March 11, 2021
Master’s student Selina Brinkmann has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for study at Oxford University — a first for the campus.
February 26, 2021
The prestigious award is granted to promising researchers across six campuses and Berkeley Lab.
February 4, 2021
Shuji Nakamura’s efforts have changed the world, earning him the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.
November 19, 2020
Celebrate the University of California’s newest Nobel laureates and hear their reflections on the value and impact of scientific discovery in this recorded conversation with UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez.
October 20, 2020
Four UCs make the top 25 and eight make the top 100 in a new global survey.
October 16, 2020
Four UC alums and one faculty member will each receive a $625,000 unrestricted prize, or “genius grant,” as 2020 MacArthur fellows.
October 8, 2020
Richard Vetter's work on how spiders terrorize those who study them nets him a parody Nobel.
October 7, 2020
Reinhard Genzel realized his mentor Charles Townes’ dream of exploring the center of the Milky Way on his way to his own Nobel Prize.
October 7, 2020
Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley and UCSF professor and Berkeley Lab faculty scientist, shares the prize with Emmanuelle Charpentier for their discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 as a tool for making targeted changes to the genome.
October 6, 2020
Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel will share half the 2020 Nobel in physics for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.