Staff Spotlight: Ashlee Hardgrave

Hi everyone! I’m Ashlee Hardgrave, Northwestern’s new MSL Admissions Manager. My primary responsibility will be enrolling your future cohorts of MSL colleagues. I will be the first point of contact for prospective students, and coordinating the admissions process for both residential and online students. I just joined the team in the second week of September, […]

New Legal Services for the New World

The Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center and MSL program recently co-sponsored an event, featuring Harold Washington Professor Dan Rodriguez and CPEI Distinguished Fellow Mark Cohen. Dan Rodriguez and Mark Cohen discussed the evolving alternative models to providing and managing legal services, models which involve creative new initiatives of both lawyers and other professionals who work in the legal […]

Digital Learning: First Cohort of MSL Online Program Begins Classes

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 […]

An MSL Moment

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 […]

Welcome to Law School!

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 […]

How to Make a More Persuasive Argument

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 […]