November 28, 2014

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Principia’s Mammoth Finds a Permanent Home

How do you build an interpretive exhibit for the 17,500-year-old mammoth (nicknamed Benny) who was found buried near Rackham Court in 1999 and, in his prime, would have measured about … Read more

New and Special Majors Expand Students’ Options

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

Summer Research and Presentations

Though most students and faculty were away from campus early June through mid-August, academic endeavors flourished. In fact, faculty engagement during the summer is a vital part of Principia’s academic … Read more

College Students Cover Election Night Live

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 where students in political science and mass communication classes collaborated to provide breaking news reports, live call-in opportunities, and analyses and commentaries from elected officials, … Read more

International Perspectives Conference Broadens Focus

International Perspectives Conference Broadens Focus

For 14 years, Principia held a student-run Pan-African Conference focusing, as its name suggests, on the African Diaspora. Topics covered ranged from the role of youth to economic growth and development. Last year, however, students felt that the rapid growth of globalization called for some rethinking of the conference’s purpose and perspective. The result was a … Read more

President’s Update: New Heights of Achievement

President’s Update: New Heights of Achievement

We’ve had a month of excellent academic and athletic pursuits across Principia as students at all levels push themselves to new heights of achievement. The College mediation team won a regional tournament by taking home the top prize in Mediation and placing third in the Advocacy division. They travel to Georgia this coming weekend for the … Read more