Honors & awards

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.

UC Santa Cruz rankings ARWU

UC boasts the world’s top public universities

The University of California is a global superstar, the new Academic Ranking of World Universities finds.

UCSF best hospital US News

UC hospitals ranked among best in the nation, state

U.S. News ranks the top 20 hospitals in the nation, plus best in state and metro area.

Natalie Batalha UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz alumna blasts into Time 100 list

Natalie Batalha's team has discovered nearly 4,000 planets in the cosmos, some of which may support life.

UC Berkeley Nesbet Award

Walls, spies, East Berlin and the California Book Award

Anne Nesbet's historical novel “Cloud and Wallfish” claims the gold medal in juvenile fiction.

UC Irvine Estrada

From first-generation to Fulbright

Daniela Estrada reflects UC Irvine’s commitment to the success of first-generation Latino students.

UC Irvine HSI

UC Irvine named a Hispanic-serving institution

Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent, surpassing Department of Education benchmarks.

UC solar EPA green

EPA recognizes the University of California as a national ‘green power’ leader

University recognized for its leadership in sustainable operations.

UCLA Terence Tao

Math professor keeps good company in National Geographic ‘Genius’ issue

Terence Tao credits ‘hard work, directed by intuition, literature and a bit of luck.’

UC Irvine Randerson

9 UC scholars elected to National Academy of Sciences

New members from seven campuses are recognized for their achievements in original research.