Alumni

2021 Graduation and Commencement

May 27, 2021

On Friday, May 21, faculty, students, trustees, and friends of the Institute of Buddhist Studies […]

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IBS Faculty (and Alum) Thomas Calobrisi Co-Edits Journal

May 17, 2021

Current IBS adjunct faculty member and recent IBS grad Thomas Calobrisi has co-edited this autumn’s […]

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“May We Gather” Demonstrates Communal Healing as an Act of Protest

May 4, 2021

On May 4th at 4pm, over 1700 people watched the livestream of “May We Gather,” […]

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Meet Ryūki Tom Hawkins!

March 22, 2021

Ryūki Tom Hawkins is a Sōtō Zen priest and candidate for the Master of Divinity […]

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IBS Alum Chenxing Han Debuts First Book, “Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian-American Buddhists”

February 9, 2021

On Thursday, January 28th, IBS Alum Chenxing Han was joined by Dean Scott Mitchell and […]

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Meet Rev. CJ Dunford

November 12, 2020

CJ Dunford is a recent IBS alum and Jodo Shinshu minister. Back from a year […]

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Meet Alum Nathan Michon

October 8, 2020

The Institute of Buddhist Studies has so many amazing alumni entering the fields of chaplaincy, […]

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The Increasing Relevance of Eco Chaplaincy

October 8, 2019

In the last few weeks, over six million people around the globe have protested climate […]

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Tokudo in Japan

October 1, 2019

Current student Akiko Rogers shares with us this piece on ordaining at Hongwanji in Kyoto, […]

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One Jewel in Indra’s Net: A Conversation with Buddhist Chaplain Jamie Kimmel

September 9, 2019

I sat down with IBS alumnus Jamie Kimmel to discuss practice, chaplaincy, and how Buddhism […]

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Alumnus Tadao Koyama Reflects on Studies in Japan

September 3, 2019

Tadao Koyama graduated from IBS in 2018 with a Masters in Buddhist Studies. He is currently […]

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Religions: Buddhism in the United States and Canada

April 23, 2019

For the last year, IBS Dean Scott Mitchell has served as a guest editor for […]

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IBS Graduate Awarded Board Certification

December 13, 2018

Joanne Laurence, a 2016 graduate of the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) and Institute of Buddhist […]

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Buddhist Healing Principles: recording from annual chaplaincy conference

August 8, 2017

This past June, three members of the IBS community participated in the 2017 Annual Conference […]

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“Be the Refuge”: Reflections on Karma & Gratitude, Suffering & Spiritual Friendship

June 14, 2017

Editor’s note: the following is text of the 2017 Commencement Address by IBS alum Chenxing […]

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New Books by IBS Graduate

February 3, 2015

Institute of Buddhist Studies graduate Naoyuki Ogi has recently had two books published in Japan. […]

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