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This week in Madrid
The Ski Trip to Formigal is from February 22-26.

Tuesday, February 21

6:45 p.m. · Cineforum: "La última cima" (The Last Peak) · SIH Auditorium

Wednesday, February 22

2:00 p.m. · Ski Trip to Formigal · Meet at PRH Front Steps

2:00 p.m. · Weekly Mass · PRH St. Timothy's Chapel

Thursday, February 23

Winter Break (No classes at SLU-Madrid)

6:00 p.m. · Alumni Presidency & Activities Meeting · SIH-B

Friday, February 24

Winter Break (No classes at SLU-Madrid)

Sunday, February 26

6:00 p.m. · Sunday Mass · SIH Interfaith Chapel


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ARCOMadrid 2017, one of the most important contemporary art fairs in the world. February 22-26. IFEMA Feria de Madrid. Avenida Partenón, 5; Metro: Campo de las Naciones (under repair).

Sara Baras, Voces (Voices), a flamenco show in which Baras pays tribute to the artists who have most influenced her career. February 23-April 30. Teatro Nuevo Apolo. Plaza Tirso de Molina, 1; Metro: Antón Martín.

Art Madrid, contemporary art fair. February 22-26. Galería de Cristal de CentroCentro Cibeles. C/ Montalbán, 1; Metro: Banco de España

Houdini: The Laws of Amazement, an exhibition that looks back at the history of modern magic and its evolution. Until May 28. Espacio Telefónica Foundation. C/ Fuencarral, 3; Metro: Gran Vía.

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Carnaval Mardi Gras Party (with Music, Batucada, Costumes and More): Tuesday, February 28

Professors' Deadline to Submit Midterm Grades: Tuesday, February 28

Ash Wednesday: Wednesday, March 1

Clinical Orientation for Nursing Students: Thursday, March 2

Last Day to Drop a Class and to Receive a Grade of W: Friday, March 10


Students in university housing (living with a host family): If you are staying for Summer and/or Fall 2017, email Margarita Casado at before Thursday, March 10 to reserve your housing placement.

Registration for Summer 2017  is open. Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions. Read more about the programs here.

Are you interested in a Summer 2017 Administrative Support Scholarship? If you are registered for summer classes, contact Katherine Smith for more information:

Applications for Campus Ambassadors are available online.

OPI ‘17 (Operación Inglés), SLU-Madrid’s July language camp, is currently accepting applications from teenagers interested in developing their English or Spanish language skills. Contact Professor Binns for details.

Library Hours:
February 20-22, Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
February 23, Thursday (Winter Break): 9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
February 24, Friday (Winter Break): 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
February 25, Saturday: Closed
February 26, Sunday: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

   • Spring 2017 Academic Calendar
   • Spring 2017 Course Offerings
   • Spring 2017 Office Hours


Opportunities and Invitations

Attend the Foro de Empleo at the Universidad Autónoma, February 20-24. A job/internship fair for business and economics majors with strong Spanish skills. Email Career Services for information.

Learn to make paella (or just eat it!) at the SLU-Madrid SGA cooking class. Monday, February 20. Price: 20€. To sign up, email:

Everyone is invited to a movie screening: "La última cima" (The Last Peak), in Cineforum. Disconnect from work and exams. Tuesday, February 21, 6:45 p.m., in SIH Auditorium.

In celebration of 15 years of the Dúo Atlántica, Professors Ólafsdottir (Voice) and Jáuregui (Guitar) will travel to the SLU Missouri campus to give master classes and to perform a recital of folk songs for voice and guitar at the St. Francis Xavier College Church on Thursday, February 23.

SGA Madrid takes you to the annual Cádiz Carnaval, one of Spain’s most eccentric and spirited festivals. Dates: February 24-26. Sign up by email:

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent on March 1. The Lenten Season is one of reflection, repentance and renewal. We are invited to deepen our relationship with God and others and to strengthen ourselves as persons committed to the betterment of our world. There is a Mass and Distribution of Ashes that day.

We need 4 student volunteers to help take care of kids with hearing loss while their parents attend a conference at T-Oigo. Earn community service credit. Contact Paloma at Student Life for details.

TEDx is coming to SLU-Madrid! Theme: Empowering Ideas for a Higher Purpose. Friday, March 10. Contact Professors Gasmi and Gamo for more information, email:

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