Achievements Subscribe for FreePast Issues
From Maharishi University of Management

AUGUST 9, 2015 • ISSUE 306

University Website

Photo1

MUM alumnus Jaimini Boender

Photo2

Professor Anne Dow giving the Outstanding Student Award in mathematics
(photo by Ken West)

Photo3

Jaimini receiving his diploma from MUM President Dr. Bevan Morris

Photo3

Jaimini with his father Michiel ’93 and mother Luky ’93 Boender

Jaimini Boender — Outstanding Student in Mathematics

Jaimini Boender received the Outstanding Student Award in mathematics at the 2015 graduation awards ceremony. He also came in second at the 2015 MUM Knowledge Fair for his presentation on real numbers. Jaimini not only demonstrated depth of knowledge, but he spoke with confidence and enjoyment. “I thrive on a challenge in a group,” he said.

Prior to coming to MUM, Jaimini attended public speaking classes at Indian Hills Community College. In addition, he was one of two students selected from Fairfield High School to participate in the Iowa American Legion Hawkeye Boys State camp, a week-long training program in citizenship and leadership. At MUM, his desire to help others led him to work as a dorm residential advisor and later as residential director.

Jaimini grew up in Fairfield and learned the Transcendental Meditation® technique at age ten. He chose MUM because he wanted to study in a stress-free environment. “I wanted the support for being healthy and the opportunity to have that structure for additional rest,” said Jaimini. “The daily meditation right after class was so invigorating.”

Jaimini set out to study computer science, but after taking a few math classes he was captivated. “I realized that math lasts forever, so I wanted my solid foundation to be math,” he said. Jaimini graduated with a major in math and a minor in computer science. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in software science at Eindhoven University of Technology in Holland.

In his free time, Jaimini has been active in sports, including running, weight-lifting, and soccer. He also plays chess and was president of the MUM Chess Club for six months. 

Jaimini’s decision to attend MUM was influenced by his parents, Michiel from Holland and Luky from Guatemala, who are both MUM alumni. “I feel really lucky that I have parents who have been so supportive,” said Jaimini. “They are perfect examples of what it’s like to live a balanced life.” Michiel and Luky Boender were recognized at the graduation awards ceremony as outstanding parents. 

Development Office, Maharishi University of Management
1000 North 4th Street, Fairfield, IA 52557 • 641-472-1180

Shop online at AmazonSmile and the University will benefit from your purchases.

Contribute to the Annual Fund

Visit our website on Planned Giving

Copyright 2015, Maharishi University of Management. Publication or reproduction
of this communication in any form is prohibited without permission.

Transcendental Meditation® and Maharishi University of Management® are protected trademarks and are used in the U.S. under license or with permission.

To unsubscribe, click here