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

McLaughlin-Smith teaches UNCW faculty and students that diversity is more than race

A broad spectrum

UNC Wilmington

McLaughlin-Smith teaches UNCW faculty and students that diversity is more than race

Because Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith’s lessons in diversity on the University of North Carolina Wilmington campus are so engaging, Victor Malo-Juvera asks... more

Gloria Elliott, associate chair of research of biomechanical engineering and engineering science at UNC Charlotte, serves as director of the Charlotte Banks Initiative.

Preserving life

UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte faculty initiative increases viability of organ transplants

Each year, more than 120,000 people across the nation wait to receive a life-saving organ transplant. Unfortunately for those on the waiting list, only about 3,500... more

Latest News

UNC Board of Governors chair announces committee leaders

CHAPEL HILL - UNC Board of Governors Chairman Louis Bissette announced the 2017-2018 UNC Board of Governors committee assignments. The committees play a critical role in developing policy recommendations and ensuring oversight of the university...


Arbogast and a Humboldt's flying squirrel. Photo by Nick Kerhoulas.

UNCW Associate Biology Professor and Team of Researchers Discover New Flying Squirrel Species

Research led by UNCW Associate Professor of Biology Brian Arbogast has resulted in the discovery of a...