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Institute of Buddhist Studies Seeks Accreditation
In December 2015, the Institute of Buddhist Studies was granted eligibility to pursue accreditation with the Western Association of Schools and...
2015 Annual Memorial Service
The Institute of Buddhist Studies conducted its annual Memorial Service to express it deepest gratitude to many IBS friends, who have supported the...
IBS Hosts 17th Biennial IASBS Meeting
Over One Hundred Pure Land Scholars Convene IBS Hosts 17th Biennial IASBS Meeting at the Jodo Shinshu Center, Berkeley [gallery columns="1"...
Symposium: Shinran and the Sutra of Immeasurable Life
“Shinran and the Sutra of Immeasurable Life: Reflections on Reading in the Buddhist Tradition,” is the theme of the symposium co-sponsored by the...
2015 Graduation Commencement
Five Institute of Buddhist Studies’ students were presented with their Masters Degrees and two professorial chair appointments were made at...
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