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

Saving Princeville

North Carolina State University

The Princeville, North Carolina, residents gathered at a county administration building last month didn’t need a reminder that their town faces a challenging future as it struggles to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew in... more

My Future NC panel

My Future NC to develop statewide attainment goal and education plan

NC one of only a few states without a strategic plan from pre-K through postsecondary education 

MOCKSVILLE – The leaders of the North Carolina public education systems, including the President of the University of North Carolina,... more

Latest News

NCSU students at commencement

New Program Supports Students Pursuing Doctorates

A program that helps low-income and first-generation students is growing thanks to a $1.6 million federal grant.


Dr. Darrell Neufer (from left), Dr. John Thyfault and Dr. Chien-Te Lin examine muscle tissue under a microscope. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)

Statins in Focus: Study examines side effects of cholesterol medications

Millions of people in the U.S. take statins, a class of drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease and other health problems.


Jay Baliga, who developed the PRESiCE process.

New manufacturing process for SiC power devices opens market to more competition

Researchers from North Carolina State University are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics.


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