MIU Achievements

Taylor Placity—Telling Timeless Stories

Taylor Placity—Telling Timeless Stories

March 2, 2022 • ISSUE 612 Taylor Placity Telling Timeless Stories Taylor Placity is an actor, musician, and filmmaker who is currently enrolled in MIU’s online Cinematic Arts and New Media Program.   Taylor grew up in Arizona, acting in community plays and playing in...

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Jennifer Moore—Laying the Foundation for a Creative Life

Jennifer Moore—Laying the Foundation for a Creative Life

February 22, 2022 • ISSUE 611 Jennifer Moore Laying the Foundation for a Creative Life Jennifer Moore recently completed her second campus visit in MIU’s low-residency MFA in Visual Art Program, which allows artists all over the country to pursue their degrees...

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Jay Banerjee—Businessman With a Purpose

Jay Banerjee—Businessman With a Purpose

February 14, 2022 • ISSUE 610 Jay Banerjee Businessman With a Purpose Jay Banerjee is chief operating officer of Immersive Touch, a Chicago-based company offering virtual reality medical devices that convert 2D patient images into 3D simulations for surgical planning...

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Sanaa Sayani—Pursuing the Science of Everything

Sanaa Sayani—Pursuing the Science of Everything

February 1, 2022 • ISSUE 608 Sanaa Sayani Pursuing the Science of Everything MIU student Sanaa Sayani, from Atlanta, Georgia, graduated from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in geography and a minor in anthropology. She has a...

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Karena Jones—Pursuing Self-Fulfillment to Support Others

Karena Jones—Pursuing Self-Fulfillment to Support Others

January 24, 2022 • ISSUE 607 Karena Jones Pursuing Self-Fulfillment to Support OthersKarena Jones is a childcare specialist from Colorado who is pursuing a master’s degree in Maharishi Vedic Science℠ at MIU. Karena earned an undergraduate degree in contemplative...

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High-Risk Black Adults Benefit from TM Practice

High-Risk Black Adults Benefit from TM Practice

January 17, 2022 • ISSUE 606 High-Risk Black Adults Benefit from TM PracticeThe latest NIH-sponsored study led by Dr. Robert Schneider and collaborators at the Medical College of Wisconsin was published in the December 2021 issue of the American Journal of...

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Francesca Redlich—The Magic of Writing Fiction

Francesca Redlich—The Magic of Writing Fiction

January 11, 2022 • ISSUE 605Francesca Redlich The Magic of Writing Fiction Francesca Redlich is a student from California who has served on MIU Student Government since her enrollment in August 2019. She has acted as LGBTQ+ as well as diversity, equity, and...

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Burcu Çenberci — Enriching Life with Art

Burcu Çenberci — Enriching Life with Art

January 3, 2022 • ISSUE 604 Burcu Çenberci Enriching Life with Art   According to a recent study by lead researcher Marie Loiselle, PhD, in the Journal of American College Health, Consciousness-Based℠ education buffers the effects of stress on mental and physical...

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Katie Farrell Rogers Pursuing Leadership Development

Katie Farrell Rogers Pursuing Leadership Development

December 20, 2021 • ISSUE 602 Katie Farrell Rogers Pursuing Leadership Development Katie Farrell Rogers is a registered dietitian, with a specialty in diabetes care and education, who works as a clinical district manager for a medical device company in the Seattle,...

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Sunpreet Chohan—Integrating Knowledge with the Self

Sunpreet Chohan—Integrating Knowledge with the Self

December 13, 2021 • ISSUE 601 Sunpreet Chohan Integrating Knowledge with the Self MIU student Sunpreet Chohan came to the United States from India as a child with his family, who settled down in Long Island, New York. Sunpreet began a career in banking at the age of...

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