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Published in Creating Tomorrow – Oct 15, 2016 – Stacie Gregory was always a good student. Math and science came easy to the Indianapolis, Ind., native who went on to earn an undergraduate degree in physics from Spelman College and a master’s in material science and engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
She even kept up with a strenuous workload as a PhD student at North Carolina State University in the late 1990s. But despite meeting academic goals, Gregory felt a growing burden that held her back and ultimately led her to drop out of the program. What happened? She asked herself in the years that followed.
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USU College of Engineering, "I'm Not What You Think I Am | College of Engineering" (2016). College of Engineering News. 79.