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Executive Director of DreamChange Reflects on MUM Experience

Samantha Thomas is the Executive Director for DreamChange, a nonprofit organization whose mission is “to educate people on how to go about creating a future that is environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just.” She just recently helped to put on DreamChange’s first annual Love Summit, a conference of Samantha’s own design “that brings together the business community and public to explore the missing link in business and sustainability education: love—the most likely candidate for stabilizing the economy, decelerating climate change, protecting the environment and creating positive social change...

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Maharishi University of Managment to Hold Third Annual Deep Green Business Symposium

Maharishi University of Management (MUM) will be hosting the third annual Deep Green Business Symposium on June 26 and 27, 2015, from 10 am to 4 pm, on the MUM campus in the Argiro Student Center’s Dalby Hall.

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MUM SL Department Hosts First Colloquy for Deep Sustainability

The term colloquy is defined as “a conversation, a theological dialogue, or a high-level serious discussion.” This is exactly what Maharishi University of Management’s Sustainable Living department wanted to happen in regard to the concept of deep sustainability. The department’s very first Colloquy for Deep Sustainability, hosted from June 19th to June 21st, 2015, made this dream a reality. As a closed discussion that featured some of the most esteemed and influential people in the sustainability movement, this weekend-long conversation’s goal was to get down to the nitty-gritty of...

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Claire Potter: 2015 Salutatorian and Outstanding Student

“Claire is the embodiment of clarity,” said Media and Communications professor Gurdy Leete. “Her life is a work of art, in such a natural and spontaneous way, serving as a model for all of society and giving us such inspiration for the future.” Claire Potter was the 2015 salutatorian at Maharishi University of Management and the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award in the Department of Media and Communications.

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Maharishi University in Iowa to Celebrate United Nations Day of Yoga

Even as yoga becomes popular in the West, India is losing touch with its own tradition — a direction that new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to reverse.

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Quiet Time School Student Becomes Student Government President

First-year student Ivan Garcia, the newly elected MUM Student Government president, is not new to leadership. As a high school student body president, he used his popularity to help his fellow students gain the advantages TM® offers.

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Former Japan Prime Minister Addresses Record 391 Grads

On May 23, Dr. Yukio Hatoyama, prime minister of Japan in 2009–2010, presented MUM’s 2015 commencement address to a record 391 graduating students.

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MUM Student Testimonials: Luke Hillis

Alum Luke Hillis was thrilled with the quality of education he received at our university. He recently went on video to tell the world how he feels about Maharishi University of Management.

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$35,000 Donation to Help Fund Road Resurfacing

An $80,000 project to resurface a rough patch of road that curves uphill past the Men’s Dome is being partially supported by $35,000 provided by generous donors.

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MUM Running Club Wins Ottumwa Race for Fifth Time

For the fifth time, the MUM running club won the timed team award at the annual Komen Race for the Cure in Ottumwa on Saturday, May 9, in perfect spring weather.

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