Honors & awards

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.

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New York Times calls UC an ‘upward-mobility machine’

Six campuses in top seven spots of College Access Index, which ranks economic diversity.

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UC ranked among top innovative universities

Reuters places UC system 13th in its top 100 list of most innovative universities around the globe.

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U.S. News gives high ratings to UC campuses

UC dominates list of best public universities — Berkeley, UCLA, Santa Barbara, Irvine and San Diego counted among top 10, followed closely by Davis at 11.

Alice Waters, Vicki Lynn Ruiz, Fedwa Malti-Douglas

UC luminaries to receive National Humanities Medal

Food activist and scholars are among 10 honored for their work elevating the human experience.

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UC campuses ranked high for entrepreneurship

AffordableSchools.net named five UC campuses to its top 50 Most Entrepreneurial Schools in America.


UC dominates Washington Monthly's college rankings

UC San Diego tops assessment of contributions to the public interest for sixth-straight year and six UC campuses make top 20.

Adam Burgasser demonstrates Learning Glass

Ten projects win UC’s 2015 information technology awards

Ten teams representing multiple locations across the University of California won the 2015 Larry L. Sautter Award for using information technology to make university operations more effective and efficient, and to better serve faculty, staff, students and patients.

Systemwide Chief Information Officer Tom Andriola announced the winners today (Aug. 17) at the UC Computing Services Conference in Riverside.

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UC campuses rate highly in world university rankings

UC Berkeley leads nine UC campuses in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities.