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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 is Hiring! Part-Time Lecturer in Computer Science Sought

Boston University’s Metropolitan College is seeking applicants for part-time teaching positions in Computer Science with expertise in one of the following disciplines: Data Analytics Software Development Candidates with strong backgrounds in other related areas are also encouraged to apply. Metropolitan College, one of the 17 degree-granting schools and colleges of Boston University, is... More

MET is Hiring!

MET is Hiring! Part-Time Lecturer in Management Sought

Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) is seeking applicants for part-time teaching positions in Management with expertise in one of the following disciplines: Business Analytics Finance Supply Chain Marketing Innovation Business Management Candidates with strong backgrounds in other related areas are also encouraged to apply. Metropolitan College, one of the 17 degree-granting schools and colleges of Boston University, More

Thanks to MET, Father and Daughter Graduate Side-by-Side Featured

Thanks to MET, Father and Daughter Graduate Side-by-Side

Rory Kallfelz’s graduation from Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) this past May was a unique experience—and not just because he finished his college career during a pandemic. Kallfelz (MET’21), was able to graduate alongside his daughter, Alexandra Kallfelz (COM’21), she with a degree in journalism, and he with a Bachelor... More

Internet ‘Founding Father’ John Day Lauded for Network Research Foresight

Few have a stronger command of the workings of internet architecture than BU Metropolitan College (MET) Master Lecturer in Computer Science John Day. When recent widespread outages to high-profile websites like Spotify, Reddit, and Twitter once more revealed the faults in the foundation of the digital superhighway that Day has... More

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Student-Led Gastronomy Conference Examines Intersectional Food Justice

In April, students of the Gastronomy & Food Studies Programs at BU MET put on a small conference designed to bring attention to intersectional matters of food sovereignty, racial justice, and environmentalism. Organized by Gastronomy students Danielle Jacques and Dana Ferrante, the weekend-long “Living Landscapes” virtual event gathered activists, foragers... More

New MET Scholarship Dedicated to Strengthening Inclusion in Arts Administration

New MET Scholarship Dedicated to Strengthening Inclusion in Arts Administration

In recognition of the need to foster greater diversity and inclusion in leadership across the humanities, Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) has established the Advancing the Arts Scholarship, an award dedicated to US-based Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) applicants to the Master of Science in Arts Administration degree... More

Enlisted Criminal Justice Graduate Sets Sights on Prison Reform

Enlisted Criminal Justice Graduate Sets Sights on Prison Reform

Victoria Ho (MET’21), one of 2021’s proud BU MET graduates and now a recipient of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, works to make change in the world. Her master’s studies have come alongside a Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) education. Ho has been serving in the Army since 2013, More