Semester at Sea’s 2012 Short Term Voyage Focuses on the UN Millennium Development Goals in Latin America
The Semester at Sea 2012 Short-Term voyage to five countries in Latin America will focus on the United Nations Millennium Development goals.
Students in the Maymester course “Real Communities, Real Problems & Real Solutions” visited Pitch Lake in La Brea, Trinidad. It’s one of the only places on earth where pitch – or tar – bubbles up naturally from the ground.
Garrick Louis wanted his students to see this.
The 17 undergraduates in his course â€śUnderstanding Water & Sanitationâ€ť didnâ€™t have to wait long after the embarkation of this voyage to get a complete introduction to the infrastructure of waste removal. Louis grew up in Trinidad, the first port of the Maymester 2011 voyage, so this was [...]
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.