Press Coverage
August 1, 2017
Harvard Magazine
An Educated Core

Minerva competes with and disrupts elite colleges through their “flipped classroom” model by helping  students obtain intellectual skills through structured curriculum, and  effectively educating students to become creative and critical global thinkers.

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May 12, 2017
Business Insider
Traditional Applications Don't Measure Anything but Wealth

This new unconventional program has managed to attract thousands of applicants, and the interest is growing every year. Minerva, with its need-blind admission, an international student body, and a strong focus on critical thinking, is becoming an educational that has managed to create alternative to the failing traditional university model.

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May 10, 2017
EdSurge
Three Years in: Minerva’s Founder on For Profits, Selectivity and his Critics

In this interview, Minerva Founder Ben Nelson discusses the struggles with creating a university from scratch, dispels the myths, and explains how Minerva’s curriculum lets students craft their own education.

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April 6, 2017
Times Higher Education
Young Universities: How to Start from Scratch

These universities mark the new age in liberal arts education. Among them, Minerva challenges traditional concepts of university curriculum through its innovative approach to learning.

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April 5, 2017
Getting Smart
Higher Ed Reinvented: Minerva Goes Global

Founder Ben Nelson explains how Minerva’s selective and revolutionary undergraduate program is changing the future of education.

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