Honors & awards

4 UC campuses ranked in Princeton Review’s top 50 green colleges

UC Santa Barbara, ranked third, along with UC Irvine, UC Santa Cruz and UC Davis among top sustainable campuses.

UC scholars win Guggenheim fellowships

Thirteen fellows from seven campuses are among the newly named honorees for 2015.

Six UC campuses ranked in top reputation list

Times Higher Education releases World Reputation Rankings, listing the top 100 global university brands.

U.S. News ranks UC graduate schools among best in nation

U.S. News' Best Graduate Schools evaluates graduate schools for business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing; in each discipline, all or nearly all UC graduate schools were highly ranked.

UC leads nation in NIH biomedical research funds

The UC system received more than $1.8 billion in 2014 contract and grant funding from NIH, supporting high-caliber biomedical research that is driving advances in science and breakthroughs in health.

Sloan fellowships go to early-career UC researchers

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

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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.
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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.