UCLA Awards History. From the first Bruin Nobel laureate, to the first woman to host a TV variety show; from the man who broke the color barrier in professional sports, to the Father of the Internet - the men and women honored with the Edward A. Dickson Alumnus of the Year award were a who's who of UCLA lore. As we celebrate the next generation of dignitaries on June 2, take a look at the legacy left behind by these great alumni.
Bruin Brewers and Vintners
Grapes, grain and persistence led these UCLA alumni to success in the beer and wine-making industries. While each one entered into business for different reasons, they all share a passion for their craft and represent the best of the Bruin entrepreneurial spirit.
Spring Sing to Honor Linkin Park
On May 18, UCLA's oldest and greatest musical tradition takes center stage in Pauley Pavilion showcasing an amazing display of student talent. The show will also celebrate Linkin Park with the George & Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement.
Now is the best time to gift a graduating senior an Alumni Association Gold Membership. They'll get great perks like VIP entrance to commencement, a free pass for reserved parking, 25% off cap and gown, and much more. All for the special price of $600 (a 40% savings). Don't know a senior? Make a tax-deductible gift of a Gold Membership and a deserving graduate will be selected for you. Offer valid until May 18 for UCLA seniors. Call 310-825-2586 to redeem.
Then and Now
UCLA was a much different place in 1938. The landscape, the student body, the whole Southern Branch was still in its infancy. Check out this visual comparison of the campus then and now and test your knowledge of how much you know about UCLA in 1938.
Alethia Shih, M.A. '14, Ph.D. '17 (aka Ala) is a food blogger with a decadent new twist on the classic British Victoria sponge cake. It's the perfect dessert served alone or with a cup of afternoon tea.
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