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Awards & Honors



"A New Way Forward"
(Tricycle Magazine, Spring 2015)
has been chosen as one of Tricycle Magazine's "Top 15 of 2015"

 

"Under One Umbrella: Can Tradition and Science Both Fit?"
(Tricycle Magazine, Summer 2014)
has been chosen as one of Tricycle Magazine's "Top 14 Articles of 2014"

"Meditation Nation"
(Tricycle Buddhism and Modernity blog, April 25, 2014)
has been chosen as one of Tricycle Magazine's "Top 14 Articles of 2014"

 

"Context Matters:
An Interview with Buddhist Scholar
David McMahan"

(Tricycle Magazine, Winter 2013)
has been chosen as one of Tricycle Magazine's
"Top 13 Articles
of 2013"

 

"What's at Stake as the Dharma Goes Modern?" (Tricycle Magazine,
Fall 2012)
has been chosen as one of Tricycle Magazine's
"Twelve Best [Features] of 2012"



"Whose Buddhism is Truest?" (Tricycle Magazine Summer 2011) is the 2011 story highlight in Tricycle magazine's 20 year retrospective (Fall 2011) and has also been selected to appear in Penguin's Best Spiritual Writing 2013.

 

"The Evolution of Ken Miller" by Linda Heuman (Brown Alumni Magazine, Nov/Dec 2005)

(May 2006) The Brown Alumni Magazine cover story "The Evolution of Ken Miller" won the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Silver Medal for "Best Feature Article of the Year" in its annual nation-wide alumni magazine competition.

 

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Articles
"A New Way Forward" (Tricycle Magazine, Spring 2015) Buddhist tradition and modernity are in many ways incompatible, but one Western intellectual tradition may hold a key to bringing the two into meaningful dialogue. This article is the first of a two-part Tricycle series on human science.
    "A More Human Science" (Tricycle Buddhism and Modernity Blog, Spring 2015) An interview with phenomenologist psychologist Amedeo Giorgi. This article is the second of a two-part Tricycle series on human science.
"The Embodied Mind" (Tricycle Magazine, Fall 2014) An interview with philosopher Evan Thompson about why the mind isn't the brain.
   "Under One Umbrella: Can tradition and science both fit?" (Tricycle Magazine, Summer 2014) An interview with the Dalai Lama's translator Thupten Jinpa Langri.
    The Science Delusion (Tricycle Magazine, Spring 2014) An interview with cultural critic Curtis White.
  "Context Matters: An Interview with Buddhist Scholar David McMahan" (Tricycle Magazine, Winter 2013) An interview with David McMahan about why the comtemporary practice of mindfulness might not be the same thing the Buddha taught. Also reprinted in the German Buddhist magazine Buddhismus acktuell as »Es kommt auf den Kontext an« (Buddhismus aktuell, 2/2015)
   "What's at Stake as the Dharma Goes Modern?" (Tricycle Magazine, Fall 2012)
How research by philosopher Charles Taylor can shed new light on problems in the transmission of Buddhism to the West. Also reprinted in the German Buddhist magazine Buddhismus acktuell as: »Was steht bei der Modernisierung des Dharma auf dem Spiel?« (Buddhismus aktuell, 4/2013)
   "Religion in Evolution" (Tricycle Magazine, Summer 2012)
A review of Robert Bellah's Religion in Human Evolution. There's a take-over afoot in the realm of human meaning.
  "Pursuing an American Buddhism (Tricycle Magazine, Spring 2012)"
An interview with Professor Charles Prebish, a leading pioneer in the academic study of Western Buddhism.  
     "Focusing" (Tricycle Magazine, Fall 2011)
An interview with philosopher/psychologist Eugene Gendlin about the origin and nature of Focusing, an innovative technique for self-transformation he developed out of work with Carl Rogers.
     
"A Right to the Dharma" (Tricycle Magazine, Fall 2011)
An interview with Nichiren Buddhist priest Myokei Caine-Barrett Shonin about the origins of Nichiren and her experience as a woman of color practicing Buddhism in America.
 
 "Whose Buddhism is Truest? Long-Lost Scrolls Shed Some Surprising Light" (Tricycle Magazine, Summer 2011)
How the recent discovery of ancient Gandharan scrolls settles the question of what the Buddha really said. This article is the 2011 story highlight in Tricycle magazine's 20 year retrospective (Fall 2011) and has also been selected to appear in Penguin's Best Spiritual Writing 2013.
 "A Great Force of Energy" (Tricycle Magazine, Summer 2011)
An interview with Atula Shah about Buddhist life in Kenya.
  "Making Room for Error" (Brown Alumni Magazine, September/October 2010)
Review of Kathryn Schulz's Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error. We all love being right and hate being wrong. But why?
  "No Turning Back" (BuddhaDharma Magazine, Spring 2009)
Seventeen years ago, Christine Skarda's investigations into the nature of perception drew her out of the research laboratory and onto the meditation cushion. She left behind a career as a philosopher and scientific theorist for a life of Buddhist study and retreat.
  "Nirvana Can Wait (Brown Alumni Magazine, July/August 2008)"
Review of Nikolai Grozni's Turtle Feet: The Making and Unmaking of a Buddhist Monk--a smart, funny memoir about coming of age in Dharamsala.
  "Dharma Bums (Brown Alumni Magazine, July/August 2008)"
The author of Turtle Feet talks about being a monk, falling under India's spell, and re-learning how to live in the West.
  "The Road Home" (Plenty Magazine online, August 29, 2007)
Ecotourism in Mexico's Sierra Norte gives Zapotec teens a reason to stay put.
   "The Best Medicine" (Stanford Magazine, July/August, 2007)
Atul Gawande works to learn how good doctors improve.
   "Just Smart Enough" by Linda Heuman (Brown Alumni Magazine, May/June 2007) "How to Win a Nobel Prize--Just Smart Enough" (Brown Alumni Magazine, May/June, 2007)
Research by 2006 Nobel Laureate Craig Mello '82 has given scientists a way to turn genes easily on and off. Here's why that might one day save your life.
   "In the Land of the Sick" by Linda Heuman (Brown Alumni Magazine, March/April 2007) "In the Land of the Sick (Brown Alumni Magazine, March/April 2007)"
An Interview with Michael Stein [Q & A]
Professor, novelist, AIDS researcher, and physician Michael Stein's first work of non-fiction, The Lonely Patient, tries to understand illness from the patient's point of view.
  "All is Flux" by Linda Heuman (Brown Alumni Magazine, Jan/Feb 2007)  "All is Flux (Brown Alumni Magazine, Jan/Feb 2007)"
It's not every day you'll see artists throw a masterpiece in a river. Buddhist monks create a sand mandala on the Brown campus.
  "Hi, Neighbor. Have A 'Gansett." by Linda Heuman (Brown Alumni Magazine, Jan/Feb 2006)  "Hi, Neighbor. Have A 'Gansett." (Brown Alumni Magazine, Jan/Feb 2006)
Brown alumnus revives the Narragansett brewery brand.
  "The Evolution of Ken Miller" by Linda Heuman (Brown Alumni Magazine, Nov/Dec 2005) "The Evolution of Ken Miller (Brown Alumni Magazine, Nov/Dec 2005)"
How a Roman Catholic cell biologist became one of the country's leading defenders of evolution--and what's at stake. This article won the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Silver Medal for "Best Feature Article of the Year" in its annual alumni magazine competition.
  "Cheaters" by Linda Heuman (Brown Alumni Magazine, May/June 2005)  Cheaters (Brown Alumni Magazine, May/June 2005)
CEOs cook the numbers. Baseball players take steroids. Politicians consort with lobbyists. Faced with a culture of sleaze, what's a nineteen-year-old to do?
  "Want a New Job? The Shrink Will See You First" by Linda Heuman (The Industry Standard, October 2, 2000) Want a New Job? The Shrink Will See You First (The Industry Standard, October 2, 2000. Reprinted by Monster.com under the title: "A Logic Test.")
Tech writing candidate finds out that personality really does go a long way.