La Prensa Europea


Margaret Farry, Claire Tomlinson, Charlotte Kishi, University of Arizona; Maureen Hudson, Steven Rodriguez, Symone Yancey, The College of New Jersey; Aaron Hurd, Colorado State University; Helen Tristano, SUNY Stony Brook University; Phillip Tully Douce, University of Central Missouri; Victoria Newkirk, Rider University. Los alumnos de la clase sobre la Unión Europea han realizado un periódico con […]

10 Interesting Things to do in Alcalá de Henares


What follows are ten suggestions of “things to do” that should be of interest to any American student living in Alcalá. Without a doubt, you will have heard – or you will hear soon – about the most iconic sites of the city, such as the Catedral Magistral, the Casa de Cervantes, the Casa de […]

Making The Move To Spain: Your First Few Days in Madrid


Congrats! You’ve made it to Madrid and now you need to get set up in your new home! Here are three pieces of advice as you get settled in the Spanish capital: You’ll want to get this set up as quickly as possible. You can go to any “estanco”, or tobacco shop, to get it. […]

2nd Franklin Alumni Meeting- Visiting Alumni Reflection


This December I had the pleasure and honor of being invited to attend the 2nd annual Franklin Alumni Meeting as a visiting alumna of the Instituto Franklin-UAH. Initially I wasn’t sure what to expect from the meeting, but I was excited about the opportunity to visit my alma mater, see what had changed, and connect […]

IT’S TIME FOR DON QUIXOTE – The Franklin Students’ Blog


During their stay at Instituto Franklin-UAH, several students were asked about their personal experience and perceptions. They were given the opportunity of getting to know the city of Alcalá de Henares, one of the most visited, beautiful and impressive cities in Madrid. Alcalá de Henares is considered to be such a relic due to its […]

Back to my “Alma Mater”


I feel very fortunate to have been invited by my alma mater, la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares Instituto Franklin-UAH, to present at the 2nd Franklin Alumni Meeting earlier this month. I left Spain over three years ago to move back to Dallas and start my career at a non-profit but I will always think […]

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