Honors & awards

solar panels, UC Merced

Santa Barbara energy expert named 2015 Sustainability Champion

David Auston is regarded as the 'MVP' of the UC systemwide Carbon Neutrality Initiative.
health professional

UC medical centers among nation's best

U.S. News includes all five centers in its annual rankings; UCLA and UCSF make the magazine's honor roll.

Gift funds new chair in water resources and food sustainability

Endowed chair named for professor emeritus Steve Gliessman, holder of campus's first endowed chair and a pioneer in agroecology.
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Money Magazine gives UC campuses an 'A' for value

Eight UC undergraduate locations are top colleges in magazine's rankings.

8 from UC among Scientific American’s top biotech visionaries

Worldview 100 highlights visionaries who continue to reshape the industry — and the world.

UC Berkeley honors Barbara Allen-Diaz

Campus's highest honor presented to retiring vice president of UC's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Juan Felipe Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. poet laureate

Former California poet laureate will embrace hope as a theme during his term.
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UC children’s hospitals rank among best in nation

U.S. News' rankings highlight the nation's top pediatric facilities in 10 specialties.

UC medical centers rated high-performing hospitals by U.S. News

Four University of California medical centers are rated as high-performing in several common procedures in new rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
Ashley Fong, UC Grad Slam winner

UC Grad Slam winners score a home run for making research accessible

At systemwide research communications contest, graduate students captivate audiences while sticking to the mantra: Keep it simple.