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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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IBS Holds Memorial Service on Zoom

November 13, 2020

The Institute of Buddhist Studies conducted its 8th Annual Memorial Service on November 12, 2020. […]

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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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What’s in a Cave? Insights from the Numata Lecture Series

November 2, 2020

M.Div. and Chaplaincy Program candidate Rev Akiko Rogers reflects on this year’s Numata Lecture series.  […]

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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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Meet Professor Takashi Miyaji

September 22, 2020

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

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IBS Welcomes Students Back!

August 27, 2020

On August 26, IBS faculty and staff were excited to welcome new and returning students […]

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Statement on COVID-19 and IBS operations through 2020

June 24, 2020

Whereas several Bay Area counties and the State of California are slowly reopening or ending […]

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Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter and in Opposition to Racism

June 10, 2020

Today voices throughout the world are proclaiming that “Black Lives Matter” and calling for an […]

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Institute of Buddhist Studies Celebrates Its 2020 Graduates

May 18, 2020

Nalanda was an ancient Buddhist university in India that served as the site of invaluable […]

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Institute of Buddhist Studies Gains Initial Accreditation

March 2, 2020

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce that it has been granted Initial […]

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IBS Announces New Admissions Guidelines

January 23, 2020

The Institute of Buddhist Studies’ Admissions Committee has revised its application policies for all degree […]

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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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Meet Dean Scott Mitchell

September 19, 2019

I’m the Dean of Students and Faculty Affairs. This means I’m chiefly responsible for working […]

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Statement on Climate Change

September 16, 2019

The Institute of Buddhist Studies, through the Offices of the President and Dean, has issued […]

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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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“Until We Are All Free, None of Us Are Free”- Japanese-Americans Stand in Solidarity at Fort Sill

July 26, 2019

On July 20, hundreds of people from across the country, including over twenty Buddhist priest […]

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Meet Gesshin Greenwood, our new Chaplaincy Program Coordinator!

July 22, 2019

IBS would like to introduce our new Chaplaincy Program Coordinator, Gesshin Greenwood. Gesshin is a […]

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2019 Graduation and Commencement

June 11, 2019

On Friday, May 24, 2019, the faculty, trustees, students and friends of the Institute of […]

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