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April 28, 2016
Alumni Weekend 2016 is Just One Week Away!

Friday, May 6, 2016 | Alumni Conference

Alumni ConferenceWhat better way to relive your GSM/AGSM/UCLA Anderson business school experience then to come back to where it all started? The UCLA Anderson of today is indeed more tech and entrepreneurial minded—hear how Sara Varni Bright '06 is "Building a Team for the Next innovation" as the SVP of Marketing at Salesforce next Friday. There are even solar charging stations in the Marion Anderson Courtyard and a business accelerator in the basement of the Rosenfeld Library now.

The timeless favorites, however, remain the same. Get an update on the State of the School with Dean Judy Olian and the global economy with Professor Ed Leamer. Take advantage of opportunities to make new connections and engage with faculty. Reunite with classmates at designated class areas for alumni celebrating their 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 year class reunions at the cocktail reception. View the Conference agenda.

Online registration closes next Tuesday, May 3 at midnight PST. Tickets will be available at the door but prices will go up.

» Learn more and register now

Friday, May 6, 2016 | 1 Year Reunion Celebration

One Year ReunionThe Class of 2015 will celebrate their 1 year reunion at a private party in Hollywood. Don't miss the chance to reminisce, catch up on the latest happenings or plot your next group adventure. Registration will close on Thursday, May 5 at midnight PST. No tickets will be sold at the door so secure your spot!

» Learn more and register now

Saturday, May 7 | Alumni Reunions '81, '86, '91, '96, '01, '06, '11

Reunions 2016Seven reunion classes will descend upon Santa Monica Beach and take over Hotel Casa Del Mar and Shutters on the Beach Hotel for the largest UCLA Anderson alumni gathering of the year. There will be cocktails, a beach sunset, and an elegant three-course dinner. Then the evening will continue with dancing, music and photo booth fun.

Reunion Evening Schedule:

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Reunion Cocktail Reception
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Class Dinners
9:30 - 11:00 p.m.
Post-Dinner Celebration

Seats are limited so secure your spot. Online registration closes next Tuesday, May 3 at midnight PST.

Commemorate your reunion and your MBA experience by participating in your reunion class gift today! Your support helps ensure UCLA Anderson sustains its place among the world's top-ranked business schools.

» Learn more and register now

Monday, May 9 | UCLA Anderson Alumni Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament VideoSpots are still available for the 10th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament. Participate in a day of fun and friendly competition with your UCLA Anderson family at the beautiful MountainGate Country Club in Brentwood, CA. It’s all for a great cause—proceeds benefit UCLA Anderson student fellowships and alumni activities.

Tournament Schedule:

9:00 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast
10:30 a.m.
Mega Putt
10:45 a.m.
Tournament Briefing
11:00 a.m.
Shotgun Start
4:30 p.m.
Awards Presentation Dinner, Raffle & Auctions

» Learn more and register now

Briskin Family Makes a Catalytic Gift to Bring UCLA Anderson Into the Next

We are proud to announce an inspiring, catalytic gift from Judy and Bernard Briskin, founding a new Marketing Specialization for the MBA curriculum and establishing The Judy and Bernard Briskin Family Plaza. This generous endowment also provides fellowships to our students specializing in marketing. It creates the "Briskin Marketing Student of the Year" award in the MBA and fully employed MBA programs. It will also bring "Briskin Distinguished Visitors" to speak at special UCLA Anderson seminars and will enable state-of-the-art technology while fulfilling high-priority needs.

A former WWII Marine, "Bernie" Briskin (’49) graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in business administration; he went on to marry Judy, who also attended UCLA. Bernie is responsible for growing Gelson’s Markets into the prestigious grocery store chain it is today. This gift helps push our Into the Next Campaign toward its $300 million goal, and is part of the University’s broader $4.2 billion Centennial Campaign, culminating in 2019, the 100th Anniversary of UCLA’s founding.

» Every gift counts and your participation is vital to Anderson. Please join the Briskin family and make your gift to the Into the Next Campaign today!

UCLA Anderson Drives Change: LGBTQ Awareness Week & New Social Innovation Programs

LGBTQ Awareness Week returned to UCLA Anderson on April 11 with activities and events ranging from the Ask A Gay forum to the observation of the National Day of Silence. A central part of the week was the Ally Pledge of solidarity, which requires a person to be an ally to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community—as well as support the Out@Anderson LGBTQ Club and those beyond the Anderson campus whether they be friends, family, or colleagues. Learn more at LGBTQ@Anderson.

» Get connected to our UCLA Anderson GLBA Alumni group

UCLA Anderson announces the addition of a specialization of social impact to the curriculum, enabling students to meet the evolving needs of today's business world. "Today's world calls for a more holistic approach to business, as customers demand more transparency and social responsibility from the companies they engage with," said Professor of Finance
Bhagwan Chowdhry
, who led the creation of the new specialization. Social Innovation Week also returned to UCLA Anderson April 18-21 bringing together thought leaders and founders of mission-drive businesses across sectors to explore solutions to the world's biggest challenges and inspire social change through a set of speakers panels, screenings and mixers.

» Learn more about Impact@Anderson

Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series: Tom Enders, CEO of Airbus Group

Tom Enders, CEO of Airbus GroupTuesday, May 10, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson, Korn Convocation Hall
Complimentary Event

Register Now

Dean Judy Olian will host Tom Enders, CEO of leading aerospace, space and defense corporation Airbus Group, as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Join us to learn about the organization driving technological innovation, operating in more than 170 locations with more than 138,000 employees worldwide.

Upcoming Events

4/28 Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Anderson Alumni Dinner for 10 Strangers

4/29 Camarillo, CA
Breaking Free from your Overcrowded Mind

5/05 Los Angeles, CA
Executive Recruiting
Networking Event

5/06 Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Anderson
Alumni Conference 2016

5/06 Los Angeles, CA
1 Year Reunion:
Class of 2015

5/07 Los Angeles, CA
Alumni Reunion Evening:
'81, '86, '91, '96, '01, '06, '11

5/09 Los Angeles, CA
2016 UCLA Anderson Alumni Golf Tournament

5/10 Los Angeles, CA
Tom Enders, CEO, Airbus Group, Dean's...

5/11 Simi Valley, CA
Social Security: How to maximize retirement income

5/11 Los Angeles, CA
Getting Appointed -
Women on Commissions...

5/12 Online Webinar
Authentic Self-Promotion
for Women

5/14 New York, CA
MoMA Private Tour of Edgar Degas Special Exhibit

5/16 Westlake Village, CA
Inside Veggie Grill with Co-Founder T.K....

5/18 Irvine, CA
Inside Veggie Grill with Co-Founder T.K....

5/18 La Jolla, CA
San Diego Chapter Welcomes Professor Bill Cockrum

5/19 Switzerland
Alumni After Work @ The International Beer Bar

5/20 Calabasas, CA
Marketing and Innovation for Entertainment...

5/22 Los Angeles, CA
5A's Brunch and Working Session

5/23 Los Angeles, CA
5th Annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference

5/27 Irvine, CA
Orange County Career Networking Lunch


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