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Future Engineers Travel to Toulouse, France.

Professors’ Deadline to Submit Midterm Grades

3:30 pm · Guest Speaker: Jeremy Tambling (University of Manchester) - "Shakespeare, Benjamin, and the Problem of Historical Time" · SIH-B


2:00 pm · Psychology Majors Meeting · SIH-A


12:00 pm · Seminario Sobre Comunicación Académica Oral · PRH-10

5:00 pm · Effective Teaching Workshop: “Teaching Strategic Reading for Effective Learning” · SIH Conference Room


7:00 am · Academic Trip to Toulouse · Meet at PRH Front Steps

2:00 pm · Career Services Workshop: Interviewing Skills · SIH-B

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

4:30 pm · Talk by Dr. Goss (Communication), “Orientalism in the 21st Century: The Contrasting Cases of Occupation (2009, IK) and Generation Kill (2008, UK)” · SIH Conference Room

7:00 pm · The Tortilla Off · SIH Student Lounge


8:00 am · Academic Trip to León · Meet at PRH Front Steps


Daylight Savings Time Ends in Spain: Move your clocks back one hour at 3:00 am (to 2:00 am).

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


International Tournament Paddle Tennis on Friday, October 24. Sign up with César at as soon as possible.

Click here for the latest news from sports director, César Rioja >>


Paseo del Arte (Art Walk): a one-kilometer stretch that includes the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Reina Sofía Museum as well as other institutions and buildings worth visiting.

Baroque Churches: Monumental altars, profuse decorations, colossal domes and images of great artistic-historic value make these churches a must for those interested in exploring 17th and 18th century art and discovering styles, such as the Baroque evolution.

Anastacia in Concert to promote the artist’s latest album, recorded during her battle against breast cancer.  Saturday, October 25, at 9:30 pm in the Palacio Municipal de Congresos. Avenida Capital de España, 7; Metro: Campo de las Naciones.

Tapas Market. The glass gallery of the Cibeles Palace will hold this event dedicated to high-end tapas from October 23-26. Galería de Cristal (Palacio de Cibeles). C/ Montalbán, 1; Metro: Banco de España.

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Career Services Workshop: Creating your Online Profile: Tuesday, October 28
T-Oigo Get together: Tuesday, October 28

Guest Speaker: Alberto García, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering UAX University, “Aircraft Tests”: Wednesday, October 29

CD Launch Concert: Secretos Quiero Descubrir: Wednesday, October 29

Strategic Planning Listening Session: Wednesday, October 29

Learn about Minors in Madrid: Thursday, October 30

Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of W: Thursday, October 30

Students vs Faculty & Staff Soccer Match: Friday, October 31


Registration for Spring Semester 2015 begins on November 6.

Click on the SLU-Madrid Campus Safety & Security webpage for updates and information on Ebola worldwide. Learn more about the issue by taking the free online Ebola Awareness Course.

Daylight Savings Time ends in Spain: Clocks fall back one hour at 3:00 am (to 2:00 am) on Sunday, October 26.

Spring 2015 Registration: Make an appointment with your advisor to plan your classes and get the pin for on-line registration.

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 the x-rays diffraction as a tool to study the crystalline material and its symmetry.

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Opportunities & Invitations
Come hear what everyone is talking about: the new Psychology Major in Madrid! Meeting for Current and Future Psychology Majors! Tuesday, October 21, at 2:00 pm in SIH-A.

Effective Teaching Workshop: "Teaching Strategic Reading for Effective Learning": Dr. Debie Lohe (Director, Reinert Center) and Dr. Anne McCabe (English Department) will lead this seminar on reading in higher education with participants both in Madrid and in St. Louis. Wednesday, October 22, at 5:00 pm in the SIH Conference Room.

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 is on Wednesday, October 29, at 8:00 pm in the SIH Auditorium, followed by a brief reception with refreshments and CD signing. RSVP before Sunday, October 26th:

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