Honors & awards

UC Santa Barbara Stefano Tessaro

The key to cybersecurity

UC Santa Barbara professor receives prestigous award for his efforts to strengthen encryption.

UC Davis Tschannen

Record generosity: $38.5 million for UC Davis vision science

Ernest Tschannen's unprecedented gift will support UC Davis Health System's Center for Vision Science and the UC Davis Eye Center, where he was a patient.

UCLA Jackie Robinson monument

Jackie Robinson's number 42 lives on at UCLA

Campus dedicates a monument to the groundbreaking alum, whose number has been retired in all sports.

UCLA Grad Slam winner Gary Li

Engineer wins 2016 UCLA Grad Slam to move onto UC-wide finals

Graduate student will represent the campus at systemwide competition of three-minute, TED-talks style presentations of research.

UC Berkeley Herma Hill Kay

UC Berkeley law professor wins lifetime achievement award

Pioneer Herma Hill Kay is celebrated for her transformational advocacy in family law and contributions to legal education.

8 with UC ties nominated for Academy Awards

And the Oscar goes to...

Eight nominees with UC ties vie for Academy Awards this year.

Sloan fellowships awarded to UC faculty ‘rising stars’

Honor goes to 19 early-career scholars deemed likely to become the next generation of scientific leaders.

Michelle O'Malley UC Santa Barbara

UC researchers receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

Seven UC campuses and three labs represented among awardees granted major government honor.

UC Davis Peace Corps volunteer Austin Alcorn Petersen

UC campuses among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers

Alumni have a long tradition of service that dates to organization's founding in 1961.

Professor Arturo Arias UC Merced

Two UC Merced professors named campus's first MacArthur Chairs

Internationally recognized scholars granted the opportunity to pursue new horizons in humanities research.