MIU Achievements

Molly Duff Receives Full Scholarship for MFA Program

Molly Duff Receives Full Scholarship for MFA Program

MIU student Molly Duff finished her MA in Studio Art in December and will be attending the MFA program at the University of Southern Florida, Tampa, in the fall. Molly will receive a full scholarship, a paid teaching assistantship, and a stipend for the entire length...

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Heather Carlisle—Integrating Health and Personal Development

Heather Carlisle—Integrating Health and Personal Development

Heather Carlisle is a licensed cosmetologist and massage therapist from Algona, Iowa, with 24 years of experience. Although she lives only four hours away from Fairfield, she had never heard of MIU until ads for the university started showing up on her Facebook feed....

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Jessica Mauro—Integrating Creativity and Wellness

Jessica Mauro—Integrating Creativity and Wellness

MIU student Jessica Mauro has a wide range of interests, including medicine as well as the visual and performing arts. While studying graphic design and 3D animation at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, she saw an ad for MIU. She was drawn to the university’s...

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MIU Students in China Send Protective Masks to Fairfield Campus

MIU Students in China Send Protective Masks to Fairfield Campus

When Chinese students heard about MIU’s need for personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several of them stepped up by donating masks. PhD student Yong Xu has sent 50 face shields, 500 KN95 masks, and four infrared thermometers from China. He...

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MBA Students Receive Scholarships for CMA Exam

MBA Students Receive Scholarships for CMA Exam

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) recently awarded prestigious scholarships to nine MIU students to facilitate passing the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam. The nine students are in the MBA Accounting and MBA SAP Finance programs and were...

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Ethel Paris Enlivens Black History at MIU

Ethel Paris Enlivens Black History at MIU

MIU student Ethel Paris introduced and helped organize the African American Culture Series, the first African American celebration at MIU. Held during Black History Month in February, the series included presentations about the influence of African American music in...

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Almar Meijles Builds Vāstu Housing in Indonesia

Almar Meijles Builds Vāstu Housing in Indonesia

MIU alumnus Almar Meijles recently completed the construction of a small Maharishi Vāstu® campus in Indonesia for the NextGen PurushaSM program, which caters to young men who want to dedicate their time to research in consciousness and studying Maharishi’s knowledge....

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ComPro Students Express Appreciation for MIU

ComPro Students Express Appreciation for MIU

The Computer Science department recently surveyed its graduating students about their experience at MIU and they have expressed appreciation and gratitude. Many students praised the quality of education and the relevance of the subjects taught in the program. “It was...

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Edgar Endo Creates First Detailed COVID-19 Map for Brazil

Edgar Endo Creates First Detailed COVID-19 Map for Brazil

Edgar Endo is a student in MIU’s Master’s in Computer Science Program, who recently created a Web page that tracks coronavirus cases in his home country of Brazil. Edgar is from the town of Itapeva in southern Brazil. He earned a bachelor’s degree in information...

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Elizavet Carranza—Nurturing the Writer Within

Elizavet Carranza—Nurturing the Writer Within

Elizavet Carranza was born in Mexico and grew up in a small town on the Colorado plains. In her senior year of high school she stumbled upon MIU on the Internet. She came to a Visitors Weekend, and she was so excited about attending that she brought her father and two...

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Lilia Kingbird–Supporting Native Youth

Lilia Kingbird–Supporting Native Youth

Lilia Kingbird is a descendant of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe Native Americans of Minnesota and the great Comanche Nation of Oklahoma. Although she attended public school, she grew up around the Circle of Nations boarding school for tribal children in Wahpeton, North...

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