This area will address the relationship of a graduate to their alma mater.  The idea behind using a falconer has to do with training, nurturing, releasing and returning.  Thanks to Philip Wels http://www.flickr.com/photos/landofchaos/ for providing reference photos for this portion of the painting.

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