Amid Calls for Massachusetts to Prioritize Prison Education, MET Head Outlines Obstacles

For over 50 years, BU MET has given incarcerated individuals in the Massachusetts prison system the opportunity to pursue personal growth via higher education through its Prison Education Program. Now, a diverse cohort of nonprofit leaders and correctional specialists have called on the incoming administration of Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey to commit to expanding and […]

Thanks to Hands-On Instruction, BU’s New Pastry Arts Program Makes the Perfect Preparation to Launch a Career in Food

In January 2023, Boston University’s Programs in Food & Wine launches a new, on-campus Professional Pastry Arts Program, which equips students with the skills they need to launch a career in baking and the greater food industry. A recent story in the Boston Globe shined a spotlight on the comprehensive 14-week Metropolitan College course of […]

Dean Zlateva Surveys the Advantages of Lifelong Learning in a Changing Job Market in Recent Interview

In an interview that appeared in the November 2022 edition of EvoLLLution, Boston University’s Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva outlined the reasons that, in the modern professional market, continuing education is paramount. “The harsh criticism of college education we have received over the last ten years has been focused on the type of curricula (too abstract), […]

Latest MET Makes Conversation Podcast Highlights Importance of People Skills in Project Management

In the newest episode of MET Makes Conversation, the podcast where the Metropolitan College academic community lends perspectives on the real-world challenges facing their fields, our experts examine the newest trend in the field of project management: namely, the growing importance placed on what the Project Management Institute has dubbed “power” skills, like communication capability, […]

Federal Grant Will Allow BU MET Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity to Aid in Combatting Online Child Abuse

The US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded the Boston University Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) program a grant of $437,500, dedicated to producing a new training program to support police investigations pertaining to online crimes against children, sex trafficking, cryptocurrency, and the dark web.

CIC Director Choi: Uber Hack Evidence of Need for Cyber-Vigilance, Training

Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi, Metropolitan College’s director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity programs, was interviewed by BU Today to share his thoughts on the recent high-profile data breach of international rideshare company Uber. In the Q&A, Dr. Choi outlined the importance of applied learning, as offered by the programs at MET, in practicing […]

Culinary Arts Core Chef Dishes on Dining in Boston

Acclaimed restauranteur Jody Adams, a core chef in BU MET’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts, was recently interviewed by the Boston Globe, where she offered her thoughts on Boston’s current restaurant scene, changing neighborhoods, and what it was like keeping businesses afloat during the global pandemic. Adams, one of the many accomplished industry professionals […]