March 2020 | Orange County Edition
UCLA Alumni Connect

COVID-19 Ushers in a New March Madness

In response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, UCLA announced a series of closures, cancellations and postponements, along with the shift to working and learning remotely. In these uncertain and trying times, here are some tips on how you can affect the many aspects of daily life that remain under your control, including how you take care of your emotional, social and physical well-being, and your ability to support your friends, family and community. As UCLA coronavirus news unfolds, go to UCLA’s COVID-19 website for the latest updates.
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Alumni Brainstorm 

Do you miss networking with other Bruins? Take part in a collective sharing of ideas on how alumni can be supportive,  informed and entertained during this time of social distancing and virtual communication. Whether it's sharing recipes online or a webinar on career-advancing skills, we value your opinion on how we can keep the Bruin community connected.   

Bruins Can Help Bruins

Your professional online community, UCLA ONE, is available to help continue the Bruin connection and support we provide one another. After logging in, visit your “Willing to Help” options and be a resource for students and alumni going through a time of uncertainty. UCLA ONE is most effective when Bruins use it to help one another in our time of need.
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How UCLA Admission Works

This month, more than 100,000 high school seniors throughout the world will learn if they’ve been accepted for UCLA’s class of 2024. See what today's requirements are and the financial costs of a UCLA education. Boomers, Gen-Xers, even Millennials might be surprised at what it takes to be a Bruin these days.
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UCLA in the 1990s

The tumultuous 90s saw a major earthquake, citywide riots and a hunger strike on campus. It was also an era of advances in tech, the graduation of future change makers and UCLA's elevation to one of the nation's premier research universities. Bruins flourished in sports, arts and science, winning two Nobel Peace Prizes and the Big Dance.   
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Video: 8-Clap Heard Around the World

As the global community unites to combat the novel coronavirus, we Bruins have a traditional expression when faced with a challenge – we Fight! Fight! Fight!  Watch the latest 8-Clap video and know that we're all in this together and we'll support one another as one Bruin community. 

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UCLA Raises $5.49 Billion in One of Most Ambitious Campaigns Ever by a Public University

Meet UCLA Centenarian Mendel Rittenberg '36


Internet Architect Leonard Kleinrock Receives UCLA Medal

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin Honored During Visit to Campus

UCLA Ext. Alumnus Matthew Cherry Wins an Oscar for “Hair Love”

Ice Cube Honored by UCLA Anderson With Game Changer Award

FAQ on UCLA’s Support for Graduate Students

UCLA School of Law to Open Immigration Law Center With $5 Million Alumna Donation

UCLA Mom Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Case After Spending Five Months in Spanish Prison


Are You Willing to Speak in Public About Your Expertise? Register to Be a Bruin Speaker on UCLA ONE

Bruin Success Podcast: Stephen Mendoza '17 of Wells Fargo

Steven Canals '15 Talks Emmy-Winning TV Show "Pose"


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Alumni Affairs Wins Awards for New Bruin Send-offs, Alumni Connect Newsletter, Bruin Podcast and Alumni Day

Video: UCLA Spirit Squad on The Kelly Clarkson Show

Video: Meet the 2019 John Wooden Fellows

UCLA Students Spread Warmth to Those In Need With Hand-Tied Blankets

Life Can Be Ruff: UCLA’s Award-Winning Therapy Dog Is Pawsitively Prepped to Help

Marty Sklar Entertainment Innovation Fellowship Established at UCLA TFT


Looking Back on the L.A. Rebellion With Alumnus Charles Burnett

UCLA Engineering 2020 Award Recipients

UCLA Chapter of National Society of Black Engineers Celebrates 40 Years

First Childhood Flu Helps Explain Why Virus Hits Some People Harder Than Others

Survey Finds 36% of College Admissions Officers Look at Students’ Social Media

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