07.21 Upcoming Semester at Sea Travel to Russia

In the wake of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy in eastern Ukraine and the Obama administration’s expanded sanctions against Russia, the Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) continues to closely monitor U.S. relations with and conditions in Russia in advance of this week’s Semester at Sea visit to St. Petersburg. ISE remains in close communication […]

Read More >>

07.21 The Stony Shores of the Emerald Isle: West of Ireland Field Program

Semester at Sea field programs are an excellent opportunity for students to let someone else do the travel planning. The organization and care that goes into these trips is top notch. They provide voyagers with a great way to “relax” and not have to independently figure out in-country travel, and they let students meet like-minded […]

Read More >>

07.18 Irish “Trad” Music

The field program “Roots of Irish Music,” led by Professor Kathleen Adams, brought a cross-section of the Summer 2014 Semester at Sea community to Ennis, in County Clare, Ireland.  In a private upstairs room above Brogan’s Pub, the participants met for an exclusive session of traditional Irish music, or “Trad,” and an interactive Q&A with […]

Read More >>

07.17 State of the Institute: Seizing the Future of Semester at Sea

The Institute for Shipboard Education has set a revitalized course for the future of the organization and its Semester at Sea program. A new, strategic, and comprehensive plan to immediately secure and sustain the Institute into the future is now in implementation. We at ISE are genuinely excited to share the following updates with you, […]

Read More >>

07.17 From A Thousand Eyes: Ireland

“From a Thousand Eyes” is a four-part series on the Summer 2014 voyage that depicts our ports from the viewpoint of the participants. Here, students and faculty share their experiences and imagery from both Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Read More >>

07.16 A Lifetime of Memories with Semester at Sea

With a history spanning five decades, the vast Semester at Sea network comprises more than 60,000 alumni: students, parents, adult learners, faculty and staff. Since the beginning, voyages have led to lifelong friendships, as well as romantic relationships and even several marriages. But current Summer 2014 voyagers Cliff and Jill Roberts of Corona del Mar, […]

Read More >>

07.15 Bagpipes & Bus Rides: Adventures in Scotland

The day before embarking on the Summer 2014 voyage, fellow student Taylor Vincent and I split the price of a hotel in London, England, after connecting a month before through Facebook. Sharing an uncanny amount of interests and passions, we instantly became close friends. Within a week or two of the voyage we already were […]

Read More >>

07.11 Scottish Athletics: The Luss Highland Games

America’s Independence Day was a quiet affair on the ship, but the next day, nearly 200 Summer 2014 voyagers experienced a completely different celebration of cultural tradition. The Luss Highland Gatherings have been a yearly event since 1875, sponsored by the local clan Colquhoun. Set in the “prettiest village in Scotland,” Luss is located on […]

Read More >>

Page 1 of 7712345...102030...Last »