Past Event Recordings
November 15, 2023
Technological advances and the rapidly accelerating integration of artificial intelligence (AI) are reshaping the educational landscape. Learn how Principia educators are thinking, adapting, and leaning forward as they teach and prepare students to learn and thrive.
October 12, 2023
Join Principia College President Dr. Daniel Norton in a conversation about civility, perspective, and respect at the 22nd Monitor Night Live. "Bridging the Divide in a Divided World" features Christian Science Monitor Managing Editor Amelia Newcomb and Monitor correspondents Sophie Hills (C’22), Stephen Humphries, and Ira Porter.
September 12, 2023
Chief Executive Barbara Blackwell, Head of School Dr. Merry Sorrells, and new College President Dr. Daniel Norton will address timely topics facing the School and College in this first event in our webinar series, Principia Forward: An Inside View for Alumni and Friends.
June 27, 2023
Start your summer with a good read and a book talk hosted by Linda Conradi (C’65).
June 18, 2023
Hear Duyen Van Do (C'99) recount the impact that Hank (US'41, JC'43) and Margie (Day, US'38) Hamlin had on his life and talk about the importance of continued support for international students at Principia.
May 25, 2023
Principia's effort to build a greater sense of unity and open communication with our global Principia family continued with an update from Chief Executive Barbara Blackwell.
April 27, 2023
Melba Pattillo Beals made history as a member of the Little Rock Nine, the nine African American students involved in the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Hear about her unforgettable journey through terror and persecution and the faith needed to survive.
April 23, 2023
The Thunder Chickens’ Coaches’ Corner webinar series continued with reflections from players and coaches of their first D1 season.
March 26, 2023
Hear from the top speed athletes on Principia’s Thunder Chickens rugby team. These “outside backs” reflect on the 7s season to date and look ahead to what it will take to qualify for 7s Nationals.
March 7, 2023
Straight Talk: Principia Roundtables 2023 continues with an update from Chief Executive Barbara Blackwell and School and College Leadership.
March 3, 2023
Enjoy the recording from Principia College’s Faith in Action series with improvisational speaker and trainer Travis Thomas (C’95). Travis worked with the US Men's National Soccer Team as a Leadership and Team Dynamics Coach and was with them at the recent World Cup in Qatar. He has also worked with the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays, and others. Travis spoke on how spirituality helps us perform our best, and on how a winning mindset is rooted in faith.
February 27, 2023
Enjoy the recording of the February Book Club talk with Linda Conradi (C’65). The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood is the incandescent story of a 104- year-old Lithuanian immigrant woman and a sweet, strange 11-year-old boy obsessed with Guinness world records. It is a story of loss, redemption, and the astonishing connections that happen between people in the least likely circumstances.
February 23, 2023
The murder of Emmett Till in the summer of 1955 put racial violence and injustice in the national spotlight and served as a spark in the Civil Rights movement. Have we made progress? Has the promise of equality been delivered? Where do we go next?
Panelists: John Butler (C’87), Former NFL professional athlete, businessman, Brian Latson (C’84), Retired sergeant, Boston Police Department, Dr. Steven Savides (C’95), Mass communication professor, Principia College, Dr. Jennifer Stollman, World-renowned equity consultant specializing in building and sustaining inclusive workplaces, educational spaces, and communities. Moderated by John Williams, JD (C’76), President, Principia College.