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A Reflection on Shared Inquiry

Feb 13, 2019

Written by a freshman in the BA programAs one of the younger students attending DRBU, I often contrast its unique learning environment to the modes of learning I relied on in high school: lectures,...

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Student Launches DRBU Storytelling Podcast

Feb 1, 2019

Hui Xuan Ooi (MA 2020) briefly studied audio storytelling while completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida. After joining DRBU as a master’s student, she decided to interview...

Languages and Art Added to Growing Roster of DRBU Student Clubs

Jan 5, 2019

Alongside service-scholarship (work-study), spiritual practice, and classes, students at DRBU continue to channel their passions into DRBU student organizations. This semester, students started new...

Ajahn Amaro Visits DRBU

Dec 3, 2018

On November 5, 2018, Ajahn Amaro visited DRBU. Ajahn Amaro is a Theravāda Buddhist monk, author, and abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in England. He and several fellow monks toured the Sudhana...

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Alex de Grassi Performance and Q&A

Dec 1, 2018

On November 26th, 2018 Alex de Grassi performed and hosted a Q&A for the DRBU community. Alex de Grassi is a Grammy nominated guitarist known for his talent in combining various musical elements...

DRBU College Night

Nov 22, 2018

DRBU hosted College Night on November 8, 2018 for prospective students and their families. Visitors learned about DRBU’s four-year undergraduate program and had the chance to tour the newly remodeled...

DRBU Self-Cultivation Program: Labor Day Retreat 2018

Nov 22, 2018

The Labor Day Daylong Retreat was the first daylong retreat in the DRBU Self-Cultivation Program. This retreat occurred on September 3, 2018 and aimed to immerse participants in different methods of...

Life on Campus

Oct 31, 2018

Students are busy attending classes, writing papers, and doing service scholarship work, but they still find time to participate in a wide variety of activities occurring on and off campus. So far...

Academic Scholarship

Oct 30, 2018

During the summer, several faculty members participated in professional conferences. Professor Lauren Bausch presented her paper, “The Place of Vāc in the Cosmic Exchange,” at the World Sanskrit...

DRBU Students Travel to Taiwan

Oct 30, 2018

Five DRBU students spent several weeks this summer in Taiwan studying Chinese. One student reflects, “Learning a language is a practice in humility and vulnerability...What I learned during my...