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Semester at Sea

Where Should I Study Abroad?

Daniela Papi | Posted 01.03.2015 | Impact
Daniela Papi

As I am often speaking with students about the concept of "learning service" and encouraging them to prioritize global "learning" and development education prior to jumping straight into international "service," I often get the question, "Where should I study abroad?"

My Seamester of Overlap

Caroline Catlin | Posted 08.10.2014 | College
Caroline Catlin

Thirteen students, aged 17 to 22, had signed up for a program called Seamester, which sent college and gap year students from all over the world to spend a semester learning how to sail a tall ship.

Why I Have 'Un Problema' With Your Dog's Name

Ashley Underwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Ashley Underwood

What did that decision-making process look like? "Hmmm, well my dog is a FEMALE and I think she is so PRETTY so I'm going to name her either 'she' or 'beautiful' in another language and I will love it until the Apocalypse.

World View Changed: February 25, 1986 - Cairo, Egypt

Cynthia Carr Falardeau | Posted 10.20.2013 | Women
Cynthia Carr Falardeau

Suddenly, I was thrown into a wall as the ship took a sharp turn. Then, I heard the words I will never forget: "We have been informed that there is political unrest in Cairo and we will be heading to Avir, Israel."

'Unreasonable At Sea': Contest For Tech Social Entrepreneurs To Travel, Save The World!

Posted 04.19.2012 | Impact

Winning this contest is possibly the only time you'll have reasonable license to sing, "I'm on a boat, [expletive]. Everybody look at me!" The Unre...

A Semester at Sea

Adam Braun | Posted 11.23.2011 | Impact
Adam Braun

That mix of nervous anticipation and unbridled excitement reminded me of freshman orientation, but for the hundreds of students aboard the MV Explorer this semester, they are experiencing a cultural baptism by sea.