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

Approaching the finish line

UNC initiative aims to help former students earn their undergraduate degrees

It was a bittersweet moment when Isaac Smith attended his 50th anniversary reunion at North Carolina Agricultural... more

Cassandra Kwon: Opportunity and Ambition Lead to Innovation

Cassandra Kwon: Opportunity and Ambition Lead to Innovation

North Carolina State University

Dr. Cassandra Kwon’s career in textiles started with a soda bottle. As a junior at a Raleigh high school, Kwon listened with curiosity while a visiting student ambassador from NC State’s College... more

Latest News

CTBR Scientists Combat Human Metabolic Illnesses.

Detecting Diseases Early

CTBR Scientists Combat Human Metabolic Illnesses.

From their lab at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, Dr. Zhanxiang Zhou and Dr. Qibin Zhang enjoy a...