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Oprah Winfrey Visits Maharishi School

by Christine Albers, Director of Expansion When Oprah Winfrey walked through the doors of Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment on Wednesday, October 19th, I knew I would remember that day for a long time. For several weeks, her Harpo Productions film crew was at the school interviewing students. Rumors circulated that perhaps Oprah might... Read More »

Thanksgiving Thoughts

This week I knelt down next to a two-month old boy and had an epiphany. Actually two. His eyes were so wide-open, absorbing experience, gazing unfiltered to and through me at a world of wonder. Two thoughts emerged. First, how each of us is hard-wired to learn (The SCI principle: “The nature of life is to... Read More »

Iowa Source Publishes Article on Maharishi School Edible Schoolyard

THE EDIBLE SCHOOLYARD By Christine Albers, from the November 2011 Issue of the Iowa Source What do First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Chez Panisse owner Alice Waters have in common? They all support school gardens! At a time of soaring childhood obesity and poor eating habits, these three leaders all endorse programs in... Read More »

Tennis Coach Lawrence Eyre Featured on TM.Org

AN INTERVIEW WITH LAWRENCE EYRE, "NATIONAL TENNIS COACH OF THE YEAR" Eleven-year-old Lawrence Eyre loved tennis from the first moment he set foot on court. He learned to play in the public parks of Moline, Illinois, and in high school he became the Quad-Cities singles and doubles champion. At Yale University he varsity lettered his freshman... Read More »

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