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MET Professor John Sullivan Quoted

April 5th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Featured News Post, John Sullivan, MET News

An expert in health care policy, finance, and asset valuation, Administrative Sciences Associate Professor John Sullivan was quoted in an article in Crain’s Chicago Business on April 3. In an analysis of Chicago-area Highland Park Hospital’s decision to get out of the outpatient dialysis business, Sullivan observed that “Hospitals have been shedding this service for years.”

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Lessons from the “Big Dig”: MET Professor on Syracuse Elevated Highway Project

April 4th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Featured News Post, Ginny Greiman, MET News

bu-met-faculty-ginny-greiman-portrait6-150x150WAER 88.3, Syracuse Public Media, mentioned a presentation by MET Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman. Invited to address a Syracuse audience as part of “I-81 Speaker Series”—a series of discussions on the future of the elevated highway dividing Syracuse—Greiman shared her experience as deputy chief legal counsel and risk manager on Boston’s “Big Dig” road project.

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MET Project Management Expert on Syracuse Viaduct

April 4th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Ginny Greiman, MET News

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Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman, an internationally recognized expert on mega-project management and infrastructure development, was invited to address a Syracuse audience as part of that city’s “I-81 Speaker Series.” Greiman offered insight on the Syracuse elevated highway project based on her experience as deputy chief legal counsel and risk manager on Boston’s “Big Dig.” Read the article.

Boston Globe Highlights Culinary Arts Program 25th Anniversary Dinner

March 28th, 2014 in Featured News Post, Food & Wine, Jacques Pepin, MET News

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MET’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts—founded by Julia Child and Jacques Pépin—celebrated its 25th anniversary on Tuesday, March 25. For the event, some of the program’s chef-instructors— including Chris Douglass, Jeffrey Fournier, Michael Leviton, Barry Maiden, Janine Sciarappa, Jeremy Sewall, and John Vhynanek—recreated their favorite recipes.

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MET Master of Wine Wins Book Award

March 27th, 2014 in Food & Wine, MET News

The World of Sicilian Wine by Bill Nesto, MW and Frances Di SavinoOn March 26, a book authored by Master of Wine Bill Nesto, an instructor in MET’s Wine Studies Program, and his wife Frances di Savino, won an André Simon Food and Drink Book Award. The book, The World of Sicilian Wine, was published by the University of California Press in 2013.

Bill Nesto’s Book Featured in Wine Spectator

December 20th, 2013 in Food & Wine, MET News

gastronomy-150x150The World of Sicilian Wine has been listed as one of Wine Spectator’s top books of 2013. Penned by Wine Studies certificate program instructor and Master of Wine Bill Nesto, along with his wife Frances Di Savino, The World of Sicilian Wine highlights wine and vineyards in the titular region off the coast of Italy.

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Beth Ann Dahan featured in the Boston Globe

December 12th, 2013 in Faculty News, Food & Wine, MET News

pinot-150x150 Elizabeth Bishop Wine Resource Center faculty member and Certified Specialist in Wine (CSW) Beth Ann Dahan is profiled in the Boston Globe this week. She discusses her new vineyard, Vela Wines, as well as Twelfth Night, the name of their line. In the article, Dahan reveals what inspired Twelfth Night, where the wine can be found in Massachusetts, and why she purchased a New Zealand vineyard.

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Man Meets Nature to Create Art

December 2nd, 2013 in Daniel Ranalli, Faculty News, MET News

ranalli-150x150Associate Professor and Director of Arts Administration Daniel Ranalli has new work in “Beyond Human: Artist-Animal Collaborations,” the inaugural exhibition in the redesigned Art & Nature Center at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. The Boston Globe features a review of Ranalli’s “Snail Drawings” and of the other art created in “collaboration” with animals.

Read more on the PEM exhibit at the Boston Globe

Additionally, another exhibit featuring Ranalli’s work will open soon: Gallery Kayafas will host Ranalli’s “New Snail Drawings” in Boston beginning on December 6.

Thanksgiving Firsts

November 30th, 2013 in MET International, MET News

27studentsPic06For Americans, Thanksgiving is an annual celebration of food and family. However, many people around the world have never experienced the holiday—or its hearty flavors. The Boston Globe profiled several MET International students as they sampled turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, pumpkin tarts, and more.

Read more about the MET International students who got their first taste of Thanksgiving dinner.

Dr. Merry White Quoted in USA Today

November 29th, 2013 in Faculty News, MET News

gastronomy5Boston University Professor of Anthropology Dr. Merry White was quoted in USA Today on the pros and cons of cooking at home versus eating out for Thanksgiving. On December 17, White will discuss how to prepare menus for groups of people both big and small in her Cooking for Crowds seminar at MET. The course includes a copy of her book by the same name for each guest.

Read more at USA Today