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Past Event Recordings

Below are recordings from past Principia events.

Principia Forward: Reimagining College Academics

June 11, 2024

Hear from Dr. Daniel Norton, Principia College President, Dr. Meggan Madden, Dean of Academics, Dr. Brian Roberts, Associate Dean of Academic Assessment and Curriculum about the College reimagination process.

A River Runs Through It: The Danube and Its Role in European History - Dr. Peter van Lidth de Jeude (C’04)

April 23, 2024

Enjoy a journey down the Danube River as we explore its role in the rise and fall of empires, nations, ideas, and traditions.

Solar Eclipses with Dr. Laurance Doyle

april 2, 2024

Join astrophysicist Dr. Laurance Doyle (HON'17) to learn about the history of solar eclipses, what to look for on April 8, and why total solar eclipses are such a marvel. See Dr. Doyle's eclipse viewer's guide.

Principia Forward: Master Planning and Beyond

March 28, 2024

Master planning initiatives began in the 2022-2023 academic year and have provided ample opportunity for innovative and exalted thinking. Learn how Principia is envisioning future campus spaces and prioritizing projects near and far. 

Economics and the Return of Metaphysics Dr. Matthew Cocks

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Principia College Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Matthew Cocks takes a multidisciplinary approach in considering how our philosophy about consciousness can influence how we view the economy. 

Click here to view his references sheet from the talk.

An Evening of Inspirational Song with Andrew D. Brewis

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Enjoy an evening of inspirational song with Andrew D. Brewis part of the Principia College Music Department's 112th Concert and Lecture Series. Hear some of Brewis's original works and the performances following his week-long residency in Principia's Recording Studio mentoring Producer/Performer major students in creating new music.

Principia Forward: Sustainability

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Principia Forward webinar focused on sustainability in action across Principia. Hear from School and College faculty members Lynne Scott (C'01), Dr. Karen Eckert (C'80), and Dr. Nick Johnson (C'04) and students who are teaching, studying, and implementing sustainable practices. Learn about the new solar farm being installed on the College campus this year.