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Walking in Mary Baker Eddy’s Footsteps in Boston

This spring break, 14 Principians made a different type of pilgrimage to Boston, expanding their spiritual horizons, deepening their relationship with Christian Science, and walking in the footsteps of Mary Baker Eddy.

Principia College Shines Bright with Solar Farm Sustainability Project

The summer season is upon us which means longer days, buzzing bees, and sun-kissed blooms. It’s also time for Principia College’s long-awaited solar farm and pollinator habitat to get underway. Faculty, staff, students, and trustees gathered on April 11, 2024 to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking, eagerly anticipating the completion date of fall 2025. 

Nationals Bound (Again)!

In March, the Thunder Chickens rugby team took top honors in the Kansas City 7s tournament, clinching their spot in the 2024 Collegiate Rugby 7s Championship.

Dr. Johnson Receives Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award

Many academics describe their sabbatical as rewarding. For Dr. Nicholas Johnson (C’04), Chair of the Sustainability Department, it was awarding as well. Johnson’s year-long sabbatical with the U.S. Department of Energy earned him the Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award. Twice.

Spring Production Inspires

This year’s spring production was an original play based on Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 dystopian political novel, It Can’t Happen Here.

Principia Students WOW at MIG

This year Principia sent four outstanding first-year delegates to the intercollegiate Model Illinois Government (MIG) simulation at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, IL. MIG staff and faculty advisers were unanimously excited to have Principia back at MIG after being absent in 2023 and attending sporadically in the years previous.