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9 to receive honorary degrees

Anthony Fauci and Kizzmekia Corbett are among a longer-than-usual list of individuals who will be honored during Spring Commencement.

A collage of photos that includes Bernadette Gray-Little, Don Curtis, Anne Cates, W. Lowry Caudill, William Edward Leuchtenburg, Carla Hayden, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Isaac Beverly Lake Jr.
The nine honorary degree recipients are Bernadette Gray-Little, Don Curtis, Anne Cates, W. Lowry Caudill, William Edward Leuchtenburg, Carla Hayden, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Isaac Beverly Lake Jr.

During Spring Commencement next month, nine people will receive honorary degrees from the University, including four chosen in 2021 and five from 2020, when Spring Commencement was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commencement speakers Anthony S. Fauci and Kizzmekia S. Corbett will receive honorary Doctor of Science degrees. Six others will receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees, and one will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

Meet the honorary degree recipients at TheWell.UNC.edu