Honors & awards

UC innovation Regis Kelly

Startup champion Regis Kelly awarded Citation of Excellence

Kelly's triumphs as President Napolitano's senior adviser included shaping legislation, startup fundraising and creation of a senior VP role focused on innovation and entrepreneurship.

President Obama Gossard

President Obama honors 3 UC professors with national medals

Highest honors in science and technology go to UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara faculty.

Mariah Watson UC Davis

UC president honors students with the President's Award for Outstanding Student Leadership

Three students from UC Davis and UCLA are recognized at the UC Board of Regents meeting.

UCLA reputation ranking

UC campuses rank highly on world reputation list

Six UC schools are included in Times Higher Education's ranking of the 100 most prestigious universities.

Viet Thanh Nguyen

UC alums win 2016 Pulitzer Prizes

Graduates from UC Berkeley, UC Riverside and UC Santa Cruz among those honored.

UC Santa Barbara mountain man

Mountain man

A peak in Antarctica is named after a UC Santa Barbara professor as a tribute to his research.

Laura Esserman UCSF

Laura Esserman named to TIME 100 list

UCSF oncologist at the forefront of breast cancer services named one of the most influential people in the world.

UC Davis Simpson

Twenty-nine UC scholars elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The class of 2016 includes members from six campuses and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

UCLA Guggenheim

2016 Guggenheim fellowships awarded to 12 UC faculty

Prestigious midcareer awards granted to scholars and artists across seven campuses.

Wendell Lim UCSF

UCSF schools lead nation in NIH biomedical research funding

UC San Francisco's four schools receive the highest awards for the third year in a row.