COVID-19 Info >

Request Info > Apply > Virtual Visit >

MIU Blogs

Page 2management

MBA Students Shine in Business World Competition

A team of MBA students from MIU scored in the 94th percentile in a competitive tournament in integrated decision-making against 1066 master’s degree level teams worldwide. Anthony Illuzzi, client relations consultant with Capsim Management Simulations in Chicago, Illinois, made the announcement on March 14.

Continue Reading

MUM’s College of Business Named One of the Top Colleges for ESTP Personality Types

Degree Match ( has named Maharishi International University as one of the best schools for ESTP personality types. ESTP stands for Extraversion, Sensing, Thinking, Perception and is one of the sixteen Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality types.

Continue Reading

Watch Dr. Bargerstock Talk about his Experience at the 2015 Lean Accounting Summit

In this short video clip, Dr. Andrew Bargerstock, head of MIU’s Accounting Department, talks about his experiences at the annual Lean Accounting Summit. This year’s (2016) summit, hosted by Lean Frontiers, will feature Dr. Bargerstock as a keynote speaker.

Continue Reading

Dr. Bargerstock to Speak at the 2016 Lean Accounting Summit

At the Lean Accounting Summit on August 25-26, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Andrew Bargerstock, head of the MIU Accounting department, will facilitate a 60-minute breakout session on the topic “Are We Leaning Away from Standard Costing?”

Dr. Bargerstock reflects on speaking at this event by referring to recent conversations with the CEO of, consulting firm, Lean Frontiers. “Jim Huntzinger [the Founder of the Lean Summit] has been intrigued by MIU’s research in lean accounting practices for manufacturing companies,” says Bargerstock. “We conducted the first empirical study that...

Continue Reading

Nahshon Yisrael: A Creative Entrepreneur

Nahshon Yisrael grew up in the South Side of Chicago. He and his twin sister Naamee heard about MIU from a cousin, and the siblings came to a Visitors Weekend in 2012. Naamee wanted to enroll at MIU, and Nahshon, who is very close to his sister, followed.

Continue Reading

Dr. Bargerstock Collaborates with Rule 1 Investing

Over the past two years Dr. Andrew Bargerstock, Director of Maharishi International University’s MBA Program, has been working with Phil Town, a recognized hedge fund manager and author of the NY Times best seller Rule #1 Investing.  Town’s company, Rule 1 Investing (, is based south of Atlanta in Moreland, GA.  The Rule 1 model portfolio was ranked #1 in 2014 by the American Association for Individual Investors ( when it produced a 50% rate of return. In 2013, it produced a 47% rate of return.

Dr. Bargerstock has known...

Continue Reading

Atwood Oceanics: A Curious Case of Financial Metrics and Stock Price

This article will  inform you about the organizing power contained in the financial metrics that I teach in my accounting and decision-making courses at Maharishi International University (Fairfield, Iowa, USA) and in the Student Investment Club where I act as the faculty adviser.

Continue Reading

Business Students Attend Fairfield Entrepreneurs Association Awards Reception

The Fairfield Entrepreneurs Association held its annual awards reception on January 28th. This year’s event was especially significant, as 2016 marked the non profit’s 50th anniversary. While the FEA support all types of entrepreneurship, this year they decided to pay a special tribute to the intersection between art and entrepreneurship in Fairfield.
Tim Hawthorne, the founder of Hawthorne Direct, was inducted into the Fairfield Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Tim is a long-term meditator and teacher of Transcendental Meditation. Over its 30 year span, his company has served many businesses...

Continue Reading

Best of MIU’s 2014 Knowledge Fair: Eva Saint Denis

MIU students are well known for thinking outside of the box. Want to see this thinking in action? Watch College of Business top student (2015) Eva Saint Denis’ speech on her hemp paper company, “Bright Future: Sustainable Essentials.”

Continue Reading

MBA Students Pursue a Safer Fairfield

As part one of our November-December capstone project for Organizational Change For Sustainability, students were put into teams and assigned projects to work on for the month. Our team worked with city council change agent Michael Halley to find out how to improve sidewalks in dangerous areas in Fairfield.

Continue Reading