Honors & awards

UC campuses ranked among world's best

Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings include Berkeley, UCLA, San Francisco, San Diego, Davis and Santa Barbara in its annual list.
Sneha Jayaprakash

Coding for a cause

Student entrepreneur wins $10,000 Microsoft award to develop app for social change.

Calit2 director honored with Golden Goose Award

Larry Smarr's work on black holes led to championing a U.S. supercomputing revolution and Web browsers.
Peace Corps volunteer

UC alums fill Peace Corps ranks

The University of California remains a perennial leader in sending alumni to international service.

Game designer among top 10 game developers of 2013

Brenda Romero, program director for gaming master's program, is recognized by industry site.

Anthropologist honored for organ trafficking research

When Nancy Scheper-Hughes began monitoring the transnational organ-transplant trade, some may have thought she was off-the-mark. But a new award recognizes the positive public-policy impacts of this self-proclaimed “agent provocateur.”

Sustainability projects win honors

Statewide conference recognizes UC, other higher ed institutions for green achievements.

UC's strong showing in reputation rankings

Five campuses — two in the top 10 — place in Times Higher Education assessments of research universities.

UC researchers win new Breakthrough Prize

Napoleone Ferrara of UC San Diego and Shinya Yamanaka of the UCSF Gladstone Institutes among inaugural recipients.
Prof. Shapley at the ceremony

UCLA professor accepts Nobel prize

Professor emeritus Lloyd Shapley received his Nobel diploma and medal at a ceremony in the Stockholm Concert Hall.