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Category: Student Profiles

On Track to Become an Electrical Engineer, MSLCE Student Does a 180

By Amy A. RossOne year studying Electrical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines taught Amanda Strong lots of lessons, none more important than that she had no desire to be an Electrical Engineer. “My time there made me realized the things I love about engineering, which had more to do with the business, project

MSLCE Student Hopes to Make Dance More Inclusive for Minorities

By Amy RossHayley Bullock hadn’t been walking very long by the time she started to dance. At the age of three she was taking tap, jazz and show choir lessons and soon after was performing in public, including a performance at Disney World. However, when she turned 15, Bullock abandoned her dream of becoming a

Incoming MSLCE Student Aspires to Develop Shows for NBC

By Amy Ross When you ask Scott Lederman to dream big, his mind drifts off to 30 Rock in New York City, somewhere inside the NBC Television Network headquarters. Although most children love television, his fascination only grew with age, as he reflected on how production teams came up with ideas that would capture the

MSLCE Student Applied Classroom Lessons to Art Gallery Internship

By Mona Fu I interned at Tyler Rollins Fine Art this summer for about three months. This gallery focuses on promoting contemporary Southeast Asian artists, such as Tiffany Chung, Henri Dono, and Sopheap Pich. During my internship, I was responsible for researching and recording clients’ information into the gallery’s database and managing the invitation process

MSLCE Student Works to Turn Music Passion Into Industry Career

By Jacob Nelson Years before Alec Schulman decided to pursue a career in music, he was a high school student touring Florida as a saxophone player in a ska band. Between performing live at concerts throughout the state and then going to Northwestern to major in saxophone, Schulman was on his way to being a

MSLCE Student Hopes to Modernize China’s Fine Arts Market

By Jacob Nelson Mona Fu wants to modernize China’s fine arts market. The MSLCE student was inspired to apply to Northwestern after she worked for three years at a Beijing fine arts auction company. During that time, she realized that the auction industry in China is too traditional compared to the industry in the U.S.