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 […]

Desire to Protect Vulnerable Youth Motivates Cybersecurity Student

Rossana De Gaspari, a student in MET’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice program, is featured as part of the Boston Globe’s “Aging Strong” series, which spotlights the achievements of those who continue to set ambitious, fulfilling goals as they get older. De Gaspari, a former school teacher who began to pursue her advanced education […]

Supernatural Scholar Dishes on 2020’s Lunar, Timely, Scary Halloween

As author of “Supernatural, Humanity, and the Soul: On the Highway to Hell and Back,” Dr. Regina Hansen is an expert on all matters of Halloween, from its pagan origins through its modern celebration as a community candy swap. Dr. Hansen, faculty coordinator of the Metropolitan College online Undergraduate Degree Completion Program (UDCP) and a […]

Rewarding Excellence—MET Hosts Virtual Award Ceremony

Each year at Commencement, Boston University’s Metropolitan College presents Awards of Excellence to undergraduate and graduate students, part-time faculty, and distinguished alumni. Though this year’s Commencement was postponed until May 2021, a virtual ceremony was held over Zoom on Thursday, October 1, 2020 for the presentation of the awards. “On-campus activities and courses this past […]

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, […]

The New Normal: Dean Zlateva Welcomes MET Students in Virtual Ceremony

Boston University’s Annual Matriculation Ceremony occurred on Sunday, August 30—and it was historic for being the University’s first virtual matriculation, another harbinger of the new normal unfolding amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Attending in person were Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva and the other BU college deans, along with top administrators and a few special guests—socially […]

Words as Weapons: Heated Summer Brings New Relevance to MET Rhetoric Class

Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development Megan Sullivan’s MET course, Art of Rhetoric in Life and Work (MET IS 421), generally focuses on the power of writing, and how language can make an impact in our real world. But during this turbulent summer of 2020, as the world reckons with both airborne and social […]

In BU Today, Dean Zlateva Shares Positive Experience of Her Negative COVID-19 Test

In an editorial contribution to BU Today, Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva relayed to the University community the first steps of her personal Back2BU story—her experience using BU’s Healthway portal to arrange a coronavirus swab test on-campus, and the perspective it gave her. “I was curious and hopeful and apprehensive about how a system of […]

MET Cybercrime Director Pens New Book on Statistics in Criminology

As director of MET’s Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) programs, Professor of the Practice Dr. Kyung-shick Choi is deeply ensconced in the manners in which human behavior and technology interact with criminal justice systems. Now, the cybercriminology expert has unlocked new means of quantifying those interactions. Dr. Choi’s new book, The Foundations of Statistics in […]

New Book Empowering Trauma Survivors from MET’s Danielle Rousseau

MET Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Danielle Rousseau is committed to helping survivors work through the physiological and psychological impacts of sexual trauma. In Yoga and Resilience: Empowering Practices for Survivors of Sexual Trauma, Dr. Rousseau, serving as editor, offers tangible tools, rooted in empirical and experiential data, to support survivors of sexual violence. As the […]