February 2019 | San Francisco Bay Area Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

Happy 100th Birthday Jackie

Jackie Robinson was born on Jan. 31, a few months before UCLA was founded. In honor of the centenary of his birth, here are some of the most important facts, experiences and accomplishments that are associated with the legendary Bruin, Dodger and civil rights pioneer.  
Cari Champion

Notable Daily Bruin Alumni

Since 1919, the Daily Bruin has served as a training ground for generations of student journalists and launched the careers of many successful alumni. How many of these Daily Bruin alumni do you recognize?
10 Years of Coffee Socials

Meet Bruins Over Coffee

Coffee Socials are a way for UCLA parents and family members to connect with each other in neighborhood cafes where they live. In celebration of its 10th year, alumni are invited to join these worldwide gatherings as a way of broadening and uniting the Bruin community. Sign up to attend a Social on Feb. 9.  
Roadtrip Nation UCLA Students

UCLA Roadtrip

Follow three UCLA students aboard the Roadtrip Nation RV as they seek answers to the universal question, “What should I do with my life?” Share in the inspiration as the alumni whom they meet along the way empower their thinking and challenge them to discover the career path they love.       
Bruin Couple in Love


Celebrate the month of love by posting a photo of you and your Bruin Valentine on your personal social media page, using the hashtag #BruinLove. Then, if your post is public, view your photo and caption on the latest posts of this tagboard along with all your fellow Bruins in love. 
Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

From coast to coast, around the world and at every stage of life, alumni are more active than ever before. Event participation continued to rise, up 5% over the last year. Alumni Affairs hosted 971 events, engaging 2,812 volunteers and serving 42,239 participants. 


UCLA Celebrates Jackie Robinson's 100th Birthday

The Story Behind Katelyn Ohashi's Viral Gymnastics Routine

Chancellor Block: Project Welcome Aims to Inspire Teens to Make UCLA Their Dream School

Two Men Charged With Vandalizing Bruin Bear, Neither Are Trojans

Large Tree Falls in Front of Ackerman Union

UCLA Alumni, Employees Elected as Delegates to California Democratic Party


UC Virtual Career Series - Flex Jobs, Remote Work + the Gig Economy

Alumnus Merges Math Degree and Melodies in Budding Songwriting Career


Video: Alumni Travelers Experience the Beauty and Wonder of Antarctica

Video: Bruin Shelter Featured By CBS on Exposé of Homelessness Among College Students (9:13 mark)

Bruins at the Sundance Film Festival 2019

UCLA's Melissa Reider-Demer Wins National Nurse of the Year Award

Renowned Swimmer Tod Spieker '71 to Be Inducted Into Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame


Read Scholarship Applications - Help Identify UCLA's Newest Alumni Scholars


Video: Internet Pioneer, UCLA’s Leonard Kleinrock, Reflects on 50th Anniversary of the Internet

Undergraduates Meet With Alumni to Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at How D.C. Works

Film Festival Showcases Poignant Ethnic and Social Justice Movies Made by Alumni

New UCLA Mural Designed by Alumni Depicts "50 Years of Resistance"

Three Alumni Create Online Encyclopedia Powered by Cryptocurrency


Use Promo Code ALUM to Book Your Alumni Bed & Breakfast Getaway Package at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center

Network Events

Network Events

Parent and Family Programs

Feb. 9, Various Locations | Coffee Socials
Feb. 21, YouTube Live | Bruin Family Insights: Unconventional Career Paths

San Francisco Bay Area Network

Feb. 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 21, 23, 28, Los Altos, Petaluma, San Francisco, Walnut Creek | Men's Basketball Game Watch Parties
Feb. 8, Palo Alto | West Bay Opera - Free Preview I Due Foscari
Feb. 13, Berkeley | UCLA Men's Basketball at Cal
Feb. 16, Stanford | UCLA Men's Basketball at Stanford

UCLA Alumni Affairs

Feb. 24, March 2, 3, Various Locations | Dinners for 12 Strangers
March 5, Online | UC Virtual Career Series: Unique Ways to Use Your Humanities Degree
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