Community Events

California Assembly Speaker John Perez joined Chancellor Block and a team of Bruin volunteers at Leo Politi Elementary School. (September 2013)

2013 UCLA Volunteer Day

California Assembly Speaker John Perez joined Chancellor Block and a team of Bruin volunteers at Leo Politi Elementary School. (September 2013)

During a trip to Washington, D.C., Chancellor Block met with Senator Barbara Boxer to discuss the effects of sequestration on research and higher education. (June 2013)

Visit with Senator Boxer

During a trip to Washington, D.C., Chancellor Block met with Senator Barbara Boxer to discuss the effects of sequestration on research and higher education. (June 2013)

Chancellor Block with Kofi Annan, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Meyer Luskin at the second annual Luskin Lecture. (May 2013)

Luskin Lecture for Thought Leadership

Chancellor Block with Kofi Annan, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Meyer Luskin at the second annual Luskin Lecture. (May 2013)

Chancellor Block speaks at a UCLA/Zocalo Public Square seminar on veterans' impact on society as civilians. (April 2013)

How Are Veterans Changing America?

Chancellor Block speaks at a UCLA/Zocalo Public Square seminar on veterans' impact on society as civilians. (April 2013)

Chancellor Block led a UCLA contingent to the White House for President Obama's announcement of a new initiative to better understand the human brain. (April 2013)

BRAIN Initiative

Chancellor Block led a UCLA contingent to the White House for President Obama's announcement of a new initiative to better understand the human brain. (April 2013)

Chancellor Block with Professor Kelsey Martin and Vice Chancellor James Economou at the White House for President Obama's of a new initiative to better understand the human brain. (April 2013)

BRAIN Initiative

Chancellor Block with Professor Kelsey Martin and Vice Chancellor James Economou at the White House for President Obama's of a new initiative to better understand the human brain. (April 2013)

Chancellor Block addresses the Royce Hall audience moments before a televised discussion among five candidates for mayor. (January 2013)

L.A. Mayoral Candidate Forum

Chancellor Block addresses the Royce Hall audience moments before a televised discussion among five candidates for mayor. (January 2013)

Chancellor Block and UCLA student volunteers at Utah Street School. (September 2012)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block and UCLA student volunteers at Utah Street School. (September 2012)

Chancellor Block speaks with guests at panel on higher education in Washington, D.C., co-presented by UCLA and Zocalo Public Square. (September 2012)

The Future of Higher Education

Chancellor Block speaks with guests at panel on higher education in Washington, D.C., co-presented by UCLA and Zocalo Public Square. (September 2012)

Chancellor Block with Herb Alpert; M.R.C. Greenwood, president of the University of Hawai‘i System; and Blair Taylor, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Urban League. (January 2012)

Dr. Winston C. Doby Celebration of Life

Chancellor Block with Herb Alpert; M.R.C. Greenwood, president of the University of Hawai‘i System; and Blair Taylor, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Urban League. (January 2012)

In Royce Hall, Chancellor Block speaks about the legacy of Winston Doby, UCLA’s former vice chancellor of student affairs. (January 2012)

Dr. Winston C. Doby Celebration of Life

In Royce Hall, Chancellor Block speaks about the legacy of Winston Doby, UCLA’s former vice chancellor of student affairs. (January 2012)

Chancellor Block speaks with alumnus General (Ret.) John Dailey, director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the featured speaker at UCLA’s Veterans Day ceremony. (November 2011)

Veterans Day Ceremony

Chancellor Block speaks with alumnus General (Ret.) John Dailey, director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the featured speaker at UCLA’s Veterans Day ceremony. (November 2011)

Chancellor Block and Keith Parker, UCLA government and community relations (far right) with winners of UCLA Community Program of the Year Landmark Award: Jody Priselac, executive director of UCLA Center X; Amiee Dorr, dean of the Graduate School for Education and Information Studies; Carrie Usui Johnson, director of the UCLA National Boards for Professional Teaching Standards Project. (October 2011)

UCLA Day with Local Government

Chancellor Block and Keith Parker, UCLA government and community relations (far right) with winners of UCLA Community Program of the Year Landmark Award: Jody Priselac, executive director of UCLA Center X; Amiee Dorr, dean of the Graduate School for Education and Information Studies; Carrie Usui Johnson, director of the UCLA National Boards for Professional Teaching Standards Project. (October 2011)

Chancellor Block addresses the Beverly Hills Rotary Club. (October 2011)

Beverly Hills Rotary Club

Chancellor Block addresses the Beverly Hills Rotary Club. (October 2011)

Chancellor Block with UCLA student volunteers and students and teachers from Breed Street Elementary School, one of 26 Volunteer Day sites. (September 2011)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block with UCLA student volunteers and students and teachers from Breed Street Elementary School, one of 26 Volunteer Day sites. (September 2011)

Chancellor Block with Nathaniel Trives, member of the hospital’s board of advisers, and A. Eugene Washington, vice chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences and dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine. (September 2011)

Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital Dedication

Chancellor Block with Nathaniel Trives, member of the hospital’s board of advisers, and A. Eugene Washington, vice chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences and dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine. (September 2011)

Chancellor Block speaks during the dedication ceremony. (September 2011)

Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital Dedication

Chancellor Block speaks during the dedication ceremony. (September 2011)

Chancellor Block with Gary and Susan Reuben. (July 2011)

Westwood Neighbors Brunch

Chancellor Block with Gary and Susan Reuben. (July 2011)

Chancellor Block with Keith Parker, UCLA Government and Community Relations; Councilman Paul Koretz; and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. (July 2011)

Westwood Neighbors Brunch

Chancellor Block with Keith Parker, UCLA Government and Community Relations; Councilman Paul Koretz; and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. (July 2011)

Chancellor Block with Janet Lamkin, president of Bank of America California, and Keith Parker, UCLA Government and Community Relations. (July 2011)

The Governor’s Conference on Local Renewable Energy Resources

Chancellor Block with Janet Lamkin, president of Bank of America California, and Keith Parker, UCLA Government and Community Relations. (July 2011)

Chancellor Block with Keith Parker, UCLA Government and Community Relations, and Governor Jerry Brown. (July 2011)

The Governor’s Conference on Local Renewable Energy Resources

Chancellor Block with Keith Parker, UCLA Government and Community Relations, and Governor Jerry Brown. (July 2011)

Chancellor Block with a senior who was admitted to UCLA. (April 2010)

Hamilton High School Visit

Chancellor Block with a senior who was admitted to UCLA. (April 2010)

Chancellor Block and Ron Johnson, financial aid director, (far right) with admitted seniors who were awarded Blue & Gold Scholarships. (April 2010)

Hamilton High School Visit

Chancellor Block and Ron Johnson, financial aid director, (far right) with admitted seniors who were awarded Blue & Gold Scholarships. (April 2010)

Between high school visits, Chancellor Block joins UCLA colleagues for a bite to eat at one of his favorite restaurants, In-N-Out Burger. (April 2010)

Blue & Gold High School Visits

Between high school visits, Chancellor Block joins UCLA colleagues for a bite to eat at one of his favorite restaurants, In-N-Out Burger. (April 2010)

Chancellor Block speaks to LAVC students, faculty and staff about transfer opportunities at UCLA and other California public universities. (October 2009)

Los Angeles Valley College Visit

Chancellor Block speaks to LAVC students, faculty and staff about transfer opportunities at UCLA and other California public universities. (October 2009)

Chancellor Block chats with Mayor Villaraigosa who joined UCLA volunteers for the first UCLA Volunteer Day. (September 2009)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block chats with Mayor Villaraigosa who joined UCLA volunteers for the first UCLA Volunteer Day. (September 2009)

Chancellor Block hard at work at Gompers Middle School. (September 2009)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block hard at work at Gompers Middle School. (September 2009)

Chancellor Block paints while Mrs. Block holds the ladder. Teamwork! (September 2009)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block paints while Mrs. Block holds the ladder. Teamwork! (September 2009)

Chancellor Block on painting duty. (September 2009)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block on painting duty. (September 2009)

Chancellor Block and Mrs. Block work together. (September 2009)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block and Mrs. Block work together. (September 2009)

Chancellor and Mrs. Block welcome guests to the Chancellor's Residence at their second annual meeting with neighbors and local business owners. (July 2009)

Westwood Business Community Brunch

Chancellor and Mrs. Block welcome guests to the Chancellor's Residence at their second annual meeting with neighbors and local business owners. (July 2009)

Chancellor and Mrs. Block greet guests at the Chancellor’s Residence. (July 2009)

Westwood Business Community Brunch

Chancellor and Mrs. Block greet guests at the Chancellor’s Residence. (July 2009)

At City Hall, Chancellor Block joins Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other leaders to formally sign up for the Clean Tech Los Angeles partnership. Photo credit: Rich Schmitt Photography. (April 2009)

Clean Tech Los Angeles Signing Ceremony

At City Hall, Chancellor Block joins Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other leaders to formally sign up for the Clean Tech Los Angeles partnership. Photo credit: Rich Schmitt Photography. (April 2009)

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks at the ceremony. "We will make L.A. the capital of green technology … and transform the city into a laboratory for green development," he said. Photo credit: Rich Schmitt Photography. (April 2009)

Clean Tech Los Angeles Signing Ceremony

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks at the ceremony. "We will make L.A. the capital of green technology … and transform the city into a laboratory for green development," he said. Photo credit: Rich Schmitt Photography. (April 2009)

Chancellor Block speaks about the important CTLA partnership and about establishing Los Angeles as the clean-technology capital. Photo credit: Rich Schmitt Photography. (April 2009)

Clean Tech Los Angeles Signing Ceremony

Chancellor Block speaks about the important CTLA partnership and about establishing Los Angeles as the clean-technology capital. Photo credit: Rich Schmitt Photography. (April 2009)

Chancellor Block with King Drew Magnet High School students. (April 2009)

Blue and Gold Scholarship Visit

Chancellor Block with King Drew Magnet High School students. (April 2009)

SMC students ask Chancellor Block questions about transferring to UCLA. (March 2009) (Photo Credit: Photos by Fabian Lewkowicz / Santa Monica College)

Santa Monica College Visit

SMC students ask Chancellor Block questions about transferring to UCLA. (March 2009) (Photo Credit: Photos by Fabian Lewkowicz / Santa Monica College)

Chancellor Block chats with a SMC student. (March 2009) (Photo Credit: Photos by Fabian Lewkowicz / Santa Monica College)

Santa Monica College Visit

Chancellor Block chats with a SMC student. (March 2009) (Photo Credit: Photos by Fabian Lewkowicz / Santa Monica College)

Chancellor Block gets to know President Mark Rocha. (October 2008)

West Los Angeles College Visit

Chancellor Block gets to know President Mark Rocha. (October 2008)

Chancellor Block meets West LA College students. (October 2008)

West Los Angeles College Visit

Chancellor Block meets West LA College students. (October 2008)

Chancellor Block with LAUSD Superintendent David L. Brewer III. UCLA and LAUSD are partners in the new Bruin Community School, set to open in fall 2009. (July 2008)

LAUSD/UCLA Press Conference

Chancellor Block with LAUSD Superintendent David L. Brewer III. UCLA and LAUSD are partners in the new Bruin Community School, set to open in fall 2009. (July 2008)

Chancellor Block briefs community leaders on UCLA’s role in relief efforts to Japan in the wake of the March earthquake and tsunami. (March 2011)

Mayor Villaraigosa’s Meeting on Aid to Japan

Chancellor Block briefs community leaders on UCLA’s role in relief efforts to Japan in the wake of the March earthquake and tsunami. (March 2011)

Chancellor Block with (front row) Francoise Castro ’01, Maria Shriver, Maureen Orth M.S. ’69, Frank Mankiewicz ’47, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, Haskell Sears Ward M.A. ’67, (back row) Bobby Shriver and the Peace Corps’ Aaron S. Williams. (March 2011)

Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Commemoration

Chancellor Block with (front row) Francoise Castro ’01, Maria Shriver, Maureen Orth M.S. ’69, Frank Mankiewicz ’47, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, Haskell Sears Ward M.A. ’67, (back row) Bobby Shriver and the Peace Corps’ Aaron S. Williams. (March 2011)

Chancellor Block speaks with Gadi Kaufmann, managing director and CEO of Robert Charles Lesser & Co. The event was co-presented by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate and the Urban Land Institute Los Angeles. (January 2011)

VantageForum

Chancellor Block speaks with Gadi Kaufmann, managing director and CEO of Robert Charles Lesser & Co. The event was co-presented by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate and the Urban Land Institute Los Angeles. (January 2011)

Chancellor Block greets students as they prepare to depart for Volunteer Day sites around Los Angeles. (September 2010)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block greets students as they prepare to depart for Volunteer Day sites around Los Angeles. (September 2010)

Chancellor Block; Mrs. Block; Courtney Lyder, Dean of UCLA School of Nursing; and students get in the spirit of the day. (September 2010)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block; Mrs. Block; Courtney Lyder, Dean of UCLA School of Nursing; and students get in the spirit of the day. (September 2010)

Chancellor Block, Mrs. Block and fellow volunteers at the Angelus Senior Center. (September 2010)

UCLA Volunteer Day

Chancellor Block, Mrs. Block and fellow volunteers at the Angelus Senior Center. (September 2010)