Tag: SAS

  • From A Thousand Eyes: Ireland

    “From a Thousand Eyes” is a four-part series on the Summer 2014 voyage that depicts our ports from the viewpoint of the participants. Here, students and faculty share their experiences […]

  • Realizations and Reflections from the Fall 2013 Voyage

    I had been thinking about the end of my Semester at Sea voyage for weeks before it was over. I had thought about how, soon, I would have to say […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Importance of Fair Trade in the World

    Mario Marino, a student at Cabrini College, is passionate about fair trade issues to help improve communities throughout the world. Mario is currently sailing on the Fall 2013 voyage and […]

  • Extended Families Make a Ship Feel More Like Home

    With nearly 800 students, lifelong learners (LLLs), faculty and staff on the Fall 2013 voyage it may surprise some to know that many students (and even some faculty, staff and […]

  • SAS Alum Cliff Roberts Visits the MV Explorer to Give Career Advice to Fall 2013 Students

    Cliff Roberts, an agent with the William Morris Endeavor agency in Hollywood and a SAS legacy voyager and alum, took some time out of his schedule (in the middle of […]

  • On Semester at Sea, Friends Encourage Each Other to Sail & See the World

    A Semester at Sea voyage is an experience best shared. As most students board without knowing their shipmates, sharing memories means making new friends. But some lucky voyagers boarded the […]

  • Fall 2013 Voyagers and Semester at Sea Support World Sight Day

    Today, October 10, is World Sight Day.  For Semester at Sea students, faculty and lifelong learners it is a day to showcase their support of ensuring that people around the […]

  • Postcard from France: Finding Hospitality in Le Havre

    I’ve never been to France before.  In fact, I’ve barely been to Europe. Days before we arrived in Antwerp, Belgium—an overland port, meaning we had the option to travel independently […]

  • Live from the Union

    Each voyage, Semester at Sea invites guest lecturers to board the MV Explorer and provide their own intercultural perspective to a segment of the journey. The Spring 2012 voyage was […]

  • Student Photos – Brazil

    Bom Dia from Brazil. Take a look at some Semester at Sea student photos from the MV Explorer‘s week on the Amazon River.

  • Aparacida Samba School

    [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/35859643″ params=”show_comments=false&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=114662″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Imagine spending three marathon hours with a Brazilian drum corps, pounding out samba rhythms on the steamy evening streets of Manaus. Imagine dancing […]

  • Photo Credit: Brian Scannell

    An Evening at the Opera House

    In each port city, Semester at Sea organizes dozens of field programs to connect class material with cultural experiences, but often the ship’s arrival coincidentally overlaps with a local event […]


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