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THIS WEEK
This week
Midterm Concert: A Showcase of SLU-Madrid's Talent on Thursday, March 5.
TUESDAY 3

Professors’ Deadline to Submit Midterm Grades

2:00 pm · Lenten Reflection Group · San Timoteo Chapel (PRH First Floor)

8:00 pm · SLU-Madrid Soccer Match: SLU-Madrid vs. Guanchester City F.C. · Green Canal

WEDNESDAY 4

1:00 pm · Faculty Senate Meeting · PRH-15

6:30 pm · Panel Discussion - Human Rights Club · PRH-5

8:00 pm · SLU-Madrid Soccer Match: SLU-Madrid vs. Vagalume F.C. · Green Canal

THURSDAY 5

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

12:30 pm · Women's and Gender Studies: Activism Day Questionnaires · PRH Student Lounge

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

2:00 pm · Sacrament of Reconciliation and Weekly Mass · San Timoteo Chapel (PRH First Floor)

4:00 pm · Cinema Series in Spanish (Movie Title: Primos) and Tertulia · SIH-C

6:00 pm · Student Midterm Concert · SIH Dance Studio

FRIDAY 6

11:00 am · Guest Speaker: Daniel Agromayor, Vice President of McDonald's North of Spain, “International Business and Strategy” · SIH Auditorium

SUNDAY 8

Daylight Savings Time in the US begins! Clocks spring ahead one hour in the US on March 8 (but don’t in Spain until Sunday, March 29).

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

THIS WEEK IN SPORTS  Sports

Check the Sports Schedule here >>

Click here for the latest news from Sports Director, César Rioja >>

THIS WEEK IN MADRID

Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic. One of the world’s most entertaining family shows comes to Madrid. March 4-8. Barclaycard Center.  Avenida Felipe II, s/n; Metro: O’Donnell.

International Women’s Day Concert on Saturday, March 7. Sala Satisfaction. C/ Felipe Neri, 4; Metro: Sol.

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UPCOMING

Trends in Higher Education in Spain: Monday, March 9

The American Criminal Justice System and The Drama of The Ferguson, Missouri Incident - (Tedesco): Monday, March 9

Ally Ability Training, Dr. Karen Meyers: Tuesday, March 10

Women’s and Gender Studies Guest Speaker: Katharina Miller, Consultant CSR and Lawyer, "Women - Leave Your Comfort Zone!": Tuesday, March 10

Academic Trip to Lanzarote: Thursday, March 12

Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, Film Colloquium: Thursday, March 12

From Bones to (Proto-) Globalization: African Roles in the Ancient Indian Ocean World: Thursday, March 12

Pilgrimage Retreat to Loyola: Friday, March 13

Spanish Symposium: Friday, March 13

International Tennis Tournament: Friday, March 13

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Summer Registration is Open!! Visit the Advising Office to find out about the exciting academic opportunities offered at SLU-Madrid this summer!

Become a SLU-Madrid Campus Ambassador: Learn more about the Campus Ambassador Leadership Program. Application deadline: Monday, March 16.

If you are in the process of renewing your residency card and plan to leave Spain for Semana Santa, you must apply for a reentry permit (autorización de regreso) immediately. Please contact Student Life for full information.

All U.S. Students: Review the security information provided by the U.S. Embassy: "A Safe Trip Abroad." Also, enroll in the Embassy's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive information on travel/security and be contacted in case of emergencies. Download the Embassy's free Smart Traveler iPhone App for travel information as well.

All Students: Please update your temporary address, emergency contact details, and cell phone numbers in BANNER. SLU-Madrid needs this information to keep you notified about important matters and reach you in case of emergencies.

Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

Spring 2015 Office Hours

OPPORTUNITIES & INVITATIONS

Opportunities & InvitationsSign up for the SGA Talent Show now. Contact sgamadrid@slu.edu for details. Show date is Tuesday, March 17. Fill out the form.

Calling all artists, dancers, actors, musicians, and writers: SLU Madrid's Performing Arts Summer Camp (June 29 - July 10) needs you! Contact Susi (mpecesba@slu.edu) for details.

Activism Day questionnaires will be conducted on in honor of March 8, International Day of the Working Woman; there will also be a special exhibit in the PRH Student Lounge on Thursday, March 5, 12:30 pm. Please participate!

Don’t miss the Music Department’s Midterm Voice, Piano and Guitar Concert: Thursday, March 5 at 6:00 pm, SIH Dance Studio.

Daniel Agromayor, Vice President of McDonald's for the North of Spain will talk about International Business and Strategy on Friday, March 6, 11:00 am, SIH Auditorium.

Visit Loyola (March 13-15) in the Basque countryside: the birthplace of Saint Ignatius, the founder of the Society of Jesus. Sign up for the trip in the Finance Office.

Book Day 2015! SLU-Madrid Library Staff invites you to submit any work for their special edition newsletter. Please e-mail submissions, questions, or ideas to: library-madrid@slu.edu. Deadline: April 1.

Looking for something to help you spiritually through Lent this year?  Consider joining the Jesuits on an Ignatian Pilgrimage. This digital prayer experience will begin on Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday, April 5. Each evening, material for the following day’s prayer will be posted. Participants who sign up will receive an evening email with the newly posted content.

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