Welcome to the City. Regardless of where you live, most likely you aren’t the only Bruin there. From hiking Runyon Canyon in L.A. with Ryan Leaderman ’95, J.D. ’99 to a bike ride through Madrid with John Turcany ’85, this October, alumni are taking time to meet and welcome other Bruins who live in their city. Find an event near you and join fellow alumni who share your UCLA pride.

The President Has a Message for You
UCLA Alumni Association Board President Albert Lemus '91 is very excited for the upcoming year. With a dynamic, committed board and an aggressive goal of expanding alumni engagement, his message to alumni is to get involved, because good things are coming your way.

2014 Homecoming and Parents' Weekend
A tradition dating back to 1927, Homecoming Week is Oct. 26-Nov. 1. Come back to Westwood to "Paint the Town," enjoy a reception before the first Men's Basketball game and gather for pre-game festivities at the Rose Bowl for the Homecoming football game against Arizona. If you're also a UCLA parent, take part in campus festivities for Parents' Weekend.

Mentors Share Their Insights
"I find a great sense of satisfaction from watching the growth and development of other people. You can have an impact on someone else's life and develop a bond that will last years." - Mike Weiss '06. No matter where you live, sign up today to help a young Bruin reach their full potential.

Cuba's Cultural Heritage Tours
A resplendent tropical island unlike any other in the Caribbean. Our licensed people-to-people tour, which travels to Havana and Trinidad, will unravel the richness of Cuban culture and allow travelers to meet professionals from all walks of contemporary Cuban life. Feb. 14-21 and 21-28

Video: Google Hangout with Janet Napolitano
Yolanda Gorman '78, M.B.A. '83, Ph.D. '93 and Bruce Hallett, J.D. '81, along with other alumni from the UC community, address UC President Napolitano with a variety of questions ranging from accessibility, rising tuition costs, diversity and campus safety.

U.S. News and World Report Names UCLA Among Nation's Top Public Universities

UCLA Welcomes 8,800 New Undergraduates, Alumni Affairs Offers First Day of School Diddy Riese Snack

Important Privacy Choice: You Can Restrict Information Sharing With Affinity Partners

Howard Gillman '80, M.A. '81, Ph.D. '88 Appointed as the Sixth Chancellor of UC Irvine

State Bar Honors Wendy Patrick '90 as 2014 Public Lawyer of the Year

Harry Sigman '60 Pledges $900,000 to Center for Israel Studies

Robocop Actor Peter Weller Receives Ph.D. in Italian Renaissance Art History and Ancient Roman History

Seven-time Primetime Emmy Award Winning Director Louis J. Horvitz '68 Reflects on His Career

Alumni from Los Angeles Southeast Network Show their Bruin Pride at a Football Game Watching Party

Alumni Scholars Place 2,977 Flags in Front of Murphy Hall to Commemorate 9/11

2014-15 Spirit Squad Posters Featuring a New Design Now Available

Longtime Professor Oscar Stafsudd, Jr. '59, M.S. '61, Ph.D. '67 and His Wife Give $1 Million to UCLA Engineering

Play the Mascot Challenge and Support Joe Bruin's Quest to Be Mascot of the Year

Supporters of the LGBTQ Community: Sign Up on the OUTLIST

Cruise the Face of Europe, May 30 - June 14

Francis Ford Coppola, M.F.A. '67, Carroll Ballard '63, Alexander Payne, M.F.A. '90 and Other Bruins Shine at Telluride Festival

Derek Bolin '13 is Digitizing Important and Rarely Heard Speeches Given at UCLA in the 1960s

New Documentary Features Bruins Kenny Washington and Woody Strode Who Helped End the NFL's Color Ban

Famed Director Shane Black '83 Tapped by Sony to Direct The Destroyer

Bruin Bash Has All You Can Eat Plus Drinks for Only $35 (Rose Bowl), $55 (Away Games)


Oct. 21, New York | New York Book Club


Oct. 9, Thousand Oaks | Welcome to the City: Oktoberfest

Oct. 11, Central Coast | Welcome to the City: Central Coast Game Watch

Oct. 11, Philadelphia | Welcome to the City: Pedicycle Tour

Oct. 18, Durham | Welcome to the City: BBQ

Oct. 18, San Luis Obispo | Welcome to the City in Central Coast: Hike

Oct. 19, Washington DC | Welcome to the City: Tour and Lunch

Oct. 25, Boulder | Bruin Bash at Colorado

Oct. 25, Las Vegas | Welcome to the City: Game Watch

Oct. 25, Simi Valley | Welcome to the City: International Dinner

Oct. 26, Boston | Welcome to the City: City Tour and Brunch

Nov. 14, Houston | Welcome to the City: Evening at Hermann Park


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