SUNY Oneonta presents the 2017 Mills Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, September 25th, in the Alumni Field House. Appearing is Margot Lee Shetterly, author of “Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race.”

The book, which inspired the movie of the same name and is SUNY Oneonta’s 2017-18 Common Read selection, tracks the careers of three African American female mathematicians who worked behind the scenes at NASA and its predecessor the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics doing complex mathematical calculations.