- Marine Affairs Advisory Board Meeting
- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Bay View Room
- Public Interest Auction
- 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
- Providence Biltmore Hotel
- Reassessing NEW YORK TIMES CO. V. SULLIVAN: Freedom of the Press, 50 Years Later
- 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
- RWU School of Law
- 21st Annual Barrister’s Ball
- 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
- Newport Marriott, 25 America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island
- Washington, D.C. Law Alumni Reception
- 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
- Marriott Washington at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Awards & Achievements
MARINE AFFAIRS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Marine Affairs Achievement Award was instituted in 2006 and is given annually to a graduating student who has been exemplary in the study and advancement of marine policy and law.
2006 Lance M. Young
2007 Jennifer A. Mehaffey
2008 Nicholas A. Battista
2009 Gwendolyn M. Hancock
2010 Kathleen M. Haber
2011 Jacqueline S. Rolleri
2012 Catherine Kramer, Sarah Parker
2013 Melissa Chalek
Melissa Chalek '13 being congratulated by Prof. Susan
Farady, Director of the Marine Affairs Institute, on
receiving the 2013 Marine Affairs Achievement Award.
WILLIAM J. COFFEY EXCELLENCE IN MARITIME WRITING PRIZE
This prize is given in memory of William J. Coffey, a nationally renowned maritime law expert and adjunct professor of the School of Law, as well as former Interim Director of the Institute and Vice Chair of the Institute's Advisory Board. The prize is awarded annually to recognize exceptional law student writing on a topic in admiralty and maritime law.
2013 Christopher McNally, Kyle Smith, William Yost
Prof. Jonathan Gutoff, prize recipients William Yost '13, Christopher
McNally '13 and Kyle Smith '13, Prof. Robert Falvey, and Prof. Susan Farady,
at the April 24, 2012 prize presentation.
PROPELLER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Narragansett Bay institutes an annual Education Fund based on proceeds from its golf tournament awarded to a student(s) enrolled in an accredited program with a concentration in Maritime, Ports, Logistic Management or a Merchant Marine License Certificate.
2008 Brian Eisenhower
2009 Jacqueline Rolleri
2010 Nicholas Obolensky, Steven Surdut
2011 Christopher McNally, William Yost
2012 Maeve Tibbetts
2013 Marc Fialkoff
Marc Fialkoff '13, receiving congratulations from Prof.
Susan Farady, as a recipient of the 2013 Propeller Club