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.

Connect

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

Dr. Greg Lester, executive director of academic advising and student success at Appalachian State University, outside the Office of Student Success. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Student success at Appalachian — early intervention is key

Appalachian State University

As an undergraduate student, Greg Lester was falling behind at the University of Kentucky (UK) in the 1990s.

Dr. Greg Lester ’98 M.A., executive director of academic advising and student success at Appalachian State University, said... more

REIMAGINING THE CAMPUS VISIT

Virtual Reality Improves College Access

The university campus tour is a generations-old rite of passage for eager—and nervous—high school students who have their sights set on the horizon as they prepare to leave the nest.

Imagine... more

Latest News

Six Carolina dental students learned new methods in global dentistry during a service trip to Nicaragua last spring.

Exchange for smiles

Six Carolina dental students learned new methods in global dentistry during a service trip to Nicaragua last spring.

 

Literature-Lovers Rejoice (And Really Everyone Else, Too)

Literature-Lovers Rejoice (And Really Everyone Else, Too)

“All of our lives are worth literature.”

 

Sang receives $2.8 million grant to study whole grains

Sang receives $2.8 million grant to study whole grains

There’s evidence that whole grains can help prevent chronic disease, but there aren’t accurate tools to measure beneficial compounds from whole grains in the body. To better understand the effects of whole grains on health, biomarkers for their...

 

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