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.

Gift-a-Grad Special
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.

Bruin Recipes
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.

Drive Away Happy with Wescom
What's the best bank for Bruins? One that lets you refinance your auto loan. There’s no need to be stuck with a high interest rate on your current car loan. Open a Wescom account and lower your loan rate. Wescom Credit Union is a proud sponsor of the UCLA Alumni Association.

Video: Behind-the-Scenes to Gymnastics' National Championship Win, No. 115 for UCLA

UCLA Ranks No. 1 in Forbes’ Best Value Colleges

UCLA ROTC Passersby Rescue Trapped Driver in Fiery Crash on 405 Fwy

Neuroscience Alumna, Mayim Bialik '00, Ph.D. '07 from Big Bang Theory, to Deliver Commencement Address

Exceptional Bruins to Be Honored by UCLA Alumni Association

UCLA Crowdfunding Campaign Supports Undocumented and International Students

Out with the Old, In with the New, Get the 411 from the New Head of the Career Center

Video - Bruin Career Insights: Inside the Hiring Process

Post a Job, Find a Job - UCLA ONE is Your Resource for Employment Opportunities from Fellow Bruins

Bruin Day Video: High School Seniors Share Their Hopes and Fears About Coming to UCLA

First Undocumented UCLA Law Grad Luis Perez '05, J.D. '10 Wins Long Fight for Residency

18-Year-Old Alumna Receives Hertz Foundation Fellowship for Quantum Computing Research

UCLA Crowdfunding Campaign Supports Undocumented and International Students

Want to Get Involved with UCLA? Start by Volunteering with an Alumni Network Near You

Sign Up to Review Transfer Student Scholarship Applications Online

Video: Invest in California's Future, Join the UC Advocacy Network

From Cuba to Antarctica to New Zealand, Let UCLA Alumni Travel Take You On Your Next Adventure

Three Alumnae Open a Rare Women-Owned, Entirely Women-Run Bar in L.A.'s Filipinotown

Undergraduate Students Association Fundraising to Send Three Bruins to D.C. for Public Service Internships

Society for Cinema & Media Studies' Conference Honors TFT Alumnae and Faculty

Isadora Kosofsky '17, Named a 2018 TED Fellow, Discusses Photography and Social Justice

Network Events


May 15, Baltimore | Taco Tuesday with Baltimore Bruins


May 12, Boston | "The Sleeping Beauty" with Boston Ballet


May 19, Fresno | Spring Mixer


May 17, Chicago | "Jesus Christ Superstar" and Backstage Tour

May 22, Chicago | Save the Date: "The Best We Could Do" Book Discussion


May 18, Frisco | Frisco Roughriders vs. Corpus Christi Hooks Minor League Baseball Game


May 16, Las Vegas | Las Vegas Alumni Network Board Meeting

May 19, Henderson | Beers with Bruins: Private Beer Tasting

June 7, Las Vegas | Annual Meeting for Las Vegas Alumni Network


May 12, Minneapolis | Minnesota United vs. San Jose Earthquakes


May 17, Bloomfield Hills | Financial Planning Tips for Bruins


May 20, Monterey | Exodus Escape Room Monterey


May 19, Albuquerque | New Mexico Bruins Lunch


June 8, New York | PAC-12 NY Wine Dinner

June 9, New York | The Let Go


May 15, Fresno | Central Valley Bruins General Meeting

May 19, Granite Bay | Save the Date: Hike and Coffee Meetup

May 20, Sacramento | Sacramento Bruins Book Club "Leonardo da Vinci"


May 5, Seattle | Seattle Bruin Alumni Support UCLA Men's Crew Racing in 2018 Windermere Cup


May 5, Washington, D.C. | Around the World Embassy Tour

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