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.

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 Professor Rousseau Wins BU Grant to Investigate Resilience in At-Risk Communities

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.