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

Appalachian’s Joseph Gonzalez receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Appalachian State University

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Joseph J. Gonzalez, associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies, is the recipient of the 2018 University of... more

Rocket Launch

To Boldly Grow

UNC Greensboro

When John Z. Kiss was nine years old he stayed up late to watch Neil Armstrong take those first steps onto the surface of the moon and tell the world, “That’s one small step for man, one giant step for mankind.”

“My life is sort of the... more

Latest News

Khan Planetarium Gets Big Digital Upgrade

Khan Planetarium Gets Big Digital Upgrade

Gazing at the stars through the prism of Elizabeth City State University’s Khan Planetarium is about to become a digital state-of-the-art experience.


UNCG School of Education launches local kids into science

UNCG School of Education launches local kids into science

May 1st was a clear, sunny day. Perfect conditions for Kiser Middle School’s Meteorology Club and UNC Greensboro collaborators to send a high-altitude weather balloon into the stratosphere, more than 85,000 feet above the earth’s surface.


EC Scholars: ECU Honors College welcomes 20 new EC Scholars in 2018 Marco Agostini

EC Scholars: ECU Honors College welcomes 20 new EC Scholars in 2018 Marco Agostini

Representing some of the best and brightest high school students from cities across North Carolina, the newest class of EC Scholars begin their undergraduate experience at East Carolina University this summer.


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