Professor Daniel B. Rodriguez, the Harold Washington Professor at the Law School, recently teamed up with Newton N. Minow, Former Chair of FCC, to discuss their shared belief that the law and fair administration of justice will defeat the pandemic. To read more of their assessment, visit The Virus and the Law. Professor Rodriguez served […]
Earlier this year, we held the first-ever MSL Goes Social Week, which included a number of activities designed to increase external awareness of the MSL program. One component of the week was a student-inspired social outreach campaign, during which MSL students, faculty, alumni, and staff used social media channels to share thoughts about the MSL […]
MSL Professor D. Daniel Sokol, who teaches Global Business Regulation & Risk Assessment, was recently featured in the Harvard Business Review. The article, “Don’t Acquire a Company Until You Evaluate Its Data Security,” was co-written by D. Daniel Sokol & Chirantan Chatterjee. Read the article here!
Did you know that Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has a podcast? Planet Lex is a series of conversations about the law, law and society, law and technology, and the future of legal education and practice. In other words, a bunch of interesting stuff about the law. A particularly MSL-relevant episode featured Margaret Hagan, Director of […]
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 […]
At the Master of Science in Law program, students learn the key role of patents when protecting their inventions. Learn more about the importance of patent law for STEM professionals in this video, featuring MSL Professor Laura Pedraza-Fariña. Want to see more? Check out the MSL Professors Present playlist on YouTube.
Starting a business is a highly complicated endeavor. Students in the MSL program learn fundamental entrepreneurial skills, including the legal aspects to consider in order to succeed. In this video, Professor Steve Reed offers some tips for entrepreneurs who are ready to take the leap and launch their business: Want to see more? Check out […]
As you may have figured out by now, the curriculum of the MSL is unique and highly specialized for STEM professionals working at the intersection of law, business, and technology. But what exactly do students learn in the program? Get a sneak peak into the focus of the Food Policy class with Professor Janice Nadler […]
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, […]
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. […]