Registration begins for Spring 2011 Semester. For information on how to register online >>
Beginning of the 10th Semana de la Ciencia (November 8th – 21st) in Madrid >>
La Almudena Holiday / University closed (library open with weekend hours)
1:00 - 4.00 pm · International Food in the SLU-Madrid Campus Cafeteria
1:50 pm · Catholic Mass in English · Chapel, PRH, first floor
2:00 pm · Information meeting for Communication Majors and Minors · PRH 2
2:00 pm · final Campus Ambassador Seminar of the semester · PRH 10
1:30 - 2:45 pm · Guest Italian violinist Edoardo De Angelis performs a concert-lesson / All are welcome to enjoy his repertoire of classical music, with keyboard accompaniment. · PRH 2 >>
1:50 pm · Misa Católica en español · Capilla, PRH, primera planta
4:00 pm · guest lecture by Dr William Childers (CUNY): "Spain´s Last Moors: The Moriscos and Spanish Identity" · PRH 3
3.00 pm · Golf Tournament · Green Canal
6:00 pm · Campus Ministry Sunday Mass · Chapel, Padre Rubio Hall, first floor
Monday, November 15 · 2:00 pm · Career Services Seminar: Mock Interviews
Monday, November 15 · 4:00 pm · presentation by Dra. Sonia Martín López (Instituto de Óptica "Daza de Valdés", CSIC) on Seminar: “Distributed fibre sensor for monitoring large civil structures” · PAH 20 >>
Monday-Tuesday, November 15-16 · Dr. Francisco García-Serrano presents his paper, "Del convento al palacio: Los frailes y los oligarquías castellanas (s. XIII-XIV)" at the Rulers of the Community, Subjects of the Divine International Conference · Colegio Mayor San Pablo-CEU (across from SLU-Madrid Campus)
Wednesday, November 17 · Deadline to submit application to be Spring 2011 Campus Ambassador
Thursday and Friday, November 18 (8:00 pm) and 19 (12:00 & 8:00 pm) · SLU-Madrid theater productions of “The Dining Room,” directed by Greg Stanford and performed in English / Free Admission · Colegio Mayor Elias Abuja (C/ Rector Royol Villanova, 4) >>
Jueves y Viernes, 18 y 19 de noviembre / Seminario – En breve: cuentos de escritoras españolas (1975-2005) · En SLU-Madrid: Aula 8. Día 18 de 10:00 a 12:00 / Ver más información detallada >>
Friday, November 19 · 2.00 pm · Faculty Meeting · Main Reading Room - Library
Saturday, November 20 · 10.00 am - 5.00pm · Sierra Club outing to La Cabrera >>
Monday, November 22 · 5:30 pm · Madrid Campus Faculty Research Presentations: Francisco García Serrano, “Frailes Medievales: De la Humildad al Poder,” and Anne Dewey, “Poetry, Friendship, Politics” · Library Reading Room
Tuesday, November 23 · 10.00 am - 2.00 pm · Red Cross Blood Drive · front of Padre Rubio Hall >>
Tuesday, November 23 · 2:30 pm · Lecture by Gisèle Sogas Rodríguez (Ben Franklin Institute, University of Alcalá): "Bilingualism and Biculturalism in Eva Hoffman's Lost in Translation" · PRH 10
Friday, November 26 · 1:00 – 7:00 pm · First Annual Spanish Symposium
Friday, November 26 · 3.00 pm · Tennis Tournament · Complejo Deportivo Ciudad Universitaria
Saturday, November 27 · 2.00 - 4.00 pm and 8.00 - 10.00 pm SLU-Madrid Soccer World Cup · Green Canal
Tuesday, November 30 (11:00 am) · “Conversación con Manuel Longares,” Premio Nacional de la Crítica en 2001 por su novela Romanticismo · PRH Aula 6
Thursday, December 2 · 2:00 pm · Career Services Seminar: Job Search Strategies
Thursday, December 2 · 7:00 pm · SLU-Madrid Arts Performance
Monday, December 6 · Día de la Constitución Española Holiday / University closed (library open with weekend hours)
Wednesday, December 8 · Inmaculada Concepción Holiday / University closed (library open with weekend hours)
Monday, December 13 · first day of expanded library hours for exam period
Tuesday, December 14 · Final Day Fall 2010 Classes
Wednesday-Friday, Monday-Tuesday, December 15-17, 20-21 · Final Exams
Tuesday, December 21 · Mid-Year Commencement
| THIS WEEK IN SPORTS
| SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Congratulations to SLU-Madrid faculty member Carlos Menor (Business Law) on the birth of his son, Ignacio, on October 21st and to faculty member Anya Zlobina (Psychology) on the birth of her daughter, Aleksandra, on November 1st!
Communication Majors and Minors Meeting: 1:15 to 2:15, Wednesday, November 10, PRH 2 / At this informational meeting for students majoring or minoring in communication, classes being offered next Spring will be reviewed, as well as what their prerequisites are and what requirements they fulfill. This is a good chance to have questions answered about requirements, future courses, and anything else related to majoring or minoring in communications. Even if you already know what courses you will take in the Spring, you are encouraged to come to the meeting to discuss other aspects of the communication major and minor.
Discover the Independent Republic of Ohio! / Come and discover the fascinating culture of the Buckeye State, the birthplace of no less than seven presidents, Neil Armstrong and the hot dog. We invite you to try some typical Ohian delicacies and participate in a good ol' traditional line dance... Thursday, November 11, 2 - 3 pm in the Student Lounge.
The Youth Vote Overseas Foundation invites USA students to participate in a 5-minute Post-Election Survey about the November 2nd US elections (whether you voted or not) at this link >>
The survey will close on December 31, 2010; results will be available at this link in mid-February 2011.
The local Soup Kitchen needs you on Thanksgiving Day! / Come and help our neighborhood’s soup kitchen, run by Franciscan nuns, on November 25 to prepare for and celebrate Thanksgiving. We are looking for 4-5 volunteers (for about 1 hour) to help clean and arrange the soup kitchen’s garden, and 6-7 volunteers (for about 2 hours) to help cook and serve the food. If you would like to participate in this service to the community, please contact Ana Aizpún at email@example.com.
Milk and Soft Drink Drive – November 15 through 26 / Student Life will be collecting milk and soft drinks for the local Soup Kitchen which has special needs for its Thanksgiving (sponsored by SLU-Madrid) and Christmas celebrations. Please leave items in the Student Life office in PRH >>
In the Catholic tradition, the month of November is a particular time to remember deceased loved ones. As a symbol of our desire to keep the deceased before God, everyone is invited until the end of November to place the names of deceased loved ones in the box located in the chapel on the first floor of Padre Rubio Hall and/or to post photographs of deceased loved ones on the blue panel display in the chapel. >>
The SLU-Madrid Soccer Billikens (3-0-0) will next play on November 23 at 10:00 pm · Join the fun by showing up to cheer on our winning team! · Green Canal
If you are in the process of renewing your Tarjeta de Estudiante and will be leaving the Schengen area for the Christmas Break, you MUST APPLY for an autorización de regreso THIS WEEK. Carefully read the Residency Card section of our website for information on how to make an appointment.
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|OPPORTUNITIES & INVITATIONS
|Five Additional Campus Ambassadors To Be Selected for the Spring 2011 Semester: Campus Ambassadors are selected student leaders who, upholding the University’s mission, commit themselves to representing the University at a variety of campus programs and events. In turn, Ambassadors are given a number of special opportunities for personal and professional development. If you are interested in learning more about what it means to be a Campus Ambassador, you are invited to contact Ariadne Ferro in Student Life. PLEASE NOTE: Wednesday, November 17 is the deadline to apply to be a Campus Ambassador for the Spring 2011 semester >>
Students interested in getting a seasonal flu shot may make a free-of-charge appointment at Interclinic with Dr. Borrás (using your Sanitas card); however, you will need to pay for the vaccine at Interclinic. For information on making an appointment – and for directions to Interclinic – please click here >>
Check out the new SLU-Madrid Campus social media page! You may access it by either going to http://spain.slu.edu/socialmedia, or by clicking on the social media icon at the bottom of the Madrid Campus website home page.
Stuck on your homework? Need help with your English? With your Spanish? Visit the English Writing Assistance Center and the Spanish Assistance Center located in the entry area of Manresa Hall. The schedule of the English Writing Assistance Center is: Monday & Wednesday, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, and Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm; email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The Spanish Assistance Center is open Monday through Thursday, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm; email email@example.com for more information or to set up an appointment.