Summer 2022

How Principia propelled labor leader Sara Nelson to prominence

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Summer 2022


The New Face of Student Enrollment

In Video


Message from the Chief Executive

Hear Chief Executive Barbara Blackwell present her fresh ideas about moving Principia forward.

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College Hosts Panel on Ukraine

Principia experts discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its global implications.

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Alumni Band Opens for Bon Jovi

Principia alumni opened for Bon Jovi earlier this year. Take a sneak peek at their audition video.

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