August 2018 | Orange County Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

Have an Idea for UCLA Volunteer Day?

On Saturday, Sept. 29, UCLA will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the largest one-day service event in the school's history. We're gathering ideas and creating service projects across the country and around the world. Is there a need in your community that can be fulfilled with an army of Bruin volunteers ready to make a difference? Submit your ideas today! 
UCLA Alumni Day

Alumni Day is Online

On Sept. 13, let your Bruin spirit play in this virtual landscape! For one day only, log on from anywhere for a one-of-a-kind Bruin experience that will leave you enlightened and entertained. Next year, Alumni Day returns to campus on May 18.
Cheryl Lott

Meet the Prez

On July 1, Cheryl Lott '01, J.D. '04 began her two-year term as the president of the Alumni Association. The experienced commercial litigator discusses her life-changing moments as a Bruin and her vision for alumni engagement, growth and satisfaction.
Once A Bruin, Always A Bruin

Are You a Bruin for Life?

Follow the lifespan of a Bruin in this graphic depicting the myriad of ways to get involved with the Alumni Association as students, young alumni, professionals and seasoned alumni. How many can you check off on your Bruin bucket list?
Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Pacific Symphony Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Your summer isn’t complete without Pacific Symphony performing Tchaikovsky’s thrilling “1812” overture, complete with live cannons and brilliant fireworks. Come early and picnic with the OC Bruins. Sept. 8, Costa Mesa


UCLA Surpasses $4.2 Billion Centennial Campaign Goal

UC Approves Tuition Decrease for First Time in Nearly Two Decades

UCLA Led the Nation in Organ Transplants in 2017

Freshman Admission Offered to 16,000 HS Seniors, 5,600 for Transfers

The Sons of Westwood, a Team Made Up of UCLA Alumni, Was Knocked Out of The Basketball Tournament

In Memoriam: Food Critic Jonathan Gold '82, Former Basketball Players Billy Knight '02 and Tyler Honeycutt - Read More in Class Notes


Watch Bruin Career Insights: Job Search Tips for Returning to Work - Aug. 21

Share Your Journey to UCLA and Beyond in Advance of UCLA’s Season of Roadtrip Nation

Access Career Coaching and On-Demand Video Content to Jumpstart Your Next Career Move

Podcast: How Chelsea Grayson Made a Name for Herself as a Successful Lawyer and Former CEO of American Apparel

Looking for Career Resources? Visit the Alumni Career Programs Page


Q&A with Associate Vice Chancellor, Alumni Affairs Julie Sina: Enhancing Alumni Engagement Through Sophistication, Savvy & Transparency

Innovative Procedure Allows Young Paralyzed Woman to Walk Again

Former Chancellor Charles Young to Receive UC Riverside's Highest Honor

Masters in Public Policy Alumni Invited to 20th Anniversary Reception with Alumna of the Year Jaime Nack, M.P.P. '02 - Sept. 22


Dean Steele Shares What's Bruin in the School of the Arts and Architecture

Alumni Travel: Northern Lights, Untamed Alaska, Norwegian Splendors and Trans-Siberian Railway

Eleven UCLA Alumni Featured in Hammer Museum’s ‘Made in L.A. 2018’

Need More Sleep? UCLA Neurologist Alon Avidan ’88 Tells Us How

Climate Change is Making it Harder for Couples to Conceive

Documentary Created By the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and Swarovski to Stream on Netflix

Network Events

Network Events

Bruin Professionals

Aug. 23, Newport Beach | Duffy Boat Newport Harbor Sunset Cruise

Orange County Network

Aug. 11, Irvine | Second Harvest Food Bank
Aug. 18, Irvine | New Bruin Send-off
Sept. 8, Costa Mesa | Pacific Symphony: Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Parent and Family Programs


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