The History and Legacy of the Chicanx Latinx Alumni AssociationBy Krissy Waite
Established in 1984, the Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association works to engage, empower, and equip Chicanx and Latinx students in their UC Berkeley journey.
Bears in Business: Stuart Smith ’70
The award-winning Smith-Madrone co-founder discusses the ways his Cal experience at UC Berkeley influenced his decision to enter the wine industry and shaped his business practices.
Connections to Cal Are Critical for the Alumni Journey
150 years ago, a group of 12 rising seniors gathered in downtown Oakland, deciding to establish the alumni community we now know as the Cal Alumni Association (CAA). This simple, purposeful act ensured that all future students would have a lifetime community at Berkeley. The following year, those 12 students became the first to graduate from the University of California, Berkeley.
Becoming One’s Best Self
Senior TAAP Scholar Danny Muñoz ’22 hopes to one day create policies that better the situation of marginalized youth of color.
Year in Review: The Cal Alumni Association in 2022 and Beyond
What happened in 2022? Look back on the changes, developments, and initiatives that took place within the Cal community and the Cal Alumni Association.
Blast from the Past: Celebrating Cal’s Graduating Classes of 2012, 2002, and 1992
Take a moment to look back on the milestones and events that impacted some of these graduating classes of the last 30 years.
Lair Virtual Information Session on February 1 at 7:00 p.m.
First-time camper? Tune in for a fun and informative glimpse at what you can expect from a Lair of the Golden Bear vacation.
Meet the 2022 – 2023 Leadership Award Recipients
The Leadership Award is a one-year, merit-based scholarship that recognizes undergraduate students at UC Berkeley who demonstrate innovative, initiative-driven leadership impacting their academic, work, or community environments.
Building Better Futures
Ryan Shelby M.S. ’08, Ph.D. ’13 has served within the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) since 2019, as the main infrastructure and construction expert for 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Writing Other Worlds
Gene Luen Yang ’95 is one of the most important authors in the area of children’s and young adult literature. His book American Born Chinese, published in 2006, has become a classic graphic novel used in high school and college courses around the world.
TAAP Scholars Are the Future Leaders
Senior TAAP Scholar Anmol Walia '22 believes that when underrepresented students are supported, future leaders are created.
Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Lair in the Non-Summer MonthsBy Heather Johnson
Fall, winter, or spring, Cal alums and friends can stay at the Lair of the Golden Bear at any time of the year to explore nearby nature and enjoy the Lair’s different offerings.