International Student Highlight: Yusheng Wu

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What is your name?  Yusheng (Sunny) Wu

What is your major?  Physics and Bioinformatics

What is your country of origin?  China

What is your class year?  2019

Can you tell us one interesting fact about your home country?  It has the largest population in the world with 5,000 years of history

What is the strangest thing you have noticed about US culture?  It used to be that American schools never have homework during breaks, now it is probably about how important the idea of identity is to American people

How are you involved on campus?  I am a part of SGA and am constantly involved in many other clubs.

What is your favorite food?  chinese rice noodles

What is your favorite movie?  chinese movie named “I am myself.”

What is your favorite place in the US?  Friday harbor, WA where I went to high school, and probably grand canyon which I think is a beautiful and amazing place.

What do you miss about your home country?  food and friends, family

What do you like about Wheaton?  the people – professors, staff, and students – that I have become friends with.

What is your favorite place on campus to socialize?  Center for Global Ed

What do you want others to know about your home country/culture?  China has a lot of great things to offer, food, transportation, history etc, anyone who hasn’t visited there yet should definitely visit.

What is one thing you have learned about the US since being here (cultural concerns, history, etc)?  the issues on race is probably the most important thing to me