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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

Conferences Highlight UNC System Efforts to Enhance Retention and Graduation Rates

Student Success Today, Even More Tomorrow

Conferences Highlight UNC System Efforts to Enhance Retention and Graduation Rates

“The year 2030 is basically tomorrow,” cautioned Sarah Ancel, founder and CEO of Student-Ready Strategies, during her keynote remarks for the UNC System’s... more

2019 Feature Story Wrap Up

The Year’s Top 10

Looking Back at 2019’s Most-Read Feature Stories


As the year comes to a close, it’s worth looking back at the UNC System’s efforts—at every level—to improve lives and strengthen North Carolina.

University leadership has been... more

Latest News

Brian Cole Named Ninth Chancellor of UNC School of the Arts

UNC School of the Arts


May 20, 2020

Chapel Hill, NC – University of North Carolina System Interim President Bill Roper has named Brian Cole as the ninth chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).


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