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THIS WEEK
This week
Pumpkin Carving and Halloween Party at SLU-Madrid.
MONDAY 27

5:00 pm · Lecture and Recital: Elena Jáuregui (Violinist) · SIH Auditorium

TUESDAY 28

6:30 pm · Human Rights Meeting · PRH-10

8:30 pm · T-Oigo Get-together · SIH Student Lounge

WEDNESDAY 29

2:00 pm · Guest Speaker: Alberto García, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering UAX University, “Aircraft Tests” · PAH-20

2:00 pm · Strategic Planning Listening Session · PRH-2

6:00 pm · Meeting of Le Club Français · PRH-6

8:00 pm · Secretos quiero descubrir, CD Launch Concert followed by a Reception and CD signing · SIH Auditorium

THURSDAY 30

Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of W

2:00 pm · Learn about Minors in Madrid · SIH Student Lounge

2:00 pm · Career Services Workshop: Creating your Online Profile · SIH-B

2:00 pm · Holy Mass · San Timoteo Chapel (PRH First Floor)

7:00 pm · Pumpkin Carving and SGA's Halloween Party · PRH Student Lounge  

FRIDAY 31

1:00 pm · EBS Graduate School Info Session · PRH-10

3:00 pm · Faculty&Staff VS Slu Soccer Team Match· Meet at PRH Front Steps

SATURDAY 1

Holiday in Madrid: Día de Todos los Santos (Library Hours: 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm)

SUNDAY 2

6:00 pm · Sunday Mass · San Timoteo Chapel (PRH First Floor)

THIS WEEK IN SPORTS  Sports

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THIS WEEK IN MADRID

Hubert de Givenchy Exhibition: The first-rate French fashion designer who rose to international fame brings his best creations to Madrid. Until January 22. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Paseo del Prado, 8; Metro: Banco de España.

Sara Baras draws inspiration from the first Spanish Constitution to create her new flamenco dance show. Until November 23. Teatro Compac. C/ Gran Vía, 66; Metro: Gran Vía.

Passenger: This British singer-songwriter presents his latest album, Whispers, on Friday, October 31. Sala Arena. C/ Princesa, 1; Metro: Plaza de España.

Elton John Concert: one of the most acclaimed and successful soloists of all times. Saturday, November 1. Barclaycard Center. Avenida Felipe II, s/n; Metro: O’Donnell.

Rastrillo Benéfico, a charity market fundraiser for the schooling of children in the Philippines. November 1-2. Hotel Meliá Castilla. C/ Capitán Haya, 1; Metro: Plaza de Castilla. 

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UPCOMING

Guest Speaker: Carlos García Gual: Monday, November 3

Science Week: November 4-14

Registration for Spring Semester 2015 begins: Thursday, November 6

Midterm Music Concert: Thursday, November 6

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The last day to drop a class to receive the grade of "W" is Thursday, October 30.

Registration for Spring Semester 2015 begins on November 6.

Flu Shots are available through Interclinic with Dr. Borrás of Sanitas. Students must purchase the vaccine in a pharmacy (approx. 6 euros) and then go to Interclinic where the vaccine can be administered free of charge. Click on Medical Information to make an appointment and for directions.

Food Drive: SLU-Madrid’s Ignatian Community will be collecting donations throughout the month of November for the Hermanitas de la Caridad and Acción Social Protestante. Bring all donations to the PRH lobby (by the Student Life offices).

Fall 2014 Office Hours

Fall 2014 Academic Calendar

OPPORTUNITIES & INVITATIONS

Opportunities & Invitations
CD Launch Concert: Secretos Quiero Descubrir - Spanish Music for Voice, Violin and Guitar Professor Ólafsdóttir: Mezzo-Soprano, Elena Jáuregui: Violin, Professor Jáuregui: Guitar. The concert will be on Wednesday, October 29, at 8:00 pm in the SIH Auditorium, followed by a brief reception with refreshments and CD signing.

Be a part of the SLU-Madrid Thanksgiving. Lunch on Thursday, November 27, SIH Cafeteria. Advance tickets are 5€ (after November 21 price is 12€).

Dr. Alberto García (Associate Professor in Aeronautical Engineering in UAX University and Aviation Journalist Pilot) will present a conference on the key engineering tests carried out on airplanes during their development and certification phase: "Aircraft Tests" on Wednesday, October 29, at 2:00 pm in PAH-20.

SLU-Madrid’s Science and Engineering programs host the XIV Semana de la Ciencia from November 3-14. On-line registration is from October 20-31. The Science, Engineering and Health Division offer lab sessions, talks, and will celebrate the "United Nations International Year of Crystallography" by highlighting the commemoration of x-ray diffraction as a tool to study crystalline material and its symmetry.

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