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hawk

bird of prey in the subfamily Accipitridae. Includes genera of Accipiter (goshawk and European sparrowhawk). The unrelated American sparrowhawk (Falco sparverius) is a member of the falcon family.
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However Heriot-Watt University's graduands in both Scotland and Dubai do not wear mortar boards.
He has been awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award Mortar Board four times, Best of State Award twice, Qwest for the Best Award twice, Most Influential Faculty Award (a remarkable 10 times) and numerous outstanding faculty awards from student organizations.
At right, Emma Marsh's mortar board and tassel give her a little trouble at the ceremony in the Memorial Building Community Center in downtown Springfield.
His teaching awards include The University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award and (six times) the "Top Prof" Award from Mortar Board.
Simpson is just three months away from completing a five-year course that will earn him a degree in sports science and the chance to wear the old gown and mortar board.
Five-time Los Angeles Unified School District Academic Decathlon champion El Camino Real High School put another notch in its mortar board Saturday by scoring a first-place tie in the decathlon's Super Quiz with Marshall High School of Los Angeles.
What: On this "Dads and Grads" weekend, more than 2,700 students will don their gown and mortar board for Drexel University's 116th Commencement exercises Saturday.
The chance of being injured by a flying mortar board is incredibly small and it's over-the-top to impose an outright ban.
Mortar board and gown for these youngsters at First Class Nursery
Anderson, a double major in art and art history, is Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority chapter president, chapter director of communications for Mortar Board national college senior honor society, and a Student Association Senate member.
Acquisition of spare parts for 81 mm mortar board cardom
The National Association of Head Teachers is not a trade union which threatens industrial action at the drop of a mortar board.