Tag: MV Explorer

  • Photo Credit: Brian Scannell

    A Unique Start to a Unique Semester

    While most of the Spring 2012 Voyage was already in Nassau meeting roommates, touring the ship, and adapting to the unique rhythm of life at sea, a small group remained […]

  • Welcome Aboard

    Fast Facts on the 108th Voyage: 70 faculty and staff helm the spring voyage, joined by 58 of their family members (including our youngest participant at a fresh-faced two years […]

  • Top-Ten Tuesdays: Back to Basics

    As the MV Explorer sets sail from Yokohama to begin our long Pacific crossing, the Semester at Sea community has time to reflect back on the hectic and wonderful schedule […]

  • Top-Ten Tuesdays: Chinese Wonders

    We will take so many wonderful memories away from our six days in China, but here are some highlights from our two latest ports: 1.     Arriving in Hong Kong to […]

  • Cheering for the Unsung Heroes

    What do meals, energy production, clean living quarters and safe transportation all have in common?  On the MV Explorer, each of these invaluable aspects of life aboard a floating campus […]

  • Excellence, Friendship, Respect: The Semester at Sea Way

    What, you may ask, would make students wake up early to sing, make a Lifelong Learner dress like a pirate, and make an architectural history professor synchronize swim? Sea Olympics, […]

  • An Evening With the Williams Family

    An evening with the Williams family is a joy, and not unlike an evening with most families.  One hears playful banter about which of the parents’ universities the children prefer, […]

  • Top-Ten Tuesdays: Best Places to Study on the MV Explorer

    With the first round of exams behind us, Semester at Sea students have now developed their own study habits and can be found with books, notes and computers just about […]

  • As Divine Now As It Was Then

      Many evenings, when walking past the Glazer Lounge on Deck 7 of the MV Explorer, absolutely lovely piano music can be heard.  This is no recording.  Lifelong Learner Peter […]

  • Bonjour Montreal!

      The 2011 Forum on Global Engagement bid adieu to conversations about Sino-U.S. relations aboard the MV Explorer as the ship docked in Montreal this morning, just a day before […]

  • Forum on Global Engagement Comes to a Close

    It was four days of astounding seminars, conversations and exchanging of ideas and opinions. The 2011 Forum on Global Engagement wrapped up a voyage that covered who owns the waterways […]

  • In Good Hands

    The 107th voyage of Semester at Sea will embark from Montreal tomorrow carrying students, faculty, staff and adult Lifelong Learners representing nearly 200 universities around the world.  Yet while the […]

  • Sino-U.S. Relations from a Student’s Perspective

    Semester at Sea alumni had the opportunity during the Forum on Global Engagement to give their perspective on Sino-U.S. relations. But, true to the academic experience of Semester at Sea, […]

  • ISE’s Forum Examines China Inside and Out

    From China’s Reform Era and taped conversations of past presidents discussing strategies on China during the Cold War to how U.S. higher education must work harder to keep pace with […]

  • Forum on Global Engagement Sets Sail

    The Institute for Shipboard Education’s Forum on Global Engagement kicked off with its largest group of participants and an enlightening discussion on the interdependent relationship between the U.S. and China […]

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