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 apples, plums, and strawberries he’d […]

City Planning, Urban Affairs Students Named Initiative on Cities 2019 Summer Fellows

A pair of MET students have been selected to join the BU Initiative on Cities 2019 class of Summer Fellows. Natalia Chavez, of the Master of City Planning program, and Kevin Flakes, of the Master of Urban Affairs program, will collaborate with local leaders and legislators on projects designed to support services and sustainable infrastructure. […]

Urban Affairs Standout Joins State’s Citizens United Commission

Joyce Sanchez, a MET Master of Urban Affairs student, has been appointed by Attorney General Maura Healey to join a Citizen’s Commission. The 15-person commission, established as a result of Question 2 on the 2018 Massachusetts ballot, is tasked with exploring a constitutional amendment to overturn the US Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision, which […]

City Planning & Urban Affairs Students to Aid Communities via MetroBridge

Students enrolled in the Metropolitan College City Planning & Urban Affairs programs will have a chance to impact the real world with their academic insight as part of a new program, MetroBridge. Offered through BU’s Initiative on Cities, MetroBridge will allow BU students to make suggestions to nearby communities in need of solutions as part […]

City Planning & Urban Affairs Director Champions ‘Parks for All’ at Boston Public Library

In her academic work, Dr. Madhu Dutta-Koehler explores the realities of climate change adaptation in urban settings and the need for practical solutions to the coming challenges. Green spaces need to be preserved, the director of the MET City Planning & Urban Affairs programs and associate professor of the practice says, and she was invited […]