Global Rotation

Making the Best of a Constrained Global Rotation

The global rotation is a delicate balance of quality and quantity. We jet-set across seven cities and jam professional development, academics, cultural immersion, and personal growth into each semester. Students are encouraged to choose what they want to prioritize, but what are the constraints on student agency and the logistical concerns of the Minerva model? ... Read More

Is the global rotation worth it?

The global rotation has been described as unsustainable in several ways, the most obvious being environmental. But it may also be unsustainable in terms of money, logistics, and emotions, placing burdens on students they feel like they can’t continue to carry. In this article, we ask: how much, in the broadest possible sense, does the global rotation cost? And, is it worth it?... Read More