June 2019 | National Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

Centennial Celebrations

May 18 launched the yearlong celebration of UCLA's 100th birthday. Thousands of alumni were treated to Alumni Day, TEDxUCLA and a spectacular Lighting the Way projection show. The festivities continued throughout the week from Sacramento to Downtown Los Angeles. Various landmarks across L.A. were lit in blue and gold, while tributes came in commemorating UCLA's impacts on a personal, regional and global scale.
Mo Ostin

UCLA Awards

On June 8, UCLA Alumni will bestow its highest honor to music mogul Mo Ostin '51. Other awardees include a renowned coach, a mayor, a history teacher, a global recruiter, a super volunteer and a network founded 30 years ago. Their commitment to excellence and generosity of spirit make us proud to be Bruins.
Father and daughter at Alumni Day

Thousands Come Back for UCLA Alumni Day

Friends and family members came from near and far for Bruin reunions, networking sessions, enlightening talks, performances and tours of both new and familiar grounds. Watch the live streams and see photos from the day.  
Ralph Bunch and other students on the Vermont Campus

UCLA in the 1920s

During our centennial year, we'll take a closer look at our evolving campus, the key moments in our history and the traditions that have come and gone through the years. Get a glimpse into this decade where we set a foundation, as well as transitioned into a world-class institution.  
Alumni Day Double-Decker Bus Tour

Video: Graduation
Day Gratitude

Commencement can be an emotional time for graduates and their families. For the classes of 2017 and 2018, the culmination of a long journey brought out all the feels in this touching video about Bruin pride, perseverance and gratitude.  

UCLA 100

Los Angeles Glows Blue and Gold to Celebrate UCLA

Video: L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Congratulates the Bruin Family

Government Officials Recognize UCLA’s Historic Bonds With Los Angeles

Video: Assemblywoman Shirley Weber '70, M.A. '71, Ph.D. '75 Shares Her UCLA Experience on the State Assembly Floor

Centennial Event Honors Reginaldo Francisco del Valle, One of UCLA’s Founders

How UCLA Started


Video: Beach Volleyball Earns Second Straight NCAA Title, UCLA’s 117th

Chuck Lorre, Dr. Anna Lee Fisher '71, M.D. '76, M.S. '87 Among Speakers at UCLA Graduations

Chris Waller '91 Is UCLA's New Gymnastics Head Coach

UC Board of Regents Votes to Increase Nonresident Tuition by $762 Per Year

Antonio Bernardo Named New Dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management

Spring Sing Committee Rescinds Award From Don McLean Due to Domestic Violence Charges

UCLA Professor Emeritus Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting Two Children


Video - Bruin Career Insights: The Power of Perseverance

New Podcast, Bruin Success, Features KCRW President, Jennifer Ferro '91, and CBS News Sports Anchor, Greg Wolf '94

UC Virtual Career Series: LGBTQ@Work - June 11, Online


Video: Gold Shield Scholars Explain the Impact Their Scholarship and UCLA Education Has Had on Their Lives

Philanthropists Meyer '49 and Renee '53 Luskin Receive UCLA Medal

Alumni Travel: Join an Expedition to Antarctica or Explore the Wonders of Peru

Stellar TFT Alumni Reflect on UCLA’s Arts Program

A Pair of Bruin Alumni Post Victories on the PGA Tour

UCLA Law School Leads the Way With Inclusion of LGBTQ Community


The History of Westwood

UCLA Luskin Lecture Brings Together Political Forces Who Forged a Path for the Next Generation of Latino Leaders

Blueprint Examines the State of American Political Discourse and It's Not Good

Dr. Pimple Popper, Sandra Lee '93, Discusses Reality Show and How Dermatology Changes Lives

Award Winner, Barbara Demman, M.S.N. '08, Delivers Last Lecture on Death, Terminal Illnesses of Loved Ones

Network Events

Network Events

Boston Network

Central Valley Network

Chicago Network

Coachella Valley Network

Colorado Network

June 23, Denver | City Park Jazz

Hawaii Network

June 14, Honolulu | Hawaii Bruins Summer Mixer

Las Vegas Network

June 6, Las Vegas | Joint Networking Social

New York Tri-State Network

June 20, New York | Pac-12 Alumni Cruise

Oregon & Southwest Washington Network

June 30, Beaverton | Save the Date: Town Hall

Philadelphia Network

June 22, Philadelphia | Brunch and Walking Tour of City Murals

Sacramento Network

June 16, Sacramento | Special Book Club Event at Beers Books
June 29, West Sacramento | UCLA Night With the River Cats
July 1, Sacramento | California Classic: Kings vs. Warriors

Seattle Network

Washington, D.C. Network

June 15, Washington, D.C. | Pac-12 Night With the Nationals
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