MIU Achievements

Ugandan Family to Send Five Sons to MIU

Ugandan Family to Send Five Sons to MIU

Edwin Bwambale is from the Bukonzo tribe in western Uganda and earned his MS in data communications and software engineering from Makerere University in 2013. He was working as a software developer in Uganda and wanted a low-cost high-quality master’s degree program...

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David Ford—Welcoming New Challenges

David Ford—Welcoming New Challenges

MIU student David Ford is a paramedic who moved to Fairfield five years ago with his wife and three children. Last year, after 20 years in the health care field, he decided to make a career change and study sustainable living. When he learned that MIU had a degree...

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Students Win Trip to Women of Vision Awards Ceremony

Students Win Trip to Women of Vision Awards Ceremony

Two MIU students won all-expenses-paid trips to the Women of Vision Awards 2019 in New York City on December 3, hosted by the David Lynch Foundation. The event celebrated four women with vision who are transforming lives through their wisdom and compassion and helping...

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Melanie Telego–Supporting Veterans Education

Melanie Telego–Supporting Veterans Education

Melanie Telego served two years in the US Army in the 1990s and spent a large part of her life around military installations, following her career soldier husband. She worked as a substitute teacher in public schools as well as in a Department of Defense school in...

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Shareen Joseph—MC and Videographer

Shareen Joseph—MC and Videographer

Shareen Joseph from Northern Virginia earned an associate degree from a local community college and was seeking to earn an undergraduate degree when she saw a Facebook ad for MIU. “Consciousness-Based education caught my eye,” she said. “I had never heard that term in...

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Veda Jamoona—Researching Higher States of Consciousness

Veda Jamoona—Researching Higher States of Consciousness

Veda Jamoona is a PhD student in Maharishi Vedic Science℠, conducting research on the correlation between higher states of consciousness and neurophysiology. She is studying the brainwaves of individuals practicing the TM® program to discover any unique markers of...

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Andy Zhong—CEO of Billion-Dollar Gaming Company FunPlus

Andy Zhong—CEO of Billion-Dollar Gaming Company FunPlus

MUM graduate Andy Zhong earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Dalian University of Technology in China, and began his career as a research engineer at Bell Laboratories in 2005. He entered MUM’s MS in Computer Science Program in 2007 and soon moved to...

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Tyler Wilfley–Teaching and Studying Agriculture at MUM

Tyler Wilfley–Teaching and Studying Agriculture at MUM

Tyler Wilfley is a philosophy graduate of Illinois State University who spent four years in the rainforest of Thailand working for a nonprofit organization in sustainable development. He led projects in regenerative agriculture, fresh water systems, community...

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