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Tysha Vaughn
Tysha Vaughn ’11 spent last summer as a legal intern with the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Healthy Homes and Environment Team, working on...

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Secrets & Scandals

Secrets & Scandals

ResearchFest
OCT
23
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Bay View Room
Info Session for Prospective Students
NOV
10
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol RI. 02809
Hands-on Deposition Skills Training Program
NOV
13
All Day
Providence and Bristol, Rhode Island
Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island, 1986-2006
NOV
13
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
Marine Affairs Student Roundtable Luncheon
NOV
19
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bay View Room


Joint Degree with URI

Students interested in more extensive study of marine law and policy may simultaneously earn a JD from RWU and a Master of Marine Affairs degree from the University of Rhode Island (URI) in 3 ½ years through sharing of selected credits.  Joint degree students enhance their legal education with additional courses at URI on economic, international and policy considerations, positioning them well to address today’s complex maritime, ocean and coastal legal issues.

          Hard copies of required materials regarding the application process
          should be sent to:

          Judy Palmer
          Department of Marine Affairs
          University of Rhode Island
          Kingston Coastal Institute - Room 205
          One Greenhouse Road
          Kingston, RI 02881

          Clearly indicate on these materials that it pertains to the MAF graduate
          application. 


Please note that the application deadline for law students to URI's graduate school is
JANUARY 15, NOT
the date indicated on the graduate school's website.

 

Graduates of the joint degree program are employed in a variety of positions in the marine and environmental areas. A listing of graduate alum activities is available at the URI Marine Affairs website.