May 2019 | International Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

The History of How UCLA Came to Be

May 23 officially marks UCLA's 100th birthday, the date in 1919 when Governor Stephens signed Assembly Bill 626 into law, turning the Los Angeles State Normal School into the Southern Branch of the University of California. Read on to learn the genesis of UCLA and its first decade.
Royce Hall Lighting the Way Projection Show

Centennial Celebration

The celebration of 100 years starts on May 18 with UCLA Alumni Day featuring more than 100 activities throughout the day. At night, Royce Hall is transformed with a spectacular projection show inspired by 100 years of innovation, optimism and world-changing achievements.
Team UC in the Vitality 10,000

Team UC in the Vitality 10,000 - London

On bank holiday Monday (27 May 2019) a Team of University of California alumni, students, parents and friends will run in the Vitality 10,000 - a race through the heart of London!
Then and Now Vermont Campus

Then and Now

The original location of UCLA on Vermont Avenue in 1922 is nearly unrecognizable today as the site of Los Angeles City College. A comparison of these aerial photographs shows the birthplace of our University amidst an evolving metropolis.
Jenn Carson and Sylvia Peterson

Life-Saving Teacher

When Jenn Carson found out her father was a serial killer, she thought she was doomed to follow a dark path. But then she met a teacher who made a difference. Read this heartwarming story of Sylvia Case Peterson '56, and how her kindness saved a life.
Isabel Gago on Second Impressions

Second Impressions

In the style of Humans of New York, this Facebook page showcases the lives and experiences of international students at UCLA and helps break stereotypes by going beyond first impressions and taking a closer look at people's stories.


Lori Gilbert-Kaye '82, Alumna and Bruin Parent, Died at Poway Synagogue Shooting

Video: Michelle Obama at Pauley Pavilion for College Signing Day

UCLA Names Mick Cronin New Men's Head Basketball Coach

Chancellor Block: Protecting Our Campus After Reported Measles Case

UCLA Ranked No. 4 in Forbes Best Value Colleges List

FAQ on 2014 UCLA Athletics Admissions Compliance Report

Ralph '53, J.D. '58 and Shirley '59 Shapiro Receive the UCLA Medal

New UCLA Center Focusing on Disorders of the Esophagus to Be Named for Robert G. Kardashian

Sepi's on Le Conte Closes Its Doors After 50 Years in Westwood


Video - Bruin Career Insights: Mindfulness for Career Success

Bruin Career Insights: The Power of Perseverance - May 29, YouTube Live


Legendary Singer-Songwriter Don McLean to Receive the Gershwin Lifetime Achievement Award at Spring Sing - May 17

UCLA Samueli Receives $5 Million Gift From Stacey Nicholas '85, M.S.E. '87 for Women in Engineering Program

UCLA Law Bankruptcy Professors Help Puerto Rico Take a Major Step Forward

Dance Marathon 2019 Raises $330,000 for Pediatric AIDS Coalition

Daily Bruin Brings Home Multiple Journalism Competition Awards, Honors

Video - Bruin Family Insights: First-Generation Students & Families


Daily Bruin Live at Coachella 2019

Bob Woodward Criticizes Media’s Coverage of Donald Trump in Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Series

UCLA Research: New Scientific Device Creates Electricity From Snowfall

Afrikan Student Union Continues Long-Standing Push for Resources Dedicated to Black Students at UCLA

Brian Poli-Dixon Transitions From Pro Football to Full-Time Artist With New Painting Collection

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