With seniors spread all across the world this spring, the Class of 2020 tribute video - like so many projects this semester - was created with the assistance of Zoom. Still, we were able to capture the voices of nearly two dozen classmates - and with "vintage" footage and photos from the last four years, celebrate this special class's collective experience and achievements.
Three months after closing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, NYU Shanghai welcomed seniors, graduate students, faculty and staff back to campus on April 27, with the support of comprehensive health and safety measures and “mixed-mode” teaching to deliver classes both live and online.
Yu will take on title of “Chancellor Emeritus” after eight years with NYU Shanghai.
Held virtually, the event is the NYU Global Network's first graduate convocation outside New York City.
Alibaba Founder Jack Ma to students: Find “a common path for cooperation” between China and the United States.
Ma: "Without China-US cooperation, I am also convinced that today’s Jack Ma, today’s Alibaba would not exist."
"I realized I was learning so much more outside the classroom in Shanghai than I would ever have learned at a regular US university."Read more
“I would choose the word ‘open’ to summarize my four years at NYU Shanghai.” says Bogdanowicz.Read more
"This kind of global experience I got at NYU Shanghai really makes me think that if you put me anywhere in the world randomly, I could find a way to work around it, find the right community, or create my own experience there."Read more
"I’ve built a connection with these places and want to find a way to give back," says Audrey Samuel '20.Read more
After discovering his true passions—for data science, and for tackling education inequality, Wu plans to further these interests this fall as a master’s candidate in Data Science at Columbia University.Read more
Designing everything from puzzles for the visually-impaired to digital art inspired by a swivel chair.Read more
NYU Shanghai faculty members take on pressing problems that have transcended national borders in COVID-19's wake.Read more