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.


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Top Stories

Narrative medicine: UNCSA actors bring stories of survival and healing to stage

UNC School of the Arts

When UNCSA drama student Hassiem Muhammad scored a role in a one-act play inspired by the stories of burn survivors and their caregivers, he... more

A rendering of Emma Morris’ modular restaurant, designed for Chick-fil-A using shipping containers. Her design, which took a top honor in the PAVE 2017 Student Design Competition, can be disassembled, transported and reassembled at various locations on a

Appalachian Design Student earns a top honor in international PAVE competition

Appalachian State University

A student’s design for a modular restaurant created from shipping containers that can be disassembled, transported and reassembled took one of the top honors in the Planning and Visual Education (PAVE) 2017 Student Design Competition.

Emma... more

Latest News

United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. (USET) and the University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNC Asheville) agreed to collaborate on an education initiative

United South and Eastern Tribes and UNC Asheville Sign Education Agreement for Native Americans

The following news release was issued jointly by the United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. (USET) and UNC Asheville:


Brody School of Medicine (Photo by Gretchen Baugh)

Finding a Cure: New Brody Brothers grants push ECU researchers toward medical breakthroughs

Every day, ECU’s Brody School of Medicine teems with professors and students pipetting cell cultures, analyzing tissues and eyeballing microscopes in the name of cutting-edge research.


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