Category: Metropolitan College

Future Bernie Madoff, Meet Immanuel Kant

January 6th, 2014 in 2014, Huffington Post, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

Roughly every decade, a fresh wave of scandals reignites a spotlight on ethics in business…

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Sonoma, Sicily, South Africa and Beyond

December 13th, 2013 in 2013, Bill Nesto, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, School of Hospitality Administration 0 comments

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Bill Nesto, Metropolitan College, School of Hospitality Administration

This year’s crop of new books yields compelling titles, from a scratc-and-sniff guide to an updated classic reference…

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Loss of appetite from food photos?

December 10th, 2013 in 2013, Boston Globe, Jessica Habalou, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Jessica Habalou, Metropolitan College

A steadily growing foodie culture, paired with perpetual access to social media, has given new life to amateur food photography…

Expert quote:

“It does demonstrate how fixated we are on the visual of a plate.”

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Stars were aligned, so they bought a New Zealand vineyard

December 9th, 2013 in 2013, Beth Ann Dahan, Boston Globe, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Beth Ann Dahan, Metropolitan College

Many wine enthusiasts dream about owning a vineyard…

Expert quote:

“It was our first trip to New Zealand to look for a vineyard. On the twelfth night of the trip, we visited an observatory. We were blown away by the stars. The next day, we found the vineyard.”

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Wallflowers at the Revolution: Evolving Faculty Perspectives on Online Education

November 25th, 2013 in 2013, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Jay Halfond, MET

For the past decade, we have been mired in generalizations in debating online education…

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Going Nowhere In Boston Traffic: Winding Streets And The Big Dig

November 18th, 2013 in 2013, Enrique Silva, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, WBZ-AM 0 comments

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Enrique Silva, Metropolitan College

Here’s a sign that Boston traffic hits a nerve…

Expert quote:

“I would bet you if you ask people who commute day in and day out, they know, they have a sense of who’s coming in and how to get on the exit ramp or the on ramp and you probably identify the same types of cars.”

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Road trip explores ground-level food making

November 6th, 2013 in 2013, Boston Globe, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Rachel Black, Metropolitan College

On a mission to document the stories of everyday food makers, two 25-year-olds spent their summer giving new meaning to the term “movable feast,” making a 15,000-mile pilgrimage in a beat-up van…

Expert quote:

“Brad and Chris are asking some pretty profound questions about food and trying to understand the challenges of our food system and how to communicate that to the consumer.”

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The Small New England College: Endangered or Sustainable?

October 1st, 2013 in 2013, Huffington Post, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

New England’s rich mosaic of over 150 colleges and universities is potentially at risk…

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Gotta have arts at heart of Hub

September 22nd, 2013 in 2013, Boston Herald, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Richard Maloney 0 comments

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Co-written by Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College and Richard Maloney, Metropolitan College

The Boston mayoral election provides residents with the chance to reflect on the opportunities, challenges, and prospects facing this great city…

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What can Brockton’s next mayor do to improve public safety?

September 15th, 2013 in 2013, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, Shea Cronin 0 comments

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Shea Cronin, Metropolitan College

The last month of the preliminary mayoral campaign saw an 18 percent spike in violent crime, including three murders – two within a 14-hour window – that has thrust public safety to the fore in a heated four-way mayoral contest…

Expert quote:

“If there’s an outcry from residents for a mayor to take action on crime, it can help them get things done, especially following an election.”

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