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High school senior and Chapel Hill resident Maliah Austine receives her first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination at the Friday Center  on Monday, Mar. 22, 2021. Austine,  a member of N.C. vaccination Group 3, has been working at her in-person job for several months during the pandemic.

A look back at UNC's COVID-19 vaccine response

The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered to front-line healthcare workers about a year ago, with no knowledge of when college-aged students would be eligible for the vaccine. As of November 30, the University has reported that 94 percent of the student body and 90 percent of all employees are fully vaccinated.

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Judit Alvarado, community outreach field coordinator for FFORC, poses for a portrait outside of Wilson Library on Nov. 20, 2021. "The goal of FFORC Is to work and partner with communities to help continue the work of food access and physical activity," Alvarado said.

UNC research group creates more outdoor opportunities for local communities

UNC’s Food, Fitness and Opportunity Research Collaborative is working with underserved communities in Orange County through a project called Communities on the Move.  “A lot of the research we do is not us coming in and doing studies that we are interested in,” FFORC Community Outreach Field Coordinator and Orange County resident Judit Alvarado said. “It is more about learning what communities need. We focus on trying to find ways to align our research with our communities’ needs and desires.” 

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Squirrels explore a cow statue on UNC’s campus on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. UNC’s squirrels are more brave and curious than other squirrels because they’re accustomed to people.

Column: What I'll miss about UNC over winter break

"Maybe it’s a specific flower you pass on the way to your 10:10 am. Maybe it’s that guy you always find yourself walking at an uncomfortably similar pace with who has never been seen without his striped green beanie on. But for me, this list is what I’ll think of when I miss campus the most."

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