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Esther (Mayoko) Ortega Arjonilla

Esther (Mayoko) Ortega Arjonilla es Doctora en Filosofía de la Ciencia por la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (USC), Máster en Teoría Feminista por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) y Licenciada en Historia, especializada en Antropología Americana e Historia de América, por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM). En su tesis doctoral profundizó sobre […]


MONTE ESQUINZA Click on the names to get the staff’s email addresses. SUSAN‘S WALK IN HOURS Martes, 3:00-4:00pm, Miércoles, 3:00-5:00pm MAYTE De lunes a viernes, 9:00am-4:00pm LUIS De lunes a viernes, 9:30am-4:30pm SERGIO De lunes a viernes, 10:00am-5:00pm CHAVELA Lunes a jueves 12:30 a 7:30pm, viernes 10:00am-5:00pm GUILLERMO De lunes a jueves, 12:30-7:30pm, viernes 10:00am-5:00pm […]

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Language Exchange Partners Welcome Party!

¡Enhorabuena! Ya lleváis una semana en España… ¿qué mejor forma de celebrarlo que disfrutando con vuestras amigas y amigos, de aquí y de allí, en un finde repleto de actividades interesantes? Aquí tenéis la programación de Madrid y de Alcalá. No olvidéis leer los testimonios de mentoras del año pasado sobre la welcome party de […]


Lo que echo de menos…

ANA DEL CASAR- Este Spring Break he ido a Chicago, una ciudad bonita de la que, sin embargo, no me quedo con su famosa arquitectura ni con sus calles, sino con sus museos. Como en Nueva York, los museos de Chicago (Art Institute of Art, Field Museum, Oriental Institute of Art, Smart Museum of Art […]

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A Spanish Education

ZOË SULLIVAN-BLUM- There are things about the US that I never thought I would miss. I believe that we pay far too much and are in debt for far too long for our education. Yes, I know that we have excellent universities, but, being the stubborn liberal that I am, I was excited to experience […]


Being a Student in Spain

JOANNA DIMAS- To be honest, during the first weeks of my time in Madrid, I forget what school was for a moment. I felt as though I was on a vacation, simply trying to integrate myself into the Madrileño culture. However, when classes started, I struggled (a lot) getting back into the flow of my […]

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Naiveté and New Beginnings

ZOË SULLIVAN-BLUM- After all of my initial thoughts on where to study abroad, the decision to go to Spain felt safe. I study Anthropology, and I had fancied Morocco as my study abroad destination for a few months before realizing that it probably wasn’t the best fit after all. My Spanish minor wouldn’t be very […]


Upcoming Events (February 8-14)

EVENTOS DEL PROGRAMA Lunes, 8 de febrero Madrid Perspectives: Is Spain Different?. Josep Lobera. Hora: 15:00-16:00 Lugar: Monte Esquinza Martes, 9 de febrero Alcalá Perspectives: Is Spain Different?. Josep Lobera. Hora: 17:00-18:00 Lugar: María de Guzmán Jueves, 11 de febrero Alcalá Perspectives: Estados Unidos y España: Diferencias. Claire Jasinski. Hora: 17:00-18:00 Lugar: María de Guzmán […]

Program counselors

Laura Rojas-Marcos Ph.D, MA, MA Clinical and Health Psychologist, and Psychotherapist specialized in personal growth, stress management, emotional and social intelligence, culture shock, anxiety, depression, food disorder, couple and family issues, and addictions. Dr. Laura was born in New York City where she went to school (New York University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine). […]