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Shirley Zhao: A Year in Tokyo
Shirley Zhao is spending her junior year at Waseda University in Tokyo on an international exchange program. The Global China Studies major from Chengdu, Sichuan Province, explains why she opted to study abroad in Japan, how her courses fit with her studies at NYU Shanghai, and her plans for the future.
Seniors Na and Leidy have been friends since meeting as roommates in freshman year. After bonding over K-pop and K-dramas, the pair helped each other adjust to their new environment.
Emma Quong '19, Media, Culture and Communication Major
NYU Steinhardt student Emma Quong studied away at NYU Shanghai during the fall semester of her sophomore year. Having set out to improve her Chinese language skills and learn about her heritage, the Media, Culture and Communication major soon found herself on a journey of self-discovery. She shares her favorite memories of Shanghai, from her dance and art classes, to a chance encounter in Shanghai’s art district.
Lizzy LeClaire '18, Global China Studies
Enlightenment is a funny thing. You never know when it’s going to hit you. For Lizzy LeClaire, the moment of truth came when she found herself the only non-Chinese person in her Shanghai yoga class.
Roman Chen '17, Self Designed Honors Major
Roman Chen graduated summa cum laude from NYU Shanghai in May 2017. The self-designed honors major is now pursuing a master's degree in Development Studies at The Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland.
Yixu Lin ’17, Business and Finance Major
After graduation, Yixu Lin ’17 started her career at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as an Associate Consultant, which she describes as her dream job. Passionate about both business and the arts, Yixu talks about how she strikes an elegant balance among her interests, which include yoga, dance, and hosting commercial conferences.
Danielle Sanger '19 Joins Climate Conference
Since July, Danielle Sanger '19 has been interning at Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), an organization that promotes sustainable transport, and attended the most recent UN Climate Change meeting, the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23), in Bonn, Germany earlier this month.
Hengyu Jin '20 – A Letter to My High School
A year ago, I came to NYU Shanghai with curiosity and dreams, finding it to be like a family built by students from dozens of different countries. Time flies and now I am already a sophomore. After a year of study, I feel even happier about deciding to come here.
Social Mission in Myanmar
In this issue, the Alumni Newsletter interviewed Krista Young, who took part in the Princeton in Asia program after graduation and moved to Myanmar to work with social enterprise Proximity Designs.
Summer Internship Series: Shaping Public Policy in Washington D.C.
Summer is a time for travelling, relaxing, catching up with family and friends and… internships. Hank Wu, a rising sophomore at NYU Shanghai, spent part of his summer interning at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington D.C. where he also participated in a civic leadership development fellowship. The native Pennsylvanian, who plans to major in Business and Finance as well as Computer Science, tells the Gazette about his experiences.
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