The Khyentse Foundation has funded largest Tibetan Buddhist studies chair in North America.
Jacqueline Stone, a Princeton University professor of religion specializing in Buddhism, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Matthew Kapstein, Numata Professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Chicago, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science.
Steven Collins, renowned Buddhist scholar and expert on the Pali language, died unexpectedly at age 66 on February 15.
The scholar and human rights champion Elliot Sperling has died. He was 66.
Professor David J. Kalupahana, a significant voice in the realm of academic Buddhist philosophy, has passed away.
Musician Herbie Hancock has been named Harvard University’s 2014 Norton Professor of Poetry.
Jan Willis on teaching Buddhism in an academic classroom, and what kind of Buddhist understanding her students are receiving.
Charles Prebish examines the emerging role of Buddhist scholar-practitioners and how they are deepening our understanding of Buddhism.