Last week Tibetan monks were on campus to create a sand mandala as part of broader range of events about Tibet that was spearheaded by PG major Tashi Chogyal '09. Saturday I took a few pictures just as they were finishing up, after which they dismantled it and distributed the sand (and put some in the Sound). Here is some information on the sand mandala: http://www.mysticalartsoftibet.org/
If you look over on the left you'll see Professor Fields, who was there with a Boy Scout troop
my kids didn't understand why they couldn't play with these bowls of sand.