January 18, 2007
- After more than a month of debate, Jimmy Carter will speak at Brandeis University this monthand so will Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard law school professor "who through the whole debate has been framed as Carter's archnemesis," the Justice reports.
- At Boston University, partying restrictions have come not from the university but from the city of Boston, whose mayor's office earlier this month ordered a temporary ban on under-21 nights at all clubs in the popular Lansdowne Street area and the theater district, the Daily Free Press reports.
- Hosting George W. Bush's presidential library will not compromise academic freedom, Southern Methodist University President Gerald Turner assured faculty yesterday, the Dallas Morning News reports. Since the deal was announced, professors have expressed concern over hosting Bush's library-and the public policy institute expected to come with it.