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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

Conferences Highlight UNC System Efforts to Enhance Retention and Graduation Rates

Student Success Today, Even More Tomorrow

Conferences Highlight UNC System Efforts to Enhance Retention and Graduation Rates

“The year 2030 is basically tomorrow,” cautioned Sarah Ancel, founder and CEO of Student-Ready Strategies, during her keynote remarks for the UNC System’s... more

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

Latest News

UNC Board of Governors Meeting - May, 2019

UNC Board of Governors Regular Session, February 21, 2020

NOTICE: Due to weather, the full meeting on Friday, February 21, will now start at 10:30 a.m.


Statement on Court Decision Regarding Monument Lawsuit


February 12, 2020

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Ripley Rand, outside counsel representing the UNC System and the UNC Board of Governors, issued the following statement on the monument lawsuit:  


UNC Board of Governors University Governance Chair David Powers Issues Statement


February 7, 2020

CHAPEL HILL, NC – University of North Carolina Board of Governors Member David Powers, who chairs the Board’s University Governance Committee, issued the following statement:


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