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  1. A bit warm, was it?

    Comment by Scott Gosnell — Friday, July 29, 2005 @ 5:12 pm

  2. Trust me, the graduates are also suffering.

    Comment by Mark — Saturday, July 30, 2005 @ 10:38 am

  3. In this case, it was a faculty-only event–and granted, we were only outside for a little while.

    Thankfully our graduation ceremonies are in an air-conditioned basketball arena.

    Although I will say that doctoral robes are quite a bit heavier than the things they give graduates…

    Comment by Dr. Steven Taylor — Saturday, July 30, 2005 @ 11:07 am

  4. Yes. The material is thicker because yours is supposed to last many years. The grads may never wear theirs again.

    I always called it the “peacock parade.” It’s always interesting to watch the folks who have the “off color” robes, like a bright red robe or a bright blue robe instead of the traditional black. I always thought the Oxford regalia was the classiest - a tux and an open front over-the-shoulder robe.

    Comment by Bryan S. — Saturday, July 30, 2005 @ 1:45 pm

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    Convocation Pics
    By Dr. Steven Taylor @ 1:17 pm

    He’s me (in my Owl Suit, sans hat, however), the Provost and the new Academic Mace (you decide who’s who): […]

    Pingback by PoliBlog: Politics is the Master Science » Convocation Pics — Monday, August 1, 2005 @ 1:21 pm

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