Asterisk (*) indicates recipient of the Maharishi Award Commencement Speakers William Ellinghaus, President of AT&T Jim Leach, Former U.S. Congressman and Director of the National Endowment for the Humanities Norman Rosenthal, M.D., South African author, psychiatrist, and scientist Candy Crowley*, American news anchor Tom Harkin, U.S. Senator from Iowa Jim Carrey*, Actor, author, artist, and philanthropist Yukio Hatoyama, Former Prime Minister of Japan David Lynch, World famous filmmaker and founder of the David Lynch Foundation Government Leaders Robert Ray, Governor of Iowa Thomas Vilsack, Governor of Iowa Terry Branstad, Governor of Iowa Tom Harkin, U.S. Senator from Iowa Chen Chung-Ming, Chinese Minister of Health Business Leaders Sam Walton, Founder of Walmart William Zimmerman, Founder of Pick ‘n Save Scientists Eugene Wigner*, Nobel Laureate in Physics Brian Josephson*, Nobel Laureate in Physics ECG Sudarshan, Award-winning Indian-American physicist Marvin Minsky, American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), co-founder of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s AI laboratory Economists John Ikerd*, American economist, proponent of sustainable agriculture and author Hazel Henderson*, Futurist, economist, consultant on sustainable development, author Entertainers Oprah Winfrey, American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist David Lynch, Award-winning film director and author Doug Henning, Legendary Canadian magician Donovan*, Scottish singer and songwriter Mike Love, founding member of the Beach Boys Moby, American musician Joe Namath, Hall of Fame football player Authors Mark Victor Hansen*, American speaker, trainer, and author, founder and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series Jack Canfield*, American speaker, trainer, and author, founder and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series Stephen Covey*, American educator, author, businessman, and speaker, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Reverend Michael Beckwith* — Minister and author David Lynch MFA in Film Apply Today for the February 2017 Entry
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