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IBS Celebrates 75 Years With Commemorative Website

March 7, 2024

This year will mark the Institute of Buddhist Studies’ 75th year. To celebrate, we have […]

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Paula Arai to Teach Topics in Buddhist Women: Zen

February 11, 2024

We are excited to announce that Dr. Paula Arai will be offering a class on […]

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Rev. Dr. Seigen Yamaoka Passes Away At 89

January 19, 2024

Rev. Dr. Seigen Yamaoka, revered Dharma teacher, mentor, and friend of everyone at the Institute […]

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Numata Symposium Celebrates “Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Practice”

October 22, 2023

On October 6, 2023, Buddhist scholars and students from around the country gathered at the […]

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Dr. Scott Mitchell Named Next IBS President

October 17, 2023

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Mitchell has been […]

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Dr. Natalie Quli Joins Core Faculty

October 9, 2023

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Natalie Quli has been […]

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Dr. Scott Mitchell Launches Book “The Making of American Buddhism”

June 26, 2023

On May 24, 2023, Dr. Scott Mitchell, Chenxing Han, and Rev. Harry Bridge met online […]

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Dr. Richard Payne Retiring From IBS

June 8, 2023

Dr. Richard K. Payne, who served as Dean at the Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS) […]

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IBS Celebrates 2023 Commencement

May 22, 2023

On Friday, May 2023, faculty, students, trustees, and friends of the Institute of Buddhist Studies […]

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IBS Hiring New President; David Matsumoto Set to Retire Next Summer

May 8, 2023

IBS is beginning the search for a new President, as Rev. Dr. David Matsumoto will […]

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Nembutsu: Appreciate Every Encounter

March 7, 2023

On February 23, 2023, four Jodo Shin ministers gathered to share their insights about the […]

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Dr. Lilu Chen Joins IBS as Field Education Director

February 2, 2023

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Lilu Chen has joined […]

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Scott Mitchell named Chair of the Pure Land Buddhist Studies Editorial Board

January 31, 2023

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Mitchell, Tamai Chair […]

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Dr. Nancy Lin Appointed to IBS Hanyu Chair

January 10, 2023

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nancy Lin […]

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Students and Faculty Participate in Zenshuji’s 100th Anniversary Jukai

December 15, 2022

Rev. Bansho Green, Naomi Knoble, both students in our Certificate in Soto Zen Studies program, […]

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IBS Celebrates Daijaku Kinst’s Career

December 12, 2022

On Friday, December 9th, students, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate Rev. Dr. Daijaku Kinst’s […]

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IBS Offering “Works of Shinran I” Class

November 15, 2022

The Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS) is pleased to announce that there are two spots […]

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Hanyu Buddhist Chaplaincy Chair Carries on Legacy of Dana

November 8, 2022

The Noboru and Yaeko Hanyu Buddhist Chaplaincy Professorial Chair is the IBS-endowed chair created by […]

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Rev. Dr. Daijaku Kinst to Step Down as IBS Faculty

November 8, 2022

Rev. Dr. Daijaku Kinst, who has served as the Noboru and Yaeko Hanyu Professor of Buddhist […]

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Students Reflect on Impact of Certificate in Sōtō Zen Buddhist Studies

September 6, 2022

Last month, Admissions and Communications Director Gesshin Greenwood sat down with Rev. Dr. Daijaku Kinst […]

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