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Seventh Annual Spanish Symposium

SLU-Madrid Spanish Department's annual symposium testifies to a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

Twelve graduate and undergraduate students presented their original research at this year's event, organized by Dr. Aitor Bikandi-Mejias. READ MORE >>

Faculty in the News: Dr. Tedesco on President Macri of Argentina

Televisión Española called upon the expertise of Dr. Laura Tedesco.

Tedesco explores the future of President Mauricio Macri's government in Argentina during the electoral year. READ MORE >>

SLU-Madrid Hosts TEDx

At SLU-Madrid's debut TEDx event, "Empowering Ideas for a Higher Purpose," guest speakers and TED Talk videos evoked ideas of inclusivity, acceptance and belonging.

Divided into three sections - entrepreneurship, cultural change, and creativity - the speakers addressed topics of critical importance in the current global climate of change and immigration reform. READ MORE >>

Faculty in the News: Dr. Tedesco on Political Leadership Styles

Laura Tedesco, Ph.D. (Political Science), together with Rut Diamint, Ph.D. (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires), published the article "Chávez en la Oficina Oval," in Agenda Pública.

The webpage disseminates expert analysis of current economic, legal, political and social topics in Spain. READ MORE >>

The World's Game at SLU-Madrid

Watching the SLU-Madrid fútbol teams play on the pitch together, one would never guess that the teams are composed of a mix of students from across the globe: North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Aptly touting the diverse makeup of the SLU-Madrid student body, these 19 student athletes come from Egypt, Spain, Mexico, Germany, the United States, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the Philippines. READ MORE >>

Spring 2017 Student Body Profile

The SLU-Madrid student body for Spring 2017 a multicultural community of 806 students from 56 different countries.

The most frequently reported nationalities are the United States (561 students) and Spain (102), followed by Saudi Arabia (17), Morocco (15), Philippines (9), Germany (7), Venezuela (6) and Russia (6). READ MORE >>

SLU-Madrid's Model UN Delegation Triumphs in Prague

Seventeen SLU-Madrid students traveled to the Czech Republic to participate in the Prague Model United Nations.

Together with more than 220 university students from countries including India, Pakistan, Mexico, China, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Indonesia and countries across Europe, the SLU-Madrid delegation debated some of the most pressing topics facing the international community today. READ MORE >>

Celebrating Women and Girls in Science

As part of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, SLU-Madrid held a week-long series of talks and workshops related to the role of women in science.

This worldwide United Nations initiative aims to "support and promote the access of women and girls and their participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, training and research activities at all levels." READ MORE >>

Faculty News: Ólafsdóttir and Jáuregui Release a New Music Video

SLU-Madrid professors Gudrún Ólafsdóttir (voice and choir) and Francisco Javier Jáuregui (guitar and program coordinator) recently released a music video performing the Basque folk song "Aurtxo txikia" (Little Boy), arranged by Jáuregui.

With violinist Elena Jáuregui, Ólafsdóttir and Jáuregui recorded their video under the name of The Aglaia Trio. Shot along the famous pilgrim route to Santiago (Camino de Santiago) in Navarre, Spain, the video uses the Arga River in Zubiri as its beautiful background. READ MORE >>

Following in the Footsteps of Saint Ignatius

Forty-four 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 breath-taking views, the retreat gave students a view of Spain, far from the commotion of Madrid. READ MORE >>

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