July 2019 | San Francisco Bay Area Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

UCLA Honors Remarkable Alumni

On June 8, the UCLA Awards Ceremony, held at the UCLA Renee and Meyer Luskin Conference Center, celebrated six outstanding individuals and one alumni network for their achievements and contributions to our community. Hear them share their inspiring stories in their own words.
New Bruin Send-off

Send-off Our New Bruins

Each summer, alumni networks worldwide host New Bruin Send-offs to welcome incoming students and families to UCLA. These picnics and gatherings showcase the strength of the UCLA community, and allow students and parents to ask questions of alumni. Attend a Send-off near you!
Travel to Verona, Italy

Book a Vacation That Inspires and Educates

Alumni Travel tours for 2020 are open for reservations! Whether you're journeying through Central Asia's Silk Road or experiencing the total solar eclipse in Argentina's Patagonian Lake District, exploring the world with Bruins and professors is an adventure like no other.
Tonga Room

Dinner With 12 Bruins - July 25, San Francisco

Enjoy a memorable evening at the world famous Tonga Room in the iconic Fairmont Hotel. Your $100 fee includes a five-course meal, dessert and live music performed from a thatch-covered barge on the lagoon, complete with periodic tropical rainstorms.
Volunteer at beach clean-up

Call for Volunteer Day Service Projects

Bruins everywhere are called to inspire change in your neighborhoods. Identify and submit service projects you know will benefit from volunteer support. Save the date for Saturday, Sept. 28.
Woody Strode, Jackie Robinson, Kenny Washington

UCLA in the 1930s

The dedication of the Westwood campus in March 1930 launched the "era of progress." With the backdrop of the Great Depression, new buildings sprang forth, the Alumni Association and graduate studies were established, while soon-to-be-legendary athletes took the field.

UCLA 100

Video: Centennial UCLA Graduates Celebrate at Pauley Pavilion Commencement

UCLA 100 Celebrated in L.A. Pride Parade

At the Start of Our 100th Year, a Triple Bruin Gives $100 Million. Read Visionaries

Chancellor Block: A Time to Celebrate, and to Anticipate


Alumni Association Names Board Members for 2019–20

Softball Team Wins UCLA's 118th NCAA National Title in Walk-Off

UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Recognized Among Best Children’s Hospitals

UCLA Medal Awarded to Esteemed Scholars Sherie and Don Morrison

Geffen Playhouse and Toscana Restaurant Possibly Exposed to Measles

Sedan Crashes Through Front of Pinches Tacos in Westwood

Ex-UCLA Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery; University Responds


Livestream: UC Virtual Career Series - Marketing Your Ph.D. - July 9

Looking for Jobs or Bruins in a Specific Field? Find Them on UCLA ONE

Podcast: Interview With Olympic Gold Medalist Jordyn Wieber '17


UCLA Softball Champ Rachel Garcia Wins 2019 Honda Cup and Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year

Photo: Alumni Travelers in Normandy Pay Tribute to First Lt. John Simons '42, One of Two Bruins Who Died on D-Day

Alumni Day Online, First Gen Network and Dinners for 12 Strangers Win Top CASE Awards

Check Out the Highlights From the Identity-Based Graduation Ceremonies

82-Year-Old Set to Graduate With Bachelor’s Degree Almost 45 Years in the Making

UCLA Receives $20 Million Gift to Propel Diversity and Ethics in Entertainment

UCLA 2019 Graduate Helps Victims of Syrian War "Rise Again"


The Art of Eating

Q&A: Randall Park '97 Reflects on How His Time at UCLA Shaped His Career in Acting, Writing

Alumnus Discusses Role in Asian Cast Production of "Mamma Mia!"

Network Events

Network Events

Black Alumni Association (Bay Area Chapter)

July 21, Oakland | New Bruin Send-off at Temescal Park

Latino Alumni Association

July 3 Deadline, Online | Accepting Nominations for 2019-20 Board

San Francisco Bay Area Network

July 12, Walnut Creek | Opening Night at Festival Opera
July 13, Palo Alto | Planning Meeting
July 20, Redwood City | Pub in the Park – Bluegrass and Bruins
July 25, San Francisco | Dinner With 12 Bruins at the Tonga Room
July 26, San Francisco | Cup of Java

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