Category: Spring 2017

  • Spring 2017 squares off in Sea Olympics

    Once every voyage, there comes a time when everyday life onboard the My World Odyssey grinds to a halt and students come together to test their mettle in a mental, physical, […]

  • Dr. Ursula Quillmann

    Professor Quillmann studies seas with help from students

    Just as a Jane Goodall surrounded herself with chimpanzees to further her research, Dr. Ursula Quillmann of Colorado State University is immersing herself in her subject matter. Quillmann is gathering aquatic samples […]

  • Important Message Regarding Spring 2017 Itinerary

    As many of you know, from time to time emergent international issues compel Semester at Sea to alter its itineraries. We have encountered such a moment. Within the last 24 […]

  • Sana Nguyen

    A Special Day of Giving Thank You

    Thank you alumni, friends, students, and everyone that is part of the Semester at Sea family. Because of your generosity, Thursday, March 9—SAS’s 2017 Day of Giving—was an even greater […]

  • Spring 2017 celebrates Neptune Day

    The MV World Odyssey has officially crossed the equator, and that can only mean two things—it’s Neptune Day for the Spring 2017 Voyagers and it’s time to kiss some fish. King Neptune […]

  • Student studies

    Semester at Sea runs in the family

    Voyaging into the unknown is par for the course when embarking with Semester at Sea. Meeting new friends, visiting unheard of destinations, and encountering different cultures is part of every […]

  • Taj Mahal

    Spring 2017 ready to explore India

    Namaste from Cochin, also known as Kochi, the Queen of the Arabian Sea! The MV World Odyssey arrived to India at 0800 on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Located on the southwest coast of […]

  • Textiles class weaves together a view of Myanmar

    A day of browsing fabric shops, markets, galleries, and pagodas exposed Spring 2017 Voyagers to a fresh perspective on life and art in Myanmar/Burma. Students in Professor May Littrell’s Historic Textiles class started their […]

  • Spring 2017 Voyagers helped water activists in Bagan

    Field Program works with local village in Myanmar

    Bagan, located in the heart of Myanmar/Burma, is home to the most dense concentration of Buddhist temples in the world. A region filled with ancient man-made wonders, Bagan is facing age-old […]

  • Spring 2017 reaches Myanmar/Burma

    Greetings from Yangon! The ship arrived to Myanmar/Burma’s largest city at 1100 on Monday, Feb. 20. Once known as Rangoon, Yangon is home to seven million people and is the […]

  • Student Snapchat Takeover: Vietnam

    The MV World Odyssey is home to not just brilliant scholars, but amazingly creative students as well. Look no further than the Spring 2017 Semester at Sea hashtag (#sassp17) on […]

  • Spring 2017 visits Vietnam

    Xin chào from Vietnam! The MV World Odyssey docked in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, at 1200 on Friday, Feb. 10. Ho Chi Minh is located in Southern […]

  • Through the Lens: Spring 2017 Voyage in China

    The Spring 2017 Voyage arrived in Shanghai just in time for Chinese New Year. While ringing in the Year of the Rooster, students explored as much as they could, and […]

  • ADVISORY REGARDING MYANMAR (BURMA)

    Semester at Sea has been closely monitoring the current political situation in Myanmar (Burma). We are in touch with the U.S. State Department and our security partner (IJet) for real-time […]

  • Spring 2017 LLL

    Two Lifelong Learners Celebrate Life on the Spring 2017 Voyage

    To most, the Spring 2017 voyage around the world on the MV World Odyssey is the adventure of a lifetime. To lifelong learners Martin and Grazyna Kabat, it is a […]


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