Honors & awards

UC children's hospitals rank among best in U.S.

U.S. News honors children's hospitals at UC Davis, UCLA, UCSF and those affiliated with UC Irvine and UC San Diego.

Physics Girl wins national competition

Outreach coordinator creates YouTube videos that encourage girls to pursue science.

Football helmet science project scores two White House visits

Self-professed football fanatic is studying the science of making the sport safer.

Author wins major literary award

Nalo Hopkinson receives the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Early career awards go to 12 UC scientists

Energy Department honor is among the most prestigious in the country for young researchers.

UC Irvine, UC Santa Cruz ranked as best young universities

Campuses are top American institutions in Times Higher Education's 100 Under 50 rankings.

10 UC professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Faculty members honored for outstanding contributions to research by prestigious organization.
Kathryn Sullivan

Alumna on Time's '100 Most Influential People' list

Former astronaut Kathryn Sullivan '73 now leads NOAA as under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere.

Faculty, regent join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Class of 2014 honorees bring UC's membership in the academy to 489.

UC wins higher education sustainability awards

Annual awards highlight achievements from UC and California State University campuses that are models for sustainable operations.