MIU Achievements

Yao Yao—The Art of Tea

Yao Yao—The Art of Tea

June 13, 2022 • ISSUE 627 Yao Yao—The Art of Tea MIU student Yao Yao grew up in the province of Zhejiang in eastern China. As a child she studied classical Chinese art forms, including painting, calligraphy, and traditional dance.   Yao’s parents encouraged her to...

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Alumni Featured in Documentary on PTSD Recovery

Alumni Featured in Documentary on PTSD Recovery

June 6, 2022 • ISSUE 626 Alumni Featured in Documentary on PTSD Recovery Rouzanna Vardanyan (MBA) and David Shapiro (MA SCI) appear in the documentary Ending the War Within about bringing relief from war trauma in Armenia through the Transcendental Meditation®...

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Bat-Ulzii Bayarsaikhan —The Long Road to MIU

Bat-Ulzii Bayarsaikhan —The Long Road to MIU

May 30, 2022 • ISSUE 625 Bat-Ulzii Bayarsaikhan The Long Road to MIU MIU student Bat-Ulzii Bayarsaikhan studied oriental philosophy at the Institute of Oriental Philosophy and Humanities in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and had always been interested in meditation. He first...

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MIU Celebrates Golden Jubilee

MIU Celebrates Golden Jubilee

May 23, 2022 • ISSUE 624 MIU Celebrates Golden Jubilee At the end of April MIU celebrated its 50th anniversary with a five-day gathering packed with fun and learning. Attendees had a chance to meet with old friends, professors, students, and staff and learn about the...

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Mathew Frank—The Fulfillment of Retirement Planning

Mathew Frank—The Fulfillment of Retirement Planning

May 2, 2022 • ISSUE 621 Mathew Frank The Fulfillment of Retirement Planning MIU alumnus Matthew Frank has been a private financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services for 31 years. He is also a member of the MIU Planned Giving Professional Advisors Team.  ...

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Dylan MacDonald—Pursuing Enlightened Leadership

Dylan MacDonald—Pursuing Enlightened Leadership

April 25, 2022 • ISSUE 620 Dylan MacDonald Pursuing Enlightened Leadership MIU student Dylan MacDonald was working on a banana farm in Australia when he learned the Transcendental Meditation® technique. Now he is one of four recipients of the new Enlightened...

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Kendra Morrison — Finding Inspiration in Community

Kendra Morrison — Finding Inspiration in Community

April 18, 2022 • ISSUE 619 Kendra Morrison Finding Inspiration in Community MIU film student Kendra Morrison grew up in Daytona, Florida. Her interest in photography developed early in childhood and manifested in making home movies with her siblings. In her senior...

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Chris Kein — Passion for Learning and Mentoring

Chris Kein — Passion for Learning and Mentoring

April 11, 2022 • ISSUE 618 Chris Kein Passion for Learning and Mentoring MIU alumnus Chris Kein is the director of Information Systems and Technology at AITACS, an international IT service company, where he oversees business development, delivery, and new product...

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Kaili Rose — Documenting the Heroes of Live Music

Kaili Rose — Documenting the Heroes of Live Music

March 28, 2022 • ISSUE 616 Kaili Rose Documenting the Heroes of Live Music Kaili Rose is a student in MIU’s online Cinematic Arts and New Media Program who is working on a documentary series about the music industry and the challenges artists face on their way to...

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