Check out the latest headlines from Saint Louis University — Madrid, from faculty honors to student achievements to major campus events.
01/24/23- Charles El Mir, Ph.D. (Engineering) and a team of experts win an award to receive funding, data from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.
01/17/23- With nearly 100 languages, dialects and varieties, SLU-Madrid is an inviting space for language learning. Whether a beginner or advanced expert, Billikeños speak and study languages at varying levels.
12/22/22- With record enrollment, the Madrid Campus community prepares for students' arrival and adjustment to life in Spain at Welcome Sessions.
12/20/22- The Madrid Campus community donates blood and non-perishable goods leading up to Christmas.
11/23/22- SLU-Madrid's Alumni Association honored distinguished alumni for their exceptional endeavors on November 22, 2022.
11/21/22- Saint Louis University — Madrid Campus to become the first U.S. branch campus in Europe to offer a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in fall 2023.
11/10/22- Senior, Kylie Jabjiniak, to work at Blomeyer & Sanz in January 2023 after interning, providing insight on EU issues to the company for a year.
11/02/22- SLU-Madrid's Library has launched a series of book exhibitions that pay tribute to faculty research, currently featuring the published works of Dave Howden, Ph.D.
10/27/22- One of SLU-Madrid's most successful and popular student service activities celebrates 20 years of community outreach.
10/21/22- A National Endowment for Democracy grant winner, Dr. Tedesco's most recent work analyzes the impact of Cuba's military forces compared to those in other Latin American countries.
10/13/22- Few campuses in the world rival SLU-Madrid's diversity, with 65 nationalities represented in its student body.
10/06/22- The Entrepreneurship Club welcomed Chaifetz School of Business Dean Gupta to its culture of regional networking and international outreach.
10/05/22- Two SLU-Madrid graduates reflect on their experience as Fulbright scholarship recipients as they live, work and discover themselves in a new culture.
09/20/22- Clinical practitioners and researchers from across Spain convene to explore the impact of psychodrama at the eleventh annual meeting of the Asociación para el Estudio de la Psicoterapia y Psicodrama (AEPP).
09/02/22- The newest Billikeños and their families gathered in nearby Pablo VI Auditorium for the traditional welcome to Saint Louis University's academic community.
- Saint Louis University's Accelerating Excellence Campaign Exceeds $600 Million, Surpassing Goal by $100 Million
08/22/22- Saint Louis University has recently announced that it exceeded its $500 million goal for Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University. Thanks to support from donors, who include SLU-St. Louis and SLU-Madrid trustees, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, foundations and corporations, the campaign has raised $604 million.
08/10/22- Dr. Carolina Aznar (Humanities) is co-directing the Southern Plain of Akko Project (SPAP), a joint project between SLU-Madrid and the University of Haifa (Israel).
08/02/22- A generous benefactor helps SLU-Madrid maximize the study abroad experience for SLU students by making additional travel more accessible for those who want to explore Europe and beyond during their studies.
07/14/22- The Madrid Campus has acquired 1,000-square-meters (10,760-square-feet) of future classroom, work and student lounge space, slated to open for Fall 2024.
06/28/22- SLU-Madrid's newest major allows students to develop scientific understanding of the earth's natural systems and their interconnections with human society.
06/09/22- The two-day event explored literature's representation of and response to environmental issues, featuring keynote speaker Paola Loreto, Ph.D. from the Università di Milano.
06/02/22- SLU's Department of Sciences and Engineering awarded the 2022 Science and Technology Prizes to Carme Pifarré Esquerda from Colegio Claver Raimat (Lleida) and Sofía Fraile Turrión from IES El Burgo - Ignacio Echeverría (Las Rozas, Madrid).
05/20/22- The spring commencement ceremony returned to the Reina Sofía Museum Auditorium on Friday, May 13, for the first time since 2019.
05/11/22- An honorary degree is the University's most prestigious recognition. Nominees merit special recognition for genuine achievement and distinction in a field or activity consonant with Jesuit values and the mission of the University.
05/04/22- These essay collections, monographs, articles and book chapters have been published in Catalan, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. Topics include the atmospheric conditions on Mars, consumer trust in e-commerce, visual political activism in Mexico, military presence in Cuba amid COVID-19, and religious affairs in late medieval Spain.
05/04/22- The goal of this new Core is to prepare all students to be intellectually flexible, creative, and reflective critical thinkers in the spirit of the Catholic, Jesuit tradition. It is designed to nourish students' minds, hearts, souls, and well-being, and to guide them in discerning how to use their talents for the good of others.
04/27/22- This spring's theatre workshop featured Carlo Goldoni's classic, "The Servant of Two Masters," directed by Professor Cary Barney (Fine and Performing Arts Department).
04/13/22- SLU-Madrid offers clinical experiences to satisfy requirements for the University's nursing degree.
04/05/22- For over a decade, SLU-Madrid joins the University to celebrate the Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas program, "Atlas Week," that takes place at the St. Louis campus.
03/29/22- Paula San José Menéndez’s outstanding accomplishments on the tennis court garnered her SLU-Madrid’s Athlete of the Month award.
03/22/22- Ángeles Encinar, Ph.D. (Spanish) hosted her most recent book launch at the Spanish Royal Academy (RAE), the country's official institution whose mission is to ensure the stability of the Spanish language.
03/15/22- SLU-Madrid accounting and finance professor, Laura Muro, has been granted a sabbatical leave for the Fall 2022 semester to be an honorary fellow at the Hanken Centre for Accounting, Finance, and Governance in Finland (Hanken Centre).
03/10/22- Journalist and political thriller author, Elcin Poyrazlar, was invited to speak in a SLU-Madrid political science class to discuss the geopolitical significance that Turkey plays in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.
03/07/22- Career Services coordinator, Patrice Burns, organized the Alumni Employment Forum which was held on March 2. During the discussion, three recent graduates gave insight to current SLU-Madrid students when seeking jobs upon graduation.
03/02/22- Over 95% of the Class of 2021* have either started their professional careers or have continued their education in eight countries. These SLU-Madrid alumni can be found in China, France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Scotland, Spain, and the United States.
02/18/22- SLU-Madrid plans for an exciting summer ahead.
02/09/22- Thirty-five SLU-Madrid students embarked on a pilgrimage to Spain's beautiful Basque Country for the Loyola Ignatian Pilgrimage Retreat.
01/26/22- Iulian Gramatki '13 currently works as an economist for State of Life, a startup that performs social impact analyses and program evaluations for charities, local government initiatives, and multinational companies in the United Kingdom.
01/19/22- Scholars and researchers join SLU-Madrid's international faculty.
01/10/22- M.A. in Spanish student Adria Concannon pursues her dream to become a published author with the launch of her first book, "An Aztec Story of Friendship: The Road to Liberation and Empowerment."