Professor Martin Verhoeven News

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...

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 around the world.First, I...

One Practice, One Place, One Time

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 on April 26.Even though we tried to “...

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. The essentials of...

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...