May 23, 2020 marked UCLA's 101st birthday. We're celebrating by taking a look back at some of the memorable moments of UCLA's Centennial year.
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On May 17, 2019, Spring Sing kicked off Centennial Weekend with an amazing show of student performances.
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A father-daughter selfie moment at UCLA Alumni Day. Nearly 4,000 alumni and friends were welcomed back to campus for tours, lectures, live entertainment and much more.
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The Centennial was officially launched with a spectacular light projection show about UCLA's first 100 years. Watch the video again.
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The signs of celebration were everywhere.
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Kerckhoff Hall was decked out in blue and gold.
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Los Angeles City Hall joined the celebration.
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They lit the fountain at Grand Park in Downtown L.A.
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LA Live and the Staples Center congratulated UCLA.
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The LAX Pylons flashed blue and gold as it welcomed visitors from around the world.
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In Times Square, not too far from Ebbets Field where Jackie Robinson played, we reminded the world of how UCLA changed the game.
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In Sacramento, Assemblymembers gathered with the UCLA delegation during a special resolution commemorating the UCLA Centennial.
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In Taipei, Bruins posed with a Centennial balloon frame during a visit by a UCLA delegation.
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Bruins in Hong Kong and their UCLA guests celebrated the Centennial with an 8-Clap.
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Bruin Pride was well represented at the West Hollywood Pride Parade last June.
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Bruins joined thousands of Angelenos at MacArthur Park for a free community concert under the stars, as La Sonora Dinamita, one of the most beloved and renowned cumbia groups in the world, performed on the Levitt Pavilion stage.
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UCLA partnered with CicLAvia for the day-long celebration of biking, walking, jogging or skating along an open six-mile route in Downtown L.A.
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The annual Westwood Block Party brought the whole community together.
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Political leaders in federal, state and local levels paid tribute to UCLA's Centennial, like Rep. Ted Lieu's (CA-33) speech on the House Floor of the U.S. Capitol.
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Assemblymember Shirley Weber (CA-79) shared her UCLA story in the state capital.
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti commemorated UCLA's Centennial.
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The first Centennial initiative "UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact" is a multimedia traveling exhibit sharing the stories of Bruins who have advanced equity and equality in America.
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10 Questions were intimate panel discussions that featured leading scholars from across UCLA and distinguished alumni who came together to explore a different essential question each week, like What Is Truth? and What Is Love?
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Exploring Your Universe brought kids of all ages on campus for a free science festival, which featured special guest, Mayim Bialik ’00, Ph.D. ’07.
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The second of UCLA's Centennial initiatives will engage students, teachers and schools in an exploration of issues impacting equality, opportunity and social change.
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UCLA's annual traditions were Centennialized like the UCLA Awards Ceremony honoring six distinguished alumni and a network.
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A good time was had at the Second Annual Black Alumni Homecoming Weekend, entitled Black 2 Westwood — Centennial Edition.
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In celebration of the UCLA Latino Alumni Association's 30th year, the annual Fiesta de Inspiración gathered the community to congratulate incoming scholarship recipients and recognize the Alumni of the Year, Patricia Pérez ’87 and Earl Watson ’19.
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For the first time in 10 years, UCLA Volunteer Day went global with more than 100 project sites filled with Bruin volunteers.
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Any celebration isn't complete without breaking bread with fellow Bruins at a Dinner for 12 Strangers.
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We love our Bruin Centenarians! Hear their UCLA story in their own words.