Honors & awards archive

UC Berkeley ranks high among affordable colleges

UC Berkeley ranks high among affordable colleges September 10, 2013:

UC Berkeley ranks high among the nation’s best deals in higher education based on criteria set forth in President Obama’s college affordability plan. The campus placed fifth on the list of 100 colleges and universities identified by Affordable Colleges Online.

Alivisatos appointed Samsung Distinguished Chair in Nanoscience

Alivisatos appointed Samsung Distinguished Chair in Nanoscience August 22, 2013:

Chemist Paul Alivisatos, one of the pioneers of nanoscience, has been appointed to the Samsung Distinguished Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at UC Berkeley in recognition of his many scientific achievements.

Neuroscientist Hillel Adesnik named Pew Scholar

Neuroscientist Hillel Adesnik named Pew Scholar June 14, 2013:

Assistant professor Hillel Adesnik, a neuroscientist in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, was named a Pew Scholar, one of 22 early-career faculty members from around the nation so honored. A former UCSF post-doc, Adesnik uses novel optical probing technologies to uncover the neural basis of perception.