Category: Fall 2017

  • 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 […]

  • MV World Odyssey arrives in Vietnam

    At 12:00 hours on Tuesday, November 14, the MV World Odyssey reached Ho Chi Minh City, the capital city of Vietnam and where students will start exploring the sixth port […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers serve village in India

    Most Fall 2017 Voyagers made it to the Taj Mahal while traveling in India, thanks to different field programs options that all, at one point during the six-day stay in […]

  • Fall 2017 honors Kassie Braun during memorial service

    On the afternoon of November 11, faculty, staff, crew, and students gathered together on the MV World Odyssey for a memorial service to honor the life of Kassandra Arielle Braun. […]

  • Death of Fall 2017 Voyager

    We are deeply saddened to share the news of the loss of a member of our shipboard community. This afternoon (November 7, 2017) at approximately 1600 local time in Myanmar, […]

  • Fall 2017 makes port in Myanmar

    Hello from Myanmar! The MV World Odyssey docked Sunday in Myanmar, the fifth port of the Fall 2017 Voyage. With just a four days between leaving India and making land in […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyager from Cuba finds community

    For Colorado State University sophomore Marcos Perez, the Fall 2017 Voyage around the world has helped him find a sense of community he thought he had left behind—and rekindled a […]

  • Experience Guides Executive Dean Tom Jelke

    Dr. Tom Jelke, Executive Dean of the Fall 2017 Voyage is a seasoned Semester at Sea veteran. Jelke first set sail in the Summer of 2002, and the current Fall Voyage […]

  • Myanmar safety and security concerns

    As the Fall 2017 Voyage is now en route from India to Myanmar, Semester at Sea wishes to provide the following safety and security update relative to our five-day call […]

  • Paddling with Penguins in South Africa

    Boulders Beach, the famous hub for penguins in South Africa, was the location of the Fall 2017 “Penguin Paddle” field program. Voyagers were able to sea kayak while learning about […]

  • Fall 2017 arrives in India

    Namaste from Cochin, India! The MV World Odyssey sailed smoothly through calm seas to arrive in Cochin (also known as Kochi) early Wednesday morning to begin Fall 2017’s six-day stay […]

  • Multiracial and Decolonial Feminisms in Ghana

    Little man of independence. Little women of independence. I bid you well, because red is your freedom in the dirt you step upon. While in Tema, Ghana, Dr. Abena Busia […]

  • Fall 2017 celebrates Founder’s Day

    Semester at Sea’s Fall 2017 voyage, along with the rest of the Semester at Sea community, came together to celebrate the program’s 54th anniversary this weekend. On October 22, 1963, […]


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