Fulbright Specialist Award for Cybersecurity Sends Professor Chitkushev to Ecuador

Metropolitan College Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Lou Chitkushev has been granted a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Foreign Scholarship award for work that takes him to Ecuador, where the associate professor of computer science and director of health informatics and health sciences will lend his expertise in cybersecurity to the nation’s military academy. Funded primarily […]

Applied Business Analytics Graduate Student Danielle Song Wins Poster Award at Northeast Decision Science Conference

On April 8, 2022. Danielle Song, who is earning her MS in Applied Business Analytics at BU’s Metropolitan College, won the best graduate student poster award at the 52nd Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) conference, held in Newark, New Jersey. With a poster entitled, “MBTA Winter Storm Planning: Slick Road Prediction Model,” Danielle focused her […]

New Class of Urban Grape Award Winners Bring Wide Perspective to Newest Opportunity

Last fall, the second pair of winners of the BU Food & Wine Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color were announced: Tatiana Glenn and Victor Medina. As winners, Glenn and Medina are enrolled in MET’s four-level Certificate in Wine Studies program, starting with Level 1: Fundamentals of Wine Studies. They will also […]

For Decade of Service, Associate Professor Canan Gunes Corlu Wins INFORMS Meritorious Award

BU MET Associate Professor Canan Gunes Corlu has been recognized by the leading international association for professionals in operations research and management science, INFORMS, for her decade of exceptional dedication and leadership within the organization. INFORMS President Stephen C. Graves, of MIT’s Sloan School of Management, presented Dr. Corlu with the INFORMS Meritorious Service Award […]

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 mentorship, his vital influence […]

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 for applicants to the Master of Science in Arts Administration degree program. The award is dedicated to US citizens or permanent residents who have dealt with personal […]

Inaugural Winners of MET’s Urban Grape Wine Studies Award Announced

In June, wine retailers TJ and Hadley Douglas launched the Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color, a scholarship designed to nurture professional growth in the field for individuals from communities that have historically been marginalized. In November, Suhayl Ramirez and Amanda Best were named the first two winners of the award. As […]

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 […]