June 2020 | International Edition
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Bruin Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

In the wake of George Floyd's murder and the historical oppression of Black people that continues to this day, UC and UCLA-affiliated individuals, groups and organizations spoke out to express their support for the Black community. Read the statements of the UC President and Board of Regents Chair, the UCLA Chancellor and executive leadership, and the president of the Alumni Association. To engage with the alumni community about diversity and social justice issues, subscribe to the weekly Diversity Digest newsletter.  
SCOTUS Protects LGBTQ Rights

Influential LGBTQ Bruins

UCLA students, staff, faculty and alumni have been at the forefront of advocating for and advancing representation of the LGBTQ community. From the University's first Gay Awareness Week in 1974 to the Williams Institute, we're celebrating UCLA’s influential LGBTQ Bruins for the role they’ve played in moving us forward.
Tribute to the Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Honored

The tributes poured in for this year's graduating class, which featured a virtual commencement ceremony with keynote speaker George Takei '60, M.A. '64. Members of the graduates' families, as well as members of the UCLA family, joined the celebration through a collection of heartwarming Bruin shout-outs
Spring Sing 2020

Spring Sing Online

A tradition that began in 1945 was nearly canceled due to the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Thanks to the fortitude, commitment and creativity of its organizers and performers, the show was live-streamed for the first time to thousands on May 29. Watch the virtual hit from start to finish or re-watch your favorite acts
Hedy Wang '20

Lessons I Learned at UCLA

In a letter to her freshman self, recent graduate Hedy Wang '20 reflects on her four years on campus and imparts some helpful advice she wishes she had received early on. "These simple truths will make your time at UCLA a lot less stressful the sooner you grasp them."


Preparations for Fall 2020 and Beyond

UCLA Implements COVID-19 Symptom Monitoring for Students and Staff

A World Changed, a World the Same

Students Directly Affected by COVID-19 Share Their Stories on Impact of Disease

A View From Behind the Mask - Kate Gieschen ’20, School of Nursing Graduate

Video: What Life Is Like for UCLA Undocumented Students During COVID-19

Football Players Demand Better Protections in Return to Training Amid Pandemic

Student-Athletes Given Four-Phase Plan for Returning to Training at UCLA


Hundreds Gather at UCLA to Protest Police Brutality, Racial Injustice

UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Rated Among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S.

UC Board of Regents Votes 19-0 in Support of Restoring Affirmative Action

State Funding to UCs Cut by $470 Million, No Cuts to K-12 Schools

UCLA Statement on LAPD Use of Jackie Robinson Stadium to Process Arrested Protesters

Chancellor: Enhancing Policies to Protect Patients

Anna Spain Bradley Named Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion


Job Hunting During COVID-19? The Career Center and Alumni Association Have a Trove of Programs and Services That Can Help

Advertise or Patronize a Bruin Business on UCLA ONE

Job Search Starter Kit

HireUC Virtual Alumni Career Fair - July 15

Bruin Success Podcast: Steve O'Dell and Robbie Page, Founders of Tenzo Tea


Video: "Selma" Director Ava DuVernay Elected to Film Academy Board

One Day After Receiving the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Kevin Love Commits $500,000 to UCLA Mental Health Effort

Video: Actress Mary Neely '13 Recreates Broadway Musicals During Quarantine in a Series of Viral One-Woman Shows

These Students Have Earned Their Degrees in Building Equity

UCLA Receives $1 Million From Alumna to Support Students in Financial Need

Class of 2020 Page Offers New Grads a Comprehensive Archive of Information, Programs and Services to Assist in Their Transition

A Lifesaving Lung Transplant at UCLA for Patient Who Was Turned Away by More Than 20 Hospitals


Check Out These Evolving Maps of UCLA Through the Decades

Longtime Advocates Rejoice as UCLA Offers Pilipino Studies as a Minor Starting This Fall

Video: Mindfully Working With Difficult Emotions - A Guided Meditation

Videos: Bruin At-Home Workouts With Erin Beck

Access Library of UCLA Zoom Background Images

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