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Violet Spotlight: Zane Fadul ‘21
"I started a club on campus called Splice with some of my friends. We wanted to help people who might not be as experienced in computer science learn that it’s not as daunting as you might think."
Roommates: Lauren Benedict ‘21 + Mi Zhou (Dora) ‘21
Friends on WeChat before even meeting in person, Lauren and Dora share some of their favorite memories of living together.
Li Xiang ‘18: Breaking Barriers
Recent graduate Li Xiang ‘18 spent her senior year studying the Syrian refugee crisis following a volunteer experience at a refugee camp in Berlin last year. Drawn by the complexity and severity of the global concern, the social science major decided to conduct a comparative analysis of refugee policies across different countries.
Graduate Spotlight: Sevi Reyes ‘18
While earning his baccalaureate degree in computer science, Sevi Reyes ‘18 from the Philippines, created a robotic arm to aid those with disabilities, co-founded NYU Shanghai’s tennis team and was Global Vice President of Student Government. After graduation, he’ll be working as a business analyst for Morgan Stanley.
Graduate Spotlight: Alexandru Grigoras
NYU Shanghai is a very unique environment. It has everything a traditional education could offer, but even more than that.
Graduate Spotlight: Nan Zhao
Early on in my childhood, I learned traditional art forms like oil painting and sketching, but I wanted to make art that was meaningful to people and create designs that were a two-way conversation with the audience.
Graduate Spotlight: Defne Inhan
When I told my friends I might go to China for my undergraduate studies, they thought I was crazy,” says Defne Inhan ‘18, from Turkey. But after studying abroad during high school, she knew she wanted to study in an international environment.
Graduate Spotlight: Angelina Ye
At NYU Shanghai we’ve had the opportunity to build something from zero,” says Angelina Ye ‘18, a business and finance major and Shanghai native.
Roommates: Matthew Couch ‘19 and Liu Tianwei ‘19
Matthew and Tianwei first met through a Facebook group for incoming freshmen. After exchanging messages on WeChat and QQ, their friendship was sealed when they were randomly paired as roommates in their first year.
Louis Demetroulakos: A Link Between China and Greece
To speed up his fluency in Chinese during freshman year, Louis Demetroulakos ’18, would stop speaking English every day at 4pm. He used textbook dialogues to converse with cab drivers in Shanghai, and later, while studying away in Tel Aviv would turn cafes into a Chinese-language-only zone to practice with a friend.
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