Honors & awards

Andrea Young UC Santa Barbara

6 UC faculty awarded Packard fellowships

Scholars from six campuses receive major grants for research in natural and physical sciences.

UC San Francisco's Joseph DeRisi is among 10 new UC members elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

10 UC members elected to National Academy of Medicine

The selection is among the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

Quinonez MacArthur

4 UC alums win MacArthur 'genius' grants

The prestigious awards will support their creative endeavors in the arts and sciences over the next four years.

UC Times Higher Education rankings

UC system at the top of the world in new rankings

Times Higher Education rates eight UC campuses among the globe's best, with UC Berkeley in the top 10.

UC Berkeley San Quentin

Prison University Project wins National Humanities Medal

Nonprofit honored for giving inmates great access to higher education.

UC Merced rankings

6 UC campuses named among the nation’s top 10 public universities

UC system excels in the new 2017 U.S. News and World Report rankings.

UC Santa Cruz Julie Snyder

Julie Snyder: Serially great journalism

The UC Santa Cruz alumna talks her hit podcast 'Serial' and getting her start on college radio.

UC San Diego students volunteering for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

UC tops Washington Monthly rankings

All nine undergraduate campuses named among the best in serving the public interest.

Alison Brysk UC Santa Barbara

A guardian of global rights

The International Studies Association recognizes professor Alison Brysk’s accomplishments as a scholar and mentor.

UC San Diego ranking

UC schools rate among top universities globally

Nine campuses rank among the best internationally; three are in the top 20.