Shilpa and I have toured around the country to spread the word about the MSL program. The last application deadline for the 2018-2019 cohort is June 1, so our travels are coming to an end. To read about the first legs of our journey, click here (Indiana & Illinois), here (Michigan & Wisconsin), and here (Oklahoma). As a California native, […]
Congratulations to the graduates of the Class of 2018! On Friday, May 10, the 4th graduating cohort of the MSL program walked across the stage of the Chicago Theater and joined the, roughly, 100 graduates of the program as MSL alumni. MSL Student (now Alumna) Lauryn Robinson gave a heartfelt speech about her time in […]
On May 3-4, legal industry thought leaders from around the world gathered at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law for “Beyond Our Borders”, a global innovation summit on the changing landscape of the legal ecosystem. The conference consisted of twelve different panels, presentations, and networking events that tackled the future of the legal industry at a […]
On Tuesday, Northwestern Law hosted the second Newt and Jo Minow Debate, “Preserve Net Neutrality: All Data is Created Equal,” to a packed Thorne Auditorium. After a lively and sometimes heated ninety minutes, the team arguing against the motion won out, swaying eight percent of the audience to their side.
Over Spring Break, several MSL students traveled around the country and the world as a part of one of two immersion-style classes offered to Northwestern Law MSL students: the Entrepreneurship Team Project and one of several International Team Projects. Read about MSL Student Lauryn’s experiences on the ITP BeNeLux trip below!
Congratulations to Laurelle Banta, current MSL student and a founding member of NUMiX Materials! The Northwestern student startup captured the US Department of Energy’s Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP) at the 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition on April 7.
Exciting news at the Law School today! Kimberly Yuracko, the Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, has been appointed dean of the Law School. She will assume this important post on Sept. 1. Yuracko has gained national renown as a scholar of employment law, antidiscrimination law and gender equity. […]
Among the many events leading up to Convocation, there is one evening that helps soon-to-be MSL grads with their future plans: Industry Associates Night. The premier MSL event of the year brings together students, alumni, and professionals working at the intersection of law, business and tech for a night of presentations and networking. This year […]
Vic Zaderej was the last guest of this spring’s DPELC-MSL Speaker Series and he proved to be a fantastic closing act by giving a talk on innovation, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship. Vic is an excellent person to speak on the subject since he’s been able to do it all throughout his career. Currently, he is the […]
Throughout the semester, the MSL students were invited to a series of events that exposed them to different career options. Here are a few of the panels that provided guidance, advice, and inspiration to those who are getting ready to graduate: