Honors & awards

Stefan Savage UC San Diego

Stefan Savage receives prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship

The renowned cybersecurity expert and computer science professor joins the 2017 class of MacArthur geniuses.

UC Berkeley Barry Barish

UC Berkeley alum Barry Barish wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

His work on the discovery of gravitational waves helped prove Einstein's general theory of relativity right.

UCLA Domingo

Grammy-winner Plácido Domingo to receive UCLA Medal

Campus will present its highest honor to the singer, conductor, opera impresario and former prof.

Royce Hall UCLA

UC claims top spots in new US News and World Report rankings

Five campuses are among the top 10 public universities in the country — with two UCs tied for first.

UCLA THE rankings

UC campuses named among the best in the world

New Times Higher Education ranking puts eight UC campuses in the global elite.

UC rankings graduation

UC excels at serving the public interest, new rankings say

Six campuses make the top 25 in a Washington Monthly list that highlights social mobility, research and service.

UC fellowships no smoking

UC appoints new class of Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Awardees from each of the 10 campuses will work to promote healthier communities via tobacco control.

UC Irvine Cool Schools sustainability

UC campuses among the greenest in the country

Seven UCs are among 2017's top 50 "Cool Schools," according to Sierra Magazine.

Secret Life of Muslims web series Linda Sarsour

'The Secret Life of Muslims' earns Emmy, Peabody nods

From when you wear a hijab to getting typecast as a terrorist, the web series invites viewers into Muslim American life.

UC Berkeley C letter

Give me a C! New students break world record

School spirit has never been this impressive — just ask the Guinness Book of World Records.

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