Media Center


The UNC Media Center provides central access to all published feature stories, system news, and press releases. Our archive holds a great deal of information about the accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Feature Stories

We’re proud of the work of our 17 campuses and affiliate institutions in providing the best possible instruction, research, and outreach to benefit the state and beyond. Take a look at some of the stories highlighting system accomplishments, initiatives, and people.

Across the System News

Read news from across the UNC system that reflects institutional priorities.

Press Releases

View our most recent announcements and access the press release archives.


Call or email the Communications staff to submit a media inquiry or interview request or ask us about a story published on our website.

Top Stories

William L. Roper

A Conversation with the UNC System’s Interim President


What excites you most as you think about transitioning from overseeing the state’s healthcare system to overseeing its university system?

My wife and... more

Teacher Reading to students, Moss School

Learning at Every Level

North Carolina Central University

Community Engagement Plans Improve Student Success

Peta-Gaye Brooks came to North Carolina Central University with a hunch that she might like to teach math: she knew that she wanted to make a difference, but her plans weren’t yet... more

Latest News

Wetlands graduate assistant Kristina Morales (center) tests water quality with young students as part of a Saturday Academy, a learning experience designed to engage middle school teachers and students in STEM. See more photos on UNCG Research Flickr.

Into the Reeds

In two separate, quiet corners of UNCG’s Peabody Park there lies exquisitely fertile terrain – for wildlife, for native plants, and for research. The work that takes place there spans from water quality to mammal diversity to STEM education to...


Winston Salem State University

WSSU receives $600,000 Mellon Foundation grant for humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) a $600,000 grant to strengthen its programs in the humanities.


UNC Wilmington

UNCW Elevated to “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” by Carnegie

The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned the university the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution, according to the newly released...


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