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Summer Programs Draw Nearly 250 Students to Campus

Nearly 250 students from 29 countries will continue their studies at SLU-Madrid this summer.

Offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses ranging from Oceanography to International Marketing (and, of course, Spanish), the summer sessions give university students from around the world an opportunity to get ahead in their studies and to discover Madrid and Spain. READ MORE >>

Class of 2017 Commencement at the Reina Sofia Museum

Friends, family and the SLU-Madrid community gathered at the Reina Sofia Museum to celebrate the 2017 Commencement Ceremony.

The University conferred degrees to 61 graduates from 22 countries and 7 U.S. states. READ MORE >>

Honoring Student Excellence: The Pre-Commencement Awards Ceremony

On the Eve of the Commencement Ceremony, SLU-Madrid Director and Academic Dean Dr. Paul Vita holds a reception for students, faculty and staff to honor outstanding achievement.

"The students recognized here today," Vita explained to the audience at this year's event, "are the ones that make our teaching a pleasure and a challenge. READ MORE >>

Students Speak Out on Youth Unemployment

Fundación Sanders invited SLU-Madrid students to present on risk factors in youth education at the international Close the Gap Seminar.

Mikel Green ‘17 (Psychology), Adriana Meléndez ‘17 (Political Science/International Relations) and Maxim Sharakin ‘19 (Political Science/International Relations) joined youth workers from nine countries to address the issues that impede students from fully achieving their professional potential. READ MORE >>

SLU-Madrid Hosts International Seminar on Cybercrime

SLU-Madrid hosted a specialized online seminar, "Cybercrime: Prevention," connecting more than 200 participants from Spain, Peru, Chile and Bolivia.

Organized by Dr. Sulma Farfán, the inter-institutional event brought together the National Police Corps of Spain, the Carabiniers and Cybercrime Research Brigade of Chile, and the National Police Forces of Peru and Bolivia. READ MORE >>

Performing Artists in the Spotlight

From operettas to Amy Winehouse, West Berlin and back to the barrio, SLU-Madrid performing arts students took their audiences on a journey around the world and even back in time.

Students of all levels showcased their talent and hard work in the end of the year music concert, dance performance and spring theater production. READ MORE >>

Faculty News: Dr. Power on Roles and Requirements for the Controversial New Oxford Shakespeare

As part of a team of twenty-three top international scholars, Dr. Andrew J. Power (English Department Head) has had a significant role in the headline-grabbing New Oxford Shakespeare.

Working as the Research Dramaturge on the project, Power's work has just been published in the two-volume Critical Reference EditionREAD MORE >>

Mikel Green '17 Receives Spirit of the Billiken Award

The Alumni Engagement office has selected SLU-Madrid senior Mikel Green as a recipient of the prestigious Spirit of the Billiken Award.

Open to both campuses, this year's award honors 18 students who have excelled in academics, leadership roles, community service, commitment to Saint Louis University and have shown dedication to "living the mission" after graduation. READ MORE >>

Faculty News: Dr. Ealham Receives Competitive Research Grant

Chris Ealham, Ph.D. (History) has been awarded a personal research grant by History Today, Britain's leading History magazine.

The £10,000 grant will fund his ongoing research into the history of social violence and state terrorism in Spain after World War One. READ MORE >>

A Truly International Internship

As an intern in the British Embassy in Madrid, Elena Miller's daily tasks cannot be defined in one coverall statement.

Whether researching the agritech and engineering sectors of the Spanish economy, updating the embassy CRM, or translating the legal tenders which allow British companies to bid on projects, her tasks take the shape of the embassy's daily needs. READ MORE >>


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