Entries by Compro

New Computer Professionals Career Center

This spring the Computer Professionals Career Center for MUM relocated to beautiful, newly-renovated offices on campus in Verrill Hall (Rooms 43, 45, and 46). The new facility has work stations for students, two seminar rooms, and an open floor plan for the efficient workflow of all operations and coaching/training teams. The 11 staff members of […]

Computer Professionals Program Celebrates 20 Years of Success

During graduation activities last month, the MUM Computer Professionals ProgramSM celebrated its 20th anniversary. The number of students currently enrolled in the program has reached a record number–over 1000, including students on campus and in practicum positions. The program is extremely popular among international students, who have come from 80 countries so far, and the program […]

Gaining Knowledge, Respect and Acceptance in America

At a time when many Muslims and other minority groups are feeling challenged in the United States, here is a heart-warming story of religious tolerance, respect and acceptance in our university, located in the heartland of America. After losing his IT job in Egypt in 2014, Mohamed Samy felt the need to begin a new life. As […]

DevFest 2015 Software Competition Success

At most universities, when the semester ends, students leave campus to travel and visit friends and relatives. However, last month, 85 graduate computer science students at Maharishi University of Management chose to stay on campus for an additional 7 days to compete in a team software competition called DevFest 2015. After classes ended in December, Maharishi […]

Student Achieves Success

Zheng Yang has a strong thirst for knowledge, and the desire to excel as an IT professional. Prior to enrolling in our MSCS program, Zheng worked for about 2 years as a Software Engineer in mainland China. At that time he started looking for a graduate program combining academic learning and practical working opportunities. Once […]

Venezuelan Student Travels the World Promoting ‘Free Knowledge’

Damian Finol is no stranger to international travel. When he was a baby, his parents brought him from Maracaibo, Venezuela to the U.S., so they could pursue graduate studies. More than 25 years later, Damian has returned to the U.S. for his own graduate education in Computer Science at Maharishi University of Management. Damian’s love […]

Software Engineer, Student, and Scholar

Our MSCS student interns work full-time in their professional IT positions. They also take required distance education courses. As a result, most students find little time left for any other activities. Mohamed Sobhy M.A. Farag is an exception. Not only is he working full-time as a Technical Consultant for the top IT consulting company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, […]

Transcendental Meditation® Technique: the Competitive Edge for IT Professionals

According to Maharishi University of Management Computer Science Dean Gregory Guthrie, “The future of IT education in the US includes focusing on improving software by improving the software developers themselves.” The unique distinguishing benefit of MUM education is that all students and faculty practice a proven technology for developing their intelligence, creativity, problem-solving abilities, and […]