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BFA Alumna Alexandra Gabriel Discusses Textiles, Dreamscapes, and Grad School

MIU BFA graduate Alexandra “Alex” Gabriel has come full circle in a journey she shares with me at Revelations, one of her favorite meeting places in Fairfield.

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Andrea Zapata: Sustainability and Entrepreneurship

Although she was attending college in Southern California, Andrea Zapata was looking for a school with a commitment to sustainability and a focus on personal growth.

One night, her mother had a dream which led them to discover MIU. Two weeks later, Andrea was attending a Visitors Weekend.

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MIU Alumnus Jason Aviles Inspires Maharishi Invincibility Institute Business Students

Maharishi International University graduate and small business owner Jason Aviles gave a talk to business students studying at Maharishi Invincibility Institute in early December.

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Kurtis Kujawski’s Art to be Shown at NCECA Conference

MIU Department of Art student Kurtis Kujawski has been invited to exhibit during the 2016 National Council On Education For The Ceramic Arts NCECA conference. Kurtis is one of 6 undergraduate and graduate students from a field of over 200 entrants nationwide whose work was selected on the basis of artistic excellence in ceramics to exhibit at the NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, which opens on March 4th at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in conjunction with the conference.

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Q & A with Conner Carey, Class of ’15 and Writer for iPhone Life

Conner Carey (pictured center) graduated from MIU in the summer of 2015 with a major in English Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing. Not long after, she became an intern – and, soon, employee! – at the wildly successful iPhone Life magazine. In this interview, Conner talks about how she succeeded in finding a job in her area and gives advice to those who haven’t yet graduated from MIU:

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Marci Shimoff, BA in Business, 1979

Marci Shimoff is a world-renowned inspirational speaker and #1 NY Times bestselling author who specializes in helping people become happier. In the past year, she’s given talks in Russia, Ukraine, Japan, China, and Budapest, and has spoken to audiences of 10,000+.

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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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Leigh Lester-Holmes: Bringing Entrepreneurship into the Nonprofit Sector

Leigh Lester-Holmes holds a master’s degree in business management with a specialization in public administration. She had worked in the nonprofit sector for ten years when she decided to apply for a doctoral degree. However, she didn’t want to commit to a university until she could find something that would help her focus on her studies.

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Ravi Both, MUM Grad and Online Marketing Specialist

Recently, I got to talk to Ravi Both after interviewing his wife, Amy Spitzfaden, a month ago. They both work for Amy’s mother’s company, PSCS, Inc., located in Peterborough, New Hampshire. PSCS helps periodical and book  publishers increase their sales both online and in retail. The company has all TM-Sidha and meditator employees, and among other projects, is focusing on how to grow their TM community.

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SL Graduate Prana Miller Shows Off SLC SEED Center Renewable Energy Systems

Most people in our community recognize Prana Miller for being a joyful, kind and charismatic person. However, what some may not know about him is that he’s not just an awesome person, he’s also an incredibly knowledgeable and skilled renewable energy specialist.

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