The MSL Class of 2020, comprised of nearly 90 residential and online students, has officially graduated! This year’s graduating class was special in more ways than we can count, but a few attributes that make the class unforgettable include their tenacity, resilience, confidence, and camaraderie displayed throughout the program – oh, and completing their degrees […]
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!
For the last DPELC-MSL Speaker Series presentation of the semester, students heard from Jan Reed, JD ’84. Reed is currently a board member of AngioDynamics, Inc., Stepan Co., and Life365, Inc., as well as an adjunct professor here at Northwestern’s Entrepreneurship Law Center. She is also notably the former Senior Vice President, General Counsel & […]
Professor Megan Kashner presented at the DPELC-MSL Speaker Series last Tuesday to a room full of students at the intersection of business and law. Kashner serves as the Director of Social Impact at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. She is also the founder and CEO of Benevolent, a platform that invites individual givers to fill […]
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, […]
As part of its speaker series, the MSL program recently brought in Dimitra Georganopoulou. Dimitra currently works as an Invention Manger and an Innovation & Commercialization Office at INVO, which is Northwestern’s tech transfer office. She has her PhD in Bioelectrochemistry (!) and did a post-doc in analytical chemistry. Dimitra is a delightfully engaging, energetic, […]