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.”
WAER 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.
Photo: flickr/Doc Searls
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 syracuse.com article.
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.
Read the Globe article.
On 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.
The 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.
Read more at Wine Spectator…
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.
Read more at the Boston Globe…
Associate 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.
For 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.
Boston 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…