Matthew Kwiecinski

MPD nabs man allegedly involved in multiple thefts

Metropolitan Police officers arrested a man at about 11 a.m. Tuesday for allegedly breaking into and stealing from offices in academic buildings. A staffer in the School of Media and Public Affairs reported that Maurice Smith was trying to enter “various locked offices” on the fourth floor, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said. University Police officers […]

University assists city in alcohol busts

GW has helped the city’s police and alcohol board bust at least seven liquor stores or bars for underage sales and drinking in the last two years. The crackdowns are the result of a partnership between local colleges, D.C. police and the city’s Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration to target businesses known for selling or admitting […]

Mayor unveils economic plan

Mayor Vincent Gray proposed a five-year, $1 billion-dollar economic development strategy Wednesday, the result of a five-month partnership with the GW School of Business and neighboring universities. Gray announced the vision to bring 100,000 new jobs to the city and $1 billion from new taxes. His plans include making D.C. more of a global business […]

Law dean resigns to lead online learning

Paul Schiff Berman abruptly announced Monday that he will step down as dean of the No. 20-ranked GW Law School in January, after just 18 months of leading the school in the face of declining enrollment. Berman was tapped by Provost Steven Lerman to become vice provost for online education and academic innovation – a […]

Former employee sentenced for drugs

A former housekeeping employee found with ammunition and 23 pounds of marijuana in his apartment in May was sentenced Thursday to three weekends behind bars and a year of probation. A Maryland circuit court charged Leon Flythe, 29, with one count of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Flythe was arrested at his apartment […]