On June 15, IE and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, in collaboration with the Law Schools Global League and Ontier, launched the first Global Legaltech Venture Day in Chicago.
Hi everyone! I’m Mara. I’m the Senior Program Coordinator for the MSL. I coordinate a number of areas of the program from student services and alumni engagement to recruitment, marketing, and communications. I’ve been with the program since October 2016, and have enjoyed getting to know the students from each cohort. The best part of my […]
Admitted Students Day is an exciting chance for faculty and staff to meet the incoming cohort and to give them a sense of Law School life. Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting students and their families for a tour of campus, an informational session with staff, and a welcome from our outgoing dean, […]
Congratulations to Laurelle Banta on another win! The MSL alum is part of NUMiX Materials,, which won first place and $30,000 at Northwestern University’s VentureCat competition on Wednesday, May 23. The Northwestern University water-purification startup formed in Farley Center/ISEN’s Winter 2018 NUvention: Energy course, and in a short, ten-week period evolved enough to make a successful bid […]
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.