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June in Photos

Jul 5, 2020

We asked our community to share a photo (or any artwork!)  on the theme of "Courage and Care".  How are you taking care of yourself? Of others? What or who inspires/gives you...

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...

Class of 2020 Shares Gratitude and Their Hopes

Jul 5, 2020

On June 6, 2020, a special celebration for the class of 2020 was held via video conferencing. The event committee brought everyone together with a thoughtful, creative and heartfelt online...

From the President, June 2020

Jul 5, 2020

The following Fall 2020 update was sent to DRBU students by DRBU President Susan Rounds. It is in regards to housing and online learning during CoVID-19.Dear students,For the last several weeks...

Weekly Online Dharma Assemblies Around the World

Jul 3, 2020

 We are pleased to share this list of resources from the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas monastery, and other Dharma Realm Buddhist Association monasteries worldwide.These events are not directly...

Dr. Susan Rounds reflects on Hope and Change in America

Jun 23, 2020

The following is from President Dr. Susan Rounds in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the recent events in Minneapolis and around the world.Ta-Nehisi Coates, Black American...

Open-hearted, Cooperative Relationships: Anti-racism and the Buddhadharma

Jun 19, 2020

The following is from Professor Doug Powers, in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the recent events in Minneapolis and around the world. This is a transcribed spoken interview....

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...

Professor Doug Powers: What is your vision for our future students' lives?

Jun 1, 2020

We asked Professor Doug Powers, "What is your vision for our future students' lives?" The following is his response.Our goal for both future and current students is relatively simple. The world that...

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 “...