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Suffolk Madrid community reacts to new curfew in Spain after COVID-19 spike

COVID-19 cases continue to breakout in Spain
November 3, 2020

New measures from Spain’s government to slow the spread of COVID-19 after the country has seen a concerning spike in cases in the last week is being felt across the nation -- including at Suffolk University’s...

Suffolk University Madrid campus closed, Trump enacts European travel ban

Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid
(Photo courtesy of Suffolk University)
March 12, 2020

Suffolk University’s Madrid campus is closed as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on.  In an email to students, Suffolk Provost Julie Sandell announced that the Suffolk campus in Madrid...

Global Gateway fosters community for freshmen at Suffolk Madrid

Global Gateway students pose in Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain
March 29, 2019

Creating community and education on a global scale are values Suffolk University hopes each and every student has the ability to benefit from. One of the premier ways the school is able to do this is through...

Censorship issue fuels separatist battle in Spain

Facebook user Luis Frailes Álvaro
Suffolk Madrid campus administrator speaks out on removal of art
February 28, 2018
The ARCOmadrid art fair removed photographs of jailed Catalan politicians. The artwork showcased pixelated photos of 24 politicians, activists, journalists and artists who have been imprisoned as Catalan separatists.

Catalonia awaits decision on secession

By Facebook user Republican SINN FEIN Poblachtach
October 18, 2017

With the pending secession of the autonomous Catalonia, the political landscape of Spain has been notably altered. This poses a multitude of problems for both the nation of Spain and Catalonia. For Spain,...

Global Gateway’s trip more than a vacation

Global Gateway’s trip more than a vacation
March 29, 2017

Suffolk University’s Global Gateway program recently facilitated a week-long educational  trip to Madrid, Spain for 28 Suffolk freshman. Admiring famous works of art in the Prado Museum, stepping onto...

Suffolk study abroad escapes election

February 1, 2017

When Isaac Berko applied to Suffolk University his freshman year, he had no idea that he applied to go study abroad at Suffolk’s Madrid campus instead. When a Madrid resident director contacted him...

Global Gateway Madrid: New program offers freshmen worldly experience

Courtesy of Suffolk University
October 22, 2015

For some, the thought of studying abroad elicits excitement about going on a new journey. Yet, the cost of receiving an education overseas also presents students financial burdens, language barriers...

Photojournalism class takes on Madrid campus

Images taken from the class, ‘Modern Lens on Spain,’ taught at Suffolk’s Madrid campus. Courtesy of Ken Martin.
September 24, 2015

The class Modern Lens on Spain took photojournalism to a new level, focusing on political issues this past summer with adjunct Professor Ken Martin. “The class exceeded all my expectations,” said...

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