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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


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


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

City Scholar Uses Urban Affairs Master’s to Amplify Civil Service Career

City Scholar Uses Urban Affairs Master’s to Amplify Civil Service Career

Ana Calderon (MET’24) recently earned her Master of Urban Affairs as one of Metropolitan College’s City of Boston Scholars. Because her day job, working as the chief of staff for Boston City Councilor At-Large Henry Santana, intersects with her field of study, her tuition was covered by the scholarship. It’s helped her pursue her passion for civil service. More

Inaugural Queer Food Studies Conference at BU MET Makes History

Inaugural Queer Food Studies Conference at BU MET Makes History

Gastronomy is less a narrow field of study than it is an expansive prism through which scholars can assess all manners and facets of the human world. It’s a field designed to challenge boundaries, and that quality was on display when BU’s Metropolitan College hosted the first-ever Queer Food Conference. More

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This Memorial Day, BU Honors Fallen Alums

This Memorial Day, BU remembers military veterans who have fallen while in service—including Marine Major Megan McClung (MET’06), who completed her master’s degree in criminal justice online at MET while deployed in Iraq. She was killed while supporting combat operations on December 6, 2006. In her memory, Megan’s parents established the Megan McClung Memorial Scholarship for students undertaking the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program. More

In Memoriam: Judith Marley, 1954–2024

In Memoriam: Judith Marley, 1954–2024

The Metropolitan College community is grieving in the wake of the loss of lecturer and former assistant dean, Dr. Judith Marley, who passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024. More

MET Dean Tanya Zlateva poses with CAEG President Jinsheng Li and Qingqing Zhou, CAEG’s employee director and deputy general manager of CPAA Theatres

Partnership Brings Commercial Theater Development Program to China

Thanks to an agreement between BU MET and CPAA Theatres, employees of the Chinese entertainment company will be empowered to earn their Graduate Certificate in Commercial Theater Development offered through MET’s Arts Administration program in partnership with Nederlander Entertainment Worldwide. More

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New Arts Marketing Certificate Program Brings Advertising Techniques to Cultural Work

Boston University’s Metropolitan College recently launched the four-course Graduate Certificate in Arts Marketing. Designed to support those early in their careers looking to gain employ with an arts-driven organization as a marketing manager, it’s the perfect course of study for students seeking to develop their talents in the promotion, advertising, More