The program said a ship-wide meeting was going to be held, and mental health counselors would be on hand'We are deeply saddened to share the news of the loss of a member of our shipboard community,' the organization said in a statement, adding that she ' fell while on independent travel in Bagan'.
In 2016 authorities tried to restrict the daily ritual to five main temples, citing the need to preserve the temples and protect tourists' safety.
But travellers are still allowed to climb many of Bagan's smaller structures, including the 20-foot Wuttanathaw pagoda from which Braun fell.
'They are still waiting for further details about what happened but would like everyone to know that Kassie was having the time of her life on Semester at Sea and was living her dream.'She was so full of life and love, gave so much to so many.
She had a tremendous love for her friends and teachers at Cathedral High School and St.
Edward's University.'She lived life the Holy Cross way hoping to someday give back as was given to her.
Kassie's family greatly appreciates the outpouring of love and support they have received and requests privacy as they mourn their loss and make arrangements for Kassie's repatriation.'Braun's brother is a freshman at St Edward's, which is holding a memorial Mass in Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel on Wednesday evening.
Her university, St Edward's, also released a statement, saying: 'We are deeply saddened to share with the St.
Edward's community that junior, SEU student Kassandra Arielle Braun, passed away during a tragic accident while studying abroad with Semester at Sea.'Kassie was originally from Mccordsdville, Indiana and majoring in communication.
Braun's parents, Chalene and Dave Braun, said they were 'devastated' by the news of her death.