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Film Alumnus Hands Out Oscars at Academy Awards

Johnny Coffeen, who received an MA in film in 2015, was intimately involved in the recent Academy Awards ceremony, bringing Oscars onto the stage and handing them to the presenters, and escorting award recipients off the stage.

Those he escorted included Jason Bateman, Kate McKinnon, Salma Hayek, Meryl Streep, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, and many more.

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Mathematics and Consciousness Course Starts March 28

This course consists of the first 8 lessons of a 17-lesson course taught by Maharaja Adhiraj Rajaraam (Dr. Tony Nader, MD, PhD) in which he unfolds the details of his 65-page paper “Consciousness Is All There Is: A Mathematical Approach with Applications” which was inspired by Maharishi.

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Soil Science with Francis Thicke

Sustainable Living has been honored to have local entrepreneur and organic dairy farmer Francis Thicke teaching our first week of Soil Science.

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Student Film Wins Awards at Major Film Festivals

Monica Demes, who graduated from the David Lynch MFA in 2015, has been winning awards and gaining attention at international film festivals for the film she created while a student at MUM – “Lilith’s Awakening.”

Having first won awards in the Iowa Motion Picture Association for best director, best actress, and best cinematography, her film was selected for the prestigious Internacional Film Festival of Ourense, which is one of the 10 biggest film festivals in Spain and which focuses on art house films.

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Local TV Interview with Dr. Thimmaiah, Director of ROAP

MUM’s new Regenerative Organic Agriculture Program (ROAP) gets its face on the local news!

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New Course, Maharishi Through the Years, Starts April 25

This new course, Maharishi Through the Years, will be taught by Professor Keith Wallace and Professor William Sands and will include some of Maharishi’s landmark lectures during his early days of teaching.

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Introduction to Maharishi Aroma Therapy Six-Day Course Starts Friday, May 26

Maharishi Aroma Therapy is a program for creating balance and health through the use of essential oils which contain all sorts of marvelous healing abilities and health-promoting properties.

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Save the Dates for Four Weeks of New Total Knowledge Courses

Raja Peter Warburton, PhD will be returning to MUM this summer to offer four weeks of brand new Total Knowledge courses! The topics of these new courses will be available soon.

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Is Meditation Reducing Violence at This Chicago School?

Can meditation curb violence in disadvantaged schools? According to students and teachers at Chicago’s Gage Park High School, the answer is yes.

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MUM’s Sustainable Living Center Recognized for Energy Efficiency

Maharishi University of Management’s Schwartz-Guich Sustainable Living Center has caught the attention of Getting to Net Zero, an organization that keeps track of ultra-efficient buildings and their energy usage.

According to their calculations, the Sustainable Living Center’s net Energy Use Intensity (EUI) was -0.5 in 2015, indicating that the building produced 5 percent more energy than it used.

Getting to Net Zero said that the Center is among the highest-performing buildings they had encountered, especially given Iowa’s harsh climate.

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