Author: Paul Stokstad

Edgard Camacho Art Show at the U. of Iowa Hospitals

Edgard Camacho announces his new art show at the University of Iowa Hospitals. The show is entitled “Rectified: a method to unveil the unseen.” It will be on display from December 14 until March 2017. This show is part of the University of Iowa Hospitals’ Project ART series(see The exhibition will be visible in Gallery II, level 8, Colloton Pavilion, Elevator F, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA. Edgard says: “As a professional artist this is a very important show because it`s my first Solo in a public university facility and I...

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Holiday Recipe from MUM Online

A Holiday Recipe from the AyurVedic Cooking for Kapha Dosha: Cooked Apple Chutney (Serves 4) Step 1 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 1⁄2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1⁄2 teaspoon coriander seeds 1⁄2 teaspoon fennel seeds Step 2 6 medium size red delicious or other sweet apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced 1⁄3 cup (80 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice 1⁄4 cup (60 ml) raw brown sugar (optional) 1⁄1⁄3 teaspoon nutmeg 1⁄1⁄3 teaspoon cinnamon 1⁄1⁄3 teaspoon cardamom Step 3 1⁄4 cup (60 ml) roasted walnuts 2 tablespoons dried coconut flakes Directions Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add cumin, coriander, and fennel...

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Robin Hinz

Robin Hinz is one of our dedicated online students from the MA in Maharishi Vedic Science program. She entered into the program in 2016, graduates in 2019 and chose the MUM Online program because of its convenience. Why did you choose this program? For many years I was interested in attending MUM, but moving to Iowa was not an option for me. One day, when searching extensively for the right master’s program, I discovered MUM was offering an online program so I immediately enrolled and was accepted.” How has the practice of Transcendental Meditation (TM) helped you academically? I...

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Anna Bruen — Sustainability and Community Development

MUM alumna Anna Bruen was recently named executive director of Pathfinders, a local organization devoted to natural resource conservation and community development in Southeast Iowa. Anna grew up in Fairfield and learned the Transcendental Meditation® technique as a child. She has always had many interests, but when she took a permaculture class at MUM, she enjoyed it so much she decided to major in sustainable living. She also minored in business and improvisational movement and graduated in 2008. Anna liked the flexibility and support at MUM and how quickly things could manifest. “There had never been an artisanal food...

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