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

Students at Convocation

Mending Holes

New Report Reaffirms the Importance of University Initiatives

Suppose a company spends millions on a pipeline to transport resources, only to discover that most of those resources aren’t getting through to their final destination.... more

Dr. Andrew Kelly

A Conversation With the UNC System’s Senior Vice President for Strategy and Policy

What work does the Strategy and Policy division tackle at the UNC System Office?

The simple answer to that question is that we are responsible for... more

Latest News

UNC Board of Governors Regular Session and Meetings, March 20, 21, 22, 2019

Appalachian State University

The UNC Board of Governors will meet in regular session at 9:00am on March 22, 2019, in the Parkway Ballroom, Room 420 of the Plemmons Student Union on the campus of Appalachian State University, located at 263 Locust Street in Boone, N.C.


Dr. Taylor Mabe (left) and Chris Wilson (right), Guilford County Emergency Services manager and public information officer. Mabe, who completed his PhD in December under the direction of Dr. Jianjun Wei, says his experiences with Wilson played a major role in the evolution of the device plans.

Fighting cardiovascular disease with nanoscience

During a heart attack, the phrase “every minute matters” is not a cliché. It’s a harsh reality with what can be deadly consequences.

Cardiologists will tell you that “time is muscle.” The longer you wait before getting treatment for a heart...


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