UVa Student Dies in Dominica Boating Accident

Officials at the University of Virginia confirmed Saturday night that a student taking part in the Semester at Sea program has died.

Casey Schulman, a fourth-year foreign affairs major from Falls Church, was killed Saturday in a boating accident in Dominica. The trip was organized independently of the Semester at Sea activities.

Grief counseling has been organized for members of the program, and a commemorative service will take place on the ship Sunday evening.

The Semester at Sea ship is scheduled to leave Dominica Sunday evening and return stateside on Friday, Dec. 7.

Condolences are closed.