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Project Management Professor Learned Show Biz from His Kids

This is the continuation in a series on faculty teaching in the MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program. By Jacob Nelson Dan Heck is the first to admit he doesn’t have much professional experience when it comes to creative industries. But his kids have a ton. A self-proclaimed “theater dad,” Heck has watched and

Award-Winning Animator To Teach Class on Self-Branding

This is the continuation in a series on faculty teaching in the MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program. By Jacob NelsonThis fall, Eric Patrick will teach students the importance of marketing themselves and creating their own brand — skills he is quick to admit to have struggled with throughout his long, varied career in

Before Coming to NU, Jake Smith Got Signed to RCA, Recorded for the Fray

By Jacob Nelson Jacob Smith is the rare associate professor at Northwestern who happens to have a double platinum album hanging on his wall. Before he joined Northwestern’s Radio, Television, and Film department, Smith played music professionally, and successfully. His band, The Mysteries of Life, got signed to RCA in the ‘90s. Smith wrote the songs