Professor Martin Verhoeven News

“A Spiritual Catastrophe” - Reflections from Dean Verhoeven

May 8, 2021

Professor Cornel West of Harvard University and Jeremy Tate recently co-wrote a piece in the Washington Post: “

How Do I Meditate Properly?

Feb 7, 2021

This is the first of a series of meditation instructions, transcribed from talks given by Dr. Verhoeven at DRBU. Here he talks about the importance of a two-fold dimension to meditation that often...

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. 

All Beings, All Worlds: Interdependence and Social Inequality

Jun 15, 2020

The following is from Dean of Academics, Professor Martin Verhoeven, in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the recent events in Minneapolis and aroun

One Practice, One Place, One Time—This Present Mind

Jun 1, 2020

The following is an excerpt of Professor Martin Verhoeven’s talk as part of the university’s Self-Cultivation Check-in program offered by the Spiritual Life team

The Essentials of Self-Cultivation Haven’t Changed Over Time

May 3, 2020

The following is an excerpt of Professor Martin Verhoeven’s talk as part of the university’s Self-Cultivation Check-in program offered by the Spiritual Life team on April 26.

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.