Dr. Nader received the Swami Vivekananda Leadership Award for Organizational Excellence for his achievements and expertise in modern science and Vedic science.
by Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa, USA, The Review
12 November 2018
In September, an international organization that focuses on integrating spirituality and organizational leadership presented awards to three persons with ties to Maharishi University of Management (MUM) at an event in Chicago.
Receiving awards were Tony Nader, MD, PhD, who heads Maharishi's worldwide organizations; Ravi Subramaniam, who received a PhD in m (anagement from MUM in 2018; and Jim Schaefer, PhD, president & founder of the local company Soil Technologies.
The awards were presented during a conference hosted by the ISOL Foundation (Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership).
Dr. Nader received the Swami Vivekananda Leadership Award for Organizational Excellence for his achievements and expertise in modern science and Vedic science. He gave the plenary keynote address on the structure of the Veda in human physiology at the 2015 ISOL conference.
The recent ISOL conference commemorated the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's famous series of addresses in September 1893 at the first World Parliament of Religions held in Chicago.
Dr. Subramaniam received the award on Dr. Nader's behalf. Dr. Subramaniam himself received the Nancy Raina Best Research Paper Award for his dissertation research on "Leadership Traits of Ram from the Srimad Valmiki R?m?yana." He is currently a lecturer at Centennial College,Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Schaefer received the ISOL Corporate Award for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management. He is the founder and president of Soil Technologies Corporation, which uses the intelligence of microorganisms to provide sustainable eco-agricultural alternatives to chemical inputs. The company markets living, microbiological soil applications that increase biodiversity in soils while also lessening or eliminating the need for toxic chemicals.
Dr. Schaefer also lectures to students in MUM's program in regenerative organic agriculture.
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