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MUM College of Business Welcomes new MBA Class

The first class that all new MBA students at Maharishi University of Management take is the Science of Creative Intelligence (SCI). SCI consists of 33 lessons from Maharishi and lays a intellectual and experiential foundation for all other classes at MUM. The main objective of the course is to help students both understand and experience consciousness the “source of the thinking process,” and therefore as a profound basis for all understanding all academic disciplines.   In addition to discussions and videotapes on these principles, the new students are also taught how to practice...

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FLYOGI: An interview with MUM Alumnus Jason Aviles

Any mention of Jason Aviles on the Maharishi University of Management campus will have even the quietest students gushing about how enthusiastic, vibrant, positive, and relatable he is. Jason’s happiness is infectious, so I wasn’t surprised to hear that he had not only been named one of the top 40 under 40 professionals in Delaware but had also received a “Business Brand Award” on behalf of the Mayor’s Office Of Economic Development for his company FLYOGI.


Jason grew up in the Bronx. “Being exposed to such an environment,” he...

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Anil Maheshwari’s new book is #2 in Data Mining category on Amazon

Maharishi University of Management professor, Anil Maheshwari, currently holds the number two spot for best selling book in Amazon’s “data mining” category. Through lessons and real life case studies, his book, Data Analytics Made Accessible, provides an individual with the tools to glean useful information from data.

What is Data Analytics?

Anil explains that “Data Analytics is the art and science of analyzing large amounts of data from business to produce actionable intelligence, and communicating it effectively to decision makers to drive superior performance.”

Business and Data

“Business is the act...

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Higher Order Thinking Enhanced By TM® program


Mohan Gurubatham, Maharishi University of Management Adjunct Professor, has received international acclaim for his higher order thinking model, which he calls an “active higher order thinking learning model enhanced by Transcendental Meditation for the far transfer of knowledge and skills.”

Higher Order Thinking

Higher order thinking with far transfer is the ability for a student to make sense of and use academic information outside of the classroom. Lower order thinking, on the other hand, is the merely the ability to recall facts. Educators have traditionally found that higher order...

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Uplifting Society Through Business: Interview with MBA Graduate Momone Maley

Summer in Iowa is marked by the roar of the cicadas and the skyrocketing stalks of corn. At Maharishi University of Management, it is a time when we are not only preparing for the arrival of our new students but also reflecting back on our recent graduates. One beautiful sunny day, I had the chance to interview this year’s outstanding MBA student award recipient, Momone Maley. Upon arriving at our meeting Momone gifted me a small bouquet of freshly picked lemon balm and chamomile. “Just hang it upside down and...

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Business professor, Anil Maheshwari, talks about life at MUM

Data analytics expert and former employee of IBM explains why he chose to teach at Maharishi University of Management. Click play to hear Anil Maheshwari‘s experience at MUM.

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MUM Alumna Brings Business Approach to Teaching TM

Mariam Daudi came to the US at the age of five with her family as a refugee of war from Afghanistan during the Soviet-Afghan war. After living in Pakistan for two years they received asylum in the US and moved to Kansas City, Kansas. Two years later they settled down in Upland, a suburb of Los Angeles, where Mariam’s father worked as a small business owner.

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MUM Lean Six Sigma Case Study Published

An article summarizing a step-by-step lean process improvement project at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) entitled, “Case Study: Application of DMAIC to Academic Assessment in Higher Education,” will be published by the peer reviewed journal, Quality Assurance for Higher Education in August 2015 (Vol. 7, No. 2).

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Deep Green Business Symposium

Last weekend, the Maharishi University of Management College of Business hosted its 3rd annual Deep Green Business Symposium. This year’s topic focused on “Global Green Opportunities and Technologies” where 16 speakers discussed subjects as vast as community development and optimization of a product’s life cycle.  As diverse as they were, all presentations encompassed a unifying theme of consciousness and the key role that it plays in sustainability.

Philosophies of Sustainability

Department cochair Dr. Scott Herriott compared different famous philosophies to establish the point that in order to quantify sustainability we...

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Good Fortune: Random or Planned? An Interview with PhD Graduate Stan Kendz

Have you ever been thinking about someone when suddenly you run into them out of the blue? What about being in what seems to be the exact right place at the right time? You may brush these occurrences off saying that they are merely lucky coincidences. However, students at Maharishi University of Management understand such events as validation of the principle that nature supports people who align themselves with it.

Recent PhD graduate, Stan Kendz, tackled this very subject in his dissertation, An Investigation of Consciousness-based Management and the Support...

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