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Fall Semester Retreat on Mindfulness

Nov 28, 2019

By Koren Eloul (MA Class 2021)Every semester, students and staff at Dharma Realm Buddhist University collectively take part in what is known as a Contemplative Exercise Immersion, or CEI. The CEI...

Revisiting Questions and Prejudices in the Classroom

Apr 30, 2019

By Warren Chew (BA Class 2022)It is in the nature of discussion-based classes to question and examine the content we learn with others. Prior to becoming a DRBU student, I leaned towards the notion...

The Second Annual DRBU Student Symposium

Apr 5, 2019

On February 24, 2019, DRBU hosted the Second Annual Student Symposium which featured seventeen students from all the undergraduate and graduate programs. The event featured the following panels...

A Reflection on Shared Inquiry

Feb 13, 2019

By Warren Chew (BA Class 2022)As 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, testing,...

Cultivation and Calligraphy are Strikingly Similar

Oct 10, 2018

This calligraphy lab for Classical Chinese I occurred on October 4, 2018.Written by a DRBU MA studentIn Classical Chinese I, my classmates and I were introduced to the four treasures of the ancient...

Inside DRBU’s Classrooms: Spring 2018

Jun 8, 2018

There are several courses offered for the first time this spring as our junior BA cohort continues to blaze the trail. In Western Classics III, students read Christian mystics, listened to Gregorian...

A taste of some topics students are engaged with during Spring 2017

Feb 20, 2017

We’re now several weeks into the spring semester, and classrooms are filled with the sounds of lively discussion. Students and professors alike are plunging into the delights and challenges of the...

Students Reaping Benefits From DRBU Tutoring Program

Feb 21, 2017

DRBU wants to make sure that every student has the individual support needed to make the most of the university experience. The Academic Resource Center offers programs and services that support...

Translation Seminars in Classical Chinese Class

Nov 14, 2015

In first year Classical Chinese, students participate in seminars during which they translate, present and discuss passages of Classical Chinese. Groups of students inspire each other as they...

Evening Euclid Study Session

Oct 31, 2015

DRBU students and faculty assemble for an evening study session to tackle a difficult but logical Euclidian proposition. Freshman BA students begin their first year course in ...