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

East Carolina University invited Isaiah Ybarra to throw out the first pitch for the Pirates’ “Salute to Service” baseball series

Pitching New Ideas

East Carolina University

Conference Highlights How Student Success is a Team Effort

Last year, East Carolina University invited Isaiah Ybarra to throw out the first pitch for the Pirates’ “Salute to Service” baseball series. After having served ten years as a... more

UNC System 2019 Student Success Conference

Closing the Gap

Student Success Conference Promotes Innovative Teaching Strategies

Everyone knows this student: the one slouched in the back of the classroom with the hoody pulled over the brow. A ballcap’s brim pokes out from the fabric... more

Latest News

The "One Talk at a Time" research team/El equipo de "Una plática a la vez". From left to right/De izquierda a derecha: Dr. Laura Gonzalez, Dr. Gabriela Livas Stein, Dr. Stephanie Irby Coard, Dr. Lisa Kiang.

Video series helps parents talk to kids about race

Racism has frequently been characterized as a virus – one that, despite efforts, continues to spread and plague society.

It’s an infection that hits early in life, with young children experiencing discrimination in elementary schools,...

 

More than $150,000 Grant Funds ECSU’s IMMERSE Program

More than $150,000 Grant Funds ECSU’s IMMERSE Program

More than $150,000 has been awarded to Elizabeth City State University for a program aimed at enhancing STEM skills in rising fifth and sixth grade school students.

 

Chris Long '06 at Chip Ganassi Racing

The Science of NASCAR: A legacy that transformed motorsports

 Growing up, Chris Long ’06 never gave a lot of thought to the inner workings of race cars while watching his father, an amateur road racer, race tracks along the east coast.

 

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