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

Paint and Numbers: Innovation abounds at PASC

East Carolina University

How do you study a graph if you can’t see it?

That’s the problem that faced East Carolina University students Lee Brame and Regan Simmer, his tutor at the Pirate Academic Success Center. The solution, it turned out, was puffy paint.

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Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Winston-Salem State University

Five UNC institutions will waive application fees for a week

For North Carolina high school students, filling out college applications just got better.

The College Foundation... more

Latest News

New Monthly Newsletter

As part of a new, monthly newsletter, I am sharing thoughts on the big issues facing the UNC system and the progress behind the daily headlines. Sign up here to join the...


Alumni Present $400,000 Check for Fundraising Initiative

While Elizabeth City State University administrators, faculty, and staff are working to build a solid foundation for the future of the school, alumni are working hard to fill the classrooms with future Vikings.


Sadie is just one of the therapy dogs that makes the rounds at the Medical Center as part of the Tar Heal Paws program.

The Four-Legged Volunteer

When Sadie visits UNC Medical Center, it can take her a while to get from point A to point B. There is just something about Sadie that makes people want to stop and say hello.


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