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MA in Maharishi Vedic Science Online Program Now Accepting Fall Applications

We are happy to announce a new entry for the online Master’s degree program in Maharishi Vedic Science this fall.

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David Lynch Gives Unconventional Commencement Address

On June 18, 366 students from 53 countries graduated from Maharishi International University. Acclaimed filmmaker David Lynch gave the commencement address and, instead of a traditional speech, he conducted a spontaneous question and answer session with four graduating students.

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MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine: Online Degree Program

A new entry for the online MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine coming in August, 2018. This three-year program is designed for those who want to become experts in natural, holistic health care, and, at the same time, unfold their inner potential.

The major focus of this program is on the physiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders from the perspective of Maharishi AyurVeda. The curriculum is also integrative because it includes coursework in other natural systems as well as modern medical knowledge. Many lessons...

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2016 Commencement Featured by Motto, The Hawk Eye, and More

On Saturday, June 18th, David Lynch took part in an enlightening Q&A with MIU’s 2016 graduating class. Here’s what the press had to say about the event, the university, and the appointment of Dr. John Hagelin as university president:

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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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MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine Degree Program: Student Highlight

In early June, 2016, I had the pleasure of interviewing two excellent students in the online MS program in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine. Both students, Shellie Lackman and Rick Dunstan, are about to complete the second year of this 3-year program.

Shellie Lackman:

Shellie was naturally attracted to the MS in MAVIM program because she has been committed to healthy living all of her life. She came by this interest naturally because both of her parents were very health conscious.

But her study of Maharishi AyurVeda has taken her...

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MUM Hosts First Annual Job Fair


Maharishi International University (MIU) hosted its first annual job fair last Wednesday, June 1st. Fourteen local companies sent representatives to participate. The lobby of the university’s student center was abuzz with activity from students, community members, alumni, and business owners. Students enjoyed connecting and exploring job, volunteer and internship opportunities with the Fairfield businesses.

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“Naturally Trim” Non-Credit Course Now Available


Registration is now open for Naturally Trim, a non-credit online course centered on a natural approach to obtaining your ideal weight.

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New Short Course: Biodynamic Agriculture

Dr. A. Thimmaiah (Dr. Thim) is a globally respected expert on organic and biodynamic agriculture and an advocate for self-sufficient farming systems worldwide. He promotes a regenerative, low-carbon approach to restoring the health of the earth and producing the healthiest foods for the most people. Through constant innovation and research, Dr. Thimm plays a leading role in the development of programs that support food security, regeneration of the earth, and rural poverty reduction.

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Ayurvedic Cooking for Perfect Health

Registration open for online Non-Credit Courses available now!

The joys and benefits of cooking using Ayurvedic principles are explored in this course. Ayurvedic experts and master chefs discuss the best ingredients, cooking techniques, and recipes for a balanced vegetarian diet.The basics of ayurvedic food selection and preparation are demonstrated in a 10 lesson course that includes step-by-step video instructions, recipes, and an explanation of the benefits that each meal bestows.

This course relies very heavily on video to deliver instruction on: