Category: Fall 2017

  • Origami and Temples in Kyoto

    For Fall 2017 voyagers, traditions were brought to life during the “Origami and Temples in Kyoto” field program. They got in touch with their spiritual side visiting multiple temples, including […]

  • Life Along the Mekong Delta Homestay Field Program

    The Mekong Delta River could very well be deemed the “lifeblood” of south-western Vietnam. Citizens of the Mekong Delta region not only rely on the river for resources and transportation […]

  • Faculty member Nancy Janus navigates the world

    For Fall 2017 Voyage Faculty Member Dr. Nancy Janus-Berry, Semester at Sea was not something spontaneous; she has been planning to sail for over ten years. “SAS has been a […]

  • Ho Chi Minh: What’s In a Name?

    For Dr. Pamela Hollie’s International Mass Communications course, the classroom came to life during their field class in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. “We learned a lot about Ho Chi […]

  • Voyagers visit Hiroshima Peace Park

    In between visits to ancient castles, Shinto temples, and sushi restaurants, Fall 2017 Voyagers taking part in the Hiroshima & Himeji overnight field program paused at the Hiroshima Peace Park […]

  • Fall 2017 reaches final port of the voyage

    As all voyagers know, Aloha means both “hello” and “goodbye”. So, as the MV World Odyssey arrives in the final port of the Fall 2017 Voyage, students are saying both […]

  • Semester at Sea, CSU, and the Spirit of Service

    After sailing around the world with Semester at Sea, students are naturally affected by what they see in-country, and with that comes the desire to make a positive change in […]

  • Photography Field Class Captures Shanghai

    As past Semester at Sea Voyagers and other visitors to Shanghai know, the city is home to one of the most visually stunning skylines in the entire world—especially when viewed […]

  • Kobe is Calling Fall Voyagers

    Well, that was fast. Just two days after leaving Shanghai, the MV World Odyssey arrived in Japan at 0730 on December 2 to begin Fall 2017 Voyagers’ five-day stay in […]

  • How one Fall 2017 faculty member stays connected

    Semester at Sea Faculty Member Professor Shauhin Talesh has been busier than usual during the latest leg of the Fall 2017 Voyage. In addition to teaching courses in business and sociology, […]

  • A day in the life of a Fall 2017 Voyager

      In case you missed it on our social media channels, catch a glimpse into what a day in the life of a Semester at Sea Voyager looks like! From […]

  • Factory explosion near Shanghai

    On Sunday, November 26, 2017, an explosion in Ningbo (a city approximately 130 miles South of Shanghai) injured or killed at least 30 people, according to a USA Today article. […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers set to explore China

    Voyagers aboard the MV World Odyssey celebrated Thanksgiving the best way possible—by arriving in Shanghai to start Fall 2017’s six-day stay in China. Shanghai, the tenth port of the Fall […]

  • Female empowerment at sea and in India

    Life onboard the MV World Odyssey is a unique living experience—a magnified version of a college campus, with a diverse group of students sailing around the world together. Voyagers come […]

  • Langa Township visit holds many lessons for Fall 2017 voyagers

    Fall 2017 Voyagers travelled to Langa Township, a predominantly black community in Cape Town, South Africa. There, they soaked in the mirth and soul of the community through the power […]


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