Honors & awards

3 UC professors win national medals for science and technology

White House awards country's highest honors to Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara researchers.

CRISPR named Science's Breakthrough of 2015

Science magazine names CRISPR ‘Breakthrough of the Year’

Genome-editing technology invented at UC Berkeley is year’s top innovation.

UC's top 10 stories of 2015

From expanding enrollment to tackling climate change, 2015 was a big year for the University of California.

UC campuses among top 'best values' in 2016 Kiplinger rankings

UC campuses among top 'best values' in 2016 Kiplinger rankings

Eight ranked in top 100 for public universities.

UC Santa Barbara's John Bowers (left) is among 12 UC innovators elected to the National Academy of Inventors.

13 UC innovators elected to the National Academy of Inventors

The newest members of the NAI come from across the UC system, with fellows from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco and UC Santa Barbara among the 2015 honorees.

24 UC researchers named AAAS fellows

They are honored for their contributions to innovation, education and scientific leadership.

Nest We Grow project

Architectural students reinvent the community center

Imagine a community center that’s not your typical chunk of cinderblock — instead it’s an architecturally avant garde space where neighbors gather to grow, cook and eat food.


UC Carbon Neutrality Student Fellows tackle big climate problems

The fellowships will fund projects, from the classroom to the operating room, that will steer the UC system toward its carbon neutrality goal.

Kam-Biu Luk, Ian Agol

Mathematician, neutrino physicists awarded Breakthrough prizes

Prize winners will discuss latest research during live-streamed symposium.

Gretchen Hofmann, UCSB

UC announces first Faculty Climate Action Champions

Select instructors at each campus will work with students on projects aimed at building community engagement and awareness.