MSL Students Participate in Northwestern Hackathon

This past February, Northwestern held the first-ever NU Health Hacks healthcare hackathon at Feinberg’s McGaw Pavilion and the new Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center. The inaugural event brought Northwestern Pritzker law students together with students from the Feinberg School of Medicine, the Kellogg School of Management, the McCormick School of Engineering, and the Weinberg College […]

MSL Students Represent Their Cultural Backgrounds at Global Village 2020

Global Village, widely known throughout the Northwestern Law School Community as one of the largest and most popular events in the spring, is a celebration of the international community represented throughout the Law School. Last month, Master of Science in Law (MSL) students participated in record numbers to showcase their unique cultures and heritages. MSL […]

Euler Bropleh, Founder and Managing Director of VestedWorld Speaks to Northwestern Law Students

As part of the DPELC-MSL Speaker Series, we recently welcomed Euler Bropleh, Founder and Managing Director of VestedWorld, to share his interesting journey from law to venture capital. Euler began his career at top global law firms; it was his law firm experience that sparked his belief in economic development as the best way to […]

MSL Students Learn About the US-China Trade War (and Celebrate Chinese New Year)

The US-China relationship is widely recognized as the most important bilateral relationship in the world; many STEM and legal professionals confront issues related to this relationship on a daily basis. To share some insights about working transnationally, Perkins Coie, an international law firm, sponsored a seminar for MSL students entitled, “Skirmishes in the Trade War: […]

Caterpillar Executives Tom Bluth (JD ‘00) and Clay Thompson Speak to MSL Program Students

The MSL program plans tons of events that connect our students to the outside world and to professionals who are doing intersectional work that is relevant to our students’ many interests.  Recently, we held a special executive seminar, with Caterpillar executives Tom Bluth (JD ‘00), Vice President of Legal Aftermarket Support, and Clay Thompson, Vice […]

MSL Inaugural Symposium

At the beginning of May, the MSL program sponsored our first-ever MSL Symposium: “STEM, Law, Business, and the MSL.”  The goal of the symposium was to showcase the work of MSL students during their time in the program; some students presented their work in a walk-around poster session, and others presented in the more formal […]