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Alumni Book Profiled on PBS

June 25th, 2015 in Alumni News, City Planning & Urban Affairs, Featured News Post, MET News.

Old Earth by Gary GrossmanIn June, Metropolitan College Dean’s Advisory Board member Gary Grossman (MET’75), a graduate of MET’s Urban Affairs program, discussed his new thriller Old Earth on the multiple Emmy Award-winning PBS series Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick.

Old Earth was also featured on Kibrick’s June 19 blog entry “Truth Through Fiction.”

Source: BarryKibrick.com 06.19.15

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

Timely Advice for Distance Learners

June 23rd, 2015 in MET News.

Timely Advice for Distance Learners

Lisa Knowles, senior student services coordinator at BU’s Office of Distance Education, is quoted in a U.S. News and World Report feature on keeping up with online studies.

See “Ways to Bounce Back After Falling Behind in an Online Course” >>

USNews.com 06.15.2015

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