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

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

Students from WCU’s Emergency and Disaster Management Club, went to a storm ravaged Vidor, Texas.

Reflections on Giving Tuesday

Annual Event Serves as a Festive Culmination of Year-round Service

Just on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, the unofficial national holiday focused solely on acts of generosity. Students,... more

Latest News

The Project INTERACT leadership team includes (from left) Billy Ogletree, Amy Rose, Johanna Price, Karena Cooper-Duffy and Jon Campbell.

University gains $1.25 million federal grant for autism-related training

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.25 million grant to Western Carolina University for groundbreaking instruction to prepare professionals for work with children with autism.


 $1.4M Grant to Study New Treatment for High Cholesterol

$1.4M Grant to Study New Treatment for High Cholesterol

North Carolina Central Associate Professor Dayami Lopez, Ph.D., was awarded a $1.48 million grant from the National Institute for General Medical Sciences to study new means of treating high cholesterol and preventing heart disease.


Artificial intelligence tools aim to improve training in order to save lives.

Three NC HBCUs awarded 2019 Research Equipment Awards by the Department of Defense

Fayetteville State University (FSU) was one of four historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) from North Carolina awarded 2019 Research Equipment Awards by the United States Department of Defense (DoD...


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