UCLA: The First Century is an extensively illustrated hardcover book which follows a chronological historical narrative with in-depth sections on campus traditions and the history of Bruin athletics.
Since the UCLA History Project was launched in 2004, UCLA have been chronicling a full account of their alma mater, from humble beginnings to their current standing as one of the world’s most prestigious public research universities.
The research and editorial team for this publication delved into the untold number of historical documents
and photographs preserved in UCLA’s archives and beyond, interviewed
numerous members of the UCLA community, and searched for materials and
anecdotes that were on the verge of becoming permanently lost or
For chapter extracts, sample pages and book news, visit the UCLA: First Century microsite.
"I wanted to create an authentic, historical account of our university. Every day I am inspired by the story of UCLA and I see its history as a collective, living legacy that we all share."
Marina Dundjerski '94, Author
'The book is indeed beautiful. Thank you so much for all the work that went into it.'
Rhea Turtletaub, Vice Chancellor, UCLA External Affairs
'100 years of UCLA on your coffee table.'
Los Angeles Times