June 2018 Edition of the UCLA Alumni Association Newsletter
June 2018 | International Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

Remembering D-Day

On June 6, 1944, an initial force of more than 130,000 servicemen from the Allied nations crossed the English Channel for an epic battle that changed the tide of World War II. Next summer, UCLA Alumni Travel will commemorate this 75-year anniversary with three trips to the beaches of Normandy. Take in-depth tours of historic sites by land, sea and river cruises. The cruise features a talk by Dwight D. Eisenhower II, grandson of the former president, and other renowned historians. Book now for the experience of a lifetime. 
Asia Leader Conference

Leadership Summit

The second annual UCLA Alumni Asia Networks Leadership Summit was held May 18-20 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Volunteer Bruin leaders from across Asia discussed a variety of topics affecting their groups while sharing best practices. Check out photos from the weekend.
Global Forum

Global Forums in Asia

From Hong Kong to Taipei to Beijing to Seoul, UCLA will be hosting Global Forums uniting the Bruin community and providing academic insights on topics such as technology and immigration. 
Members with Benefits

Members with Benefits

Summer's here and whether you're planning a trip, getting fit or exercising your mind, take advantage of these Alumni Association member benefits available to you. Maximize your savings, access and enjoyment.
A Fun-Filled Farewell

A Fun-Filled Farewell

From backyard parties to potluck picnics, alumni networks worldwide host New Bruin Send-offs to welcome incoming students and their families to UCLA. Come and have a good time at a Send-off near you this summer!
Bruins in Soccer

Bruins in Soccer

With World Cup fever heating up, we're highlighting the best soccer players to come out of UCLA, who currently play for professional and national teams. See if any of these Bruins are on your local team.
Video: In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words

On June 2, the UCLA Awards Ceremony celebrated seven outstanding individuals and one alumni network for their achievements and contributions to our community. Hear them share their inspiring stories.


UCLA Ranked No. 9 in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings »

Beach Volleyball Wins Its First NCAA Title and UCLA's 116th »

Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik '00, Ph.D. '07 Withdraws as UCLA's Commencement Speaker »

Video: UC’s Largest Employee Union Strikes May 7-9 »

UCLA Biologists "Transfer" a Memory »

UCLA Blueprint: Notes from the Resistance »


Bruin Career Insights: Networking in Entertainment - June 5, YouTube Live »

Video - Take My Advice: Insights from UC Alumni Leading Social Change Featuring D’Artagnan Scorza ’07, Ph.D. ’13 »

Career Center Replaces BruinView with Handshake »


May 23 - Happy 99th Birthday UCLA »

Economics Professor Bill Simon Receives My Last Lecture Award and Delivers Inspiring Talk »

Medical Program Grants Three Wishes for Terminally Ill Patients at Ronald Reagan Hospital »

After a 36-Year Career at UCLA, Keith Parker Still Advocates for Education Through Volunteer Leadership »

Three-time Alumnus Lewis Leeburg Remembered for Dedication to UCLA. Read More in Class Notes »


CEO Freeman Shen, M.Eng. '94 Steering Weltmeister Motor Toward Affordable Electric Vehicles »

Alexandra Cuerdo '11 Cooks Up Documentary on Filipino Foods, Mixes in Personal Roots »

Engineering Alumnus Drags Self Out of Lab and Onto RuPaul’s Drag Race »

Filmmaker Alexander Payne's, M.F.A. '90 Advice to UNL Grads: Do What You Want to Do While You Still Can »


Art Contest: Submit UCLA-Themed Art or Photography for a Chance to Win Up to $500 Amazon Gift Card and Publicity. Deadline June 15 »

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Network Events

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Beijing Network

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July 3, Tokyo | Save the Date: Westwood Reuinion 2018
July 8, Tokyo | New Bruin Send-off »

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Taiwan Network

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