In First Year, Administrative Sciences’ Entrepreneurship & Technology Symposium Gathers Dozens of International Innovation Leaders
Innovation is like planting a seed—out of which we hope surprising beauty will come.” So said Irena Vodenska, MET’s chair of administrative sciences, at the inaugural Entrepreneurship & Technology Symposium, which gathered researchers from more than a dozen countries and nearly two dozen research institutions to “Explore New Challenges in Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship in Education.
Assistant Professor Shengzhi Zhang, of the Metropolitan College Department of Computer Science, has been awarded a grant in the amount of $98,197 from Cisco as part of a project which will help build better speech recognition systems by improving the ways they deal with misidentified inputs.
Every day, our lives become more and more interconnected through the digital space. From our phones to our bank accounts, our work lives to our personal ones, all of it can be accessed through technology—and not just by us ourselves.
Metropolitan College Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Gastronomy Megan Elias recently joined The Colin McEnroe Show to discuss an interesting food topic—what people keep in their kitchen.
Jeremy Sewall, a core instructor in BU MET’s Certificate in Culinary Arts program, has taken up a new food-oriented challenge: fighting back against an invasive species of crab that can wreak havoc on Maine sea life and fishing—by making it available at his restaurant.
The study of food can reveal heretofore unseen elements of social, political, and cultural understanding, illuminating the humanity that underlies each dish we consume. BU MET’s Gastronomy and Food Studies programs can help you develop this keen sight for hidden meaning.
City Planning & Urban Affairs Lecturer Adam Chapdelaine Lands Top Post at Massachusetts Municipal Associations
Adam Chapdelaine, a lecturer in Boston University Metropolitan College’s City Planning & Urban Affairs program, has been named executive director of the Massachusetts Municipal Associations Board of Directors, an organization which unites regional municipal officials to articulate clear and united municipal messages, develops and advocates for unified policies, and collaborates to better the efficiency and effectiveness of municipal service delivery, acting as a voice of cities and towns across Massachusetts.
Criminal justice is about more than just arrests and investigations. The applied social science also encompasses finding scalable solutions to the causes of crime, as well as reckoning with the roots of criminality, the traumatic legacies that crime and violence can leave behind, and the perseverance that sustains those in its wake.
Every kind of food has a history. Food has context, character, and, above all, it has people who love it—otherwise, how would it withstand the test of both taste and time?
Crime policy and administration expert Shea Cronin, assistant professor of criminal justice at Boston University Metropolitan College (MET), was tapped by the Harvard Gazette to comment on the Harvard University Police Department’s recently deployed dashboard.