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THIS WEEK: MARCH 27 - APRIL 2, 2017

This week in Madrid
SLU-Madrid's Expert Alumni Roundtable is on Tuesday, March 28

Monday, March 27

1:50 p.m. ·  Communication Majors and Minors Meeting · PRH-10

6:30 p.m. · Guest Speakers: Antonio Gonzalo and Sandra Becker (Blockchain & Ethereum Madrid), "Blockchain: From Bitcoin to Smart Contracts" · SIH Auditorium

Tuesday, March 28

10:00 a.m. · Information Session for Spanish Majors and Minors · PRH-10

12:30 p.m. · Guest Speaker: Arturo Ruiz de Villa, AR2V Ingeniería, "Structural Engineering and Art" · PRH-8

5:00 p.m. · Honors Program Informational Meeting · SIH Conference Room

5:30 p.m. · Expert Alumni Roundtable · SIH-C

Wednesday, March 29

2:00 p.m. · Registration for Fall 2017 Semester Begins

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

5:30 p.m. · Special Workshop with Dr. Veronique Pin- Fat, Senior Lecturer, Manchester University: "Is it Right to (Debate) Torture?"· PRH-7

Friday, March 31

2:00 p.m. · Sacrament of Reconciliation · PRH St. Timothy's Chapel

4:00 p.m. · Spring 2017 Open Campus · SIH Patio

Sunday, April 2

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


THIS WEEK IN SPORTSSports

SLU-Madrid Run for Zway (Ethiopia), Saturday, April 1, 12:00 p.m., Retiro Park Puerta de Alcalá Entrance. Donation: 5€. See César in Student Life. Everyone is welcome to participate.

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THIS WEEK IN MADRID

Barbie, Beyond the Doll, an exhibition that looks at the history of this world famous icon, the first doll that looked like a woman. Until May 2. Canal de Isabel II Foundation. C/ Mateo Inurria, 2; Metro: Plaza de Castilla.

Festival Electrónica en Abril, a festival of leading electronic musicians, featuring workshops and interactive concerts. March 30-April 2. La Casa Encendida. Ronda de Valencia, 2; Metro: Embajadores.

Read or download EsMadrid, a monthly bilingual magazine, packed with events and useful information on Madrid and its surroundings.

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UPCOMING

Atlas Week: "Visions for Global Change: Start Where You Are. Do What You Can": April 3-7

Atlas Week - International Party: Tuesday, April 4

Career Services Workshop: Nailing a Job Interview: Tuesday, April 4

Theater Performance: "Max" by Günter Grass: April 5 & 6

Palm Sunday: April 9

Pre-Semana Santa University Housing Move-Out Date: April 9

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Registration for Fall 2017 opens on Wednesday, March 29, at 2:00 p.m. Madrid time. See your Academic Advisor to select your courses.

For SLU Juniors and Seniors (both Madrid and St. Louis campus students) early registration opens on March 29 at 7:00 a.m. Madrid time (12:00 a.m. St. Louis time). This gives upper-classmen the opportunity to ensure placement in courses needed for graduation.

The deadline to apply for summer internships is April 1. For information, email Patrice Burns.

If you are renewing your residency card and plan to leave Spain for Semana Santa, you must apply for a reentry permit (autorización de regreso) immediately. Contact Carlos in Student Life for information.

Win a €50 gift certificate for your writing! SLU-Madrid hosts its annual Undergraduate Writing Contest. Students should submit their work before April 21, using the contest entry form. Categories include academic writing in English and creative writing (English/Spanish).


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

OPPORTUNITIES & INVITATIONS

Opportunities and Invitations

Expert guest speakers Antonio Gonzalo and Sandra Becker, founders of the think tank Blockchain & Ethereum Madrid, present: "Blockchain: From Bitcoin to Smart Contracts". Monday, March 27, 6:30 p.m., SIH Auditorium. Free admission.

Honors Informational Meeting for current and prospective Honors students. Learn more about the program, ask questions, share your experience. Tuesday, March 28, 5:00 p.m.. SIH Conference Room (Dean's Office, 3rd floor).

Expert Alumni Roundtable. Recent graduates provide advice on embarking on a career after college. Presentations followed by a Q&A session. Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m., SIH-A. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Guest Speaker: Arturo Ruiz de Villa, AR2V Ingeniería, "Structural Engineering and Art". Find out how rigorous design translates into the creation of masterpieces, whether a bridge or a work of art.  Tuesday, March 28, 12:30 p.m., PRH-8.

Do you have siblings or friends aged 15-18? Tell them about our Open Campus. They will find out what university classes are like by attending two dynamic presentations in English! For information and to register, click here. Friday, March 31, 4:00-7:30 p.m. Contact Professor Smith for full details.

Professor Jáuregui (Guitar) plays the Concierto de Aranjuez with the Orquesta Santa Cecilia. Saturday, April 1. Auditorio Paco de Lucía. C/ Mariano Sebastián Izuel, 9; Metro: Marqués de la Valdavia.

Are you interested in Jesuit service and pilgrimage experiences for Summer 2017? Information and sign up form here.

During Lent, the Sacrament of Reconciliation is available on Fridays at 2:00 p.m. in the PRH Chapel, and by appointment with Fr. Jim, email joleary6@slu.edu. The weekly mass remains at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

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