October 21, 2014

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President’s Update: Fall Semester Is in Full Swing

President’s Update: Fall Semester Is in Full Swing

October 2, 2014

Thirty-nine years after my own England abroad as a student at Principia College, I’ve just returned from meeting up with current College students who are studying in England this semester. … Read more

New and Special Majors Expand Students’ Options

New and Special Majors Expand Students’ Options

October 2, 2014

Principia added three academic offerings to its program this year to serve evolving student interests and prepare graduates for meaningful careers in a variety of fields. The Educational Studies Department developed … Read more

School Embraces Local and Global Community

School Embraces Local and Global Community

September 4, 2014

Fostering an inclusive, connected sense of community at the start of a new academic year is a priority at many schools, including Principia. This year, that means helping 420 students … Read more

SETI Institute Hosts Summer Interns

SETI Institute Hosts Summer Interns

September 4, 2014

SETI Institute, a nonprofit organization in California whose mission is to “explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe,” hosted three Principia interns this … Read more

Introducing Upper School’s Assistant Principal

Introducing Upper School’s Assistant Principal

September 4, 2014

Upper School’s new assistant principal sure did take a roundabout route to get to Principia . . . Flying to St. Louis from South Africa, where Peter Dry was born … Read more

School Alum Performs for Royalty

School Alum Performs for Royalty

September 4, 2014

What do Principia Summer Sessioners and Prince Charles have in common? This past summer, they both had the pleasure of attending performances by accomplished jazz pianist (and School alum) Stephanie Trick! Just … Read more

Principia Ranks in Top 50

Principia Ranks in Top 50

September 4, 2014

Money magazine recently ranked the nation’s roughly 1,500 four-year colleges to determine “the most bang for your tuition buck,” as the magazine puts it. First, schools with a below-average graduation … Read more

Pre-fall Fun at the College

Pre-fall Fun at the College

September 4, 2014

Fall Athletes Serve the Community

Fall Athletes Serve the Community

September 4, 2014

During preseason training, Principia College’s cross-country teams, along with the volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer teams, stepped away from the fields and courts and turned their attention to helping … Read more

President’s Update: The Promise of a New Academic Year

President’s Update: The Promise of a New Academic Year

September 4, 2014

September brings the promise of a new academic year. Everyone has sharp pencils, new books, and starts out with an “A.” As we engage with what Principia founder Mary Kimball Morgan … Read more

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