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A map of North Carolina showing all 100 counties and 14 U.S. Congressional districts.


UNC Research Overall Stats

Over $1.2B in Annual Research Expenditures from All Sources

UNC Researchʼs Impact on Wayne

$10237360 in sustained investment for research projects benefitting Wayne County, FY 19-23

Projects Benefitting Wayne County

  • With funding from New York University School of Medicine, the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute aims to understand the effects of a broad range of early environmental influences on health and development of children from low-income families living in rural areas.
  • The UNC Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise cultivates an economic development ecosystem in Eastern North Carolina with funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the UNC School of Government maintains a dashboard to assist N.C. utility managers and local officials with benchmarking residential water and wastewater rates against multiple attributes.