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Black Bruin History – James “Jimmy” Lu Valle

Black Bruin History – James “Jimmy” Lu Valle (1936. M.S. 1937)     Photo: James “Jimmy” Lu Valle/UCLA Photography James “Jimmy” Lu Valle led a life full of awards, accolades and achievements. In 1936, he received the Jake Gimball award as UCLA’s moat outstanding senior, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. In addition to his academic…

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Black Bruin History – Miriam Matthews (1920 – 22)

Black Bruin History – Miriam Matthews (1920 – 22)   Miriam Matthews, also known as the “Dean of Los Angeles Black History,” was the first African American professional librarian in California. She attended the Southern Branch of the University of California (now known as UCLA) 1from 920 to 1922. She transferred to UC Berkeley, earning…

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Black Bruin History

Black Bruin History Jackie Robinson’s celebrated place in history for breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier began with his impressive college career at UCLA.  Jackie is the only Bruin to individually letter in 4 different sports – baseball, basketball, football and track.  On April 15, 1947, he solidified his place in history as the first…

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Princess Polly Releases New UCLA Collection

Princess Polly Releases New UCLA Collection Westwood, Calif. – January 26, 2021 – After the success of the initial launch in Fall ’20, Australia’s #1 women’s e-commerce retailer, Princess Polly, debuted a new fashion-forward UCLA apparel collection this week. This exclusive UCLA 2.0 Collection features comfy oversized sweatshirts, bike shorts and t-shirts highlighting a modern…

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CMMND X UCLA Exclusive AW’20 Collection Release

CMMND X UCLA Exclusive AW’20 Collection Release LA-based art collective CMMND breaks ground by revitalizing UCLA tradition with a collaborative apparel collection LOS ANGELES, JANUARY 12, 2021 – Starting with a first installment releasing on Jan. 31, 2021, CMMND will be releasing four gender-neutral apparel styles featuring UCLA’s traditional logos and mascots weaved into streetwear designs,…

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Spooktacular New UCLA Halloween Apparel for the Whole Family Exclusively on Amazon

Spooktacular New UCLA Halloween Apparel for the Whole Family Exclusively on Amazon   September 30, 2020 – For the first time ever, UCLA is launching a Halloween apparel collection on Amazon.com/UCLA. From the cute to the little bit spooky, there is something for everyone. The collection consists of t-shirts, women’s v-neck t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts,…

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UCLA Inks Exclusive Licensing Agreement with Rawlings®

UCLA Inks Exclusive Licensing Agreement with Rawlings® Agreement grants access to the university’s marks and logos on tailgate products Westwood, Calif. – September 17, 2020 – Get excited to turn your tailgating up a notch next year, as UCLA has entered into a new agreement with Rawlings, a worldwide leading sporting goods manufacturer, to create…

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UCLA Featured in NBA 2K21 Video Game

UCLA Featured in NBA 2K21 Video Game September 17, 2020 – UCLA is thrilled to be part of the recently launched NBA 2K21 top-rated and top-selling NBA video game. Among the several new additions and improvements to the game is MyCAREER Story. In this mode, ascend from high school ball to become a UCLA Bruin…

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UCLA Brand Collection Goes Down-Under

UCLA Brand Collection Goes Down-Under Australia’s #1 women’s e-commerce retailer debuts UCLA collection Westwood, Calif. – August 28, 2020 – UCLA is going Down Under with its latest fashion collaboration by launching an apparel collection with a popular boutique in Australia, as well as online in the U.S., this month. UCLA Trademarks & Licensing introduces…

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French retailer debuts new UCLA women’s collection

Vive UCLA! French retailer debuts new UCLA women’s collection.   Following the conclusion of a yearlong festival celebrating its first hundred years, UCLA kicks off its next century with a special collection in France. Vive UCLA! This vibrant collection of young women’s apparel is presented exclusively by Don’t Call Me Jennyfer throughout their store locations…

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