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Commencement primer: Graduation traditions explained

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 30, 2019: It’s May, and the 2019 spring commencement season is in full swing. Those participating in the graduation ceremonies may find themselves wondering about the traditions surrounding this peculiar event. Why do graduates march in to Pomp and Circumstance? And why do candidates for graduation wear a robe and funny ...

Commencement primer: Graduation traditions explained

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 8, 2016 — It’s June, and the 2016 spring commencement season is coming to a close. Those participating in the graduation ceremonies may find themselves wondering about the traditions surrounding this particular event. Why do graduates march in to “Pomp and Circumstance“? And why do candidates for graduation wear a robe ...

American Lung Association: Keeping your lungs healthy

SAN DIEGO, January 26, 2016 —Since 1904, the American Lung Association has raised national awareness significantly in the fight against lung disease. First battling tuberculosis and then later discovering the gene causing cystic fibrosis, the American Lung Association is also responsible for leading the charge in creating the enactment of smoke-free laws, currently in 27 ...