The MSL is Thriving

MSL Reunion Weekend 2019 is a wrap! Thank you to all who attended MSL reunion events in person and also to those who connected with us virtually. We had a great turnout of alumni, with representation from each class of graduates, and it definitely seemed like a good time was had by all. Highlights from […]

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 […]

Nick Colvin on the City of Chicago’s Innovative Economic Initiatives

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 […]

New Legal Services for the New World

The Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center and MSL program recently co-sponsored an event, featuring Harold Washington Professor Dan Rodriguez and CPEI Distinguished Fellow Mark Cohen. Dan Rodriguez and Mark Cohen discussed the evolving alternative models to providing and managing legal services, models which involve creative new initiatives of both lawyers and other professionals who work in the legal […]

Welcome to Law School!

This week, both residential and online MSL students embarked on their first week of classes. You might be wondering: how do STEM students acclimate to legal studies after undergraduate degrees and/or careers in the sciences? Well, each year, residential* MSL students participate in an intensive on-campus orientation (internally known as Orientation Maximus), which consists of […]