Newest Episode of MET Makes Conversation Podcast Explores Global Supply Chain Lessons Revealed by Pandemic

The global pandemic gave consumers across the world a deeper appreciation for the importance of quality supply chain management, as irregularities led to service interruptions, product shortages, and delays. On the newest episode of MET Makes Conversation, the podcast where Metropolitan College faculty lend academic perspectives to real-world challenges, supply chain management experts Canan Gunes […]

MET Alum Leads Museum of African American History to Greater Heights

In a recent interview with Bostonia: Boston University’s Alumni Magazine, Leon E. Wilson (MET’75), the president and CEO of the Museum of African American History, explains the ways his nonprofit organization found growing success even amid the challenges of operating during a global pandemic. Wilson, who earlier in his career earned his degree in business […]

Bold New Horizons Take the Stage at Performing Arts Administration Panel

The theater business never stared down a crisis more dramatic than the 2020 onset of a global pandemic. All across the world, stages went dark for an unscheduled and indeterminate intermission, cheating audiences out of performances they rely on to inspire awe and wonder, and leaving theater managers, along with producers, performers, orchestras, and crew, […]

Finding Supportive Mentors Key to Sustained Career Success in Changing Arts World

Dr. Douglas DeNatale, director of Arts Administration at BU’s Metropolitan College (MET), has good news for those committed to a career in the arts: despite the field’s massive sea changes amid a worldwide pandemic, there are still ample professional opportunities to be had, given the proper guidance. Contributing to USA Today’s Education and Career News […]

City Planning Alum Helps Score Legislative Win for Home-Based Food Entrepreneurs

As a student in BU MET’s City Planning & Urban Affairs programs, Andree Entezari (MET’21) developed the know-how it takes to envision and execute practical solutions to challenges in urban life, through partnership and policy. So, when local regulations forbade Entezari from selling lavashak—the Iranian dried fruit snack made from apples, plums, and strawberries he’d […]

MSCS Alum Asad Malik Pioneers New Social Media Platform, Rubiic, Designed for “Self-Expression, Self-Reflection”

The global pandemic created a cataclysm in everyday life. Asad Malik (MET’21) recognized with the new way of life at home and self-reflecting, one field in particular would be expected to see expansive growth: social media. A graduate of MET’s Master of Science in Computer Science program, Malik noted that brands, memes, and influencers reigned […]

In Nonprofit World’s Fraught Financial Future, BU MET Arts Admin Director DeNatale Sees Security in Scale

Like so many industries, the businesses of arts and culture have been rocked by setbacks amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Now, as occupancy bans begin to lift, vaccines are distributed, and resilience funding remitted to organizations and individuals dedicated to keeping the world afloat through arts, decision-makers are figuring out how the shows that must […]