academic robe

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a gown worn by academics or judges

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(7) A colleague in philosophy was quick to point out that our modern academic robes bear little resemblance to the robes worn by medieval professors, which were sleeveless and often trimmed with fur.
According to Noel Cox, during the Renaissance, academic robes "had very long glove-sleeves...
The Class of 2018 donned their academic robes and gathered together for the last time on May 3, as Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) celebrated the graduation of its tenth class at a traditional commencement ceremony.
A Professor of International Relations, Professor Alade Fawole, has described the indiscriminate use of academic robes and the award of honorary degrees by universities as a bastardisation of the university culture.
Swallowed up in the baggy academic robes of Georgetown University, Charlie Rose stood before the schools graduating class of 2015, shifting into the final moments of a commencement speech on lessons learned from one of the most celebrated careers in broadcast journalism.
Wearing academic robes, he appeared to fall asleep at the Open University ceremony, as his eyes shut and his head lolled.
COLLEGE GRADUATION: While similar in many respects to a high school graduation, the convocation ceremony involves more elaborate trappings with faculty members decked out in their academic robes and hats.
After the ceremony, Stone put aside his academic robes to take part in an informal interview in front of an invited audience.
Debbie was presented with a special trophy by the troop's uniform suppliers, Academic Robes, of Lockwood.
MONTY Python star Terry Jones showed he was still full of mischief yesterday as he received an honorary doctorate from Glasgow University The 71-year-old author, actor and film director larked about in his academic robes after the ceremony.
At graduations at Catholic universities, students, faculty and administrators wear their academic robes, while parents and families wear suits and dresses.
During his keynote speech in which he revealed a Tufts cycling jersey beneath his academic robes, Armstrong talked about his battle with testicular cancer and the need for everyone to get involved, the paper added.
Wearing a Tufts cycling jersey beneath his academic robes, the former cyclist spoke about his battle with testicular cancer and encouraged the graduating students to "be involved."
They were hot in their academic robes and wanted him to end his lecture and sit down, but he carried on.
One of the great names in Savile Row who are given a chapter to themselves in this beautifullymade book, is Ede and Ravenscroft, the makers of uniforms and academic robes. In fact, my own teaching gown came from them when I embarked on my first job as an English teacher.
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