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ISU women graduating in science and engineering ride Peggy’s lab coattails into the future

This fall, 4,911 women major in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) disciplines at Iowa State University. Those graduating Dec. 21 will hear commencement speaker Peggy Whitson, a biochemist-astronaut who trailblazed her way from small-town Iowa to record-setting space expeditions and NASA leadership. Whitson was probably a departure from the norm when she graduated in biology/chemistry … Continue reading ISU women graduating in science and engineering ride Peggy’s lab coattails into the future