Metropolitan Magazine Cover - Winter 2013
  1. Farewell from the Dean

    After 12 years as dean, Jay Halfond reveals plans for the next phase of his career. Also, meet Dr. Tanya Zlateva, interim dean.

  2. New Online Option for Graduate Tax Program

    MET’s Distance Education office and BU’s School of Law break new ground with the online option for the Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation.

  3. Doing Business in India

    Global firm Infosys Technologies Limited hosts MET students in Bangalore and Mysore. Plus, read a Q&A with instructor Tareq Rahman (MET’91).

  4. Prison Arts Scholars

    Music teachers Jamie Hillman (CFA’13) and Emily Howe (STH’11) are recognized with the first Prison Arts Scholar Awards.

  5. MET-Sponsored Conferences

    By sponsoring conferences, MET fosters the exchange of ideas and a spirit of innovation that reaches beyond the classroom.

  6. MET around Town

    Read a Q&A with three local MET graduates, view videos and other extras, and—if you’re local—submit your own answers to our questions…

  7. Savoir Faire

    Read highlights of recent faculty and staff honors, grants, presentations, and publications.

  8. Alumni Events & Class Notes

    See photos from select MET alumni events that occurred around the nation this year, and look at class notes submitted by alumni. Have news to share? Submit your own class note.


  • 15 Number of years Jay Halfond has been at MET (1997–2012).
  • 12 Number of years Jay Halfond served as dean.
  • 7,000 Approximate total number of handshakes given by the Dean at MET graduations.
  • 150,000 Approximate miles traveled by the Dean for work, over 12 years.
  • 46 Percentage of growth in blended courses 2011-2012.
  • 40 Number of years BU in Brussels has been operating.
  • 35 Average age of MET students.
  • 41 Average age of online MET students.
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