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Maharishi University of Management makes sustainability its focus

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28 July 2016

The Excellence In Action page of Global Good News is featuring sustainable building practices taught by Maharishi University of Management's* ''green'' academic programs at the Sustainable Living Center. The main principle of ''life in tune with natural law'' is embodied by all programs at the Sustainable Living Center in a university that is the #4 Environmental Science University in the US.

The BA in Sustainable Living offers five areas of concentration according to student demand: Agriculture, Sustainability and the Built Environment, Applied Soil Ecology, Social Change-maker, and Energy.

Graduates of the Masters in Sustainable Living will be capable of managing projects involving owners and communities in re-designing systems, creating environmental resiliency and promoting individual and social transformation from the deepest level of consciousness.

Please click on the following link to read more about Maharishi University of Management makes sustainability its focus on the Excellence in Action page.

Green building, or sustainable building, creates comfortable residential and commercial buildings while mitigating the toll on human and environmental health. Rather than replacing conventional building practices, green building methods simply supplement healthier and more efficient materials and strategies throughout the construction process.

The Environmental Protection Agency provides this definition:

''Green building is the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction. This practice expands and complements the classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort. Green building is also known as a sustainable or high performance building.''

MUM offers an education in architecture, construction, landscaping, or city planning, plus methods of strengthening a system that takes sustainability into account at every step of the process, upholding a conscious awareness of human and environmental health.

MUM's Sustainable Living programs enable individuals to be pioneers in this field, making real and lasting changes to buildings used for life, work, and play.

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*Maharishi University of Management (MUM) is a private, accredited university featuring Consciousness-Based Education, designed to develop the student's total potential. The curriculum offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, sciences, humanities, and business, but also integrates self-development programs. All students, faculty, and staff practice the Transcendental Meditation® technique, which develops integrated brain functioning, promotes wellness, and enhances learning ability and academic performance. Other innovations include taking one course for 3-1/2 weeks with a three-day break between each course, and organic vegetarian meals. Visitors Weekends are held throughout the year. For more information, call the Admissions Office at 800-369-6480 [toll-free in US; outside US call: 1 641-472-1110] or visit http://www.mum.edu.



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