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Maharishi University MBAs finish in 99th percentile in global simulation

A team of MBA accounting students at Maharishi International University in Fairfield, IA recently finished in the highest possible 99th percentile in an online integrated decision-making simulation that involved 1,271 master’s-degree-level teams worldwide.

Members of the top-ranking Baldwin team reflect the international character of MIU’s student population: Ram Neupane (Nepal), Merveille Tiani (Cameroon), and Pondpat Tohsanguanpun (Thailand). Cited results for classroom Industry C94044 were confirmed by Daniel Maday, Client Relationship Consultant, at Capsim Management Simulations in Chicago, Illinois.

This is the 14th consecutive time over the past 7 years that at...

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MIU Students Launch Online Literary Magazine

Students in MIU’s BFA in Creative Writing program recently launched Metafore, a new online literary magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

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Students Dive into the Magical World of MIU’s First Quest

Magic, dance, and art were at the heart of last month’s two-hour campus adventure. MIU Quest, a series of events based on teamwork, fun, and fantasy, involved over 80 students and fostered new connections across our campus.

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Art Students Accepted to Top Graduate Schools

Four of our undergraduate art majors were recently accepted into multiple MFA programs with full and partial scholarships.

“These programs are incredibly competitive,” said Gyan Shrosbree, assistant professor of Art. “This year, we had all four of our applying students accepted to several programs each.”

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MIU Student Shannon Ryan’s Underwater Photography Featured at Hosmer Gallery

Shannon Ryan, a student in MIU’s Sustainable Living program, has a talent and passion for underwater photography.

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Is Meditation Reducing Violence at This Chicago School?

Can meditation curb violence in disadvantaged schools? According to students and teachers at Chicago’s Gage Park High School, the answer is yes.

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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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MIU PhD Student Featured in “Educating for Responsible Management”

A new book on global businesses and sustainability from Greenleaf publishing recently hit the market: Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory Into Practice. A portion of this treatise on sustainable practices was co-authored by MIU’s own Emanuel Schachinger.

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One-Pointed to the Max: Michael Hauth’s Passion for Health and Maharishi AyurVeda

I spoke with Michael Hauth, a recent graduate of the BS in Physiology and Health at MUM, to find out what he loved about the program, how he intended to use the knowledge, and what drew him to this unique degree.

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MA in Maharishi Vedic Science Online Student Highlight: Susi Halley

Recently we had the opportunity to interview Susi Halley, a student in our online MA in Maharishi Vedic Science program. She tells us how MUM’s online courses helped her life-long dream came true and, most importantly, why she chose this online program:

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