Honors & awards

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.

UC Merced

National rankings point to growing recognition for young campus

UC's newest campus is drawing accolades for diversity, sustainability and preparing students for the workforce.

UC faculty win Packard Fellowships

The fellowships support early-career researchers in science and engineering.

Nine UC members elected to National Academy of Medicine

Members elected from three UC campuses: Davis, San Diego, San Francisco.

man using lawnmower

Lawn mower emission reduction device wins national award

Several generations of engineering teams have worked on the NOx-Out device to cut air pollution.


U.S. News ranks nine UC campuses among world’s best

Magazine's world rankings focus on strength of research activities and reputation.

Campanile, UC Berkeley

UC campuses are top public colleges in World University Rankings

Times Higher Education includes eight UC campuses in its annual list of top universities.

Juan Felipe Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera is a voice for the people

U.S. poet laureate — a UCLA alumnus and UC Riverside professor emeritus — has been called an 'American original.'

UC among best public, commuter colleges in new rankings

UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC San Diego rated highly by College Factual and Money magazine.

Peidong Yang, 2015 MacArthur Fellow

Chemist Peidong Yang receives MacArthur ‘genius award’

Synthetic leaf project aims to convert sunlight into transportation fuel through photosynthesis.