February 2019 | Los Angeles 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


Get a Free Haircut for a Great Cause, Donate Your Hair to Locks of Love - Feb. 7-8, UCLA

Help Students Hone Their Skills, Sign Up for Interview With a Bruin - Feb. 26, UCLA

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

Asian Pacific Alumni of UCLA

Bay Cities Network

Black Alumni Association

Bruin Professionals

February, All Chapters | Network Meetings
Feb. 12, Los Angeles | Lunar New Year Mixer With Asian Pacific Alumni

Channel Islands Network

March 3, Los Angeles | LA Dodgers Stadium Tour

Latino Alumni Association

Los Angeles Downtown Network

Los Angeles Westside Network

Feb. 20, Los Angeles | Brewin' With Bruins
Feb. 22, Santa Monica | Monthly Morning Mixer
March 9, Santa Monica | 5th Annual Pac-12 Pub Crawl

Parent and Family Programs

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

Silicon Beach Network

Feb. 22, El Segundo | South Bay Lakers vs. Austin Spurs

UCLA Alumni Affairs

UCLA Volunteer Center

Westwood Women's Bruin Club

Feb. 20, UCLA | Monthly Luncheon
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