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Expanding Horizons for MSLCE

The winter quarter is an especially dynamic one for MSLCE students. Courses in Economics, Business Models, Media Markets, Digital TV, and Public Policy challenged students to expand their knowledge base while also creating new opportunities for personal and professional growth. In addition to their studies, MSLCE students kicked off their spring quarter by traveling to

MSLCE Students Take the Stage at the 3rd Annual MSLCE Talent Show

By Charlie WeinGrad school is a lot of work. Essays, group projects, and all manner of research. In between all the reading and writing, it’s important to take time in between to relax, get together with friends, and just maybe even…bust out an impromptu showtune!All this and more happened on a grand Tuesday night for

New Faces and New Frontiers

As the fall quarter gets underway, we welcome new faces and embrace new frontiers in the MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program.Now in its fourth year, MSLCE welcomes its largest incoming class yet. We are honored to welcome 42 new faces to campus this fall and to welcome back students who are continuing their

A Time to Say Goodbye – A look back on three years as MSLCE Faculty Director

by Pablo BoczkowskiOn September 1, 2014, I began a three-year assignment to launch the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program (MSLCE, for short) at Northwestern University’s School of Communication. With my tenure as faculty director coming to an end very shortly, I would like to reflect on the journey traveled so far

A Season of Growth

For the third year in a row, students went on a week-long trip to a media capital in the United States. This year, half the cohort went to Los Angeles and the other half to New York. This trip is a critical moment in the curriculum of the program to make the connection between theory

Gloria Brings Eye-Opening Satire to Goodman Theatre College Night

By John HounihanOur program is all about the cross between arts and industry – how we as leaders can relate to both artists and professionals. Last week, however, a group of MSCLE traveled to the Goodman Theatre to see a show that exposed the underbelly of the professional world.

Innovations to the Professional Development Curriculum

By Pablo BoczkowskiThe MSLCE program is always improving, as a result of responding to both students’ needs and market trends. This fall quarter we launched a new class, Culture and Arts Analytics, taught by Ágnes Horvát. In this class students acquired the essential toolkit to interpret and mine Big Data resources for the creative sector.

The Start of a New Year

Growth and change mark the start of the third year in the life of the MSLCE program.The new cohort of students is the most diverse yet. They come from 8 different countries, and from 8 states within the US. Their college majors, interests, and professional trajectories could not be more diverse. We introduce you to