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Forum on Global Engagement: Jim McNerney's keynote address
Boeing CEO, Jim McNerney, opened the 2011 Forum on Global Engagement with a broad discussion of the business and political relationship between the United States and China.
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 […]
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 […]
Students Experience International Management at a Turkish Shipping Company
Written by: Andrew Knust (Student) “How can I relate this class to the real world?” I have never believed in the school of thought that prescribes education for the sake […]
The First TEDxSemesterAtSea Event Inspires Students and Faculty
Written by: Kendra Poole (student) I think many would agree that ship days can be some of the best days – especially when there’s something as evocative, moving, and thought-provoking as […]
Use Google+ as your handheld travel journal
Google+ offers a new option for Semester at Sea participants looking for travel journal solutions.
Video: Dubrovnik, Croatia – Desa
Desa (prounounced: De-sha) is an NGO founded in 1993 as a way to help women provide for families in war-town Croatia. When the war ended, the mission evolved to help women emerge from the struggle and find a path to the future.
Video: Supply and Demand for Education
Economics students aboard the MV Explorer take what they learn from classroom discussions about supply and demand, as well as international marketing and trade, out to a real world business to get a feel for how the principles are applied.
Meet Semester At Sea's Living Learning Coordinators
Written by: Kytara Epps (Work Study Student) Far from just another voyage, Semester at Sea is like any other institute of higher learning. There are deans, professors, and clubs. There […]
The Importance of ISE’s Programs on Sino-U.S. Relations
In addition to the Sino-U.S. relations focus as part of the academic program on Semester at Sea voyages, the Institute for Shipboard Education will also explore Sino-U.S. Relations during the 2011 Forum on Global Engagement voyage.
The Importance of Visiting Brazil
On December 30, 2011, the The MV Explorer will enter the Amazon River in Northern Brazil for the first Enrichment Voyage visit to Brazil since 2008. It is incredibly important for us to understand and visit this burgeoning economic powerhouse and strategic ally of the United States.
What’s a 1098-T, and will I get one?
The 1098-T is an IRS form entitled “Tuition Statement” that assists students in determining if you qualify for certain education related tax credits under the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997(TRA97).
Teaching an old dog, new tricks – Connecting our World through Armchair Advocacy
How you can inform your legislators in Washington DC about the importance of study abroad from your laptop.
Maximizing Scholarship Opportunities
How to afford Semester at Sea by maximizing scholarship opportunities and helpful hints to remember when applying for Semester at Sea financial aid.