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37 UC scholars are honored with lifetime AAAS fellowships

Scientists, engineers and innovators from across the university were recognized for their outstanding achievements.


Theresa Maldonado elected president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAAS is the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of innovative research through the Science family of journals.


Student working at the Diane Bryant Engineering Student Design Center at UC Davis

UC inventions led the world in patents last year

Researchers at the University of California secured 546 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2023.


New UC-backed research is helping California communities respond to the climate crisis

Using $80M in state funds, we're administering two-year climate resilience projects in every part of California, tackling wildfire, water, health, biodiversity, sea level rise, clean energy and disaster response.


Gaurav Sant, UCLA

UC ranks No. 1 in higher education for U.S. patents

The University of California was granted more U.S. utility patents last year than any other university in the world.


Professor David Cocker with student Bethany Warren in the UC Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, Center for Environmental Research & Technology Atmospheric Processes Laboratory

UC announces $15M in climate-focused innovation awards

The awards are part of a historic $185M partnership between UC and the state of California to tackle the climate crisis.


UC awards $16.4M in grants to address climate change, health inequities

The MRPI grant program fuels discoveries in areas that are critical to the lives of Californians and the future of the state.


UC SD Solar Chill Statue

UC announces $80 million grant program for climate action

As part of a historic partnership between UC and the state of California to combat climate change, UC will award $80 million in research grants across the state.


Bruce Macintosh, Ph.D.

Astrophysicist Bruce Macintosh appointed director of UC Observatories

Macintosh will begin his five-year term as director of UC Observatories on Sept. 1, 2022.


This Friday: LaSA hosts Theresa Maldonado

Join the Latin American Staff Association in welcoming Theresa to learn about her background, path to leadership and inspiring approach to the challenges she’s faced.


Theresa Maldonado, Ph.D., joins UCOP as vice president of the Office of Research and Innovation

Michael T. Brown welcomes Dr. Theresa Maldonado to her new position.