The Marine Affairs Institute holds a major symposium every other year. These events draw national and international experts in their various fields to RWU Law. Students can attend these symposia for free. Past topics range from fisheries law, climate change and the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Environmental Law Society
The Environmental Law Society (ELS) provides students with the opportunity to learn about and engage in discussion regarding environmental and natural resource law. ELS sponsors speakers, including attorneys, with diverse views and backgrounds on many environmental issues and their career experiences. ELS also proudly sponsors community events such as International Coastal Clean-Up Day. Additionally, ELS provides the opportunity for students to attend the annual National Environmental Law Societies conference.