Tag: University of Virginia

  • Thank You Semester at Sea

    Written by: Michelle Aguilera (Student) “Hello World! I’m from Los Angeles, California and I go to CSUN (California State University of Northridge). I am a Diversity Scholar and feel very […]

  • Position Report: Barcelona, Spain

      Latitude:  41º 21’ N Longitude:  2º 10′ E Average Speed: 21 knots Distance made good since embarkation: 3,728 nautical miles

  • Some of What it Takes to Float My…Ship!

    Written by: Jeanne Nicholson Siler (Writing Center Director)   Some of what it takes to float           my …. ship!   We left land on a Friday night. More than a […]

  • An Unusual Class on Semester at Sea

      Written by Carli Antor (Student) As I walked into my second Human and Society class, taught by Professor Timko, I was expecting to be able to quickly take my […]

  • Turning Back the Tide of HIV/AIDS in Honduras

    This is the face of HIV/AIDS in Honduras. The 31-year-old woman, almost as tiny as a child, has been a commercial sex worker since she was 14. At 15 she […]

  • Panama Canal Expansion: A Promise in the Making

    It’s hard to imagine a construction project as massive as the Panamá Canal expansion. After days of hearing about it from interport lecturer Luis Ferreira and seeing videos and photos, […]

  • Maymester: A Voyage of Firsts

    In so many ways, the 2011 Short-Term Semester at Sea voyage is a first: First short-term voyage. First to examine a central theme of quality of life as outlined by […]

  • What is a consortium agreement?

    The term “consortium agreement” may not mean much to you right now. But in the field of study abroad, it’s a common form that allows your home university to transfer […]

  • Will my credits transfer?

    One of the biggest grey areas in study abroad is the issue of credit transfer. It’s important to know the possible credit transfer scenarios you may face, as well as how to best get answers to your questions from your home university.


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