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Christine Simmons ’98 (Gold member) has been hired as chief operating officer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The immediate past president of the UCLA Alumni Association Board, a UC Regent-designate and currently president and COO of the Los Angeles Sparks, Simmons will assume her new role in January and report directly […]Read More
Visionary engineer and executive Norman E. Friedmann ’50, M.S. ’52, Ph.D. ’57, passed away July 24 at age 89. A lifelong UCLA supporter, Friedmann was a UCLA Foundation Trustee (1987-2006), endowed the Norman E. Friedmann Chair in Knowledge Sciences (1987), was the School of Engineering Alumnus of the Year (1973) and received the UCLA Distinguished […]Read More
Michelle King, the first black woman to be superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest district in the nation, passed away Feb. 2. She was 57. King, who worked for the district for over thirty years as a teacher and administrator, was selected in 2010 by Superintendent Ramón Cortines to serve as […]Read More
Andrew Ouvrier ’98 has joined Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP, a full-service law firm focused on real estate in the United States, as a real estate leasing partner. Ouvrier brings more than 15 years of experience in the negotiation and documentation of all types of retail, office and industrial leases to the firm’s Retail Group, […]Read More >
Hailyn J. Chen, J.D. ’03, has been elected as co-managing partner of California-based law firm Munger, Tolles & Olson. Chen’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation and high-profile government and internal investigations. She has represented companies from a broad array of sectors, including Airbnb, Tokyo Electric Power Company, LG Display and the University of California. […]Read More >
Amy Steinfeld ’00 was named office managing partner of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Santa Barbara office, effective Jan. 1. “Amy embodies our firm’s values and has long been a key contributor to the success of our Santa Barbara office. She has strong relationships both internally throughout the firm as well as externally in the Santa […]Read More >
Michelle King, the first black woman to be superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest district in the nation, passed away Feb. 2. She was 57. King, who worked for the district for over thirty years as a teacher and administrator, was selected in 2010 by Superintendent Ramón Cortines to serve as […]Read More >
A public middle school founded by Benjamin Lev ’04 has been named by Teach for America as a 2018-2019 “School To Learn From,” a distinction garnered by just 3 other schools in the United States. After earning his B.A. in English, Lev moved to New York, NY (missing his graduation ceremony, as he had to […]Read More >
Patrick McKinney II ’94 has been appointed to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court. He had served as general counsel at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 2015. Prior to that, McKinney served at the California Office of the Attorney General from 2011 to 2015 and was an attorney at Farella, […]Read More >