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A Few Closing Thoughts From M11
As the MV Explorer nears Nassau, a few voyagers share their most indelible memories from the first short-term voyage of Semester at Sea. Mary Richards, Ames, Iowa Lifelong Learner “Walking […]
Maymester Is Just the Latest Life Voyage for Adult Student
Kaye Webb’s entire life has been a personal Semester at Sea voyage. Now that she’s on an actual voyage, she’s seeing even greater vistas. Kaye, 57, is a student on […]
Alumna Visits Explorer and Recalls '73 Voyage
The ship was all of metal, the cabins reminiscent of cargo containers, with foldup bunks. After the first month, the food was less than appetizing. Students even helped clean the […]
How To Fail Absolutely Everyone
Garrick Louis wanted his students to see this. The 17 undergraduates in his course “Understanding Water & Sanitation” didn’t have to wait long after the embarkation of this voyage to […]
When in Trinidad, Do As the Trinidadians Do
Today, a guest post by a Semester at Sea Maymester student By Brenna Bonfiglio Senior, Indiana University of Pennsylvania I decided to do Semester at Sea to learn and experience […]
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.
Global Education: All in the Family
How’s this for a mother-daughter experience? Kathy Townley of Dickson, Ky., is sailing aboard the MV Explorer on the Maymester voyage as a lifelong learner with her daughter Angela Claeys, […]
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 […]
Announcing the first class of Presidential Scholars
The Institute for Shipboard Education established the Presidential Scholars program to identify and support high-achieving students wishing to enhance their global perspective and better understand their vital role as a global citizen.
Academic Programing for Lifelong Learners
The Institute for Shipboard Education has a long history of encouraging adult participants aboard its academic voyages, and their presence and participation has enriched the experience for students, faculty, and staff alike.
The Role of Technology in Study Abroad
Exploring the role that technology and the expectations of communications plays in a study abroad environment. Can one truly experience another culture given the increased technological demands of the current generation?
The Newbie: Starting a career with Semester at Sea
Starting a new job can be daunting. But the SAS alumni network is already trying to make our newest member feel at home in a new city.
SAS outreach goes beyond campus visits
As an outreach representative for Semester at Sea, I attended a high school level robot building conference and to promote our partnership.
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.
Helping college students understand the value of a study abroad experience, regardless of the destination, is a big part of what Semester at Sea outreach staff does.