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David Julius & Ardem Patapoutian

UC celebrates its newest Nobel Prize

David Julius, Ph.D., and Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D., jointly won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.


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The EPA recognizes UC with a Green Power Leadership Award

UC was recently honored with a 2021 Green Power Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for accelerating the transition to clean energy.


Safiya Noble, an associate professor of gender studies and African American studies, and co-founder of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, is a 2021 MacArthur fellow.

UCLA professor, UC Berkeley alums win prestigious MacArthur ‘genius’ grants

Safiya Noble, who was recently featured in the UC Council of Chief Diversity Officers’ Distinguished Scholars series, is among four researchers and scholars with UC connections who have received MacArthur fellowships.


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Shout-Out for Lorrelie Esteban

Thanks to Lorrelie's solutions-focused mindset, the California Digital Library has experienced great service for their specific, time-sensitive needs.


Justin Forsett playing football for Cal

Football great Justin Forsett joins UC’s call to Double the Pell

Justin's call-to-action is the latest in a nearly eight-month campaign led by UC and the UC Student Association to double the value of the Pell Grant.


UC earns national award for diversity and inclusion efforts

"Respecting and celebrating diverse views, life experiences and backgrounds is essential to UC’s standing as a world-class institution," said Yvette Gullatt, vice president for Graduate and Undergraduate Affairs, vice provost for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


10 UC teams receive annual Sautter Awards for IT innovation

The awards were presented Aug. 10, 2021 at the annual UC Tech Conference, hosted this year by UCLA.