Posted on December 6, 2021 by Rory Dew

DECEMBER 6, 2021 — It takes a special person to pursue a master’s degree while married with five children. Life experiences prepared Dean Kaialau ’20 for this challenge, along with the motivation to provide a better life for his family. His six-year higher education journey comes to an end this month when he receives his Master of Science in mechanical engineering with a concentration in thermal and fluid systems.

Dean served in the U.S. Army for 12 years. During two tours in Iraq, he specialized in the high-risk job of explosive ordinance disposal.

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— Rory Dew