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Achievements Ezine - The latest developments from Maharishi University of Management, Iowa, USA Translate This Article
23 December 2008
On 20 December 2008 Achievements Ezine reported: Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, USA was recently awarded a generous grant from the world-renowned Kresge Foundation's Green Building Initiative. It is a joy for Global Good News service to feature this news, which indicates the success of the life-supporting programmes Maharishi has designed to bring fulfilment to the field of education.
The US$50,000 Planning Grant is for the University's Sustainable Living Center.
The article reported that 'the funds will cover some of the higher costs associated with designing a sustainable building, such as ecological site planning, energy analysis and modeling, and LEED certification.'
'Receiving this prestigious grant communicates to other potential funders that we are making a significant contribution to improving our world,' the article quoted June Oliver, grant writer for the Sustainable Living Department, as saying.
Construction has already begun on the Maharishi Sthapatya Veda Sustainable Living Center. This ' ''ultimate green building'' . . . will provide a home to [Maharishi University of Management's] rapidly expanding Sustainable Living program'* the article reported.
Global Good News comment:
*The Sustainable Living degree program at Maharishi University of Management includes the University's Consciousness-Based Education approach, which offers development of consciousness and all areas of the student's life as the basis for creating sustainability in the world.
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