How Catholic Symbolism, Mysticism Feeds Horror in Mass Media

Hollywood has a long tradition of drawing inspiration from diverse sources, but according to Dr. Regina Hansen, editor of Giving the Devil His Due: Satan and Cinema, one of the movie industry’s favorite creative wellsprings is the Catholic Church, thanks in large part to the religion’s relationship with the supernatural. Writing for The Conversation, Dr. […]

For Decade of Service, Associate Professor Canan Gunes Corlu Wins INFORMS Meritorious Award

BU MET Associate Professor Canan Gunes Corlu has been recognized by the leading international association for professionals in operations research and management science, INFORMS, for her decade of exceptional dedication and leadership within the organization. INFORMS President Stephen C. Graves, of MIT’s Sloan School of Management, presented Dr. Corlu with the INFORMS Meritorious Service Award […]

Finding Supportive Mentors Key to Sustained Career Success in Changing Arts World

Dr. Douglas DeNatale, director of Arts Administration at BU’s Metropolitan College (MET), has good news for those committed to a career in the arts: despite the field’s massive sea changes amid a worldwide pandemic, there are still ample professional opportunities to be had, given the proper guidance. Contributing to USA Today’s Education and Career News […]

MET Cybercrime Investigation Chief Wins National Award for Contribution to Criminology Field

Dr. Kyung-shick Choi, director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) at Boston University’s Metropolitan College, has won the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Cybercrime’s Outstanding Contribution Award. Nominated by peers from higher education institutions across the country, the award comes in recognition of Dr. Choi’s exceptional commitment to cybercrime investigation mentorship, his vital influence […]

Out of Control: MET Lecturer Makes Sense of People and Weather

The world can be hard to understand, and the weather even harder. In a new Boston Globe “Ideas” editorial, Dr. Regina Hansen, faculty coordinator of the Metropolitan College online Undergraduate Degree Completion Program (UDCP) and master lecturer of rhetoric at BU’s College of General Studies, lent her perspective on the ways humanity has historically made […]

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 […]

Financial Management Director Dr. Irena Vodenska Among BU’s Select Promotions to Full Professor

Dr. Irena Vodenska, who joined Boston University’s Metropolitan College as an assistant professor in 2009, became an associate professor in 2016, and serves as director of the MS in Financial Management program in Administrative Sciences, has been promoted to professor of finance, in recognition of her many accomplishments and contributions to the College and University. […]