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

Top Stories of 2017

The 10 Most-Read Features of the Year

Take a look back at the 10 most-read UNC system feature stories of 2016. Science, technology, instruction, and service to the state and the world were the highlights of the year.


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UNC Greensboro

Research from the Hive to the Lab

Dozens of young honey bees swirled and buzzed through the air on the warm, late June day. The two undergraduates, though, weren’t sure how to proceed. Collecting bees for research purposes isn’t covered... more

Latest News

Emily Roberson, a young adult on the autism spectrum, works with a recreational therapy dog from PAWS 4 LIFE.

New Civic Action Plan outlines partnership between WCU, Campus Compact

As a member of the Campus Compact coalition, Western Carolina University was charged with coming up with a Civic Action Plan aimed at framing the alignment and partnership that exists between WCU as a community-engaged regional comprehensive...


Cancer Immunotherapy Uses Melanin Against Melanoma

Cancer Immunotherapy Uses Melanin Against Melanoma

Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model. The technique is applied via a transdermal patch.


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