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  • Success: Maharishi University of Management, USA: Computer Professionals Program celebrates 20 years of success

    05/02/2016 - 00:56

    The Maharishi University of Management's Computer Professionals Program is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with enrollment currently over 1,000. The unique program, an MS in computer science, is wildly popular among international students, who have come from 78 countries so far.

  • Success: Interview: Sharyn Loshakoff on practicing Transcendental Meditation for 48 years

    05/01/2016 - 15:14

    Sharyn Loshakoff explains to Mana Anwar of The Daily Californian how she began Transcendental Meditation in 1968 after noticing in friends who had begun the practice 'that something was much more positive about them.' When asked what students would take away from learning TM she says: 'TM is not a stress-management technique, but rather a stress-elimination technique -- our whole physiology is

  • Positive: Indigenous dancers compete at North America's largest powwow

    05/01/2016 - 01:24

    Nearly 3,000 indigenous dancers representing hundreds of tribes from across the United States, Canada, and other parts of the world kicked off one of North America's most prominent powwows on Friday. Spectators caught glimpses of feathered bustles, buckskin dresses, elaborate outfits with hand-stitched designs, and hair pieces covered with intricate beadwork.

  • Positive: Park workers in Spain discover huge Roman coin trove

    05/01/2016 - 01:24

    Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery. The Seville Archaeological Museum said the construction workers came across 19 amphoras containing thousands of bronze and silver-coated coins dating from the end of the fourth century.

  • Poor Family in Mexico Given New Home and New Start From San Diego Group

    04/30/2016 - 18:37

    Today, Rosario’s life changes forever. Today, the mother of six becomes a homeowner. Tonight, she will not sleep on a dirt floor. Today means her family will soon be reunited. On this cloudy day in April, International Relief Teams and Project Mercy, a local nonprofit dedicated to improving the living

  • “I can see!” Guatemala Residents Given New Eyeglasses

    04/30/2016 - 18:37

    Over 600 people in this tiny corner of Guatemala have been given 720 pairs of reading and distance vision glasses, as well as 332 sets of sunglasses. “We need a lot of help here,” says Hubert Ayala, a resident of San Agustin, a remote, colonial village in Central Guatemala. Located over
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  • Success: Decreased drug use: Transcendental Meditation naturally gratifies the unconscious craving for wholeness, fullness, and inner joy

    04/30/2016 - 00:51

    Although the TM program is not in itself a drug rehabilitation program, it is a means for self-development which results in a decrease of psychological and physiological problems -- reduced drug abuse is an automatic side effect.

  • Positive: 12 entrepreneurs who are changing the world

    04/29/2016 - 20:38

    The World Economic Forum has announced their newest class of Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs of the Year. Twelve entrepreneurs whose social good enterprises are changing the global landscape.Their initiatives range in size and scope, but they all share the common goal of aiding and advancing underserved groups around the world.

  • Positive: North America's largest coal power plant to become 44-MW solar

    04/29/2016 - 20:38

    Here's a turn of events that should make renewable-energy advocates smile. Located on the shores of Lake Erie, the Ontario Power Generation Nanticoke Generating Station was once North America's largest coal-fired power plant. Now the site is to be re-purposed for a 44-MW solar farm, as part of a larger effort to replace coal with renewable sources, according to Cleantech Canada.

  • Quiet Hour Instituted at Grocery Store is Gift for Autistic Shoppers

    04/29/2016 - 14:06

    Imagine a superstore so quiet you could “hear a pin drop.” It’ll be a reality when an Asda store in Manchester, England starts a weekly “quiet hour” for customers with autism and other sensitivities. No in-store music, no flashing lights from TV screens, even the soft hum and rumble of escalators

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  • 05/02/2016 - 00:56

    The Maharishi University of Management's Computer Professionals Program is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with enrollment currently over 1,000. The unique program, an MS in computer science, is wildly popular among international students, who have come from 78 countries so far.

  • 05/01/2016 - 15:14

    Sharyn Loshakoff explains to Mana Anwar of The Daily Californian how she began Transcendental Meditation in 1968 after noticing in friends who had begun the practice 'that something was much more positive about them.' When asked what students would take away from learning TM she says: 'TM is not a stress-management technique, but rather a stress-elimination technique -- our whole physiology is

  • 05/01/2016 - 01:24

    Nearly 3,000 indigenous dancers representing hundreds of tribes from across the United States, Canada, and other parts of the world kicked off one of North America's most prominent powwows on Friday. Spectators caught glimpses of feathered bustles, buckskin dresses, elaborate outfits with hand-stitched designs, and hair pieces covered with intricate beadwork.

  • 05/01/2016 - 01:24

    Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery. The Seville Archaeological Museum said the construction workers came across 19 amphoras containing thousands of bronze and silver-coated coins dating from the end of the fourth century.

  • 04/30/2016 - 18:37

    Today, Rosario’s life changes forever. Today, the mother of six becomes a homeowner. Tonight, she will not sleep on a dirt floor. Today means her family will soon be reunited. On this cloudy day in April, International Relief Teams and Project Mercy, a local nonprofit dedicated to improving the living