Voyage Blog: Fall 2018

  • Fall 2018 Voyage: By the Numbers

    As the world changes, so too does Semester at Sea’s shipboard community. No matter the itinerary or ports of call, every voyage is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As Fall 2018 Voyagers explore […]

  • Students Focus on Sustainability in Spain

    Fall 2018 Voyagers disembarked the MV World Odyssey Sept. 15, 2018 for the first time since embarkation to explore the country of Spain. A large group of students participated in […]

  • Meet Dr. Mary Vogl, Fall 2018 Academic Dean

    Fall 2018 Academic Dean Dr. Mary Vogl chairs the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Colorado State University and has previously served with Semester at Sea as the Interport Lecturer for […]

  • Q&A with Dr. Robert Vieira, Fall 2018 Executive Dean

    Sailing around the world with Semester at Sea for his seventh voyage, Dr. Robert Vieira is no stranger to the open ocean and has been a part of the Semester […]

  • 125th Voyage of Semester at Sea Embarks in Germany

    On September 9, 2018, at 9:00am, approximately 440 students embarked on the MV World Odyssey for the 125th voyage of Semester at Sea. This fall, students will complete the journey […]

  • Semester at Sea’s continued travel to Myanmar (Burma)

    Within the past two weeks, the U.S. Treasury Department and the United Nations have released statements regarding the conflict in Myanmar (Burma) and the atrocities committed against the Rohingya Muslim […]

  • New Safety Initiative for the Fall 2018 Voyage

      Semester at Sea’s mission is always twofold — to provide the most academically enriching and safest experience possible for all participants. With that vision in mind, Semester at Sea […]

  • Book recommendations for Fall 2018 Voyagers

    Rick Steves is always writing and talking about how traveling can (and should) be a political act. I probably don’t have to affirm that stance to all of us in […]

  • Fall 2018 Voyage Familiar Waters for Wildlife Biologist Dr. Lindsay Young

    For Fall 2018 Voyage Faculty member Dr. Lindsay Young, the ship may be different, but navigating the Semester at Sea program will be familiar waters. As an alumna of the […]

  • Fall 2018 Professor Preview: Dr. Nan Sussman

    Semester at Sea — from life on the MV World Odyssey, to language barriers, to the kind of food voyagers eat in-country — is about encountering the new, the unfamiliar, […]

  • Cape Town water shortage

    As the Spring 2018 Voyage approaches South Africa, the recent news coverage of unprecedented drought and subsequent water shortage has generated questions regarding Semester at Sea’s six-day port stay in […]


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