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.
The Certificate Program in Cheese Studies offered by BU MET was recently featured on WCVB Channel 5’s Chronicle, as part of a survey of cheese education opportunities in and around Boston.
BU MET students come from all walks of life, and a degree earned here can lead you to unexpected places. The Boston area has a new hotspot, Park-9 Dog Bar—a canine-friendly watering hole in Everett. It’s the product of a BU MET alum, Tess Kohanski (MET’17), who earned her Master of City Planning, along with her wife, Emily Gusse, and family.
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.
In the Master of Urban Planning program, students learn what it takes for a career in policymaking and public service.
As compliance and records officer with the Harvard University Police Department, BU MET Alumna Emily de Lalla pursued her Master of Criminal Justice with concentration in Crime Analysis to hone the analysis tools that would empower her to craft data-driven, intelligence-informed responses to crime.
City Planning Master’s Alum Now Key Urban Planning Minister and Sustainability Strategist for Saudi Arabia
An alumni of the Metropolitan College Master of City Planning degree program, Adel Bakheet Al-Zahrani (MET’07), today serves as Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister for Urban Planning and Lands and Strategic Advisor of Urban Designs.
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?