How do students and professionals decide to pursue an MSL degree? What background or experiences make a student a good fit for the program? We’re excited to shed some light on these questions–and many more–through Student Spotlights! Get to know our students and alumni and see why they decided the MSL program was right for them. […]
Applying for jobs can be a stressful and time-consuming process. That’s why the MSL program recently invited alumni of the program to share their job search tips and strategies with our students. Here are the top 10 takeaways from the panel: Take the time to figure out what you want. Spend time understanding what types of […]
Daniel Eichler, a recent graduate of the MSL program, has a unique passion: brewing mead. With a background in Chemistry and a clear love of experimentation, Dan creates innovative flavors of the traditional beverage. Thanks to the MSL program, he has plans to incorporate his hobby into a business! Read on to hear his full story. Background I […]
The entire MSL program is still basking in the glow of last Friday’s grand commencement ceremony. It was a beautiful day, the Chicago theater is a spectacular venue, and everyone was in a festive mood. The graduation guest speaker was Judge Richard Bernstein from the Michigan Supreme Court; Judge Bernstein delivered a deeply moving and […]
The Chronicle of Higher Education recently featured MSL Student Francisco Gallegos Hoyos in an article about interdisciplinary, career-focused education. Read the article here!
As part of the Northwestern Law Board’s recent biannual meeting, MSL Director Leslie Oster and Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center (DPELC) Director Esther Barron organized a panel of entrepreneurs who work at the intersection of law, business, and technology to discuss Trends in Entrepreneurship. This meeting happened to fall on the day of the DPELC […]
As part of the MSL Speaker Series, Dima Elissa and Neelum Aggarwal gave a talk on the adverse impacts of gender biases in biomedical research. MSL Student Atefeh shared the following reflections on their topic: We joined Dima and Neelum’s talk just few minutes after the Ethics class. Our thoughts from our Ethics discussion on […]
In honor of National Haiku Poetry Day please enjoy these haikus penned by our very own Dean Daniel Rodriguez: New technology Looks toward law for answers Strategic focus Destabilizing STEM students create value MSL is now Creating new law Innovating, disrupting Northwestern reboots Feeling inspired? Send us your MSL-themed haiku poems in the comments!
Leo and I were thrilled to share our patent study at the Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property Symposium (JTIP). However, we were nervous; we wondered whether our MSL project would be on par with the studies done by JD students. Going in, we hoped not to let down the lawyers earning Continuing Legal Education […]
As you may have surmised from our posts, the DPELC-MSL Speakers Series Frank brings in a great variety of entrepreneurs to speak to our students. One of our recent speakers came from Zurich, and the world of FinTech: Frank Floessel, managing partner at Ask the Circle (ATC), a global peer-to-peer network that provides family offices […]