Tag: SAS

  • Photo Credit: Brian Scannell

    Super Bowl Sunday at Sea

    Semester at Sea students may be traveling the world, but that’s no reason to ignore an unofficial American holiday. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology (and a dedicated shipwide […]

  • Photo Credit: Tiana Marie

    Amazon Trail

    After over a week on Brazilian waters, the MV Explorer is headed east to Ghana. Stay tuned for more sights and sounds of the Spring 2012 port visit in Manaus. […]

  • Bird Blog

    He’s already spotted the Carib Grackle and the Plumbeous Warbler, and has high hopes for the elusive Spoon-Billed Sandpiper en route to Hong Kong. Dr. Robin Doughty’s cabin is base […]

  • Student Photo Slideshow – Dominica

    Sakapfet from Dominica! Tour the “Nature Island of the Caribbean” with these amazing shots from our student photo club.                       […]

  • Exploring Champagne Reef

    The MV Explorer made a brief stop in Dominica last week, offering students 22 field programs in a short span of 2 days. Watch this video of students exploring the […]

  • A Visit from the Foreign Service

    Sunday morning in Macapá, several representatives from the US Embassy in Brasilia stepped off a boat in the middle of the Amazon River and climbed aboard the MV Explorer. The […]

  • Photo Credit: Brian Scannell

    Setting Sail a Second Time

    Semester at Sea is a once-in-a-lifetime experience—unless you’re among the 40 spring voyagers taking a second trip around the world (or third, fourth, or fifth). The ship’s psychologist first sailed […]

  • US Embassy Visits SAS on the Amazon

    The MV Explorer welcomes international guests on every voyage, and we’ll be making a quick stop in Macapá early Sunday morning to welcome three delegates from the US Embassy in […]

  • The Year of the Water Dragon

    Semester at Sea rang in the Year of the Dragon last night with a Lunar New Year celebration. Faculty, staff, students, and families packed into Classroom 5 to attend a […]

  • 8 Presidential Scholars Set Sail with SAS

    To honor the 50th anniversary of Semester at Sea, the Institute for Shipboard Education created the Presidential Scholars program, available to 50 students over the next several voyages. The original […]

  • 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 […]

  • Bon Voyage Reception Marks the Start of 108th Voyage

    With fewer than 24 hours to go before the 108th Voyage set sail from Nassau, the Semester at Sea faculty and staff invited parents of the upcoming students to climb […]

  • "Semester at Sea parents trip" "Tai Chi in Beijing"

    Bonus Top Ten: Parent Trip

    Many parents of Fall 2011 students joined the Semester at Sea parents trip and met up with their children in Hong Kong. During the trip, the parents were able to visit the Great Wall of China, take part in a Tai Chi class in Beijing, and get a sample of what the Semester at Sea experience is really like.

  • 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 […]


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