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Hyderabad, not bad; 'Warning, warning!'
Campus Update: UCLA News from May 19 – 23 - Anderson to launch joint financial program in India UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Indian School of Business have partnered up to launch a financial engineering program, which will begin in July. The joint venture is a six-month program that will take place at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India. The program will help professionals trying to meet the demand for financial engineering skills.

Campus testing new alert system
An outdoor warning system, consisting of several speaker units placed at Drake Stadium and the IM field, Rieber Terrace and the Humanities Building, was tested intermittently last Tuesday as part of the Emergency Management Office's effort to start the new BruinAlert system. This is the latest addition to available campus safety services. In the event of an emergency, the system will alert the UCLA campus to safety instructions and information.

Traveling in search of a miracle
Thabit Al-Alousi has searched his entire life in countries all over the world for treatment for an enlarged prostate, a spinal injury, and small lungs that have limited him to periods of immobility. Starting from the age of 6, he’s tried a healer in Baghdad, local hospitals, Iragi and Egyptian doctors, British and French physicians, and even Swedish and Italian ones. However, in 2005, doctors in London recommended the UCLA Medical Center, where Al-Alousi has found something he could not find anywhere else. He’s found a hospital that has performed six surgeries on him that allow him to breathe, walk, and urinate once more. At the age of 64, Al-Alousi believes that UCLA has provided him with another chance at life and is thankful to the fantastic doctors and fantastic care this institution has given to him.

Tennis claims first national title
Just a year ago, the UCLA women’s tennis team was devastated after a loss to Georgia Tech in the NCAA Championships. However, that all turned around on May 20 when they won their first NCAA title in team history in Tulsa, Okla. with a win against Cal. The final score read 4-0, giving UCLA their 102nd national championship.

Stephen Marley, Roots to hit JazzReggae
The 22nd Annual JazzReggae Festival was held Memorial Day weekend, on Sunday and Monday on the Intramural Field. Jam Day on Sunday featured The Roots, Immortal Technique, John Densmore’s Tribal Jazz, Goapele, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Amos Lee. Monday’s Reggae Day featured Stephen Marley as the headliner, Capleton, Mr. Vegas, Alaine, Selena Serrano and Pangea Collective.

UCLA brand name draws attention in Asian nations
Many students from across the globe, especially from Asia, are drawn to UCLA because of the educational prospects, top sports teams and the Southern California lifestyle. However, UCLA is actually a brand name for a clothing line in Asia. The acronym is so popular that it goes into all sorts of clothing, not just the usual sportswear sold in Ackerman Union.

Compiled by Megan Smith, Tiffany Hsia, Carolina Chau, and Aleen Bedrosian.

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