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David Kim of La Crescenta has earned a Master of Science in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Kim was among more than 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students to be presented Georgia Tech degrees during the Institute’s 262nd commencement exercises May 6-7 at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is a top 10 public research university developing leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition.

The Institute offers business, computing, design, engineering, liberal arts and sciences degrees. Its nearly 44,000 students, representing 50 states and 149 countries, study at the main campus in Atlanta, at campuses in France and China, and through distance and online learning.

As a technological university, Georgia Tech is an engine of economic development for Georgia, the Southeast, and the nation, conducting more than $1 billion in research annually for government, industry, and society.

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The following students were named to the University of Utah spring 2022 dean’s list. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher in at least 12 graded credit hours during any one term.

From La Cañada Flintridge, Allison Beckett Foster, Wesley Rui Fung, Andrew Ignatian and Mia F Jones; from La Cañada, Lauren Danielle Christensen, Anna Crosland Terry and Claire Christine Werner; from La Crescenta Keya V Marathe-Bajaj, Yunus Mohammad Ashtijou, Allison M Jenks

The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, was founded in 1850 and serves over 32,000 students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 100 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace.