Honors & awards

Alum, postdoc among game-changing young innovators

MIT Technology Review's 35 Innovators Under 35 recognizes professor, telecom developer with ties to UC Santa Barbara and UC Berkeley.

9 UC campuses ranked among world’s best universities

UC places highly in Academic Ranking of World Universities, which focuses on faculty and research quality.

UC Irvine named coolest green school by Sierra magazine

All nine UC undergraduate campuses make ranking of most sustainable universities in the country.

UC Nobel winners exemplify power of a public education

Discoveries and contributions from 60 UC laureates underscore the value of investing in basic research.

7 UC campuses in Princeton Review’s ‘Best 379 Colleges’ guidebook

UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and UC Santa Cruz are among top universities.

Birthday bash to celebrate laser inventor Charles Townes’ 99th

UC Berkeley professor won the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering the laser.

UC hospitals rank among the nation's best

UC has two of the nation's top 10 hospitals and all five of its medical centers rank among the nation's best hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report.

R&D kudos to lab researchers

Projects at all three UC-affiliated national laboratories make the R&D 100 award list.

Terence Tao wins $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics

Professor among first recipients of new award created by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Russian tech billionaire Yuri Milner.

GoPro founder's five lessons for success

Nick Woodman shares some keys to charting a successful path with fellow alumni.