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Launch of Extreme Science Experience Summer Camp

Operación Inglés (OPI), SLU-Madrid's summer camp for teenagers, celebrated its fifteenth and last edition last summer.

However, due to popular demand, Colegio San José and SLU-Madrid have decided to continue working together to launch Extreme Science Experience in Spain (ESE), a science and language camp. READ MORE >>

Dialogue and Debate with the Dutch

A delegation of 40 Dutch students from Leiden University's Political Science Association visited SLU-Madrid to engage in a day of student-led discussion and debate.

Prepared by the SLU-Madrid Human Rights Club, the agenda for the day covered topics such as climate change, the role of media, the nature and development of human rights, nationalism, and education. READ MORE >>

In the Footsteps of St. Ignatius

Thirty SLU-Madrid students embarked on a pilgrimage to Spain's picturesque Basque Country for the Loyola Retreat.

With trees that seem to stretch for miles, mountains that reach for the sky and breathtaking views, the retreat gave students a view of Spain, far from the commotion of Madrid. READ MORE >>

An Italian in Japan: Studying Abroad from the Madrid Campus

An Italian with a passion for experiencing new cultures, SLU-Madrid junior Eleonora Colzani studied abroad at Temple University in Japan last fall.

Eleonora moved to Spain to attend SLU-Madrid and ended up falling in love with Spanish life — so much that she now considers Spain her second (and sometimes first!) home. "After two years in Spain, I decided to study abroad because I was ready to experience college life from another perspective," she commented. READ MORE >>

Brabec ('15) Follows her Calling From Ethiopia to Brazil and the U.S.

Amy Brabec ('15) discovered her passion for teaching languages while pursuing an Honors B.A. in Spanish with a triple minor in Political Science, Ibero-American Studies and History at SLU-Madrid.

As a student, she found herself drawn to opportunities such as teaching English at the Salesian mission in Zway, Ethiopia, serving as an English-language conversation assistant in two Catholic elementary schools in Madrid, and taking part in Operación Inglés, SLU-Madrid's English/Spanish language exchange summer camp. READ MORE >>

Welcome New Faculty

With degrees from around the world, SLU-Madrid's faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research, service and health care.

We wish to extend a warm welcome to the new faculty joining SLU-Madrid this semester. READ MORE >>

Spring 2018 Preview

At the beginning of each semester, SLU-Madrid buzzes with activity as students meet the faculty and settle into their routines.

Classes begin on Wednesday, January 10. Academic advisors and faculty will be available to help students finalize their course schedules. READ MORE >>

The Season of Giving at SLU-Madrid

Holiday giving at SLU-Madrid kicked off this year with a food drive on Thanksgiving for the soup kitchen run by the Hermanas Terciarias Capuchinas de la Sagrada Familia.

Then, students, faculty and staff donated gently used clothes and toiletries as part of the semi-annual clothing drive. READ MORE >>

Psychology Capstone Event: Acculturation Day

Psychology Capstone students culminated a semester of research by developing and presenting practical solutions to a common problem faced by the SLU-Madrid community: acculturation.

A requirement to complete the psychology major, the Capstone is a seminar in which students integrate and apply previous coursework in psychology to address real-world problems. READ MORE >>

Performing Artists Take to the Stage

SLU-Madrid's Fine and Performing Arts Department kicked off three weeks of performances with the Theatre Workshop production of "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare, directed by Professor Cary Barney.

The play, as one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies, displays particularly brutal attitudes toward women that seem harsh and crude in the light of later Shakespearean heroines. READ MORE >>

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