Nancy Davis ’79 Continues “Science for the Greater Good”

Series Began in September with Talk by Jane Bearinger ’90, Now Available as a Podcast

Hartford, CT, October 8, 2014 – The stories of Trinity alumni making the world a better place through their work in science and technology have been demonstrating for Trinity students what the future might hold. The “Science for the Greater Good” series, which began last year, is off to another strong start.

Nancy Davis '79
 The first “Science for the Greater Good” of the year, September’s lecture by Jane Bearinger ’90, is now available as a podcast. In it, Bearinger, the founder of Corporos Inc., discussed entrepreneurial science, as well as her career and her time at Trinity. Listen to the September podcast here.

The next installment of the series is on Thursday, October 9, at 12:15 p.m. in Mather Hall’s Washington Room, with a lecture by Nancy Davis ’79. Davis will be discussing her work as the vice president and chief information officer at United Technologies and how that company’s products enable everyday modern living around the world. Additionally, Peter Bradley ’87, a fellow in the field of high-performance computing and modeling at Pratt & Whitney, will discuss the rapid advances in technology and how they are improving the environment and our way of life.

After Davis and Bradley’s talks, the series continues with Dr. Andrew Stewart ’70, M.D., on November 13, 2014, and Timothy Cross ’76, Ph.D., on February 12, 2015. All “Science for the Greater Good” lectures will be held in the Washington Room during Common Hour, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. They are free and open to the public.