MET Professors Discuss Security, Disinformation with CIA Director John Brennan

MET Senior Associate Dean Lou Chitkushev and finance Professor Irena Vodenska, chair of the Department of Administrative Sciences, attended a private reception and dinner with former CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, November 2, at the Lenox Hotel in Boston. The event, hosted by the Boston Speaker Series, preceded Director Brennan’s lecture at Symphony Hall. […]

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 […]

MET Faculty Among BU’s Inaugural Fellows to Develop Antiracist Curricula

Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research has a mission to build an antiracist society that ensures racial equity and social justice. Now, a pair of MET faculty will take significant steps in advancing that mission by redesigning courses in ways that thoughtfully foreground antiracist practices in curricula and pedagogical strategies. Danielle Rousseau, assistant professor of […]

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 […]

Administrative Sciences Chair Offers Finance Tips for Rookie Investors

Dr. Irena Vodenska—professor of finance, director of the MS in Financial Management (MSFM) program, and chair of the Department of Administrative Sciences at BU MET—lent her professional and academic expertise to The Ascent, weighing in with tips for first-time investors, clearing up common misconceptions around stock trading, and providing guidance for how consumers should decide […]

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. […]