Did you know that Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has a podcast? Planet Lex is a series of conversations about the law, law and society, law and technology, and the future of legal education and practice. In other words, a bunch of interesting stuff about the law. A particularly MSL-relevant episode featured Margaret Hagan, Director of […]
The Fall 2018 DPELC-MSL Speaker Series launches next week with Nicholas Colvin, General Counsel and Senior Advisor to the Chicago City Treasurer. Before we dive into the next series of fascinating speakers, let’s revisit some of our impressive speakers from past talks! Read this post below from April 2017, when we heard from Frank Floessel, […]
Hi! I’m Jeremy Adler. I came to the Northwestern MSL team after some time working as a Mechanical Engineer. Much of my professional experience has been in software sales, but most recently, I worked at the Museum of Science and Industry. As for origins, I grew up outside Philadelphia and currently live in Edgewater. As […]
Dan Hoefler of Northwestern’s Digital Learning recently published the below article about the launch of the online MSL program. Read the full article below! First Cohort of Northwestern Law’s New Online Program Begins Classes On Monday, August 27th, the first cohort of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s new online Master of Science in Law (MSL) program officially began its […]
Every so often, a student comes to us with an “ah-ha” moment in which the value of the MSL in their workplace becomes so blatantly clear. Combining their STEM backgrounds with their newfound legal knowledge and skills, they offer new insight into an unconsidered area and even avoid would-be disastrous situations. Read this below account from […]
This week, both residential and online MSL students embarked on their first week of classes. You might be wondering: how do STEM students acclimate to legal studies after undergraduate degrees and/or careers in the sciences? Well, each year, residential* MSL students participate in an intensive on-campus orientation (internally known as Orientation Maximus), which consists of […]
Welcome, new MSL Students! The first week can be overwhelming, but your fellow Law School classmates are here to help. Are you a returning student or an alum? Feel free to post your advice for the incoming class below.
In the MSL program, STEM professionals learn the importance of effective communication. From courses like Communicating Scientific Information to Public Persuasion and Persuasive Communication, the MSL curriculum offers a number of opportunities for students to improve their communication skills. Get a taste of Persuasive Communication with Professor Michelle Falkoff in the video below! Want to […]
At the Master of Science in Law program, students learn the key role of patents when protecting their inventions. Learn more about the importance of patent law for STEM professionals in this video, featuring MSL Professor Laura Pedraza-Fariña. Want to see more? Check out the MSL Professors Present playlist on YouTube.
Starting a business is a highly complicated endeavor. Students in the MSL program learn fundamental entrepreneurial skills, including the legal aspects to consider in order to succeed. In this video, Professor Steve Reed offers some tips for entrepreneurs who are ready to take the leap and launch their business: Want to see more? Check out […]