Alumni enjoyed the UCLA Centennial Campaign launch festivities. The $4.2 billion fundraising effort, launched as the campus counts down to its 100th anniversary in 2019, is the largest ever undertaken by a public university. An estimated 1,500 UCLA alumni and community supporters attended a Centennial Campaign event at Royce Hall on May 17, which culminated the three-day kick-off that included Thank UCLA Day, Alumni Affinity Reunion and a light and sound projection show on Royce Hall. See what alumni had to say about their experience.

UCLA to Visit Singapore, Shanghai and Seoul
Join Chancellor Gene Block, Cindy Fan, UCLA’s vice-provost for international studies, and fellow Bruins in Singapore on June 27, Shanghai on July 4 and Seoul on July 5. Hear about the transformative UCLA Centennial Campaign. More details will be provided through an email invitation.

All-UC Alumni Wine Tasting, June 10, London
Socialize with Bruins and fellow UC alumni at a wine tasting event that supports UC scholarships for students from the UK.

All-UC Alumni Picnic in Hyde Park, July 13
Join Team UC in British 10k in London’s Hyde Park and then celebrate with UCLA alumni at picnic immediately following. It’s a great way to network with Bruins in the UK as well as avid runners.

Bruins Reunited
The exciting buzz of returning Bruins getting reconnected and spontaneous rounds of 8-claps can be heard as hundreds of alumni converged onto campus for the inaugural UCLA Alumni Affinity Reunion. View event photos and plan to attend UCLA Alumni Day next spring.

Women’s Tennis Wins UCLA’s 111th National Championship
The UCLA women’s tennis team captured its second NCAA title and the 111th NCAA title in UCLA history after a 4-3 win over North Carolina on May 20 in Athens, Ga.

The Highlight of Alumni Life
Bruin Woods embodies the Bruin spirit and everything great about UCLA: family, friends and being inspired by both people and your surroundings. If you’re going on a family vacation, this is the one to go on.

UCLA Honors Victims of Isla Vista Rampage

UCLA Law School Professor Writes Op-Ed on China’s Pollution Challenge

Jane Fonda, Herbie Hancock, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, M.B.A. ’98 and Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman ’71 Among Commencement Speakers

Bruins Travis Kalanick, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, J.D. ’91 and Natalie Massenet ’87 Named Time’s 100 Most Influential

Boston Marathon Winner Meb Keflezighi ’99 Returns to UCLA

UCLA Again Considering Diversity Class Requirement

Angela Davis Speaks at Royce 45 Years After Being Fired by UC

Philanthropist James Easton ’59 Receives the University’s Highest Honor

Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett, M.A. ’77, Ph.D. ’83 Establishes First Endowed Chair in Mesoamerican Archaeology at the Cotsen Institute

White House Honors Urban Planning Chair Evelyn Blumenberg ’95

UCLA Students Taught by Kal Penn ’00 Meet President Obama

Bruin Bash and UCLA Football a Winning Combination at Every Away Game. Make Plans to Join the Pregame Party

Video: Enjoy the Hilarity, Surprises and Amazing Performances of Spring Sing 2014

Once Homeless Angela Sanchez ’13 Talks of Giving Back

Want to Mentor a UCLA Student This Fall? Fill Out an Interest Form

UCLA Professor Writes Op-Ed on How Consumers in China Speculate and Circumvent

Visit the Enchanting Natural Beauty of Sicily and the Divine Amalfi Coast, Oct. 10-19

Promote American Indian Education by Supporting and Empowering Ms. UCLA Pow Wow


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