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.

Connect

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

2019 Marion Drane Scholars

Making a Noise: 2019’s Marian Drane Graham Scholars Have Plenty to Share

The lobby at the UNC System Office tends to be a rather solemn space. The space features a baby grand piano, but it stands silently. Visitors and staff hastily breeze through on their way to meetings, but they rarely stop and talk. Even when they... more

UNC SYSTEM IMPLEMENTS STANDARDIZED AP CREDIT POLICY

Credit Where Credit is Due

UNC System Implements Standardized AP Credit Policy

Many incoming first-year students have just gotten one step closer to graduating from the UNC System. 

As of July 2019, the new System-wide Advance Placement (AP) credit policy has... more

Latest News

Fourteen Carolina media and journalism students tapped into what they're learning in the classroom to document an archaeological dig site in Israel.

Documenting an archaeological dig

Fourteen Carolina media and journalism students tapped into what they're learning in the classroom to document an archaeological dig site in Israel.

 

A dozen ECU students spent four weeks this summer excavating the remains of a previously unknown 18th century tavern near Southport.  (Photo courtesy of Drew Conca, Brunswick Town Historic Site)

The Lost Tavern: ECU Students unearth a colonial tavern

College students discovering a drinking establishment isn’t anything new. But this one isn’t your everyday bar.

 

Dana Lamberton spent long hours inside the labs in the Department of Chemistry and Physics at UNC Pembroke.

UNCP’s Dana Lamberton continues 3-plus-2 program at NC State

In 2016, UNC Pembroke and N.C. State University established a joint engineering degree program allowing students to spend three years at UNCP and two years at N.C. State and graduate with bachelor’s degrees from both institutions.

 

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