Press Coverage
April 24, 2018
University Affairs
How Do We Build an Intentional University?

University Affairs author and education expert Gisèle Yasmeen met with Founder Ben Nelson and Founding Dean Stephen Kosslyn to learn how they built Minerva, the intentional university, from the ground up.

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March 20, 2018
The Curiosity Podcast
The Future of Learning Is Now, Thanks to Science

Stephen Kosslyn, Minerva’s Founding Dean, explains how people learn and how Minerva is changing the way we approach learning one student at a time. 

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January 5, 2018
Getting Smart
Minerva: The Intentional University

Getting Smart co-founder Tom Vander Ark takes an in-depth look at the strides Minerva has taken to fulfill its mission of “nurturing critical wisdom for the sake of the world” since the intsitution’s inception. 

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January 5, 2018
PBS NewsHour
Opinion: 18 Predictions for 2018 and Beyond

In a PBS article on predictions for 2018 and beyond, Minerva is named the “skills-oriented” institution incorporating technology to reinvent education.

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December 9, 2017
Times Higher Education
Minerva Claims ‘Learning Gain’ Victory Over Universities

Times Higher Education’s David Matthews discusses Minerva’s recent CLA+ scores: “the average CLA+ score of Minerva’s students ‘was higher than the score of senior graduating classes at every other university and college that administered the test.’

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