Petrenko's wife Eugenia and son Sasha - wearing a mini version of his father's academic robes
- were among those at last night's ceremony.
About 60 Holy Cross students and professors, some dressed in academic robes
and playing the parts of Harry Potter characters, ran about 15 hands-on experiments giving children a chance to watch sand driven by a wave generator skitter across a plate, extract silica from disposable diapers to examine its absorptive qualities or isolate DNA from "Slytherin's Spellbinding Strawberries.
After shaking hands and accepting their diplomas, 61 of them took off their academic robes
and put their Navy uniforms back on.
Others participating in the colorful convocation that featured a procession of faculty in their academic robes
included the Rev.
The sausage capital's intellectual cadre is shedding its academic robes
to build one of the hottest centres for Switzerland's New Economy.
The acting principal at St Andrews, Professor Colin Vincent, sent them a letter saying he wanted them to attend the 15th century St Salvator's Church in the town dressed in their academic robes
University administrators and faculty wear their academic robes
to these ceremonies in tribute to the graduates.
Hundreds of students, professors and delegates from universities around the country will walk in academic robes
in a formal procession through the flag-lined Palm Drive.
I can hang up my mortar board and academic robes
after this one, although I said that after my last degree and then I got bored," the Herald Sun quoted him as saying.
The ceremony begins at 2pm with a formal procession of the principal, chair of governors, guest speakers and staff dressed in academic robes
entering the cathedral.
Yesterday, dressed in academic robes
that covered silver wrist bangles and skull-and-crossbone cufflinks, he still cut a slightly dangerous figure among the lecturers.
You know what that means: "Pomp and Circumstance," academic robes
and commencement addresses.
The students became the first police recruits in the UK to be awarded a certificate in police studies and donned academic robes
to be handed their scrolls from the University of Ulster.
The acting principal at St Andrews, Professor Colin Vincent, sent them a letter saying he wanted them to attend the 15th-century St Salvator's Church in the town dressed in their academic robes
The faculty and students, wearing academic robes