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

WSSU nursing major Francisco Sanchez mentors participants in the 2019 North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network summit.

Polishing Hidden Gems

Encouraging Diversity in STEM Disciplines

According to the Federal Highway Administration, there are now more women behind the wheel than men. But when it... more

Hurricane Florence Relief

Coverage, From Manteo to Murphy

UNC-TV Keeps the State Informed During Emergency Situations

At the center of UNC-TV... more

Latest News

The WCU contingent gets together at Nike offices. The group includes (from left) Alex Sapp, Yanjun Yan, David Tyler, Shannon Wladyka, Troy Hudson, Blair Watts, Jonathan Mashburn, Rafee Rivera and Robert Spivey. Nike’s Takuya Yamada is on the far right.

Faculty-led courses take students on journey of discovery to Japan

Seven Western Carolina University students went on a journey of discovery with faculty members Yanjun Yan and David Tyler via faculty-led travel courses to Japan after the conclusion of WCU’s 2019 spring...


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UNC System announces second year of record enrollment

September 18, 2019


UNC System announces second year of record enrollment

Nearly 240,000 students enrolled in 16...



UNCP awarded $1M STEM grant

The number of students enrolling in upper division STEM-related programs at UNC Pembroke has increased nearly three times faster than the increase in total upper division enrollment in the last five years.


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