Power Week Spotlight: Forensic Science

One of the main features of the MSL program is Power Week, a whole week of compressed sessions that gives students the opportunity to take a diverse array of workshops and intensives that cover trending topics and specialized skills-building. Before break, students got to play detective during Dr. Jay Koehler’s Power Week class on Forensic […]

Northwestern Law Launches Online Master of Science in Law Degree

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law will launch a new online Master of Science in Law (MSL) degree in the fall of 2018. Like the campus-based MSL, it provides practical, business-centered legal training to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals. “The online format will expand the Law School’s ability to educate the next generation of leaders in […]

Faculty in the News: Sharon Ayd on Quality Culture and Consent Decrees

  Sharon Ayd is the chief scientific officer and SVP, Pharmaceuticals at Regulatory Compliance Associates. She is also an adjunct professor in the MSL program. Her most recent article, “Managing the Cost of Non-Compliance“, was published in the November 2017 issue of Pharmaceutical Technology and covers the material she developed for her Spring 2017 MSL class Regulatory […]

Olaf Gruess Explains Connected Innovation

The final guest of this semester’s DPELC-MSL Speaker Series was Olaf Gruess, Technology Manager & Global Connector at General Mills. Gruess has over 18 years of experience at the company and currently leads new product development and strategic research initiatives. He is also a big advocate of “Connected Innovation”, a new approach to venture work […]

Rishi Shah on the Value of Focus

  Rishi Shah, Illinois’ newest billionaire, was the guest at the latest DPELC-MSL Speaker Series event. As the CEO and Founder of Outcome Health, Shah made headlines when his startup received the largest single funding round of any Chicago venture-backed company in the past decade. At the Speaker Series, he spoke about his path to […]

Not Your Typical Entrepreneurs: Samara Mejia Hernandez and Benjamin Hernandez

This week’s DPELC-MSL Speaker Series featured Samara Mejia Hernandez and Benjamin Hernandez. Samara is an early stage investor at MATH Venture Partners and Benjamin is the Founder & CEO of NuMat Technologies. Though they are now fixtures in their industries, their personal and professional backgrounds differed from that of a lot of their peers. The […]