CIS Alum Sean Donnelly Named to Forbes List for Educational Cybersecurity Work

Sean Donnelly (MET’18), a BU MET Master of Science in Computer Information Systems graduate, was recently named to Forbes’s “30 Under 30” list of entrepreneurs on the rise. The 29-year-old cybersecurity professional was recognized for the contribution to the education space made by his company, Resolvn, which provides clients with guided training to detect and […]

Rewarding Excellence—MET Hosts Virtual Award Ceremony

Each year at Commencement, Boston University’s Metropolitan College presents Awards of Excellence to undergraduate and graduate students, part-time faculty, and distinguished alumni. Though this year’s Commencement was postponed until May 2021, a virtual ceremony was held over Zoom on Thursday, October 1, 2020 for the presentation of the awards. “On-campus activities and courses this past […]

Long, Hard Times Ahead for Restaurants, Says Gastronomy, Culinary Arts & Wine Studies Alum

Fernanda Tapia (MET’09), a Gastronomy alum who also holds certificates from the Culinary Arts and Wine Studies programs, is former co-owner and executive chef at Comedor, a Chilean-American bistro in the heart of Newton, MA. As an experienced industry hand and executive, she knows well the challenges restaurants are facing during the ongoing pandemic, and […]

MET Winemaker Takes Home Silver in International Competition

Jacquelyn Groeper, instructor in BU’s Wine Studies Program and winemaker and co-owner of Artis Winery, was recently honored with a silver medal in the 2020 International Women’s Wine Competition. Held this past June in Sonoma, California, the competition fielded over a thousand entries and was judged by women of the wine industry via double-blind taste […]

Groundbreaking Urban Grape Wine Studies Award to Empower Students of Color in Field

Launching in time for the fall 2020 semester, the Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color is a new opportunity for historically marginalized peoples to get an irreplaceable education in the beverage and hospitality industry. Founded by BU Certificate Program in Wine Studies alum TJ Douglas and wife Hadley Douglas, owners of Boston’s […]

What kinds of jobs can you get as a data scientist?

Ask Boston University alumnus Brian Zive (CAS’94, MET’07), who was included in BU Today’s “10 Alums Working in Data Science Share Their Career Path Stories.” A fundraising consultant in analytical solutions at Marts & Lundy, Zive uses his analytics skills to help fundraising organizations make important decisions around campaign strategy, including assessment of donor potential […]

MET Analytics Alum Engineers Parking Inefficiency Fix

As a student living in Boston, Amal Radhakrishnan (MET’19) knew how difficult it could be to find decent parking. The Master of Science in Computer Science with concentration in Data Analytics grad also knew that with the right enterprising spirit, a solution to the urban problem was only an innovation away. Radhakrishnan founded Parkaze, a […]