Category: Administrative Sciences

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” >>

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” >>

New, Online Pre-Analytics Lab Preps Students for Advanced Data Studies

February 26th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Computer Science and Information Technology, Data Analytics, Featured News Post, MET News, Programs

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A basic understanding of business analytics is the gateway to advanced analytic studies, and to deep managerial insight. Pre-Analytics Laboratory (AD 100), a hands-on course offered by the Department of Administrative Sciences, immerses BU graduate students in an “interactive working environment’’—to get them ramped up for in-depth data analytics classes. All in seven weeks and for just $75. The inaugural session begins online March 24.

Learn more about this groundbreaking course »

MET Online Programs among Best in Nation, According to U.S. News

January 9th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Business & Management, Computer Science and Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Distance Education, Featured News Post, MET News, Press Releases, Project Management

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U.S. News & World Report has announced its 2015 rankings of Best Online Programs—and Metropolitan College has placed high with the Master of Criminal Justice (#2); the Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (#3); and the master’s degree programs in management (#9). While the MSCIS and management programs were ranked last year, this is the publisher’s first ranking of Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs.

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Read the full press release »

Associate Prof’s Big Dig Insights Featured in Boston.com Editorial

January 9th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, MET News, Project Management, Roger Warburton

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Can We Talk Rationally About the Big Dig Yet?” That’s the controversial question Boston.com staff writer Justine Hofherr poses in a January 5 editorial that draws on the first-hand knowledge of Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences Roger Warburton. For more on how learnings from this landmark project enriches MET’s project management curriculum, see “Digging the Big Dig” in the winter 2012 issue of Metropolitan.

Read the Boston.com editorial »

Blogging with Professor Jay Halfond

September 11th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Jay Halfond, MET News

Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences Jay Halfond

In August, Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences Jay Halfond (former dean of MET) published two posts to his ongoing Huffington Post blog—“An Encore Professor” and “The Innovation Seesaw.” Professor Halfond has been blogging insights on higher education since October 2012—you can read the blog here.

Dr. Jay A. Halfond on Higher Education in Post-Conflict Societies

April 10th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Jay Halfond, MET News

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MET’s former dean and current Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences, Jay A. Halfond, wrote an article for New England Journal of Higher Education called “From Arab Spring to Academic Blossoming? Transforming Nations after their Liberation.” The article examines notions of higher education in post-conflict societies such as Libya, and how Western models can serve as positive examples.

Read more at the New England Journal of Higher Education

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.”

Continue to the article.

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 syracuse.com article.