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.

Women Breaking Barriers: Bruin Entrepreneurs and Tech Leaders - Nov. 6
The Valley Girl Show host, Jesse Draper '06, will interview a panel of successful Bruins who have crossed the barrier of male-dominated fields as tech industry leaders and entrepreneurs. They'll discuss challenges they've had to overcome and inspire you with their perseverance and dexterity.

Perfect Strangers
As another school year begins, and thousands of Bruins are meeting their roommates for the first time, 15 alumni recount stories of their friendships that have weathered the test of time, and how it all began at UCLA as perfect strangers.

2014 Homecoming Week
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.

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.

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.

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

2014 TFT Grads Kevin Human, Dan Patrick, Teresa Sullivan and A.J. Marchisello All Finalists for Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards

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

Video: Founders of Blockheads Shavery Share Their Story of Successful Entrepreneurship

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

Show Your Bruin Spirit at Games Through Social Media

Supporters of the LGBTQ Community: Sign Up on the OUTLIST

Video Game Nidhogg, Created by Mark Essen, M.F.A. '12 and Kristy Norindr '08, M.A. '11, Takes to PlayStation

Book Signing: Project India: How College Students Won Friends for America by Judith Graven '60 - Oct. 5, UCLA

Wear Bruin Gear and Visit the UCLA Booth at the Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture - Los Angeles, Oct. 4-5

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

Alan Harris, M.S. '67, Ph.D. '75 to Give Distinguished Alumni Lecture on Asteroids - Oct. 9

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


Oct. 8, Newport Beach | Orange County Network Meeting

Oct. 21, Irvine | Bruin+PLUS: How to Build your Network

Nov. 12, Newport Beach | Orange County Network Meeting

Nov. 15, Irvine | Volunteer to Fight Hunger


Oct. 11, San Francisco | Welcome to the City: Game Watch

Oct. 11, Pasadena | UCLA vs. Oregon Bruin Bash at the Rose Bowl

Oct. 15, Marina Del Rey | Welcome to the City: Rooftop Sunset in the Marina

Oct. 18, Berkeley | Bruin Bash at Cal

Oct. 19, Los Angeles | Welcome to City: Hike at Runyon Canyon

Oct. 25, Torrance | Welcome to the City: Oktoberfest

Oct. 26, San Diego | Welcome to the City: Brunch

Nov. 1, Pasadena | UCLA vs. Arizona Bruin Bash at the Rose Bowl


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