Thomas Weiss Accepted to PhD Program at Columbia University

Maharishi School class of 2012 alumni Thomas Weiss just graduated from Cornell College in Mt Vernon, Iowa, earning a bachelor's degree in geology.  Cornell College has a small student body of 1,200 and operates on a block plan, similar to Maharishi University of Management.   Weiss felt well prepared for his college education due to the consciousness based teaching methods and structure used at MSAE.  He reflects, "I think it was good preparation because our curriculum focused... Read More »

Maharishi School Grad Yale Shaw Brings Award Winning Design to Life Saving Technology

As a kid Yale Shaw suffered from food allergies so severe that he needed to bring an Epipen everywhere he went. An Epipen is designed to inject a dose of epinephrine into muscle tissue, halting an allergic reaction for ten to twenty minutes, long enough to get help at an emergency room. Even though Yale knew on an intellectual level that this was a necessity, he couldn’t help wanting to leave the device behind and be... Read More »

Interview with Jessica Hawthorne-Castro

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Semifinalist Reprinted with permisson by Fairfield Weekly Reader FWR: It’s a tremendous honor to be a semi-finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, tagged “the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs.” What do you believe attracted the judges’ attention? JHC: I’ve always held myself and my work to the highest standards. Whether it was being one of the youngest females to be promoted to full talent agent in... Read More »

Vikas Narula (1990) to Distribute 1400 Trees to FF Area

first published by the Fairfield Ledger, Nicole Hester-Williams, staff writer Neighborhood Forest, a nonprofit organization that gives away seedling trees to children, plans to distribute nearly 1,400 free trees to Fairfield area students to be planted on Earth Day. According to the organization’s website, the trees are given as part of an initiative to provide children a way to connect with the earth, assist with neighborhood beautification and reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and other... Read More »

Maharishi School Graduate and Spouse Implement Quiet Time Program in San Francisco Schools

Maharishi School graduate Noah Schechtman (1997) and his wife Vidya were recently highlighted in an MUM Achievements article. The article is re-printed below. Alumni Couple Implements Quiet Time Program in San Francisco Schools --by Katie Kelafant According to a recent NBC News report, reduced school violence and suspension, improved academic performance and attendance, reduced anxiety and stress, and increased self-esteem and happiness are just a few of the striking results the Quiet Time program has achieved in... Read More »

Alumnus Owen Blake Tours School with NY Quiet Time Principal

Linda Rosenbury, principal of Brooklyn Urban Garden School, New York, received the Consciousness-Based grand tour of Maharishi School and MUM on April 6. Joining her was Brooklyn Urban’s (BUGS) on-site TM teacher and Quiet Time site leader (and 2008 Maharishi School graduate) Owen Blake. Oh, and he’s also the school’s basketball coach. Brooklyn Urban Garden School, which opened in 2013, is a charter middle school that was founded by a group of Brooklyn local parents, educators,... Read More »

Heather Hartnett CEO of Human Ventures

Heather Hartnett, 1999 graduate of Maharishi School, was recently included in a Wall Street Journal article on a new venture capital start-up company. A shortened version of the article, "Human Ventures Names CEO as Startup Studios Proliferate," is posted below. Click the linked title to read the article in its entirety. In a time of experimentation in venture capital, Human Ventures is the latest to move beyond the traditional approach to funding startups. Human Ventures has... Read More »

Rohini Grace: Sharing the Magic of India

Rohini Kozimor Grace is a 1995 graduate of Maharishi School. She is also an alumna of MUM, and was recently profiled in MUM's online publication MUM Achievements. The article is printed below. MUM alumna Rohini Grace was born in India and grew up in Australia and Fairfield, Iowa. It wasn’t until she graduated from MUM that she returned to India and became so enchanted with her country of birth that she stayed for the next four... Read More »


Artist of the Week: Eliot Gamble

Artist of the Week - Eliot Gamble, Grade 3   Our featured artist this week is third grader Eliot Gamble, who really wowed us with his... 
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Students Excel at SEI Superconference Art Competition

Lucy by Rain Spotted Elk Eight Maharishi School students came away with awards at the March 28 competitive SEI Conference Art Exhibition hosted by Southeastern Community... 
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