Professor, Diabetes Expert Latest in “Science for the Greater Good” Series

Andrew Stewart ’70 to Deliver Common Hour Lecture in Washington Room

Hartford, CT, November 11, 2014 – This Thursday, the semester’s final installment of “Science for the Greater Good” will feature a talk by Dr. Andrew Stewart ’70, a professor and director of Mt. Sinai Hospital’s Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Institute. An expert on the replication and regeneration of insulin-producing cells, Stewart will talk about his work as a doctor and the advances made through his research.

Nancy Davis '79 (center), pictured with Peter Bradley '87 and Alison Draper, director of Trinity's Science Center
 The series, which brings alumni back to campus to talk about their work to make the world a better place through science, most recently featured Nancy Davis ’79, the vice president and chief information officer of United Technologies. Davis was joined by Peter Bradley ’87, a fellow in the field of high-performance computing and modeling at Pratt & Whitney. Their talk was featured on the United Technologies Web site and is available as a Trinity College podcast.

Earlier this semester, the series kicked off with a lecture by Jane Bearinger ’90, the founder of Corporos, Inc., who shared her experience as an entrepreneur in the sciences. Her talk is also available as a podcast.

Stewart’s lecture on Thursday, November 13, will begin at 12:15 p.m. in Mather Hall’s Washington Room. The event is free and open to the public.