Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy  

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1000 North 4th Street
Fairfield, IA 52557

Phone 641-472-1200
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The Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, was founded by director Dr. John Hagelin to identify, scientifically evaluate, and implement proven, prevention-oriented, forward-looking solutions to critical national and global problems. MORE>

Dr. Hagelin on the Iraq war: A commentary in the Des Moines Register Read
John Hagelin

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John Hagelin Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Headline “Change Begins Within” Benefit Concert On April 4, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunited onstage in New York City for an exhilarating benefit concert to raise funds to teach one million at-risk children to meditate. MORE>
ADHD New Research Confirms Dramatic Benefits of TM for ADHD and Student Life A new study shows that Transcendental Meditation practice can serve as a safe, non-pharmaceutical aid for treating ADHD symptoms, and groundbreaking research at American University shows that TM can help college students “buffer themselves against the intense stress of college life.” MORE>
Chart Global Media: Covering the Institute’s Approach to National Security and Peace An editorial coauthored by Institute director Dr. John Hagelin showcases a scientifically confirmed means to create national security and peace and has been published in dozens of journals and newspapers around the world, creating keen interest among military leaders. MORE>
Dr Hagelin Rotary Peace Conference Features
Dr. Hagelin
Dr. Hagelin was a featured speaker at the recent 14th Annual Peace Conference sponsored by Rotary International in California and held at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. MORE>
DLF.TV Two New Websites Offer Online Television, Expanded Resources DLF.TV, a new online television station founded by David Lynch, celebrates consciousness, creativity, and bliss (see and features interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and more. And a beautiful, comprehensive update of the official Transcendental Meditation website at is now available for everyone to enjoy. MORE>
David Lynch Foundation Awards Scholarships, Research Support for TM in Schools The David Lynch Foundation has brought the Transcendental Meditation program to over 70,000 children in schools throughout the United States, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa, and now plans to expand this global initiative to include a million at-risk youth. MORE>
IA Assembly Invincible America Assembly Nears Goal of 2,500 Participants The Invincible America Assembly in Iowa, founded to create coherence in national consciousness, now includes almost 2,000 peace-creating experts and is rising quickly toward its target of 2,500. MORE>
GUSP Global Union of Scientists for Peace: Updates and Achievements The founding goals of the Global Union—to stop the growing threat of nuclear proliferation and ensure national security without nuclear weapons—have recently been echoed by U.S. national leaders. MORE>
Manual for a Perfect Government John Hagelin’s groundbreaking Manual for a Perfect Government, now in its second printing, describes how the grand unification of modern science and ancient Vedic Science can be applied to create an ideal administration.
For a comprehensive book summary, click here.
For an excerpt, click here.
For book endorsements, click here.
To order your copy, click here.
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