Category: Faculty News

How Major Interests Can ‘Co-Exist in Cyberspace’

August 20th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Ginny Greiman, MET News

Virginia_A_GreimanAssistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman made a presentation entitled “National Intelligence, Corporate Competitiveness, and Privacy Rights: Co-existing in Cyberspace” at the Eighth Annual Global Studies Conference in London this July. An accompanying article will appear in the fall edition of Global Studies Journal.

Learn more about the Global Studies Knowledge Community and its activities »

Fittingly, Chef Pépin takes inaugural Julia Child Award

August 17th, 2015 in Announcements, Faculty News, Featured News Post, Food & Wine, Jacques Pepin, MET News

Fittingly, Chef Pépin takes inaugural Julia Child Award

As public television co-hosts, cookbook co-authors—and co-founders of MET’s master’s program in gastronomy and certificate program in the culinary arts—the names Jacques Pépin (Hon.’11) and Julia Child (Hon.’76) will be forever linked. How appropriate, then, that Chef Pépin be named the first recipient of the award named for his long-time friend and colleague by the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.

Read the Washington Post coverage »

Weighing In on a Massive City Development

July 8th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, MET News, Programs

Weighing In on a Massive City Development

Virginia Greiman, assistant professor of administrative sciences, shared her views with the Boston Globe on choosing a master developer for a proposed mega-project in the South Boston/South End area.

See “Mayor Backs Plan for Widen Circle, Even if City Loses Olympics Bid”.

Shedding Light on Darknet Risks

July 6th, 2015 in Conferences, Criminal Justice, Events, Faculty News, MET News, Programs

Shedding Light on Darknet Risks

Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Kyung-shick Choi (MET’02) addressed the 2015 International Symposium on Cyber Crime Response in Seoul, South Korea, on June 9. His topic was “New Challenges for Law Enforcement: The Prevalence of ‘Darknet’ Marketplaces and Synthetic Drug Abuse.”

Read more about Dr. Choi and MET’s cybercrime/cybersecurity curriculum.

The Shaping of Chinatown Cuisine

June 23rd, 2015 in Anthropology, Faculty News, Merry White, MET News, Programs

The Shaping of Chinatown Cuisine

In seven short paragraphs, Professor of Anthropology Merry White’s Boston Globe feature provides a solid grounding in “How Boston’s Chinatown Dining Scene Came to be.” Peking Duck anyone?

Read about “150 Years of Asian Food”.

Source: BostonGlobe.com 06.10.15

Professor Jay Halfond Speaks to Campus Citizens

June 18th, 2015 in Faculty News, Jay Halfond, MET News

Professor Jay Halfond Speaks to Campus Citizens

Former dean of MET and Professor of the Practice Jay Halfond critiques the view of students as consumers in “Campus Citizens, Not Just Customers,” his most recent Huffington Post blog entry.

“As a teacher and former administrator, I’ve noted a hierarchy in the ways students engage in learning.”

Read more »

Huffington Post 06.08.2015

Professor Maloney to Join Debate on Culture and Business

June 17th, 2015 in Arts Administration, Faculty News, MET News, Programs, Richard Maloney

Professor Maloney to Join Debate on Culture and Business

Richard Maloney, assistant professor and director ad interim of arts administration, is a panelist for “Teaching and Learning Cultural Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century,” the European Network of Cultural Administration Training Center’s (ENCATC) Fifth Annual Policy Debate. The event will be held this summer in Brussels.

Learn more about ENCATC and the debate

Source: ENCATC.org 06.2015

Dr. William Chambers Quoted in CardHub Study

June 1st, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Bill Chambers, Faculty News, MET News, Programs

Dr. William Chambers Quoted in CardHub Study

Associate Professor of the Practice of Administrative Sciences William Chambers was quoted in “FICO Score: Range, What’s Good & Free Options,” CardHub’s credit score study. CardHub.com 05.2015

Read Dr. Chambers’ comments in “Ask the Experts”.

Dr. Stephen Leybourne Appointed to Journal Editorial Board

May 27th, 2015 in Faculty News, MET News, Steve Leybourne

Dr. Stephen Leybourne Appointed to Journal Editorial Board

Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Stephen Leybourne was appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational Project Management. UTS Press 05.2015

Read the official announcement »

Commencement Speaker Pépin’s “Recipe for Fulfillment”

May 27th, 2015 in Faculty News, Featured News Post, Jacques Pepin, MET News

Commencement Speaker Pépin’s Recipe for Fulfillment

Jacques Pépin (Hon.’11)—who with Julia Child (Hon.’76) cofounded MET’s MLA in Gastronomy program and Certificate Program in Culinary Arts—inspired graduates at MET’s Commencement. BU Today 05.21.15

Read “Pépin Shares Recipe for Fulfillment” »