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Takashi Miyaji Named Ohtani Chair

October 20, 2021

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce that Rev. Dr. Takashi Miyaji has […]

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Meet Chenxing Han, Our New Chaplaincy Program Coordinator

August 31, 2021

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is excited to announce our new chaplaincy program coordinator, Chenxing […]

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GTU Welcomes Institute of Buddhist Studies as Member School

August 5, 2021

The Graduate Theological Union (GTU) and Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS) are pleased to announce […]

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Buddhist Japanese Course Trains Beginning Students to Read Complex Texts

August 2, 2021

This fall, IBS is excited to offer a new online course, called Buddhist Japanese, the […]

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Nancy Lin Joins the IBS Faculty

July 12, 2021

This fall, the Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to have Dr. Nancy Lin join […]

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Pacific World Publishes Special Section on Apologetics

July 9, 2021

The Pacific World, the peer-reviewed journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies, has published a special section […]

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Call for Papers – 2021 Virtual Graduate Student Symposium

July 5, 2021

We are delighted to announce the Graduate Student Symposium at the Institute of Buddhist Studies […]

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Rev. Dr. Yamaoka Retires From IBS

June 10, 2021

Former Bishop Rev. Dr. Seigen Haruo Yamaoka had never planned on his amazing path — […]

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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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Taigen Dan Leighton Published in Joanna Macy Volume

April 26, 2021

Environmental activists and Buddhists have admired the work of Joanna Macy for decades. We’re pleased […]

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Statement Against Anti-Asian Violence

March 23, 2021

We at IBS are saddened and outraged by ongoing anti-Asian violence, attacks on Buddhist temples, […]

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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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New Stackable Curriculum Offers Flexibility and Personalization

February 25, 2021

The Institute of Buddhist Studies strives to create an academic environment that is rigorous, thorough, […]

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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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Certificate in Soto Zen Buddhist Studies Now Offered Online

January 11, 2021

For the last five years, the Institute of Buddhist Studies has offered the Certificate in […]

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Rev. Daijaku Kinst in Credits for Pixar’s “Soul”

January 6, 2021

Soul, released this month by Pixar, is a movie about the afterlife and what gives […]

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Professor Miyaji Interviewed on NPR

December 7, 2020

On December 5, our very own Rev. Takashi Miyaji was interviewed on NPR by Scott […]

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Pacific World Establishes Blind Peer Review Process, Moves Online

November 19, 2020

Pacific World is an anonymous peer-reviewed journal that publishes English-language scholarship in Buddhist studies across […]

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