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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

MET Cybercrime Investigation Chief Wins National Award for Contribution to Criminology Field

MET Cybercrime Investigation Chief Wins National Award for Contribution to Criminology Field

Dr. Kyung-shick Choi, director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) at Boston University’s Metropolitan College, has won the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Cybercrime’s Outstanding Contribution Award. Nominated by peers from higher education institutions across the country, the award comes in recognition of Dr. Choi’s exceptional commitment to cybercrime investigation... More

Criminal Justice Alum Brings Cybercrime Knowledge to Canadian News

Criminal Justice Alum Brings Cybercrime Knowledge to Canadian News

Chris Kayser (MET’16), founder, president, and CEO of the Calgary-based security firm Cybercrime Analytics, Inc., has been on a prolific run of making news as a cybercriminologist. It began with an April interview in the Kingsville Observer (Canada) titled “OPP major crimes unit to probe racist fake help wanted ad.” From there, Kayser... More

MET Computer Science Department Appoints Cybersecurity Director

Metropolitan College has appointed Dr. Yuting Zhang as director of Cybersecurity programs. An assistant professor since 2011, Dr. Zhang has long played a significant leadership role at Boston University in the important field of security. As faculty coordinator of information security programs, she developed a proposal for a new joint... More

Inspired to Give Back, Steven Akers (MET’94) Names Three MET Offices

Inspired to Give Back, Steven Akers (MET’94) Names Three MET Offices

Through generous donations to Metropolitan College, alumnus Steven G. Akers (MET’94) has funded the naming of three offices in the BU MET building at 1010 Commonwealth Avenue: The Izabella Temkina Computer Science Chair’s Office The Annie Wilcox Applied Social Sciences Chair’s Office The Mabel A. Akers Administrative Sciences Chair’s Office The... More

American Heritage® Chocolate Grant to Support Gastronomy Research

American Heritage® Chocolate Grant to Support Gastronomy Research

Sweet! On July 13, 2021, the Master of Arts in Gastronomy program at Boston University’s Metropolitan College was awarded a Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Chocolate History Research Grant in the amount of $2,800. Winners were announced at a virtual event hosted by the Heritage Chocolate Society. The grant—named in honor... More

New Data on Boston Crime a ‘Good Sign,’ Cronin Says

New Data on Boston Crime a ‘Good Sign,’ Cronin Says

Nine months into 2020, the city of Boston had seen an alarming 45 homicides. That number is down to 32 this year, according to data recently released by the Boston Police Department. Speaking about the findings with WGBH, BU MET Associate Chair of Applied Social Sciences and Assistant Professor of... More

TJ and Hadley Douglas - Urban Grape Award Founders Get Bold in Globe Series

Urban Grape Award Founders Get Bold in Globe Series

TJ and Hadley Douglas, owners of Boston’s South End wine retailer Urban Grape and founders of the BU Food & Wine Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color, were the subject of the latest entry in the Boston Globe’s Bold Type series, which spotlights Boston-area entrepreneurs dedicated to... More

City Planning Alum Helps Score Legislative Win for Home-Based Food Entrepreneurs

City Planning Alum Helps Score Legislative Win for Home-Based Food Entrepreneurs

As a student in BU MET’s City Planning & Urban Affairs programs, Andree Entezari (MET’21) developed the know-how it takes to envision and execute practical solutions to challenges in urban life, through partnership and policy. So, when local regulations forbade Entezari from selling lavashak—the Iranian dried fruit snack made from... More

Out of Control: MET Lecturer Makes Sense of People and Weather

Out of Control: MET Lecturer Makes Sense of People and Weather

The world can be hard to understand, and the weather even harder. In a new Boston Globe “Ideas” editorial, Dr. Regina Hansen, faculty coordinator of the Metropolitan College online Undergraduate Degree Completion Program (UDCP) and master lecturer of rhetoric at BU’s College of General Studies, lent her perspective on the... More

Higher Education’s Biggest Challenge? Finding a Model that Meets the Demands of a Changing Workforce, MET Dean Zlateva Tells ‘Modern Campus’ Podcast

Higher Education’s Biggest Challenge? Finding a Model that Meets the Demands of a Changing Workforce, MET Dean Zlateva Tells ‘Modern Campus’ Podcast

As dean of Boston University Metropolitan College (MET), Dean Tanya Zlateva is steeped in matters of online course delivery, development, and the means of bringing professional education approaches to traditional research university settings. In a conversation featured in a recent episode of Modern Campus’s “Illumination” podcast, Dean Zlateva explained that... More

MET is Hiring!

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