Check out the latest headlines from Saint Louis University – Madrid, including faculty honors to student achievements to major campus events.
01/15- Brian M. Goss, Ph.D. (Department of Communication, program director) delivered the plenary lecture at the annual "Comparativism, Identity and Communication" conference in Craiova, Romania.
01/10- After serving in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the NGO sector in Panama, SLU-Madrid graduate Mendez Chiari is continuing his education at Yale University. Upon graduation, he aspires to work as a communication and strategy consultant.
01/09- SLU-Madrid buzzes with activity as classes, activities and trips start off for the Spring 2019 semester.
12/20- SLU-Madrid conferred degrees to 15 students from four countries and six U.S. states at this year's Midyear Commencement ceremony.
12/18- Theatre, dance and music students showcased their hard work and talent in a series of end-of-semester performances.
12/13- Psychology capstone students culminated a semester of research by presenting the results of their investigation into human emotions from four different angles: music, colors, emotional intelligence and social media.
12/10- Daniel Mateo Kitcher receives the Athlete of the Month award in recognition of his accomplishments with the Rivas Osos American football team and his academic achievements.
12/05- A year and a half after graduating from SLU-Madrid, Class of 2017 graduates are working, volunteering and studying in 22 different countries.
12/03- Brian M. Goss, Ph.D. analyzes the discourse on former U.S. President James Earl "Jimmy" Carter in news magazines in a recently published book chapter.
11/30- Nursing students celebrated their transition from the classroom to clinical practice at the fifth annual "White Coat Ceremony."
11/23- Students from around the world gather to celebrate Thanksgiving at SLU-Madrid, with a traditional turkey meal in the campus cafeteria.
11/20- Faculty, staff and students came together to get some exercise, enjoy the company and raise funds to support education for girls at the semiannual SLU-Madrid run for a cause.
11/19- Aarhus University in Denmark has invited Professor Carlos Segovia, Ph.D. (Humanities) to teach a seminar on religion and cross-cultural violence.
11/15- SLU-Madrid professors from four departments collaborated in a cross-disciplinary panel to analyze Stanley Kubrick's film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.
11/13- Student volunteers in SLU-Madrid's Community ESL program are offering free English conversation classes to over 500 locals this semester.
11/06- Laura Tedesco, Ph.D. analyzes the proposed constitutional reforms in Cuba in Open Democracy, the world's most widely circulated digital media platform for the exchange of political ideas and analyses.
10/30- Ten SLU-Madrid volunteers travelled to Puertollano (Ciudad Real) to lead English teaching activities for the children who attend the village's public school.
10/25- SLU-Madrid students joined renowned scholars and writers at the Spanish literature conference, "En busca de lectores cómplices: Homenaje a Antonio Pereira."
10/22- As education coordinator for the Society for the Performing Arts in Houston, Claire Williamson ('15) manages classroom workshops, professional development, master classes and volunteer programs.
10/16- Students met with leading professionals in international and sustainability marketing at this year's launch of the annual joint project with students at Fordham University's London Campus.
10/08- Manuel Rodríguez Alonso is currently living in a rural village in Kenya, where he volunteers at a center which provides services to vulnerable children.
10/01- Brian Goss, Ph.D. travels to London to present research on new sub-types of political harassment.
09/25- The SLU-Madrid Alumni Association honored Tadzoka Pswarayi '10 and Andreea Niculea '05 at the fourth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.
09/19- As an intern in the commercial division of the U.S. Embassy, Nik Legaspi not only employs skills from his international business major but also receives guidance on career development from mentors.
09/05- SLU-Madrid extended an official welcome to the 158 newest members of its academic community at the annual Convocation and Family Welcome.
08/22- The fall semester kicks off with an exciting program of orientation events, trips and activities.
08/20- Dr. Joan Pedro-Carañana travelled to Bogotá, Colombia to teach and conduct research on the role of communication in promoting social change and peace.
08/08- With the addition of the B.A. in Philosophy, the Madrid Campus now offers to 14 bachelor degrees.
07/26- Communication program director Brian M. Goss, Ph.D. returns to his roots as a psychology researcher by contributing to a publication on electroencephalograms (EEG) and cognition.
07/19- Tadzoka Pswarayi '10 currently lives in Harare, Zimbabwe where she endeavors to help women and children through her work as a social entrepreneur.
07/13- SLU-Madrid honors M.A. in Spanish graduates at an intimate, summer commencement ceremony.
07/09- Professor Carlos Segovia's new book offers insights into one of the core problems of both the history of philosophy and the philosophy of religion.
07/03- The English Department hosted the interdisciplinary conference, "Nature and Narrative," bringing together scholars from across the world to discuss the interconnectivity of story and environment.
06/26- NCAA Division I swimmers Mary First and Olivia Wanasek study abroad at SLU-Madrid and train at one of Spain's top water sports training facilities, Real Canoe C. N.
06/21- Fernando Abilleira ('99, '01) is now working on yet another exciting project for NASA: the Mars Insight Mission.
06/19- The Spanish Department organized an international literature Conference dedicated to the analysis of the life and works of the Spanish novelist, Antonio Ferres.
06/14- Originally from Belgium, Paola Ntunzwenimana '16 (Communication) mastered a third language and learned to thrive in an international environment as a SLU-Madrid student. When she received the phone call from L'Oreal Middle East offering her a marketing position in Dubai, she felt well equipped to relocate to a new continent and take on a demanding position.
06/08- Friends, family and the SLU-Madrid community celebrated the 2018 Commencement Ceremony at an intimate and festive event.
06/07- As a consulting intern in Global IFRS & Offering Services, Stefan Nassir de las Casas reviews financial statements, provides risk advisory and conducts research and analysis.
06/07- In his most recent book, The Quranic Jesus, Dr. Carlos Segovia offers a completely new interpretation of the figure of Jesus in the Qur'an.