Honors & awards

UC Santa Cruz game winners

UC Santa Cruz team wins game design competition at E3

Winning entry focuses on promoting positive social connection for people age 50 and older.

UC children's hospitals rank among nation's best

The system's three pediatric hospitals, and two affiliated with UC, earn high marks from U.S. News.

Xavier Becerra UCDC

UC selects its first class of Presidential Public Service fellows

Twenty-seven undergraduates will participate in public service internships in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento this fall.

UC Santa Cruz slave voyages

UC Santa Cruz professor to create new public database about the slave trade

UC Irvine also contributes research to visualizing its massive scale.

UC Santa Barbara's David Low was among the recipients of a Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Gates Foundation grants tackle big problems in global health

Three UC researchers receive new Grand Challenges Explorations grants; two previous UC grantees awarded additional funding.

UC San Diego algae biofuel

UC San Diego’s algae biofuels program ranked best in nation

An algae surfboard and work on gasoline alternatives help the campus win for the fourth year in a row.

UC innovation Regis Kelly

Startup champion Regis Kelly awarded Citation of Excellence

Kelly's triumphs as President Napolitano's senior adviser included shaping legislation, startup fundraising and creation of a senior VP role focused on innovation and entrepreneurship.

President Obama Gossard

President Obama honors 3 UC professors with national medals

Highest honors in science and technology go to UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara faculty.

Mariah Watson UC Davis

UC president honors students with the President's Award for Outstanding Student Leadership

Three students from UC Davis and UCLA are recognized at the UC Board of Regents meeting.

UCLA reputation ranking

UC campuses rank highly on world reputation list

Six UC schools are included in Times Higher Education's ranking of the 100 most prestigious universities.