MET Computer Science and Distance Education Authors Team Up for a Second Book

Hot on the heels of Best Practices for Administering Online Programs (New York: Routledge, 2021), three BU Metropolitan College coauthors have regrouped to produce another book: Winning Online Instruction: A Q&A for Higher Education Faculty (New York: Routledge, 2022) Dr. Dan Hillman, associate director of instructional design for BU MET’s Office of Distance Education; Dr. […]

One of the Internet ‘Founding Fathers’ John Day Lauded for Network Research Foresight

Few have a stronger command of the workings of internet architecture than BU Metropolitan College (MET) Master Lecturer in Computer Science John Day. When recent widespread outages to high-profile websites like Spotify, Reddit, and Twitter once more revealed the faults in the foundation of the digital superhighway that Day has long critiqued, it brought new […]

MSCS Alum Asad Malik Pioneers New Social Media Platform, Rubiic, Designed for “Self-Expression, Self-Reflection”

The global pandemic created a cataclysm in everyday life. Asad Malik (MET’21) recognized with the new way of life at home and self-reflecting, one field in particular would be expected to see expansive growth: social media. A graduate of MET’s Master of Science in Computer Science program, Malik noted that brands, memes, and influencers reigned […]

Securing Forbes’s Honor Another Goal Met for CIS Alum Sean Donnelly

Being named to Forbes magazine’s prestigious “30 Under 30” list of industrialists on the rise wasn’t just an honor for Resolvn founder Sean Donnelly (MET’18); it was an ambition. For the successes of the modular cybersecurity training firm he launched the year he graduated, Donnelly, 29, has been recognized as one of 2021’s 600 “brightest young […]

BU MET Online Programs Advance in U.S. News Rankings, Place in Top 10 For Eighth Year

Over eight years of U.S. News & World Report rankings, BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) has continued to place highly among the nation’s best online graduate programs. This year, despite unprecedented disruptions in 2020, each program has improved in its standing. MET’s online Master of Science in Criminal Justice advanced one spot to #2 (out of […]

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 […]

Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity Program Gets $430K Department of Justice Grant for Digital Evidence Education

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a new block of grant funding to the BU Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) graduate program, dedicated to aligning the development and refinement of programs in computer forensics and digital evidence with the emerging and ongoing needs of law enforcement agencies. With Associate Dean for […]

MET Computer Science and Learning Team Authors New Tome on Best Practices in Online Education

Best Practices for Administering Online Programs, a new book to be published later this month by Routledge Press, is a collaborative effort by BU MET leadership, faculty, and staff that lays out the principles of one of the College’s major strengths: affordable, accessible, and scalable online learning. Digital, distance-based instruction is a highly collaborative field, […]