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

Partnering with the Communities Around Us: UNC System Institutions Deliver Ambitious Engagement Plans

Partnering with the Communities Around Us

UNC System Institutions Deliver Ambitious Engagement Plans

No neighborhood offers a clearer picture of North Carolina’s prosperity than Eastover, Charlotte. The sidewalks are painstakingly lined with crepe myrtles and willow oaks. Each... more

Pursuing Excellence in All 100 Counties

NC Teaching Fellows Program Accepting Applications

Ally Gagnon is a first-year student at North Carolina State University with a penchant for the sciences … all of them. With her talents and a particular interest in biology, she could... more

Latest News

UNC Board of Governors' May 2018 Meeting

UNC Board of Governors Regular Session and Meetings, December 12 and 14, 2018

UPDATED: The UNC Board of Governors will meet in regular session later of 11 a.m.


Thomas F. Looney, Chair of the NCSSM Board of Trustees; Karen LeVert, Chair of the NCSSM Foundation; Carl Ryden; wife Ashley Ryden; NCSSM Chancellor Todd Roberts; and UNC President Margaret Spellings

Record $2-million gift launches AI program at NCSSM

Unprecedented Public High School Artificial Intelligence Program Will Prepare North Carolina Students to Be Leaders of the Future Workforce

Made possible by $2 million gift from PrecisionLender® CEO Carl Ryden, The Ryden Program for...


NSF funds Appalachian research of ‘Changing Glacier Dynamics at Athabasca Glacier’ (Photo of glacier courtesy of National Science Foundation.)

NSF funds Appalachian research of ‘Changing Glacier Dynamics at Athabasca Glacier’

Appalachian State University’s Dr. William Armstrong has received more than a quarter million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to complete a three-year research project titled “A Half Century of Changing Glacier Dynamics at...


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