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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 >>

Service and Study Abroad: Nina Valaitis '18 Volunteers at Cottolengo

Through her volunteer work at Cottolengo del Padre Alegre, Nina Valaitis has had the opportunity to witness how a community can create an environment of dignity, care, and inclusivity for women who have permanent disabilities.

A junior majoring in physical therapy at Saint Louis University, Nina sought out a service opportunity in which she hoped to find community, develop friendships, and respond to the call to become "men and women for others" while studying abroad in Madrid. READ MORE >>

Fourth Annual White Coat Ceremony

Nursing students celebrated their transition from the classroom to clinical practice at the fourth annual "White Coat Ceremony."

Nursing Professor and Clinical Coordinator Diana Llamas, BSN, RN, presented each student with a white lab coat, a symbol of the health care profession. READ MORE >>

Dr. Goss on Flak Discourses

Brian Michael Goss, Ph.D. (Communication Program Director) recently published new work in Journalism Studies.

Entitled, "Veritable Flak Mill: A Case Study of Project Veritas and a Call for Truth," the study is available online. READ MORE >>

America's Favorite Holiday at SLU-Madrid

Nothing beats a traditional turkey dinner for U.S. students away from home on Thanksgiving Day.

Each year, SLU-Madrid's dining services, Unity by Sodexo, caters the meal, roasting hundreds of pounds of turkey and serving pumpkin soup, peas and carrots, mashed potatoes, stuffing and, of course, cranberry sauce (not easy to get in Spain!). READ MORE >>

SLU-Madrid's Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia

Madison Murphy Barney '16 (Communication/International Relations) is currently living in Malaysia where she serves as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in a rural school.

Fulbright is a U.S. government-sponsored international educational exchange which operates in more than 155 countries worldwide. READ MORE >>

Running for a Cause: SLU-Madrid's 5K Fundraiser

Dozens of runners, walkers, and sideline supporters came together for the semiannual SLU-Madrid run for a cause, organized by Sports Director, César Rioja.

This semester's event raised nearly 400 € in support of Cottolengo del Padre Alegre, a faith-based initiative to create an inclusive community and provide medical and residential services to economically disadvantaged adults with disabilities. READ MORE >>

Professor Bosco Shares Classical Music Expertise

SLU-Madrid's piano professor, Alberto Bosco, made his way back to his hometown of Turin, Italy to present at various theaters.

His tour began at the Teatro Vittoria de Turín for the Unione Musicale season. He delivered the first of a series of pre-concert talks on the topic of Robert Schumann chamber music. READ MORE >>

Daria Sheremeteva Named Athlete of the Month

The October 2017 Athlete of the Month Award went to Daria Sheremeteva, a competitive tennis player who is studying International Business at SLU-Madrid.

Sports Director César Rioja nominated Daria for the award in recognition of her high-level game and endurance in both academic and athletic settings. READ MORE >>

Diving in for an Underwater Lab

Oceanography students ventured into the depths of the Mediterranean Sea for a scuba diving lab at Cabo de Palos, one of Europe's top sites.

There, they examined the underwater marine life and the geological formations they learn about in Drs. Mónica Perez-Bedmar and Olaya García's Introduction to Oceanography courses. READ MORE >>


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