Nantucket Semester

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  • The Nantucket Semester wins Award for Innovative Programming from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association - New England! Take part in this award winning program- apply today!

One mind. One planet. One future.

The Nantucket Semester is a once in a lifetime experience open to undergraduate students from across the United States. Similar to a study abroad experience, the semester immerses you in the culture, history, and traditions of Nantucket.

The Nantucket Semester provides immersive research experiences to all participants designed to engage undergraduate students in the practice of environmental science and studies. As a learning community, students from all majors participate in courses that leverage the rich cultural, human, and natural resources of Nantucket with each integrating across all disciplines of the environment.

We invite you to explore the website and eagerly await your application for the next Nantucket Semester. Your future, and your planet, are waiting for you!

Contact Dr. Beth Boyle for more information and learn how you can spend a semester on Nantucket!

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