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The definitive English-language book on Sicilian Wine

MET Wine Studies instructor and Master of Wine Bill Nesto coauthored The World of Sicilian Wine (UC Press, March 2013) with his wife Frances Di Savino. The book has received many positive reviews, including a recent one in the quarterly The World of Fine Wine (issue 43), which calls it... More

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Culinary Legend Jacques Pépin Prepares for Final TV Series

Jacques Pépin, cofounder with Julia Child of MET’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts and MLA in Gastronomy, recently discussed his last scheduled cooking series (the 26-episode Jacques Pépin: Heart and Soul, scheduled to air in October 2015 on KQED Public Television), and his plans for the future as he... More

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MET Faculty Receives Fulbright Scholarship

Dr. Beth Bennett, adjunct lecturer of English at Metropolitan College, was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to teach for nine months in the English Department at the University of Ghana. Bennett will teach African American literature and writing, undertake research in Accra and other sites in the country, and retrace the... More

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MET Professors Discuss Security, Disinformation with CIA Director John Brennan

MET Senior Associate Dean Lou Chitkushev and finance Professor Irena Vodenska, chair of the Department of Administrative Sciences, attended a private reception and dinner with former CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, November 2, at the Lenox Hotel in Boston. The event, hosted by the Boston Speaker Series, preceded Director... More

Members of the OJJDP (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) ICAC Training Leadership Team, from left to right: Dr. Raymond Choo, Aaron Kahler, Dr. Lou Chitkushev, Dr. Kyung-shick Choi, Dr. Kyung-seok Choo.

Federal Grant Will Allow BU MET Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity to Aid in Combatting Online Child Abuse

The US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded the Boston University Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) program a grant of $437,500, dedicated to producing a new training program to support police investigations pertaining to online crimes against children, sex trafficking, cryptocurrency, and the dark web. More

CIC Director Choi: Uber Hack Evidence of Need for Cyber-Vigilance, Training

Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi, Metropolitan College’s director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity programs, was interviewed by BU Today to share his thoughts on the recent high-profile data breach of international rideshare company Uber. In the Q&A, Dr. Choi outlined the importance of applied learning, as offered by the... More

Culinary Arts Core Chef Dishes on Dining in Boston

Culinary Arts Core Chef Dishes on Dining in Boston

Acclaimed restauranteur Jody Adams, a core chef in BU MET’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts, was recently interviewed by the Boston Globe, where she offered her thoughts on Boston’s current restaurant scene, changing neighborhoods, and what it was like keeping businesses afloat during the global pandemic. Adams, one of the... More

3rd Annual White Hat Conference Puts Combating Crypto Crimes in Focus

3rd Annual White Hat Conference Puts Combating Crypto Crimes in Focus

The third annual International White Hat Conference was held June 1–2, hosted once again by Boston University Metropolitan College and the Center for Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity. Bringing together stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia, the events were emceed by one of the first-ever graduates of MET’s Master of... More

Fulbright Specialist Award for Cybersecurity Sends Professor Chitkushev to Ecuador

Fulbright Specialist Award for Cybersecurity Sends Professor Chitkushev to Ecuador

Metropolitan College Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Lou Chitkushev has been granted a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Foreign Scholarship award for work that takes him to Ecuador, where the associate professor of computer science and director of health informatics and health sciences will lend his expertise in cybersecurity to the... More

Gastronomy Master’s Grad Launches Cheese and Charcuterie Catering Business

Gastronomy Master’s Grad Launches Cheese and Charcuterie Catering Business

Kimi Ceridon, a master's degree in gastronomy graduate, was recently featured in a Boston Globe story highlighting her Stoneham-based cheese and charcuterie catering business, Life Love Cheese. The former engineer pivoted to specialty food services after completing her studies at MET, where she also earned the Certificate in Culinary Arts. Read... More