Florida Atlantic University's 2002 honors convocation on April 9 convened late. At 3:30 p.m., the FAU Wind Ensemble was finishing its practice on stage, and only a sprinkling of seats in the University Theater were occupied. By the time the gowned and capped procession of senior faculty had settled into the two front rows, the band, now removed to the pit, had rounded off a medley of '50s pirate-movie music. The theater was... More >>>