Honors & awards

UC campuses dominate 'best value' list

Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Colleges rankings include Berkeley, UCLA, Santa Barbara, Irvine, San Diego, Davis and Santa Cruz.
UCLA's Judith Baca

Muralist's memorabilia heads to Smithsonian

National Museum of American History honors professor Judith Baca and the Great Wall of Los Angeles.

Eight UC campuses are among the top 100 universities in the world

TheBestSchools.org analyzed institutions listed in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities to form its ratings.

Undergrads earn bronze medal in bioengineering competition

iGEM team worked to engineer a microbe to produce biofuel from cellulose.

26 UC researchers named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

Campus and lab fellows are among 401 honorees for 2014.
Jackie Robinson #42

UCLA honors Jackie Robinson by retiring '42' across all sports

Campus honors the baseball pioneer and stellar Bruin.

3 UC scholars win Breakthrough Prizes

UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab's Jennifer Doudna and Saul Perlmutter, and UCLA mathematician Terence Tao share $3 million awards.
Joshua Bloom

Doctoral candidate wins American Book Award

Prize goes to Joshua Bloom and co-author Waldo Martin of UC Berkeley for 'Black Against Empire,' acclaimed history of the Black Panthers.

U.S. News ranks 9 UC campuses among best in the world

UC Berkeley and UCLA make top 10 in magazine's new global university rankings that emphasize research prowess.

Six UC members elected to Institute of Medicine

New members include representatives of four UC campuses: Berkeley, UCLA, San Diego, San Francisco.