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Faculty Helps Artists Become Profitable Entrepreneurs

From drawing and singing to writing and performing music, Adjunct Professor PJ Loughran developed an early love for the creative arts.   “All I wanted to do was find a way to have a life doing those things,” he says. “I was fortunate to come from a family that didn’t dissuade me. My parents saw what

MSLCE Student Helps Entrepreneurs During Internship

by Priyanshi Katare Marcus Farne loves working with entrepreneurs. He’s also had to be entrepreneurial himself. After starting the MSLCE program in the winter quarter, Marcus has been learning to cope with the demands of a rigorous academic curriculum all while searching for opportunities to help expand his experience. In true entrepreneurial style, he leveraged

A Lesson in Entrepreneurship with David Schonthal

By Joshua Baggett Despite it being an especially cold day in Evanston (the wind chill was a biting -7 below), several members of the current MSLCE cohort recently had the opportunity to broaden our entrepreneurial knowledge at Entrepreneurship 101. The MSLCE exclusive workshop was led by David Schonthal, who is a professor of innovation and

A Look at Entrepreneurship with Gregg Latterman

By Jacob Nelson Today, we spotlight Gregg Latterman, an MSLCE Adjunct Lecturer, and the Program Lead of Zell Fellows. Latterman’s had an incredibly successful career in arts entrepreneurship, which he drew on during our interview to share advice for aspiring entrepreneurs. What is the most important skill for an aspiring entrepreneur? The most important thing

MSLCE Students Learn the Foundations of Entrepreneurship

By Lauren Vernea During a recent Entrepreneurship seminar, MSLCE students participated in an all day workshop with Northwestern Professor David Schonthal. Schonthal teaches in Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, focusing on new venture creation, design thinking, innovation and creativity. The workshop for the MSLCE cohort was a detailed crash course in the foundations of entrepreneurship.