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MIU’s Sustainable Living Center Recognized for Energy Efficiency

Maharishi International University’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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Marina McKay Discusses Her Growth as a Filmmaker: “I Feel Really Good About Who I’ve Become”

Marina McKay sums up her experience as a Media and Communications film major in one word: revealing.

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The 5 Best Quotes from David Lynch’s Commencement Q&A

On June 18, 2016, Maharishi International University was honored to have filmmaker extraordinaire David Lynch participate in the 2016 commencement ceremony, where he directly answered the questions of the graduating class.

Read on for Dr. Lynch’s top 5 recommendations for “catching the big fish.”

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Fairfield: The “Entrepreneurial Capital of Iowa”

MIU’s hometown of Fairfield has been called the “entrepreneurial capital of Iowa” by governor Terry Branstad.

According to the Fairfield Economic Development Association (FEDA), “a third of venture capital in the entire state has been invested in Fairfield-based companies.”

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Transcendental Meditation Ideal for Millennials, Says has praised Transcendental Meditation as an “adaptable, natural, and effective form of meditation” that is “tailor-made” for millennials in a new article on their website

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Angela Seng Revives Traditional Herbal Medicine

Prior to coming to MIU, Angela Seng worked as manager of an essential oil manufacturing company. She didn’t consider going to college until she became interested in holistic health and sustainability and discovered MIU.

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Graduation Address by Jim Carrey Viewed Over 10 Million Times

The 2014 commencement address by actor Jim Carrey has now been viewed over 10 million times on YouTube.

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Alumni Amy and Troy Van Beek Attend Paris Climate Summit

MIU Alumni Amy and Troy Van Beek visited the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris last December, representing Ideal Energy.

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Radim Schreiber Captures the Magic of Fireflies Through Photography

As daylight fades on an early summer evening, you’ll find Iowans sitting spellbound in backyards, watching fireflies float in and out of view – like invisible fairies carrying tiny, flickering lanterns.

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MIU Alum Brings Yoga to Inner-City Wilmington

Any mention of Jason Aviles on the Maharishi International University campus will have even the quietest students gushing about how enthusiastic, vibrant, positive, and relatable he is.

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