January 2020 | Los Angeles Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

UCLA Alumni Resolutions

It’s a new year so why not show the world a new you? Whether it’s getting fit, making that career move or getting out there to meet new people, let UCLA Alumni help you with your New Year’s resolutions.
Michell Obama at College Signing Day

The Best of Alumni Connect 2019

See the most popular stories from the past year designed to inspire you, inform you and invite you to engage with UCLA and fellow Bruins. If you have an idea for a story you'd like to pitch for this year, contact us here.
UCLA in the 1980s

UCLA in the 1980s

UCLA took center stage in the Eighties, playing host to Olympic gymnastics and transforming the campus into the international Olympic Village. There were landmark advances in science, medicine, politics and the arts. Nationally, UCLA was a recognized leader, ranking second among all public universities.
Brandi Woo ’14 and Gregory Golden ’14

Highlights From 2019 Class Notes

Class Notes chronicles important events in the lives of UCLA alumni – from changes in employment to accolades for achievement, from new Bruin unions to the passing of our valued UCLA family members. We’ve assembled some of the highlights from this past year.
Dinners for 12 Strangers

Hosting Dinner for 12 Strangers

For over half a century, Bruins have assembled near campus for laughter-filled evenings of food, conversation and fun. This tradition continues with people like you who are willing to share your heart, your hospitality and your food with UCLA students, faculty or local alumni who you may not have otherwise met at UCLA. Sign up to host for Feb. 22, 23 or 29.
Guy Embracing Change

2nd Act: Taking Charge in Change

Faced with a major life transition – retirement, empty nest, bereavement, serious illness, etc. learn tools to face uncertainty and change to move forward instead of backward with personal development trainer, Jim Hjort '94. Jan. 16, UCLA
Westwood Then and Now

Westwood Then and Now

Check out this side-by-side slider view of Westwood Village in 1936 and 2019. Note the familiar streets and iconic structures that are still present today, amidst a spacious, budding college town primed for growth and development.  

UCLA 100

UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact - A Multimedia Traveling Exhibit Sharing the Stories of Bruins Who Have Advanced Equity and Equality in America


Col. Dick Littlestone ’45, MBA ’83, Named Veteran of the Year

Former UCLA Pitcher Gerrit Cole Inks Record $324 Million Deal With Yanks

Film & Television Archive Celebrates 40 Years of UCLA Student Films

UCLA School of Law Honors Prominent Alumni and Friends at the 2019 UCLA Law Awards Ceremony

Elizabeth Reiko Kubota Whitney '80 and Kenneth Whitney Commit $10 Million to Revitalize the Freud Playhouse

UCLA to Launch Institute to Advance Scholarship on Armenia and Its Diaspora


Is Your Business or Someone You Know in the New Bruin Business Directory?

Stunt Work Took Sadiqua Bynum From UCLA Gymnast to "Watchmen" Hero

Q&A With Ben Gumpert '02, President and C.O.O. of MLS Team Sacramento Republic FC

Bruin Success Podcast: Dr. Anna Lee Fisher '71, M.D. '76, M.S. '87 of NASA


Q&A With D’Artagnan Scorza ’07, Ph.D. ’13, President-Elect of the UCLA Alumni Association

Nominate a Bruin Who You Feel Deserves a UCLA Award

Join UCLA’s Faculty Women’s Club. Membership is Open to Anyone Who Seeks Exciting Activities and Programs, Intellectual Spark and a Place to Belong

The Rules of Civilized Debate

From Westwood to the Texas-Mexico Border and Haiti, Bruins Are Tackling Global Inequities, One Heartfelt Step at a Time

Video: Therapy Dogs and Carolers Bring Holiday Cheer to Patients at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Hospital


Apply to Be a UCLA Alumni Association Board Member, Officer or Alumni Representative on Select Campus Boards


UCLA Winter Public Events Calendar

Alumni Travel: Easy Company, Provence & Burgundy, Paradores & Pousadas

George Takei '60, M.A. '64, Aims to Raise Awareness About Japanese American Internment in Film

"LiveWell" Podcast Aims to Inspire Listeners With UCLA Experts’ Insights on Health

Nicholas von Sternberg '73, Finds Art Imitating His Life in the Netflix Movie "Dolemite Is My Name"

Kal Penn’s '00 Show Shines Light on the "Sunnyside" of Immigrant Experiences

Alumnus Pursues Passions to Better Representation of Muslims in Media

Network Events

Network Events

Alumni Affairs

Asian Pacific Alumni of UCLA

Bay Cities Network

Latino Alumni Association 

Jan. 11, Huntington Beach | UCLA Basketball vs. USC Game Watch Party
Feb. 10, UCLA | Career Day

Los Angeles Westside Network

Jan. 31, Santa Monica | Casual Fridays – A Morning Mixer

Rose Bowl Bruins

Town & Gown Affiliates of UCLA 

Volunteer Center

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Luis Perez '10 UCLA Trivia Ellen talks about UCLA's Kindness Institute
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