Honors & awards

Sloan fellowships go to early-career UC researchers

Sloan Research Fellowships recognize outstanding early-career scientists in eight fields.

UC student / Peace Corps

UC alumni answer call of the Peace Corps

Six University of California campuses are among the year’s top 20 producers of volunteers.

Princeton Review rates eight UC campuses among nation’s top 'Colleges that Pay You Back'

Rankings celebrate institutions that are working to be affordable to students with need.
Ugandan woman outside church attacked by rebels

Human Rights Center wins $1M MacArthur grant

UC Berkeley law school program that researches war crimes, other human rights violations is among nine organizations receiving the Chicago-based foundation’s annual prizes for Creative and Effective Institutions.

UC campuses excel at community engagement

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognizes UC Davis, UCLA and UC Merced for their 'institutional focus' on engagement.
UC Santa Barbara

UC leads nation’s top universities in serving Latino students

UC Santa Barbara is the fourth UC campus designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution; it's the first AAU member to be so named.

Two UC online degree programs ranked first by U.S. News

Graduate criminal justice program at UC Irvine and UCLA's master's in engineering rated in best their categories by magazine.

Neuroscientist wins prize for cochlear implant contributions

Michael Merzenich is among five winners of the Russ Prize, bioengineering’s highest honor.

UC Merced gains national recognition for community engagement

Campus receives prestigious Carnegie Foundation classification, signifying an institutional emphasis on collaboration with the community in research and service.

2014 across UC

In many ways, it was a very good year at the University of California's campuses and labs.