Saying goodbye to IWU International students, class of ’17

What an amazing group! We are so proud of you all!

International Students, class of 2017:

China

Beijing – Jiang, Rui, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, majored in mathematics and history with research honors.

Beijing – Lu, Yanfei, majored in history and philosophy.

Beijingshi – Wang, Yijia, majored in accounting.

Chengdu – Liu, Yaling, majored in physics.

Chongqing – Liu, Yizi, majored in economics.

Dongguan – Liang, Jiangcong, majored in psychology.

Dongying – Zheng, Jinze, Magna Cum Laude, majored in mathematics.

Foshan – Li, Kaining, Cum Laude, majored in art.

Fuzhou – Chen, Hansheng, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, majored in physics and philosophy.

Henan – Ding, Zhenghao, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi, majored in physics. He also won The Harold C. Hodge President’s Club Award in Natural Sciences and Mathematics with research honors.

Henan – Sun, Tie, majoring in education in August 2017.

Jiangsu – Qu, Naijun, Summa Cum Laude, majored in art.

Liaoning – Zhao, Junru, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi, majored in accounting.

Shaanxi – Meng, Zhiyuan, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, majored in French & Francophone Studies with research honors.

Shaanxi – Wang, Xiaoqian, majored in accounting and mathematics.

Shanghai – Wan, Keyuan, Cum Laude, majored in risk management and mathematics.

Shanghai – Wang, Yi Tong, majored in finance services.

Shanghai – Zhang, Kairui, Cum Laude, majored in business administration.

Shanxi – Zhou, Boyang, majored in physics.

Shaoxing – Jiang, Shiyi, majored in business administration.

Taian – Wang, Xingchen, Cum Laude, majored in sociology.

Wuhan – Chen, Yige, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, majored in political science.

Wuhan, Hubei – Liu, Lunjun, majored in physics.

Xingping, Shaanxi – Sun, Ruiqing, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, majored in mathematics.

Japan

Tokyo – Sekine, Yuka, Cum Laude, majored in music theatre.

Nigeria

Benin – Ahonkhai, Emmanuel, Magna Cum Laude, majored in accounting.

Ikeja – Olaosebikan, Adelana, majored in business administration.

Vietnam

Hanoi – Le, Toan, Magna Cum Laude, majored in financial services and physics.

Hanoi – Nguyen, Duc, Summa Cum Laude, majored in economics and accounting.

Hanoi – Pham, Mi, Magna Cum Laude, majored in biology and financial services.

Hanoi – Phung, Hang, Magna Cum Laude, majored in economics and mathematics.

Hanoi – Thanh, Vu, Cum Laude, majored in financial services and economics.

Hanoi – Vu, Cong, Cum Laude, majored in business administration.

Ho Chi Minh City – Doan, Minh, majored in financial services.

Ho Chi Minh City – Nguyen, Minh, Cum Laude, majored in computer science and financial services.

Here are some of the photos we found:

Instructional setting; students; School of Art; Drawing; Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art Building; Nancy Qu
K Zhang in front of a Castle, England
2015-09-11 Painting After Dark. Tommies. Hansen Student Center. Emmanuel Ahonkhai ’17. Illinois Wesleyan photo by Makenna Merritt.
Emmanuel Ahonkhai
Mi Pham
2017-03-23 Physics student are contributing to a project led by Associate Professor of Physics Thushara Perera to design instrumentation that will help scientists learn more about cosmic dust. At the center of Perera’s project is an apparatus called a Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS). When they are finished, Perera and his students will have constructed the world’s smallest FTS. Simon Lunjun Liu ’17 has done much of the precision machine work on the porject in the Physics Dept shops. Photos for Illinois Wesleyan University by Marc Featherly.
2017-03-23 Physics student are contributing to a project led by Associate Professor of Physics Thushara Perera to design instrumentation that will help scientists learn more about cosmic dust. At the center of Perera’s project is an apparatus called a Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS). When they are finished, Perera and his students will have constructed the world’s smallest FTS. Jason Chen ’17 holding a new optical window he designed. Photos for Illinois Wesleyan University by Marc Featherly.
Kerry Zhang
2017-01-16 Glass Flameworking Art Class taught by Professor Carmen Lozar. Ames School of Art. Instructional Settting. Nancy Qu ’17. Illinois Wesleyan photo by Robert Frank III
2016-02-15 Lunar New Year. Minh Doan ’17. Photo by Phone Vilailuck ’18 for Illinois Wesleyan University.
2016-12-13 Late Night Breakfast. Memorial Center. Nancy Qu ’17. Photo by Tana Smithsakol ’18.
2107-02-03 Great Gatsby Affair. Hansen Student Center. Ka Man Hui ’18 and Suki Jiang ’17. Photos by Phone Vilailuck ’18.
3/29/15 Annual International Carnival. The I-Carnival features foreign food, dance, music, an international fashion show, and other wonderful performances by various culture-themed RSOs and students. Selina Liang and Ruomeng Zhang playing Chinese instruments, the Guzheng and the Pipa. Hansen Student Center. Sponsored by the International Society. Photos by William Frank.
2016-05-20 IWU May Term, Experimental Physics class. (from left) Air Li, Alexis Liu’17, Fiona Breyer’17. Photo by Marc Featherly for Illinois Wesleyan University.
2016-02-28 IWU Investment Club Private Equity Conference in Chicago. From left to right: Megan Liu, Adam Wax, Coco Zhang, Hannah Hu, Hunain Annes, Shinosuke Sawada, Mike Hennel, Lane Shafer, Srishti Sinha, Nate Ames, Jacob Robbins, Minh Doan, Adam Varilla
2016-04-16 John Wesley Powell Research Conference. Morning poster session. Zhenghao Ding explains his work to Jacob Henry ’16. Photo by Marc Featherly for Illinois Wesleyan University.
Zhenghao (Andy) Ding ’18 speaks with a Thomas Metcalf School sixth grader May 5, 2015. Ding and other Chinese students volunteered weekly to speak Mandarin with the Metcalf students.
2016-11-06 African Culture Night. Hansen Student Center. Delana Olaosebikan ’17. Photos by Phone Vilailuck ’18.
2016-11-06 African Culture Night. Hansen Student Center. Alexandros Borodimos, Nana Kwame Ingram ’17, Delana Olaosebikan ’17. Photos by Phone Vilailuck ’18.
2015-11-21 EuroTrance. Kemp Hall. Martijn Van Dooren ’17. Minh Doan ’17. Photo by Phone Vilailuck ’18 for Illinois Wesleyan University.
4/18/15 John Wesley Powell Research Conference. Poster presentations by students. Center for Natural Sciences Atrium. Toan Le; George Alex. Photos by William Frank.
2017-04-08 30th Annual Student Show and BFA / BA Senior Art Exhibitions. Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art. Self-Portrait Bell by Kaining Li. Merwin and Wakley Gallery. Photo by Robert Frank III.
(from left) Boyang (Shane) Zhou ’18, Zhenghao (Andy) Ding ’18, Tianze (Linda) Zhang ’18– Chinese students volunteering to speak Mandarin with sixth graders at Thomas Metcalf School, May 5, 2015
Pembroke Students; Duc Nguyen ’17
2017-04-08 30th Annual Student Show and BFA / BA Senior Art Exhibitions. Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art. Naijun (Nancy) Qu, winner of The Ames Library Purchase Award sponsored by The Ames Library. Merwin and Wakley Gallery. Photo by Robert Frank III.
2016-07-29 Andy Ding ’17, physics major, National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates, summer research on microfluidics at Harvard University.
4/1/15 Titan Leadership Program Meeting. Turfler Room, Memorial Center. Antoinette Allen ’17. Morgan Ransom ’15. Kathy Tun. Nitesh Kumar ’16. Jake Thaker ’17. Victoria Bauer ’16. Megan Smeets ’17. Kyauna Bradley-Collins ’17. Corin Sengsay ’15. Chris Kincheloe ’17. Emmanuel Ahonkhai ’17. Marissa Cozzi ’17. Rachel Shaffer ’17. Ziven Chinburge ’16. Paige Buschman ’17. Sycory Walker ’17. Colin Stewart. Photos by William Frank.. Photos by William Frank.
2015-02-22 The McPherson Theatre stage was transformed into the dangerous streets of “Stab City” in the School of Theatre Arts’ production of Where In The World Is Frank Sparrow? Music theatre major Kenny Tran ’17 played the title role. Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Thomas Quinn directed the production, which also presented a mythic underworld where the hero must journey. Bucky Emmerling ’16; Chris Long ’16; Casey Cudmore ’15; Carlos Medina ’16; Nick Giambrone ’16; Kristin Solodar ’17; Yuka Sekine ’17; Debra Madans ’15. Weekend at Wesleyan. Illinois Wesleyan Photo by Marc Featherly.
2015-05-08 Xingchen Stella Wang ’17. State Farm Hall. Illinois Wesleyan University photo by Robert Frank III

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