CIC Director Choi: Uber Hack Evidence of Need for Cyber-Vigilance, Training

Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi, Metropolitan College’s director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity programs, was interviewed by BU Today to share his thoughts on the recent high-profile data breach of international rideshare company Uber. In the Q&A, Dr. Choi outlined the importance of applied learning, as offered by the programs at MET, in practicing […]

Boston’s New Police Commissioner Should Implement Direct Community Oversight, Says Shea Cronin

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Shea Cronin recently spoke with BU Today about Boston’s newly appointed police commissioner, Michael Cox, who arrives to the job with a mandate to reform the department he oversees. The chair of MET’s Department of Applied Social Sciences, Cronin offered suggestions on how Cox can help the Boston Police Department […]

New Data on High-Paying Jobs Puts Spotlight on MET Programs

The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released new data on which career tracks have the most promising professional outlooks through 2030, bringing to light the value of many Metropolitan College programs. Director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity programs and Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi spoke with BU Today about the tremendous need […]

MET Cybercrime Expert Illustrates Investigative Acumen Ahead of Third Annual White Hat Cybersecurity Conference

A BU Today profile put the spotlight on MET’s director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) programs, Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi, highlighting his unique expertise at training law enforcement on matters of crime pertaining to personal data, hacking, and cyber-theft ahead of next week’s third annual International White Hat Conference. As Choi illustrates […]

BU Today Highlights Buttermilk Boutique Founder and Gastronomy Alum Tie Whittaker

Before earning her master’s in Gastronomy at BU’s Metropolitan College, Tie Whittaker (MET’12) stepped away from a looming career in law to follow a more sincere passion: to be a pastry chef. It started in the kitchens of her grandmothers, Whittaker says. “I had decided that I wanted to keep my grandmothers’ recipes alive—that was […]

MET Alum Donda Mullis Makes Inaugural Forbes List

Focusing solely on women, the inaugural Forbes “50 over 50” list includes names such as Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Liz Cheney, actor Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek, Beetlejuice, Home Alone), Emmy-nominated TV creator Shonda Rhimes (Scandal, Bridgerton), and Miami Marlins General Manager Kim Ng. Keeping them company are several luminaries from […]

Cronin: ‘Unquestionably’ Right Verdict Reached in Chauvin Case, But Urgency of Comprehensive Reform Remains

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, a Minnesota jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder in the second degree, among other charges, for the wrongful death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Video footage of the uniformed, on-duty Chauvin kneeling on the neck of handcuffed Floyd for over nine minutes, captured […]