The DPELC-MSL Speaker Series kicked of this year’s program by focusing on the city we call home: Chicago. Nick Colvin, Senior Advisor and General Counsel for the Office of the City Treasurer, gave a presentation on the city’s current economic climate, the underlying issues it faces, and the forward-thinking initiatives that are hoping to address […]
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 […]
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.
Exciting news at the Law School today! Kimberly Yuracko, the Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, has been appointed dean of the Law School. She will assume this important post on Sept. 1. Yuracko has gained national renown as a scholar of employment law, antidiscrimination law and gender equity. […]
Among the many events leading up to Convocation, there is one evening that helps soon-to-be MSL grads with their future plans: Industry Associates Night. The premier MSL event of the year brings together students, alumni, and professionals working at the intersection of law, business and tech for a night of presentations and networking. This year […]
Vic Zaderej was the last guest of this spring’s DPELC-MSL Speaker Series and he proved to be a fantastic closing act by giving a talk on innovation, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship. Vic is an excellent person to speak on the subject since he’s been able to do it all throughout his career. Currently, he is the […]