Tag: MV Explorer

  • Bon Voyage MV Explorer

    As we look optimistically toward the future, we say “bon voyage” to a dear friend. The Spring 2015 voyage was the final voyage on board the MV Explorer, one that […]

  • Adapting To Life On Board The MV Explorer

    The community aboard the MV Explorer is like no other. Every day, in every port there are new opportunities to grow. This is not only a result of the multitude […]

  • Jessica and Sarah

    Students' Perspectives: A Day at Sea

    Follow as students Jessica DePeppo and Sarah Pitts chronicle a typical day in the life of a Semester at Sea student aboard the MV Explorer by sharing their personal experiences […]

  • Summer 2014 By the Numbers

    Watch as members of the Summer 2014 Semester at Sea shipboard community give fun facts about the voyagers on board.  Meet students, faculty, staff and other faces on the ship currently sailing […]

  • Embarkation: Setting Sail for Spring 2014

    The long-anticipated embarkation day for the 50th Anniversary Spring 2014 voyage arrived on Friday, January 10th. Students gathered at the port of Ensenada, Mexico, to begin a 112 day voyage […]

  • SAS Discovers Cuba and True Cross-cultural connections

    The Fall 2013 Semester at Sea voyage returned to Havana, Cuba after nine years and was greeted by officials and students from the University of Havana. The dock was lined […]

  • Swimming My Way Around the World

      Some people like to shop their way around the world. I prefer to experience ports by swimming and finding pools in as many ports as I can. This solution […]

  • SAS Davis Scholarship Impacts Students' View of the World

    Studying abroad with Semester at Sea was not something Laura Pastores considered, but thanks to a scholarship she received, Laura has had the chance to experience drumming and dancing in […]

  • SAS Hunger Banquet Leaves Stomachs Grumbling and Minds Full

    My name is Charles. I live with my family in Malawi, where I work to support them.  The effects of climate change are making it impossible to grow enough food […]

  • U.S. Embassy Delegates Visit the MV Explorer from Argentina to Brazil

    What do four women with years of international experience working for the United States government have in common with college students on Semester at Sea? It turns out the two […]

  • Learning Spanish, Argentine Style

    As the professor of the Spanish class aboard the MV Explorer for the Fall 2013 voyage, the question was how to give my students the best cross-section experience of a […]

  • Interport Students Teach and Learn Aboard the MV Explorer

    Picture this: Every seat in the MV Explorer’s Union is filled. Students are crowding in and standing at the back of the room, listening intently to the speaker standing in […]

  • Marine Biology Lessons: In the Moment and at Sea

    The beauty of studying on a ship in the middle of the Atlantic—and stopping in ports where marine life comes close to shore—are those in-the-moment teaching and learning opportunities. That’s […]

  • 50th Anniversary Voyage Sea Olympics!

    These are the games that test the skill, savvy, speed and strength of men and women, boys and girls. These are the SAS Sea Olympics. With their war paint applied […]


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