D'Artagnan Scorza '07, Ph.D. '13, began his term as president of the UCLA Alumni Association on July 1 along with a new board. The Inglewood native and community leader is tasked with leading UCLA Alumni through a time of declining budgets, demands for social justice and much uncertainty affecting UCLA. Yet, with infectious enthusiasm and optimism, the entrepreneur, school board president and U.S. Navy Iraq War veteran shares his vision for moving UCLA Alumni forward.
As businesses, small and large, struggle to keep up with the financial challenges brought on by the pandemic, UCLA Alumni is offering free resources to help entrepreneurs, managers and self-employed Bruins promote their services as well as join a network of other Bruin business leaders.
It's not every day we bury a real American hero. For Professor Patricia Turner, he was a personal hero. She reflects fondly on the late congressman and civil rights icon leading up to and during the Winston C. Doby Distinguished Lecture on April 10, 2017, where he accepted the University's highest honor.
Third-year Bruin Sameera has experienced the pandemic from two different worlds: spring quarter in Westwood and summertime in New Delhi. She documents her musings over her family's quirks, hometown routines and some surprising comparisons of quarantine life from the other side.
Alumni networks are reinventing in-person events and taking them to virtual spaces. From at-home workouts to Netflix parties, Bruins continue to connect and engage in digital spaces while safely social distancing. Here are 10 fun ideas for your upcoming alumni get-togethers.
It's little known history how north campus almost became the back nine of the Bel-Air Country Club golf course, had the original oral agreement come through selling the land owned by the Janss brothers to developer Alphonso Bell. See the fascinating StoryMap.