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Fauci, Corbett set for UNC-Chapel Hill virtual commencement

Dr. Anthony Fauci at UNC
Dr. Anthony Fauci at UNC(niaid.nih.gov)
Published: Mar. 5, 2021 at 8:31 AM EST
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The class of 2021 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will hear from Drs. Anthony Fauci and Kizzmekia Corbett for their spring commencement.

A news release from the school says the spring commencement in May will feature virtual remarks from Fauci and Corbett as well as live ceremonies which will host a limited number of invited guests to Kenan Stadium.

Corbett is a research fellow and scientific lead for the Coronavirus Vaccines and Immunopathogenesis Team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Vaccine Research Center (VRC).

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Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNC will host smaller graduation ceremonies over three days during the weekend of May 14-16. Graduates will hear from the two speakers at each of the ceremonies.

Corbett is an alum of the UNC School of Medicine.

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