Notes in the Margins: Helping first gen students beat the odds, Moneyball and hate speech

Tips to help first-generation college students to beat the odds… and graduate With the first-gen population growing, institutions need to know the challenges these students face and the students need to know how to approach the hurdles ahead. (USA Today)

What do the social sciences have in common with baseball? The story of Moneyball, academic impact, and quantitative methods How the story of a US baseball coach who utilized the human sciences to create a winning dynasty highlights the real, measurable forms of knowledge that social sciences can produce. (The London School of Economics and Political Science)

Students’ unions ‘must be able to veto hate speakers’ Islamic society leader warns of linking university attendance and terrorism. (Times Higher Education)