December 21, 2014

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President’s Update: Reflecting on a Semester of Progress

It’s the last week of classes before finals for Upper School and College students. Then, everyone disperses for a well-earned Christmas break. As we wind down the semester, I find myself … Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Conservation through Education

“Principia is a small community with a big wingspan,” comments Stephanie Little (C’03), who majored in environmental studies. “Principia gave me a global understanding that inspired me to make this … Read more

College Students Cover Election Night Live

Approximately 70 students participated in “Prin at the Polls” on Tuesday evening, delivering five continuous hours of extensive, live coverage of midterm elections. Principia Internet Radio (PIR) provided a learning laboratory … Read more

Apollo 13 Heroes Visit Campus

Apollo 13 Heroes Visit Campus

In November, the George A. Andrews Distinguished Speaker Series presented “Failure Is Not an Option,” a talk by Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovell (center) and Fred W. Haise (left) and former NASA Mission Flight Control Director Gene Kranz (right). Speaking in a fireside chat style to a packed Cox Auditorium—with a completely … Read more

England Abroad Presents “The Winter’s Tale”

England Abroad Presents “The Winter’s Tale”

Love, suspicion, misperception, jealousy, hatred, loss, forgiveness, redemption, and restoration—such is Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, performed movingly in November by students recently returned from the England Abroad. Moments after the play opens, suspicion casts a chill upon the scene. False accusation leads to imprisonment, where a child is born. Later abandoned in the wilderness, the baby … Read more

Mediation Team Wins Top Awards

Mediation Team Wins Top Awards

Three members of Principia College’s six-person mediation team hold a total of seven individual All-American titles. Sophomore Cassidy Alford and senior Brian Simpson are both two-time All-Americans, and senior Meredith Clark is a three-time All-American. During the recent International Intercollegiate Mediation Championship in Gainesville, Georgia, Principia earned team honors as well. Competing against over 40 teams … Read more