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Lyceum speaker looks at role of technology

The fourth and final program in the Victoria College 2013-14 Lyceum Lecture Series is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts. The speaker, Mary "Missy" Cummings, is a ground-breaking pioneer on several fronts. She is one of the first female naval aviators with combat experience, having participated in the first Gulf War in 1990. Currently an engineer with a Ph.D. and a professor in the Department of aeronautics and astronautics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Cummings is an expert on drone technology, which offers to revolutionize such diverse endeavors as military combat and commerce. Read Story »

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