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This week
Guest speaker, Dr. Paul Jelliss (Chemistry), will give a talk entitled "Energetic Metallic Nanomaterials," on Thursday, October 8, at 11:00 am in SIH Auditorium.
MONDAY, October 5

11:00 am · Information Session with Banco Santander about Cuenta 123 and Cuenta día a día · SIH Auditorium

2:00 pm · Career Services Workshop: Applying to Graduate Schools · SIH-B

TUESDAY, October 6

11:00 am · Information Session with Banco Santander about Cuenta 123 and Cuenta día a día · SIH Auditorium

THURSDAY, October 8

Deadline to sign up for the SLU Run for Ethiopia. Contact Cesar Rioja ( for more details.

11:00 am · Guest Speaker: Dr. Paul Jeliss (Chemistry): “Energetic Metallic Nanomaterials” · SIH Auditorium

1:50 pm · Weekly Mass · PRH St. Timothy’s Chapel

2:00 pm · RAIS Foundation Meeting · PRH-10

SUNDAY, October 11

6:00 pm · Sunday  Mass · SIH Interfaith Chapel


Sign up for the Sierra Club Hiking in La Acebeda before Tuesday, October 13. Price: 20€ includes bus, insurance and guide. Bring a backpack, food and extra shoes. Meet at the PRH Front Steps on Sunday, October 18, at 11:00 am.

Click here for a weekly schedule of Sports Activities. Contact Cesar Rioja ( for more details.


Student Welcome Day, Madrid's City Hall offers an official welcome event.Saturday, October 10. Palacio de Cibeles Glass Gallery; Metro: Banco de España.

Edvard Munch. A temporary exhibit reviewing Munch's career, featuring works on loan from the Munch Museum in Oslo. Until January 2016. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Paseo del Prado, 8; Metro: Banco de España.

Military Parade to celebrate Columbus Day, also known as Día de la Hispanidad. October 12. Plaza de Colón; Metro: Serrano.

Dave Matthews Band. The American rock band is on tour.  October 12. Barclaycard Center. Avenida Felipe II, s/n; Metro: O’Donnell.

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Día de la Hispanidad, a Spanish national holiday (SLU-Madrid Closed): Monday, October 12

Student Mid-term Concert: Wednesday, October 14

Graduate School Fair: Wednesday, October 14

Ignatian Community Social Justice Documentary: Wednesday, October 14

Transfer to SLU Missouri Informational Meeting: Wednesday, October 14

Last Day to Submit Transfer Application for Spring Semester: Thursday, October 15

Guest Speaker: Jack Owen, Research Professor of Geographically-Integrated History, Idaho State University: Thursday, October 15

Faculty Senate Meeting: Friday, October 16

Loyola Pilgrimage Retreat: October 16-18

SLU-Madrid Run for Ethiopia: Sunday, October 25 (Sign up before October 8)


May-August 2016 Graduation Candidates: Please review your Spring registration plan with Jaime Ortiz at the Advising Office in SIH, to ensure you will meet all requirements by your graduation date.

Business Students: sign up for the Deloitte Financial Challenge before October 15.

Fall 2015 Academic Calendar

Fall 2015 Office Hours


Opportunities & Invitations
Tips on applying to graduate school: Careers Services Workshop this Monday, October 5, at 2:00 pm in SIH-B.

The Department of Modern Languages announces its 4th Annual SLU-Madrid Oktoberfest on Tuesday, October 6, at 7:00 pm, in the PAH Patio. Taste different beers and sausages, sample Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel, learn about German culture, listen to yodeling music and participate in a fun Oktoberfest trivia quiz. Tickets for only 4€ in the Finance Office. Herzlich willkommen!

Jack Owen, Research Professor of Geographically-Integrated History, Idaho State University, will give a talk about his current book project: "The Emergence of Cooperation in Southeastern Spain, 15th to 17th Century: Innovation in Nonlinear, Nonfiction Historical Narrative". October 15, SIH-C, 11:00 am.

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