Honors & awards

UC hospitals rank among best in nation

U.S. News ranks all five UC medical centers among nation's best, two in top 10.


University of California appoints Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Inaugural class of four will lead grant-supported tobacco research and cessation projects over the next year.

CWUR Money UC rankings

UC ranks highly in global excellence, value in new rankings

Campuses earn top marks in two recently released college rating lists.

UC Davis Innovator Award

Engineers, painter first recipients of innovation awards

Awards reflect UC Davis' growing importance as a promoter of innovation.

UC Santa Cruz game winners

UC Santa Cruz team wins game design competition at E3

Winning entry focuses on promoting positive social connection for people age 50 and older.

UC children's hospitals rank among nation's best

The system's three pediatric hospitals, and two affiliated with UC, earn high marks from U.S. News.

Xavier Becerra UCDC

UC selects its first class of Presidential Public Service fellows

Twenty-seven undergraduates will participate in public service internships in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento this fall.

UC Santa Cruz slave voyages

UC Santa Cruz professor to create new public database about the slave trade

UC Irvine also contributes research to visualizing its massive scale.

UC Santa Barbara's David Low was among the recipients of a Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Gates Foundation grants tackle big problems in global health

Three UC researchers receive new Grand Challenges Explorations grants; two previous UC grantees awarded additional funding.

UC San Diego algae biofuel

UC San Diego’s algae biofuels program ranked best in nation

An algae surfboard and work on gasoline alternatives help the campus win for the fourth year in a row.