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

Building blocks [Photo by Mike Dickens]

Building Blocks

UNC Greensboro

CHCS and community partners crunch data & mend neighborhoods

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Dr. Cherry Beasley recipient of 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching

Great Learners

UNC Pembroke

Dr. Cherry Beasley recipient of 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching

For nursing professor Cherry Beasley, it isn’t the way she delivers lectures at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Her students’ success hinges on them... more

Latest News

ECU's Dr. Kim administers a test to capture brainwaves testing for Alzheimer's and dementia.

Senior Support: ECU collaboration aims to improve early detection of dementia

A faster and non-invasive way to identify dementia in senior citizens just might come out of Goldsboro, North Carolina through a collaboration between ECU researchers. 


NC State, UNC Find New Clues About ALS

NC State, UNC Find New Clues About ALS

Scientists have long known that a protein called TDP-43 clumps together in brain cells of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and is associated with neuron death.