Some of Carolina’s best professors are faculty members in VCR’s centers and institutes. In the past five years, UNC Centers and Institutes faculty researchers have won 43 teaching awards and national designations.

These researchers are currently teaching over 10,000 students at UNC, graduate and undergraduate, and are a vital part of the university’s primary mission. These researchers are also individually mentoring 1,800 graduate and undergraduate students. These students receive an unparalleled opportunity to engage in exciting scientific research and public service that advances their education.

Here are just a few of the ways VCR centers and institutes are helping to educate students at Carolina and beyond: