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Monday September 20th

Kelly Kendall


After five-year fight, UNC allows graduates to specify name on diploma

The University Registrar notified seniors that they now have the ability to specify the name that appears on their diplomas. This decision allows students, who may not go by their legal names, to display the name they identify with on their diplomas.  Assistant Provost and University Registrar Lauren DiGrazia said the goal of the decision is to increase student pride in their accomplishments. 

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Two students start the first OCD support group at UNC

What started as an idea from a Facebook group led two sophomores to form a new organization at the University: the OCD Support Group at UNC.  Sophomores Maya Tadross and Abigail Early said they became interested in creating the group because of the limited resources available for students with OCD. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tadross said people with OCD related to contamination have faced additional challenges, making it even more important for a support group to be formed.

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In a step toward normalcy, UNC vaccinates its first students

The University began offering vaccines to students Wednesday at the first on-campus vaccine clinic at the former Wendy's restaurant at the Carolina Student Union. Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bob Blouin, who attended the opening day of the clinic, said the vaccine center will be integral to the University’s return to normalcy. 

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