
7 February 2020
Maharishi International University (MIU)’s online MBA in Sustainability recently received a #5 ranking nationwide by Intelligent, an organization that ranks degree programmes. (more)
Ortiz Studying and practicing ayurvedic prevention
2 February 2020
Maharishi International University student Henry Ortiz from Columbia is pursuing training in natural health and prevention, while incorporating many of the daily ayurvedic preventative measures in his life. (more)
meditators New study finds improvement in major risk factor for heart failure
28 January 2020
A new study found that the Transcendental Meditation technique helps to prevent left ventricular hypertrophy, which can lead to chronic heart failure and death. (more)
melani Supporting veterans education
23 January 2020
Melanie Telego, an army veteran, feels that many former military service members would enjoy the same benefits she has experienced at Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa. (more)
Shareen MIU student enjoys personal and professional growth
18 January 2020
Shareen Joseph feels that her experiences at Maharishi International University have facilitated both her personal and professional growth, giving her skills to make a living. (more)
meditator At MIU consciousness matters
13 January 2020
At MIU, students connect each discipline with their own innermost self—pure consciousness. This direct experience makes learning much more relevant and satisfying. (more)
olmstead Teaching and studying Maharishi AyurVeda at MIU
9 January 2020
Michael Olmstead, a doctor of dental surgery, plans to develop a dental component for the MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine Program at Maharishi International University (MIU). (more)
students Holistic, Consciousness-Based Education in Thailand
4 January 2020
Dhammajarinee Witthaya School, the first Buddhist boarding school in Thailand, has seen great improvements in the students since they have introduced the Transcendental Meditation technique. (more)
students Transcendental Meditation leads to increased intelligence
29 December 2019
Transcendental Meditation (TM) produces changes in the brain which are positively linked to better mental functioning, and it reduces the effect of stress which has a damaging effect on mental functioning. (more)
emilly Biodynamic agriculture at MIU
24 December 2019
Emily Mauntel recently completed the nine-month Regenerative Organic Agriculture Certificate programme as part of her major in regenerative organic agriculture at Maharishi International University (MIU). (more)
Jamoona Researching higher states of consciousness
19 December 2019
Veda Jamoona is conducting research on the correlation between higher states of consciousness and neurophysiology by studying the brainwaves of individuals practicing the Transcendental Meditation programme. (more)
Ahong MIU graduate is CEO of billion-dollar gaming company FunPlus
14 December 2019
Maharishi International University (MIU) graduate Andy Zhong co-founded the successful gaming company FunPlus and wants to make it of the top three interactive entertainment companies worldwide. (more)
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)
cs class

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)


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