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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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In First Year, Administrative Sciences’ Entrepreneurship & Technology Symposium Gathers Dozens of International Innovation Leaders

Innovation is like planting a seed—out of which we hope surprising beauty will come.” So said Irena Vodenska, MET’s chair of administrative sciences, at the inaugural Entrepreneurship & Technology Symposium, which gathered researchers from more than a dozen countries and nearly two dozen research institutions to “Explore New Challenges in Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship in Education. More

Urban Affairs Award-Winning Graduate Takes Aim at Career in Higher Ed

Urban Affairs Award-Winning Graduate Takes Aim at Career in Higher Ed

Award for Excellence winner Corey Louis Coleman came to Boston University’s Metropolitan College (BU MET) with a clear set of goals. Motivated by the academic legacy of his grandfather, he wanted to take his career skills in the field of construction and amplify them with a Master of Urban Affairs, to further his ambitions to make an eventual transition into higher education and teaching. More

Gastronomy Student Helps Bring New Life to City Farmers Markets through Mayor’s Office Fellowship

Gastronomy Student Helps Bring New Life to City Farmers Markets through Mayor’s Office Fellowship

When Andrea Catania first heard about an opportunity to join the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, she didn’t think her Master of Arts in Gastronomy studies would qualify her. But she soon learned the program was open to graduate students of all types, and with the help of the BU Initiative on Cities, she was able to land a summer fellowship that gave her eight weeks to make a difference in the lives of Boston residents. More