Those studying classics, ancient history and archeology allege they were sent an email before a special graduation celebration to tell them to keep their mortarboards
on to avoid injuries.
OXFORD University students have voted overwhelmingly against ending a centuries-old tradition of wearing gowns, suits and mortarboards
But some students individualize their appearance by decorating their mortarboards
From 1992 to 1996 he was Dean of the School of Architecture; he's won teaching awards, including USC's coveted MortarBoard
Professor of the Year.
It is unlikely to occur to either architect or users, but to a British observer of a certain age, the plane seems to be a little like an abstracted post-modern academic mortarboard
worn at a cheerful angle in the sunshine.
A tassel worn on the mortarboard
may be in different colors to show the kind of degree the graduate has earned.
The icon used for the ratings is a graduation mortarboard
, thus use of the term, cap.
FASHION guru Gok Wan ditched the latest trends for a gown and mortarboard
when he received an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University.
Twenty-four five-year-olds, each sporting a cardboard mortarboard
with a tassel, sat proudly facing their parents.
SUPERMISS June Foster OBE is hanging up her mortarboard
after nearly 30 years helping give children the best education she can.
For dessert: a decadent Chocolate Fudge Pie served with a Pirouline rolled cookie diploma, a chocolate mortarboard
with an aqua icing tassel, and a chocolate year of her graduation.
A university professor and long-serving Pontifical Council member, Bishop Beshara Rai must now find space for a hardhat next to his mortarboard