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Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy
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John Hagelin, Ph.D.
Harvard-trained quantum physicist Dr. John Hagelin is President, Global Union of Scientists for Peace. DETAILS >

Maharishi University of Management
The University is home to the largest group of peace-creating experts in North America and host to the Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy led by Dr. Hagelin. DETAILS >

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. The Institute works in close cooperation with universities, research institutes, governmental and private foundations, and business and industry. Having attracted a core group of renowned scientists and expert policy advisors, the Institute is rapidly becoming a leading international center for the latest scientific knowledge about innovative programs that work.

Under Dr. Hagelin’s dynamic leadership, the Institute is spearheading a wide range of cutting-edge national initiatives in the fields of peace, national health care, and education. We welcome your support as we expand these projects to create a safer, healthier, more prosperous, and wiser America.

John Hagelin, Ph.D.

John Hagelin, Ph.D., founder of the U.S. Peace Government, is a world-renowned quantum physicist, educator, author, public policy expert, and the 2000 presidential candidate of the Natural Law Party.

Dr. Hagelin has conducted pioneering research at CERN (the European Center for Particle Physics) and SLAC (the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center) and is responsible for the development of a highly successful grand unified field theory based on the superstring. His articles on electroweak unification, grand unification, supersymmetry and cosmology include some of the most cited references in the physical sciences. His work has appeared in leading scientific journals in the U.S. and abroad, including The Physical Review, Physical Review Letters, Physics Letters, and Nuclear Physics.

As Director of the Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy, a progressive policy think tank, Dr. Hagelin has successfully headed a nationwide effort to identify, scientifically verify and promote cost-effective solutions to critical social problems in the fields of crime, health care, education, economy, biotechnology, energy and the environment. He has worked closely with the U.S. Congress to implement these forward-looking, prevention-oriented solutions.

In addition, Dr. Hagelin has spent much of the past quarter century leading a scientific investigation into the foundations of human consciousness. In his book, Manual for a Perfect Government, Dr. Hagelin shows how, through educational programs that develop human consciousness, and through policies and programs that effectively harness the laws of nature, it is possible to solve acute social problems and enhance governmental effectiveness.

In recognition of his outstanding achievements, Dr. Hagelin was named winner of the prestigious Kilby Award, which recognizes scientists who have made “major contributions to society through their applied research in the fields of science and technology.” The award recognized Dr. Hagelin as “a scientist in the tradition of Einstein, Jeans, Bohr and Eddington.”

Dr. Hagelin received his A.B. summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is currently Director of the Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy. He lives in Fairfield, Iowa.


Maharishi University of Management

The largest and longest-lasting peace-creating assembly in North America has been gathered for nearly three decades at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, where Dr. John Hagelin is Professor of Physics and Director of the Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy..

In the explanations of its faculty, Maharishi University of Management is not just for students of business, but for students in any field who wish to manage their lives for the highest levels of achievement and fulfillment. The curriculum combines a wide range of traditional academic disciplines—including physics, computer science, management, literature and fine arts—with Vedic procedures to develop a student’s total brain potential. Group meditation for faculty, students and staff is held twice daily in two Golden Domes on the University campus.

The University is accredited, and offers degrees through the doctoral level. Its scientific excellence is demonstrated by a recent series of federal research grants totaling nearly $20 million.

Maharishi University of Management offers a combination of benefits not available at any other university:

  1. Academic excellence: On standard questionnaires, and compared to the average of alumni at other schools, alumni of this University rank their academic preparation for graduate school and professional life two and three times higher.
  2. Personal growth: Because all students enjoy regular practice of Transcendental Meditation and other Vedic programs, on standard tests of personal development University alumni score at the highest levels ever recorded.
  3. Contribution to peace: Because students gain academic credit for taking part on peace-creating assemblies twice a day, they combine their own education and development with the most effective contribution to national and international peace.

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