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Renowned entertainer Jim Carrey to speak at Maharishi University of Management commencement    

Jim Carrey, award-winning actor, author, and philanthropist, will be the commencement speaker at Maharishi University of Management’s graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The commencement ceremony will take place in the Golden Dome on the Maharishi University campus, starting at 1:00 p.m. The community is warmly invited to attend.

For more than three decades, Carrey has brought laughter and happiness to hundreds of millions of people all over the globe. In recognition of his significant lifetime achievement and the joyful gifts he has given to the world, the University Board of Trustees will present Mr. Carrey with the degree of Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Causa.

In 2013, Carrey released his first children’s book, How Roland Rolls, which received the Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for contributions to children’s literature. In addition to the book, a 4-song EP with songs written and performed by Carrey and his daughter Jane was release on iTunes as well as an enhanced e-book version. Read more

Article in Des Moines Register Highlights Uniqueness of Fairfield    
 
Dharma Holiday Trade Fair Dec 14 & 15    

December 14th & 15th

Fairfield Arts and Convention Center
First Annual MUM "Tofurkey Bowl"    

Thursday November 28th 11am

Fairfield Arts and Convention Center
 
Diwali Celebration    
Saturday November 23rd 6pm
Sondheim Center
Native American Heritage Month    
Saturday November 16th 7:30pm Dalby Hall Agiro Student Center
Colonel Gunter Chasse speaking on Sunday night, November 10, Dalby Hall    
Sunday, November 10, Dalby Hall, 8:00 p.m.
Study abroad in India    
Study in India Jan 13 - Feb 20, 2014
Welcome Week    
New Student Arrivals
Wed, August 14, 12am – Mon, August 19
Literature Reunion 2013    
Literature Reunion August 30th - Sept. 2nd
Deep Green Business Symposium    
Friday and Saturday, July 5-6
The "Experience the Self" Course    
July 27 - August 4
Senator Harkin Address Shows Appreciation for Maharishi U    
2013 commencement address filled with humor and wisdom
Movie by Faculty, Students Wins Top Awards at Film Festivals    
Earns a top award at Des Moines, Cedar Rapids festivals

MUM Graduation 2013 - Senator Harkin to Deliver Commencement Address

Has a strong interest in alternative medicine and sustainability
    
Fairfield named one of best small towns by Smithsonian magazine    
Article highlights MUM, the Golden Domes, and meditation
EcoFairfield Coming April 20-28    
Eight days of events include vendor fairs, entertainment, tree planting, talks, and a fashion show.
Visionaries Offer TED-Style Talks in Dalby April 20    
“Our Conscious Future”: Conference will feature remarkable thought leaders and innovators.
World-Class Expert on Soil Biology to Give Workshops    
Dr. Elaine Ingham will give microscope workshops on Saturday, April 6 and 13.
Students Learn
Construction Skills,
Build Frame for Tiny House
    
Each student drafted a complete plan for own house.
Computer Students Win Trip to Silicon Valley    
Two MUM students score in the top 10 of a national competition.
Dr. Travis Speaks at
New York Academy of Sciences
    
Nine leading meditation researchers invited to present
Chinese University to Offer Scholarships    
A new partnership with Beijing Union University includes scholarships for students to study in China.
Study sustainable agriculture in Costa Rica in April    
Free informational meeting on February 8 for those interested.
New online course by BBC filmmaker    
Narrative-Based Creative Storytelling taught by BBC documentary filmmaker Stuart Tanner. (View trailer.)
Jerry Seinfeld on ABC NEWS on TM for PTSD    
Importance of TM for PTSD
MUM Farm Passes Organic Certification Inspection    
An inspection by the USDA-accredited Nature’s International Certification Services gave the MUM farm high marks.
New Continuing Ed course -- Maharishi Vedic Astrology    
Learn about the subtle mechanics of the cycles and rhythms of natural law.
New Study Shows Reduced Mortality, Heart Attack, Stroke    
A landmark study shows a reduction in the rate of mortality, heart attack, and stroke.
Drought Proof Your Farm Using Keyline Plow Design Workshop    
Sustainable Living Department Presents Permaculture Expert Darren Doherty
$2.4 Million Grant to Support Research on Veterans    
A new study will look at the effect of Transcendental Meditation on PTSD.
Maharishi Ayurvedic Cooking for Vata Dosha    
​December 15, 2012
Candy Crowley Article    
Prevention Magazine article on Candy Crowley and TM
Forbes Life Article    
Russell Simmons will be featured in the Nov 5, 2012 issue of Forbes Life.
Katy Perry Tweets TM    
For her birthday, Katy Perry tweets fans to support TM for schoolkids and veterans
Exhibit of James and Gyan Shrosbree's Current Work    
The show will run from Friday, November 30th to February 4th, 2012.
 
 
 
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