Library Blog

The weekly library blog contains news, research resources, and information about library events. To view archived copies of library newsletters and blogs from 1996 to present, visit Docs@RWU.

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    Celebrating the Class of 2023’s Commencement

    In just about one week, the faculty and staff of RWU Law will be celebrating the class of 2023 at Commencement, along with their family and friends. But first, the Legal Beagle wants to acknowledge

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    Summer Resources & Success

    Summer is almost upon us. While the Legal Beagle would like to focus on sun, sand, and surf; we know there’s still a lot of work to do. For graduating students, you still have access to our databases

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    National Library Week: Choose Your Study Adventure

    The Law Library will be observing National Library Week from April 17 through 21. National Library Week is a “celebration of libraries and librarians that also promote[s] library use and support”

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    2023 Marine Law Symposium

    On Thursday, April 20, and Friday, April 21, 2023, the Marine Affairs Institute at Roger Williams University School of Law and The Nature Conservancy will cohost the 2023 Marine Law Symposium. This

  • Diversity Symposium Dinner with image of Lady Justice

    19th Annual Diversity Symposium Dinner

    In 2004, Roger Williams School of Law established its annual Diversity Symposium Dinner. The Diversity Symposium Dinner is a unique program that brings lawyers, judges, legal academics, and law

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    Women in Law Leadership Lecture

    In April 2019 Roger Williams University School of Law honored the First Women of the Rhode Island Bar. The celebration was the start of a variety of events to honor the work women do in the field of

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    Thank You to Long Weekends

    Happy Presidents’ Day! The holiday was initially made in honor of George Washington’s birthday. However, the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, signed into law in 1968 and effective as of 1971, made it a

  • Mural with the words "The most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?" Martin Luther King Jr.

    Black History Month: Past and Present

    Although observances of black history began as early as 1915, Congress officially designated February as Black History Month in 1986. Since then, presidents have issued annual proclamations to kick

  • The 6th Annual Stonewall Lecture featuring keynote speaker Senator Dawn Euer L'10.  (lecture marketing flyer with image of Dawn Euer)

    6th Annual Stonewall Lecture

    In 2017, Roger Williams School of Law established its annual Stonewall Lecture. The title of the lecture series pays tribute to the 1969 events known as the Stonewall Uprising. The lecture series

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    Welcome Back!

    Happy New Year and welcome back to a new semester! We hope that you’ve been able to spend some time recharging for the new semester, and we’re excited to hear what you’ve all been up to during break