March Madness begins at the Pac-12 Tournament Alumni Pregame Party at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, hosted by UCLA Alumni Affairs and UCLA Athletics. Get hyped up for the big game Vegas-style with a fabulous buffet, cash bar and entertainment with hundreds of your fellow Bruins, including 1995 NCAA Champion Ed O’Bannon. Register today and save.

Former Presidents Reunite
For the first time in several years, former chairs and presidents of the Alumni Association Board of Directors spanning three decades, reunited to discuss the state of the organization. Led by the current chair Albert Lemus ’91, this lively group discussed organizational priorities, including expanding outreach to alumni, returning to the head title of president and continuing a strong Association representation with UC Regents.

Alumni in Entertainment Share Insights With Students
Last month, more than 500 students solicited free practical advice from alumni professionals in various entertainment fields. Like producer Frank Marshall ’68, more than 100 alumni volunteered their time at Entertainment Networking Night to connect with students and fellow Bruins in their industry.

We Give Because We Are Bruins
Bob Weeks ’64, J.D. ’67 and Nancy (Rockoff) Weeks ’64, M.A. ’66 are longtime supporters of Alumni Scholarships. They feel a sense of pride and inspiration from the caliber of students UCLA attracts and they want to be there for the next generation.

A Cuban Experience
Alex ’08 and Kristina ’06 Gruenberg’s tour of Cuba with UCLA Alumni Travel are full of interesting stories. They reminisce about their favorite foods, help dispel some common myths and even recount a surprise Beyoncé sighting.

UCLA Football and the Bruin Revolution at a Stadium Near You
Save the Date for UCLA Football and Bruin Bash, the Official Pregame Fan Party in: Charlottesville, VA; Arlington, TX; Berkeley, CA; Boulder, CO and Seattle, WA. Be there!

Message from the Chancellor: The Impact of Prop 209 and Our Duty to Our Students

Hillary Clinton Delivers Keynote Address and Accepts UCLA Medal

Alumni Can Now Support Research With This Innovative Crowfunding Platform

Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman ’71 to Deliver Keynote at UCLA Commencement

UCLA Graduates Ranked #1 Among California Colleges in Peace Corps Volunteers

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Visits UCLA School of Law

Fernando Montes-Rodriguez ’01 Works With Ex-con UCLA Student to Prevent Youth Incarceration

Founders of Blizzard Entertainment, Michael Morhaime ’90, Allen Adham ’90 and Frank Perce ’90, Helped Revolutionize the Gaming World

Join the Fight Against Pediatric Aids by Supporting Dance Marathon 2014

Bruins Lop Off Nearly 2,000 Inches of Hair for Kids in Need

Volunteer for the Largest UCLA Open House for Newly Admitted Students - April 19

Attorneys Sought to Help Students Who Are Veterans

Discover Germany’s Romantic Countryside Down the Mosel, Rhine and Main Rivers - Sept. 15-23

Hammer Museum Has Free Admission for Good

Film by Grace Lee M.F.A. ’02 Explores Life of ‘American Revolutionary’

It’s Never Too Late or Too Early to Share in the Future of Someone You Love With a ScholarShare 529 College Savings Plan

Get the Right Policy at the Right Price. Find Out More About Auto and Home Insurance With Liberty Mutual.


All Chapters | March Networking Meetings


March 12, Irvine | Network Chapter Meeting

March 15, Newport Bay | Saturday Morning Hike

March 22, Irvine | Volunteer to Fight Hunger

March 30, Irvine | OC Bruins Book Club

March 31, Newport Beach | Last Monday of the Month Dinner


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