Examine the intersection of climate change with human society… Explore the social and cultural impacts of climate change while engaging with stakeholders, community leaders, and policymakers addressing these issues at the local and global levels. ...
Examine the intersection of climate change with human society… Explore the social and cultural impacts of climate change while engaging with stakeholders, community leaders, and policymakers addressing these issues at the local and global levels. Spend ample research time on shore in New Zealand on either end of a tall ship sailing voyage throughout its waters.
Program Highlights • Examine climate science, policy, and literature in their human social contexts • Interact with leading researchers and writers in New England and New Zealand • Explore cities, islands, coastal regions, and glaciers affected by climate change • Acquire valuable communication skills and participate in digital storytelling
Who Should Apply? This semester at sea program is designed for non-science majors who are interested in addressing climate change. It allows students with a limited background in the sciences to explore climate-related issues. Open to all majors.
Available to students enrolling in SEA Semester from colleges operating on a trimester or quarter calendar. Not applicable to SEA Summer Session or SEA Trimester Program due to the already reduced cost of these programs.
Must be accepted to SEA Semester and attending a trimester or quarter college/university.
One award is available per each SEA Semester class for a student from one of the five colleges in the "5-College Consortium" (Smith College, Mt. Holyoke College, Amherst College, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Hampshire College).
April 20 for Fall Semesters; November 1 for Spring Semesters
A faculty nomination is required via the Five-College Faculty Nomination form (downloadable on SEA Semester website).