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New EPICS Associate Director Brings Artistic and Business Experience to Role

By Jacob NelsonJonah Zeiger is a fitting choice for the new Associate Director of EPICS to support the MSLCE program: as a filmmaker, director, and producer who has been in the industry for almost 20 years, he knows his way around the creative world, from both the artistic and business perspectives. What’s more, as a

New MSLCE Course will Introduce Students to the World of ‘Big Data’

By Jacob Nelson The term “big data” is everywhere these days, including the creative enterprises. Agnes Horvat’s Culture and Art Analytics course introduces MSLCE students to big data, and equips them with the skills to use big data in cultural markets. “Big data is basically a buzzword and there is so much of it available

MSLCE Student Reflects on Internship at Shedd Aquarium

By Seth Zimmerman Think back to sixth grade. You’re an awkward teenager trying to find your place in the world, not very coordinated, and being involved in Model United Nations isn’t getting you as much street credibility as you had thought. Those are the memories that are flooding back during Shedd’s Summer Intern Presentations.

MSLCE Reflects on Lessons Learned Interning at Savvo

By Dan Li After 10 weeks of my internship at Savvo Digital Sommelier Solutions, I feel very happy with what I have gained and learned. It was a very different experience from the courses I took in both undergraduate and graduate studies. I am very grateful for the obstacles I have overcome, and I thank Joseph Sheahan,‎ CEO &

MSLCE Student Gets Creative, Uses Pokémon GO to Promote Musical

By Sarah Bergeson My internship at Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park has mainly consisted of taking charge of all social media content as well as the creation and scheduling of e-newsletters for the theatre. When I started at the beginning of the summer season, the organization used these emails as well as Facebook and

For MSLCE Student, Aquarium Internship Means Helping to Name a Baby Dolphin

By Seth Zimmerman On April 19, 2016, the Shedd Aquarium welcomed the birth of a baby Pacific white-sided dolphin. Mother Katrl’s baby was three feet long, weighed about 25 pounds and was as cute as one would expect a baby dolphin to be. But what were we to name the baby dolphin? Assemble the dolphin

MSLCE Student Learns New Skills at Savvo Digital Sommelier Internship

By Dan Li I’ve been working at 1871 throughout my internship for the summer, and it has more energy than I had imagined it would. With over a hundred startups in the community, I feel the same energy that everyone does. It has helped me become more productive, and it’s also a workplace where I