Blogs

Sick of politics this election season but still like puppies? We have the day for you!

Posted by Library Blog on 09/22/2016 at 01:46 PM

Observed annually on observed annually on September 23, National Dogs in Politics Day commemorates Nixon’s “Checkers Speech” which took place on September 23, 1952. In this speech, then-Senator Richard Nixon responded to charges of improper use of campaign funds and stated:

ResearchFest: Here’s why YOU should attend!

Posted by Library Blog on 09/16/2016 at 08:48 AM

ResearchFestMonday, September 19
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Law Library – Bristol Campus

Raising the Bar, One Pun at a Time

Posted by Library Blog on 09/09/2016 at 01:47 PM

One of the unique talents of our library employees (both student and full-time staff) is the ability to help SBA organizations come up with witty and sometimes punny names for events. While we certainly do not take all of the credit for the amazing names that our students choose for events, we can state that we were definitely on the brainstorming committee for the naming of last semester’s PDs vs. JDs event, as one example.

Directed Research

Posted by Library Blog on 09/01/2016 at 01:26 PM

Are you working on directed research this semester? If, so, the library is the place for you!

One of the services that the library provides is individualized research consultations with students working on a directed research project. These sessions can be scheduled in Providence or Bristol and are focused on developing research strategies based on your individual needs.

Success in Law School (& Beyond)

Posted by Library Blog on 08/26/2016 at 04:01 PM

According to Peter F. Drucker, well-known business and management author, “Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” This seems like a good motto for any law student, especially those law students who chose to enjoy quiet reflection in the law library!

Lemonade and Librarians

Posted by Library Blog on 08/19/2016 at 01:50 PM

According to the History Channel website, while “we often think of lemonade as a summertime beverage” we may need to expand our horizons and embrace the drink all year long as “lemon trees are actually evergreen, at least in the right climate, and they bloom and produce fruit all year.” This week we will be staffing an information table and serving lemonade outside the Law School Bistro on August 24th and August 25th from 11 am – 1 pm.

RWU Law Continues To Add Skills Programs and Faculty

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 08/12/2016 at 11:40 AM

One hallmark of an education at RWU Law is instruction in lawyering skills.  We teach students both how to think like lawyers and how to act like lawyers.  We have been recognized for our innovative curriculum, and last year we joined a small group of law schools that now require a third semester of instruction in legal writing, one of the most important lawyering skills.

Anchors Aweigh at RWU Law!

Posted by Library Blog on 08/10/2016 at 08:51 AM

According to the US Naval Academy website, “’Anchors Aweigh’ is one of the most recognizable melodies in the world… The title, [of the song] ‘Anchors Aweigh, came from an expression meaning the ship's hoisted anchor has just cleared the sea's bottom and, by implication, the voyage is underway.”

Here at the RWU Law Library, we are anchors aweigh on the Fall 2016 semester!

The Olympics: Sports and Much More

Posted by Library Blog on 07/21/2016 at 08:54 AM

If you like to follow sports, the Olympics are a very exciting 16 day adventure. This year’s adventure starts on August 5th in Brazil.

Fifth Olympiad WinnersIf you do not like to follow sports, the Olympics still has something for you!

All of Everything: Todd Oldham

Posted by Library Blog on 07/08/2016 at 09:58 AM

Todd Oldham is an iconic 90s American fashion designer. According to Vogue Magazine, “in his 10 years in the atelier, Oldham had done everything from embroider with actual hammered gold to turn a photograph of a flaming tuna can into a print for Naomi Campbell to wear on the runway.” (To see a snippet of a Todd Oldham runway show in all of its 1990s glory, click here!)