Honors & awards

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.

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.