Partnership, Collaboration, and Mobilization: A Metropolitan College Case Study

Despite an encroaching pandemic, MET harnesses a history of innovation and teamwork to successfully deliver three jeopardized modules with international partner Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid. For 14 years, the MET International spring break course in Spain had gone off without a hitch. There was no reason for the program’s coordinators to expect a […]

Chef Pépin Shares His Favorite Poem in BU Today

In a BU Today video, renowned chef and television personality Jacques Pépin (Hon.’11) recites his favorite poem, Rimbaud’s “Le Dormeur du Val” (“The Sleeper of the Valley”). The reading is part of the Favorite Poem Project, which was launched in 1997 by former poet laureate Robert Pinsky, a William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and a […]

While Boston Police Reform Ideas a Strong Start, MET Experts Say Greater Efforts Would Bring Greater Returns

Writing in the “POV” section of BU Today, BU MET Associate Chair of Applied Social Sciences and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Shea Cronin and Rebecca Anne McKnight (MET’21), a graduate student in MET’s criminal justice program, offered their perspective on a new set of recommendations made by the Boston Police Reform Task Force. Appointed […]

Credit Cards Pose Dangers During Pandemic, Says MET Finance Director

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of everyone. According to Associate Professor Irena Vodenska, people with low credit scores are especially vulnerable. As Vodenska told WalletHub.com, “During an emergency, people’s credits could rapidly deteriorate, not due to irresponsibility or overspending, but rather due to adverse circumstances.” As MET’s director of finance programs, including the […]

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 […]