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The Way of Higher Learning

Jul 5, 2020

The following is an address to the Class of 2020 given by Dean of Academics, Professor Martin Verhoeven on June 6, 2020. DRBU was established in 1976. It is now 44 years on, and yet, really just...

Dean Martin Verhoeven: Liberal arts education in light of COVID-19

Apr 5, 2020

Dean of Academics Martin Verhoven offered the following remarks at a University-wide town hall on April 2, 2020.In the last few weeks, I have been thinking how the real value of and need for a...

DRBU Commencement: A Speech from Michael "Mojo" Tchudi

Dec 8, 2019

On May 24, 2019, Dharma Realm Buddhist University held its commencement ceremony at Sudhana Center in Ukiah, CA. This video is a commencement speech from MA 2019 Graduate, Michael "Mojo" Tchudi....

From Dr. Rounds: Convocation 2019

Sep 26, 2019

The following is a welcome speech given by DRBU President, Susan Rounds, during Convocation on August 21, 2019.Welcome to the official beginning of the academic year at DRBU for 2019. Welcome to our...

Discover DRBU Day

May 3, 2019

On March 21, 2019 DRBU hosted Discover DRBU Day to provide the opportunity for prospective students to tour the University building and hear about DRBU’s academic programs. Ron Epstein, DRBU’s...

Dharma Realm Buddhist University Offers Disaster Relief Scholarship to Support Students and Families

Mar 20, 2019

UKIAH, Calif., — March 19, 2019 — Dharma Realm Buddhist University (DRBU) is pleased to announce a need-based scholarship for students affected by a natural disaster such as the Mendocino Complex...

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...

A Personal Reflection on DRBU Convocation 2018

Sep 1, 2018

The following is a personal account of the 2018 DRBU Convocation from an incoming master’s student.Sudhana Center Buddha Hall. Photo by Stan ShoptaughOn August 22, 2018, DRBU held Convocation for...

#MakeVirtueViral: A Graduation Speech for Uncertain Times

Jun 7, 2016

In his address to the 2016 class at DRBU, ServiceSpace founder Nipun Mehta makes a case for the power of stilling the mind, deepening awareness and practicing what he calls the 3 S's:...

DRBU Welcomes Entering BA and MA Students

Aug 19, 2015

By Stan Shoptaugh and Wayne Chen“It’s great to be with a diverse group of like-minded students, with instructors who truly care about teaching one to learn, and in an environment that is structured...