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September 23, 2019

SEA Semester’s Capt. Jay Amster, Kim Reed Nutt to Deliver Public Lecture at Tabor Academy

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MARION - Tabor Academy has announced the opening of the fifth year of its Science@Work lecture series on Sept. 23 with an intriguing lecture about a newly developed volcanic island and what it may teach us about Mars.

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September 19, 2019

SEA’s Kara Lavender Law to Deliver Keynote Lecture at Middlebury Ocean Symposium

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Middlebury College News
“Future of World’s Oceans to Be Topic of Symposium”

The global ocean is increasingly threatened by human activity, yet many people remain unaware of how important to all life, human and non-human, the marine environment truly is. “The Future of the Global Ocean,” this year’s Middlebury College Clifford Symposium, will offer talks by pioneering marine scientists on key environmental topics, from ocean plastics and marine protected areas to the influence of melting sea ice on weather patterns. Events take place September 19-21 and include a screening of the documentary Chasing the Thunder that recounts a remarkable story of environmental activism on the high seas.

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September 17, 2019

SEA Semester Alumnae Discuss their Experiences on Vermont Public Radio

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What Two Middlebury Students Learned About Science From 19th Century Whalers
Vermont Public Radio

Later this week, Middlebury College is hosting a symposium focusing on the future of the world’s oceans. One of the discussions features two Middlebury College students, Jennifer Crandall and Caitlin Dicara, who will be sharing some of what they learned in a semester spent focusing on both marine ecology and the history of whaling.

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September 16, 2019

SEA’s Dr. Kerry Whittaker and NASA’s Dr. Jim Garvin Discuss Joint Exploring Expedition

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SEA/NASA Exploration of Volcanic Island in Tonga
WCAI Living Lab Radio with Dr. Heather Goldstone

“Kerry Whittaker of Sea Education Association is taking a tall ship full of undergraduates to the world’s newest island. It’s just five years old, and NASA’s Jim Garvin says it could help explain the deep geological history of Mars (spoiler alert: Mars had oceans).”

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August 30, 2019

University of Redlands Grad Reflects on PIPA Cruise

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University of Redlands Bulldog Blog
“U of R alumnus conducts research on rare coral reefs”
By Katie Olson

When asked what he did over the summer, University of Redlands alumnus Jason Gonsalves ’19 has an unusual answer: conducting research in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

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August 28, 2019

Denison Student Conducts Research in Pacific with SEA Semester

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Denison University News & Events
“Geoscience Major Elliot Hayne ‘20 Conducts Research in the Pacific”

Elliot Hayne ’20, a geosciences major, sailed with SEA Semester on a scientific research voyage to the remote Phoenix Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Hayne conducted research that will assist in the ongoing development of an effective conservation plan for the region.

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August 26, 2019

S-288: Sustainability in Polynesian Island Cultures & Sustainability

The students of SEA Semester Class S-288 join the SSV Robert C. Seamans in American Samoa on Sept. 23 for an epic research voyage ending in Auckland, New Zealand on Nov. 7th, after stops in Tonga and Fiji.


August 23, 2019

Her Classroom is the Sea: Seattle University Student Explores Phoenix Islands with SEA Semester

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“Her Classroom Is the Sea”
Seattle U - The Newsroom

Seattle University student Michelle Simoni, ’20 (Computer Science), sailed this summer with SEA Semester on a scientific research voyage to the remote Phoenix Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The Gilroy, Calif., native was one of a select group of undergraduates from diverse colleges and universities who conducted research that will assist in the ongoing development of an effective conservation plan for the region.

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August 11, 2019

Once in a Lifetime

Elliot Hayne, B watch, Denison University

Spend a Semester at Sea

And so as quickly this trip began, it ends. With the ship back in harbor right where we set sail from five weeks ago at a glance it can seem like we never left. Thankfully, we still have the memories, photos and friendships left over to remind us of this amazing experience.


August 10, 2019

Final Passage

Rick Miller, Captain

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The Program: It seems so long ago, on June 10th, that 22 students and three faculty met to begin S-287 Protecting the Phoenix Islands (aka: PIPA – Phoenix Islands Protected Area). That evening after a number of introductions and orientations it was explained to the students that the cottages were much more than accommodations.


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