Groundbreaking Urban Grape Wine Studies Award to Empower Students of Color in Field

Launching in time for the fall 2020 semester, the Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color is a new opportunity for historically marginalized peoples to get an irreplaceable education in the beverage and hospitality industry. Founded by BU Certificate Program in Wine Studies alum TJ Douglas and wife Hadley Douglas, owners of Boston’s […]

In New Interview, Dean Zlateva Explains How CE Units Can Help Universities Serve Non-Traditional Learners

University continuing education units are in the spotlight, thanks to their role in helping their institutions establish protocols for remote learning in a COVID-19 world. The lessons learned now will inform how traditional universities serve their student populations in years to come, suggests Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva in “Continuing Ed’s Responsibility to Help Universities […]

MET Health Informatics Professor Highlights Rising Security Hazards of Medical Data

As an expert on data and knowledge management in the biomedical and healthcare sectors, MET Associate Professor Guanglan Zhang recognizes the threat of data breach faced by medical practices. Coordinator of BU MET’s Health Informatics programs, Dr. Zhang shared her insights into recent data breach trends in the medical field with Physician’s Practice. Among her […]

Banning Face-Recognition Technology Does Not Protect Your Privacy, Says Dean Zlateva

Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva, cofounder of BU’s Center for Reliable Information Systems & Cyber Security (RISCS), was quoted in an article by WGBH News on February 25. The article, “Is It Possible to Opt-Out? Facial Recognition Technology Raises Questions About Data and Consent,” notes that security and law enforcement agencies, healthcare organizations, and retail […]

MET Online Degrees Rank Among Top 10 for 7 Years in a Row

For the seventh year in a row, BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) tops the U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best online graduate programs. This steadfast position—alongside some of the nation’s most elite schools—underscores MET’s strong performance in the most competitive and high-growth areas of higher education, that of part-time, online graduate programs. […]

MET Cybersecurity Authority: TikTok Breach “A Big Surprise”

Dr. Kyung-shick Choi has dedicated his career to grappling with the rising scourge of digital criminality and malfeasance. The Cyber-Routine Activities Theory the Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity director developed over a decade ago has since become a predominant theory on cybercrime and computer crime victimization. With research that’s made a global impact, his expertise is […]

New Performing Arts Certificate Makes its Debut at MET

Boston University’s Metropolitan College is proud to announce the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Performing Arts Enterprise, offered in partnership with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, one of the world’s leading commercial theater companies. Offered as part of MET’s long-running programs in Arts Administration, the new certificate program is taught by veterans of the Broadway theater scene who […]

Cyber-Secure Your Future: CAE Virtual Career Fair Open to MET Security Students

An advantage of being a student at Boston University is access to robust career networks and job resources. Because BU is a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense and Research, students in Metropolitan College’s information security programs are eligible to attend the upcoming CAE Virtual Career Fair, September 27, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. […]

In New Article, MET Dean Examines the Impact of Online Learning

In her recent article, “Online Learning: Driving Higher Education’s Transformative Years,” Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva offers insight and perspective on how innovation in online learning has triggered change and transformation throughout the higher education landscape. The article was published in EvoLLLution, an online newspaper focused on higher education issues. Read the full article here.

Associate Dean Chitkushev Quoted in “Boston Globe”

Dr. Lou Chitkushev, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of computer science, was quoted in “Zipcar disruption reveals vagaries of tech connectivity,” a Boston Globe article on Zipcar and the pros and cons of networked technology and the “Internet of Things.” Read the full article here.