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Class of 2024

Andrew Shi

  • Major: Philosophy and Psychology
  • Hometown: My hometown Wuhan, my residence city Zhuhai
  • What languages do you speak? Mandarin, Cantonese, English, German, Japanese(elementary)
  • What languages would you like to learn: Japanese. I am fanatic about eastern literature and religions. I believe Chinese and Japanese literature can complement each other.

Chavez Cheong

  • Major: Computer Science, Economics, Decision Sciences
  • Hometown: Singapore
  • What languages do you speak? English, Chinese, French
  • What languages would you like to learn: Japanese

Cynthia (Cindy) France

  • Major: ECE/CS
  • Hometown: Omaha, NE; Shenyang, Liaoning, China;
  • What languages do you speak? English, Mandarin, high-school level Spanish
  • What languages would you like to learn: All! But Korean, Japanese, and Russian first

Dominic Martinez

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Hometown: Florida, Italy, Cuba
  • What languages do you speak? English, learning Japanese
  • What languages would you like to learn: Chinese

Emilia Cordon

  • Major: Physics and Math
  • Hometown: I live in Wilmington, NC, but I feel more culturally connected to NYC, where I was born.
  • What languages do you speak? English, German, and a some Spanish
  • What languages would you like to learn: Probably Mandarin because it seems hard but I have wanted to learn for a while and now I know lots of speakers.

James Liao

  • Major: Computer Science and Linguistics
  • Hometown: Chengdu/Montréal/Toronto
  • What languages do you speak? English, French, Mandarin Chinese
  • What languages would you like to learn: Arabic

Katherine Yu

  • Major: Economics, Neuro, German
  • Hometown: Denver, Colorado!!
  • What languages do you speak? English, Mandarin, Spanish, German
  • What languages would you like to learn: Russian, Yiddish, Latin, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Arabic, Japanese

Katie Tan

  • Major: Major: Economics; Minor: English
  • Hometown: New Jersey and New York City
  • What languages do you speak? English, Mandarin
  • What languages would you like to learn: Japanese

Lia Lemieux

  • Major: Public Policy and Spanish
  • Hometown: Minnesota
  • What languages do you speak? English and working on Spanish
  • What languages would you like to learn: Besides Spanish, Finnish!

Linda Cao

  • Major: Major: Biology or Chemistry, Minor: Global Health, Pre-Med Track
  • Hometown: Miami, Florida
  • What languages do you speak? Chinese, Spanish
  • What languages would you like to learn: Korean or Japanese

Liuren Yin

  • Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Visual Media studies (VMS)
  • Hometown: Beijing, Shanghai, China
  • What languages do you speak? Mandarin, English, French(Just start learning), C++, Python(if these count)
  • What languages would you like to learn: German

Maya Montgomery

  • Major: Major in Neuroscience and Global Health, and certificate in Science & Society
  • Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC
  • What languages do you speak? Spanish, Italian, and some Bengali!
  • What languages would you like to learn: Arabic and Japanese.

Muaz Bin Kashif

  • Major: COMPSCI
  • Hometown: At the present moment I am having trouble finding what my home is. I can’t fathom living back in my home country given the kind of political and socioeconomic situation there and I also don’t feel quite as home here in the US where I could be sent off the moment my visa expires. So to answer the question: I don’t really know.
  • What languages do you speak? English, Hindi-Urdu, Punjabi, a little Pashto
  • What languages would you like to learn: Japanese

Prince Ahmed

  • Major: Pre med
  • Hometown: London
  • What languages do you speak? English, Italian and Bangla
  • What languages would you like to learn: Russian so I can board the iss

Shourya Agarwal

  • Major: Economics and Literature
  • Hometown: Agra, India
  • What languages do you speak? English, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish
  • What languages would you like to learn: Bangla

Sophie Zhu

  • Major: Major in Economics and Minor in Creative Writing
  • Hometown: San Jose, San Francisco seaside, Los Angeles, California, Shanghai
  • What languages do you speak? English, Spanish
  • What languages would you like to learn: Chinese

Sua Cho

  • Major: Psychology/Visual Media Studies
  • Hometown: Korea
  • What languages do you speak? English, Korean, Chinese (I only took two semesters here so I’m no where near fluent!)
  • What languages would you like to learn: German (I think it’s sexy)

Suyash Chandak

  • Major: Major – Economics; Minor – Inequality Studies
  • Hometown: United States – the 13 cities I have lived in; India – my ancestral town in Rajasthan, my family home in Bengal and my boarding school in Uttarakhand
  • What languages do you speak? English, Hindi, Marwari
  • What languages would you like to learn: Mandarin

Tianfang (Edwin) Yu

  • Major: Biophysics & Chem
  • Hometown: Where best friends are (more like my family)
  • What languages do you speak? Mandarin, English
  • What languages would you like to learn: Spanish

Trisha Gupta

  • Major: Economics and Global Health with a minor in French Studies
  • Hometown: Pune, India
  • What languages do you speak? English, Hindi, Marathi, French
  • What languages would you like to learn: Latin