Executive Dean Luke Jones and Academic Dean Rosalyn Berne introduced themselves to the students during the welcome orientation on May 21st. This was the students’ first chance to learn about the people who have made this voyage happen. Listen to the podcast below to get a sense of the depth, intelligence and wit behind these [...]
Today is a momentous occasion because it marks the beginning of Short-Term 2012 and the 109th voyage of Semester at Sea. The MV Explorer is ready to hit the high seas, the faculty and staff are prepped and ready to teach and most importantly, the students have boarded and are eager to begin their voyage of [...]
The Semester at Sea Spring 2012 voyage has come to the close and students are coming to grips with returning home and to the lives they left behind to travel the world. Take a moment to listen to this poem “The Winding Road Home” written by Jake Palacio about the untold stories of returning home. [...]
Rachel Waltman, a member of the new Global Ambassadors Program at Semester at Sea gets creative by sharing her SAS over cups of tea from around the world.
Our first installment of “Ambassadors of Change” a journaling of post voyage efforts by Global Ambassadors. This first installment is dedicated to students continuing their connection with the Finding Refuge organization at their universities.
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.
When people talk about Semester at Sea, innovation is always at the heart of the conversation. So when our President Les McCabe was asked to speak at TEDxUCIrvine he was eager to share his vision for helping students develop a global perspective.
TED is a non-profit dedicated to spreading great ideas. It started out as a [...]
Sunday morning in Macapá, several representatives from the US Embassy in Brasilia stepped off a boat in the middle of the Amazon River and climbed aboard the MV Explorer.
The 5-member embassy contingent included John Matel, a Public Affairs Officer in Brasilia, Assistant Information Officer Aimee Dowl, and her husband Derek Kverno, Vice Consul Michael Cavy [...]