The people have spoken and the results are almost all in. See which alumni showcased in last month's Bruins On the Ballot were elected to office in prominent federal, state and local races. Hint: More than 50 Bruins now hold an elected seat.
March 2020 was a defining moment for the UCLA Alumni Association. In the first few weeks, we canceled 24 planned events. Disappointment and fear may have been first out of the gate, but creativity and resilience came on strong in the back stretch. We learned how to engage with you online, pivoted to address your needs and then we were off to the races.
UCLA's chancellor discusses the current challenges facing the University and opportunities like the Bruin Promise initiative, providing affordable lifelong learning for all alumni. Tune in for the next town hall on Dec. 16 with California Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager and State Senator Ben Allen.
How do you replicate a live DJ party with games, drinking and dancing in Zoom? You can't, but that won't stop Bruins from still having a good time. The Chicago Bruins, UCLA Black Alumni Association and other networks share their success strategies in creating alumni magic at their online events.
With the holidays around the corner and 2020 coming to an end, we sure could use some uplifting stories. As Bruin optimists, we rounded up 20 UCLA news items from this year that will rejuvenate your Bruin spirit.
Watch a featured performance by Pink Martini, bringing its rollicking cross-genre mix of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop for this holiday time concert. Following the virtual concert, join the Bay Area Bruins and UCLA School of Music jazz professor, Mark Turner, for a reception on Zoom to mingle and discuss the show.